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Day and overnight visitors are welcome at Yasodhara Ashram year-round. Drop in for a visit or attend our special program, Taste of the Ashram, to experience a day in the life of Yasodhara Ashram.

Drop-In

Passing through Kootenay Bay? Interested in seeing one of the longest running spiritual communities in North America? Want to have a delicious lunch overlooking Kootenay Lake?

Day visitors are welcome year-round! Take a self-guided tour. Shop in our beautiful Gift Store. Enjoy a nutritious lunch, served daily at 12:30 pm. Please call ahead to let us know you are coming – (250) 227-9224!

Register at Mandala House, where we are happy to answer any of your questions and give you a site map. Open every day from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Our Gift Store features spiritual books, jewelry, cards, shawls, journals and more! Open daily.

Directions: Minutes from Kootenay Bay ferry & Crawford Bay. Turn from Highway 3A onto Riondel Road. We are 3 kms away on Walker’s Landing Road.

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You are invited to be part of the Ashram for this program that gives a taste of this special community.

Taste of the Ashram ­– Day Program

Join us for this day program which includes a yoga class, lunch and guided tour of the grounds, including an overview of our environmental initiatives and gardens.

Schedule

11-12:15 – Hatha Yoga class. Please come early to register at the gift shop where you will be directed to the classroom. We supply yoga mats and blankets. Children and adults are welcome. The class is open to all levels.


12:30 – Enjoy a nutritious and locally-harvested lunch.


1:15-2:30 – Take a guided tour of our grounds, abundant gardens, environmentally designed buildings and devotional spaces.

2017 Dates

Feb 11, Mar 11, Apr 8, May 13, June 3, July 1, July 15, July 22, July 29, Aug 12, Aug 19, Aug 26, Sept 9, Sept 23, Oct 14, Oct 28, Dec 2

Cost
: $35/ adults, $10/ages 6-18. Free for children 5 and under

Registration: Please register online.

 

Taste of the Ashram – Overnight Stay

Enjoy all the benefits of our Day Program (above)  plus participate in Karma Yoga (selfless service), dinner, evening satsang (devotional service). Includes overnight accommodation and Sunday breakfast.

Schedule:

10:30 am – Registration
11:00 – 12:15 – Hatha Yoga class
12:30 pm – Lunch
1:15 – 2:30 – Guided tour
3:00 – 5:00 – Karma Yoga, hands-on work as selfless service
6:00 – Dinner
7:30 – 8:30 pm Satsang. A spiritual service that includes ritual, mantra/meditation and an inspirational talk.
8:00 am – Breakfast

Dates

Feb 11-12, Mar 11-12, Apr 8-9, May 13-14, June 3-4, July 1-2, July 15-16, July 22-23, July 29-30, Aug 12-13, Aug 19-20, Aug 26-27, Sept 9-10, Sept 23-24, Oct 14-15, Oct 28-29, Dec 2-3

Cost: $100/ adults
 (shared accommodation),  $25/ ages 6 – 18.
  Free for children 5 and under. Private rooms may be available for $45 extra. $25 deposit (See our Cancellation Policy). New! Bring a friend and both you and your friend will receive a 15% discount.

Registration: Please register online.

