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 a guided tour of the gardens & new Temple of Light.

Schedule

10:00 – 11:00 am – Registration.  Please come early to register at the Gift Store.

11:15 – 12:15 pm – Hatha Yoga class. 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, including the spectacular new Temple of Light.

2018 Dates: Feb 10*, Mar 10*,  Apr 14,  May 12,  June 2, July 14, July 21, July 28,  Aug 11, Aug 18, Aug 25, Sept 15,  Sept 29, Oct 13, Oct 27, Dec 1

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

Registration: Please register online.

 

Taste of the Ashram – Overnight Stay

Join us for this program which includes a yoga class, lunch and guided tour of the grounds and new Temple of Light. Plus participate in Karma Yoga (selfless service) and enjoy dinner and evening satsang (devotional service). Includes overnight accommodation and Sunday breakfast.

Schedule:

10:00 – 11:00 am – Registration. Please come early to register at the Gift Store.

11:15 – 12:15 – Hatha Yoga class. We supply yoga mats and blankets. Children and adults are welcome. The class is open to all levels.

12:30 pm – 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, including the spectacular new Temple of Light.

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 and mantra/meditation.

8:00 am – Breakfast

2018 Dates: Feb 10 – 11*, Mar 10 – 11*, Apr 14 – 15, May 12 – 13, June 2 – 3, July 14 – 15, July 21 – 22, July 28 – 29, Aug 11 – 12, Aug 18 – 19, Aug 25 – 26, Sept 15 – 16, Sept 29 – 30, Oct 13 – 14, Oct 27 – 28, Dec 1 – 2

Cost: $115/ adults
 (shared accommodation). $25/ ages 6 – 18 (with accompanying adult).
  Free for children 5 and under. Private rooms may be available for $45 extra. $25 deposit (See our Cancellation Policy)
Includes shared accommodation, three meals daily, morning hatha, retreat/workshop, and evening satsang..

New! Bring a friend and both you and your friend will receive a 15% discount.

Registration: Please register online.

*For travelers coming from within BC who are on Pacific Standard Time, including the Nelson area, please note that the Ashram is on Mountain Standard Time from November 5, 2017 – March 10, 2018. Mountain Standard Time (Alberta time) is one hour ahead of Pacific Time (BC time). From March 11, 2018 until November 5, 2018 the Ashram is on Pacific Standard Time.

Upcoming Events
Jul
14
Sat
11:00 am Taste of the Ashram – Day Program
Taste of the Ashram – Day Program
Jul 14 @ 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 a guided tour of the gardens & new Temple of Light. Schedule 10:00 – 11:00 am – Registration.  Please come early to register at the Gift Store. 11:15 …
11:00 am Taste of the Ashram – Overnight ...
Taste of the Ashram – Overnight ...
Jul 14 @ 11:00 am – Jul 15 @ 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 and new Temple of Light. Plus participate in Karma Yoga (selfless service) and enjoy dinner and evening satsang (devotional service). Includes overnight accommodation …
Jul
21
Sat
11:00 am Taste of the Ashram – Day Program
Taste of the Ashram – Day Program
Jul 21 @ 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 a guided tour of the gardens & new Temple of Light. Schedule 10:00 – 11:00 am – Registration.  Please come early to register at the Gift Store. 11:15 …
11:00 am Taste of the Ashram – Overnight ...
Taste of the Ashram – Overnight ...
Jul 21 @ 11:00 am – Jul 22 @ 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 and new Temple of Light. Plus participate in Karma Yoga (selfless service) and enjoy dinner and evening satsang (devotional service). Includes overnight accommodation …
Jul
28
Sat
11:00 am Taste of the Ashram – Day Program
Taste of the Ashram – Day Program
Jul 28 @ 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 a guided tour of the gardens & new Temple of Light. Schedule 10:00 – 11:00 am – Registration.  Please come early to register at the Gift Store. 11:15 …
11:00 am Taste of the Ashram – Overnight ...
Taste of the Ashram – Overnight ...
Jul 28 @ 11:00 am – Jul 29 @ 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 and new Temple of Light. Plus participate in Karma Yoga (selfless service) and enjoy dinner and evening satsang (devotional service). Includes overnight accommodation …
Aug
11
Sat
11:00 am Taste of the Ashram – Day Program
Taste of the Ashram – Day Program
Aug 11 @ 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 a guided tour of the gardens & new Temple of Light. Schedule 10:00 – 11:00 am – Registration.  Please come early to register at the Gift Store. 11:15 …
11:00 am Taste of the Ashram – Overnight ...
Taste of the Ashram – Overnight ...
Aug 11 @ 11:00 am – Aug 12 @ 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 and new Temple of Light. Plus participate in Karma Yoga (selfless service) and enjoy dinner and evening satsang (devotional service). Includes overnight accommodation …
Aug
18
Sat
11:00 am Taste of the Ashram – Day Program
Taste of the Ashram – Day Program
Aug 18 @ 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 a guided tour of the gardens & new Temple of Light. Schedule 10:00 – 11:00 am – Registration.  Please come early to register at the Gift Store. 11:15 …
11:00 am Taste of the Ashram – Overnight ...
Taste of the Ashram – Overnight ...
Aug 18 @ 11:00 am – Aug 19 @ 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 and new Temple of Light. Plus participate in Karma Yoga (selfless service) and enjoy dinner and evening satsang (devotional service). Includes overnight accommodation …
Aug
25
Sat
11:00 am Taste of the Ashram – Day Program
Taste of the Ashram – Day Program
Aug 25 @ 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 a guided tour of the gardens & new Temple of Light. Schedule 10:00 – 11:00 am – Registration.  Please come early to register at the Gift Store. 11:15 …
11:00 am Taste of the Ashram – Overnight ...
Taste of the Ashram – Overnight ...
Aug 25 @ 11:00 am – Aug 26 @ 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 and new Temple of Light. Plus participate in Karma Yoga (selfless service) and enjoy dinner and evening satsang (devotional service). Includes overnight accommodation …

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