The Latest Photos of the Temple of Light
The drywall and interior painting is essentially complete. Take a look inside the Temple of Light. A nearly smoke-free day allowed for some stunning vistas of the Temple of Light on Kootenay Bay between the Selkirk and Purcell Mountain Ranges. Read more »

Art and the Power of Intention
The power of intention led a mother-son team to Yasodhara Ashram for a month-long stay that fulfilled them and inspired our community. Rose De Oliviera and Eric Kohlfurst share how Eric’s artwork was a key element to their Ashram experience. … Read more » Read more »

Images from the Temple of Light Celebration Festival July 31 – August 7
This year's Temple Celebration Festival was a vibrant time with new and old friends coming together in celebration.  Read more »

Decelerator: Making Life Worthwhile
Swami Sivananda was one of ten participants in June’s second annual Decelerator, a course combining the teachings of the Ashram with Human Systems Theory. Directed toward professionals in the context of their working lives, it was facilitated again this year … Read more » Read more »

The Latest from Alanda Greene: Lessons from the Garden
Read the latest from Alanda Greene's column in Heartfulness Magazine Lessons from the Garden: Stone by Stone.  Click below to read the article: Read more »

Join Us for the Columbia Basin Culture Tour
The Ashram is participating in this year’s Columbia Basin Culture Tour August 12 & 13. The Tour is an open-house of venues, galleries, cultural venues, museums and more throughout the Columbia Basin. We’re pleased to be participating in 2017. Come … Read more » Read more »

Embracing the Sacred
The Temple Celebration Festival is well underway. There are evening satsangs and gatherings at the outdoor stage and a group of guests took a tour through the Temple this week after a public event at the Ashram. The entranceway is almost complete and the... Read more »

Gathering Together for Protection of All Our Relatives: A Kainai Summit on Blackfoot Science
Alanda Greene, a longtime student, teacher and friend of Yasodhara Ashram recently participated in the Kainai Ecosystems Protection Agency's Summit “Blackfoot Science” in Southern Alberta. She reflects on the experience of weaving ancient lineage through shifting times. Read more »

Architects On Site
Patricia and John Patkau recently visited the Ashram for a site review. Founders and principals of award-winning Patkau Architects, they developed the new Temple’s design, incorporating key elements from Swami Radha’s original vision and building from the original foundation. Read more »

Renewable Energy at the Temple of Light – Giving & Receiving
As part of Nelson & Area's Interfaith Climate Collaborative, Yasodhara Ashram has pledged to transition to 100% renewable energy by 2050. This collaboration focuses on what we have in common - caring for the Earth and balancing what is received with what is given... Read more »