Upcoming Events
Jul
1
Sat
11:00 am Taste of the Ashram – Day Program
Taste of the Ashram – Day Program
Jul 1 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm
Taste of the Ashram - Day Program @ Yasodhara Ashram
Join us for this day program which includes a yoga class, lunch and guided tour of the grounds, including an overview of our environmental initiatives and gardens. Schedule 11-12:15 – Hatha Yoga class. Please come early to register at the gift … Read more »
11:00 am Taste of the Ashram – Overnight ...
Taste of the Ashram – Overnight ...
Jul 1 @ 11:00 am – Jul 2 @ 12:00 pm
Taste of the Ashram - Overnight Stay @ Yasodhara Ashram
Join us for this program which includes a yoga class, lunch and guided tour of the grounds, plus participate in Karma Yoga (selfless service), dinner, evening satsang (devotional service). Includes overnight accommodation and Sunday breakfast. Dates: Feb 11-12, Mar 11-12, Apr … Read more »
Jul
15
Sat
11:00 am Taste of the Ashram – Day Program
Taste of the Ashram – Day Program
Jul 15 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm
Taste of the Ashram - Day Program @ Yasodhara Ashram
Join us for this day program which includes a yoga class, lunch and guided tour of the grounds, including an overview of our environmental initiatives and gardens. Schedule 11-12:15 – Hatha Yoga class. Please come early to register at the gift … Read more »
11:00 am Taste of the Ashram – Overnight ...
Taste of the Ashram – Overnight ...
Jul 15 @ 11:00 am – Jul 16 @ 12:00 pm
Taste of the Ashram - Overnight Stay @ Yasodhara Ashram
Join us for this program which includes a yoga class, lunch and guided tour of the grounds, plus participate in Karma Yoga (selfless service), dinner, evening satsang (devotional service). Includes overnight accommodation and Sunday breakfast. Dates: Feb 11-12, Mar 11-12, Apr … Read more »
Jul
22
Sat
11:00 am Taste of the Ashram – Day Program
Taste of the Ashram – Day Program
Jul 22 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm
Taste of the Ashram - Day Program @ Yasodhara Ashram
Join us for this day program which includes a yoga class, lunch and guided tour of the grounds, including an overview of our environmental initiatives and gardens. Schedule 11-12:15 – Hatha Yoga class. Please come early to register at the gift … Read more »
11:00 am Taste of the Ashram – Overnight ...
Taste of the Ashram – Overnight ...
Jul 22 @ 11:00 am – Jul 23 @ 12:00 pm
Taste of the Ashram - Overnight Stay @ Yasodhara Ashram
Join us for this program which includes a yoga class, lunch and guided tour of the grounds, plus participate in Karma Yoga (selfless service), dinner, evening satsang (devotional service). Includes overnight accommodation and Sunday breakfast. Dates: Feb 11-12, Mar 11-12, Apr … Read more »
Jul
29
Sat
11:00 am Taste of the Ashram – Day Program
Taste of the Ashram – Day Program
Jul 29 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm
Taste of the Ashram - Day Program @ Yasodhara Ashram
Join us for this day program which includes a yoga class, lunch and guided tour of the grounds, including an overview of our environmental initiatives and gardens. Schedule 11-12:15 – Hatha Yoga class. Please come early to register at the gift … Read more »
11:00 am Taste of the Ashram – Overnight ...
Taste of the Ashram – Overnight ...
Jul 29 @ 11:00 am – Jul 30 @ 12:00 pm
Taste of the Ashram - Overnight Stay @ Yasodhara Ashram
Join us for this program which includes a yoga class, lunch and guided tour of the grounds, plus participate in Karma Yoga (selfless service), dinner, evening satsang (devotional service). Includes overnight accommodation and Sunday breakfast. Dates: Feb 11-12, Mar 11-12, Apr … Read more »
Aug
12
Sat
11:00 am Taste of the Ashram – Day Program
Taste of the Ashram – Day Program
Aug 12 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm
Taste of the Ashram - Day Program @ Yasodhara Ashram
Join us for this day program which includes a yoga class, lunch and guided tour of the grounds, including an overview of our environmental initiatives and gardens. Schedule 11-12:15 – Hatha Yoga class. Please come early to register at the gift … Read more »
11:00 am Taste of the Ashram – Overnight ...
Taste of the Ashram – Overnight ...
Aug 12 @ 11:00 am – Aug 13 @ 12:00 pm
Taste of the Ashram - Overnight Stay @ Yasodhara Ashram
Join us for this program which includes a yoga class, lunch and guided tour of the grounds, plus participate in Karma Yoga (selfless service), dinner, evening satsang (devotional service). Includes overnight accommodation and Sunday breakfast. Dates: Feb 11-12, Mar 11-12, Apr … Read more »
Aug
19
Sat
11:00 am Taste of the Ashram – Day Program
Taste of the Ashram – Day Program
Aug 19 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm
Taste of the Ashram - Day Program @ Yasodhara Ashram
Join us for this day program which includes a yoga class, lunch and guided tour of the grounds, including an overview of our environmental initiatives and gardens. Schedule 11-12:15 – Hatha Yoga class. Please come early to register at the gift … Read more »
11:00 am Taste of the Ashram – Overnight ...
Taste of the Ashram – Overnight ...
Aug 19 @ 11:00 am – Aug 20 @ 12:00 pm
Taste of the Ashram - Overnight Stay @ Yasodhara Ashram
Join us for this program which includes a yoga class, lunch and guided tour of the grounds, plus participate in Karma Yoga (selfless service), dinner, evening satsang (devotional service). Includes overnight accommodation and Sunday breakfast. Dates: Feb 11-12, Mar 11-12, Apr … Read more »

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