Yoga Develpoment Course 50th Celebration
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Youth Climate Retreat August 23 – 25
    Participants are welcome to stay for an additional five-day Karma Yoga (volunteer/selfless service) experience until Friday, August 30th  Join us on the shores of Kootenay Lake for our Youth Climate Action Retreat! Come together and connect with fellow … Read more » Read more »

An Inspiring Conversation with Patkau Architects and Yasodhara Ashram at SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts.
Creating Luminous Space: Innovative Architecture Meets Spiritual Vision Building the Temple of Light Saturday, May 25 3:00PM – 4:30PM SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts Djavad Mowafaghian World Art Centre (Room 2555, Second Floor) 149 West Hastings Street enter via … Read more » Read more »

Learning Residencies – Intakes Open
We are accepting applications for our 2019 three-month Learning Residencies – next intake for many departments is March 5. Come and learn the skills you need to bring to the world and feel more confident about your abilities. You will: … Read more » Read more »

Return to Centre – Newsletter Issue 1, 2019
In 2019 we are inspired to be celebrating 50 years of the Yoga Development Course. What a testament to Swami Radha, who created such an enduring and evolving legacy. Read more »

Temple Attracts Community
Soft falling snow outside and warm melodious music inside created a special atmosphere for a pre-Christmas recital in the Temple. Violinist Natasha Hall and pianist Yoomi Kim drew a sell-out crowd of 100 – an example of the potential of … Read more » Read more »

Swami Radha’s Message of Light
In 1969 Swami Radha introduced the first Yoga Teacher’s Course (now called the Yoga Development Course or YDC) with these words of inspiration: Just for a moment, think of the Light. See in the centre of our circle like a … Read more » Read more »

Geeta Iyengar Tribute – A Gem Among Women
On December 16, 2018, Geeta Iygengar passed away peacefully in Pune, India. Geeta dedicated her life to furthering the work of her father, B.K.S. Iyengar, and to initiating greater understanding of yoga for women in today’s world. In the spring … Read more » Read more »

The Relevance of Karma Yoga
Lesley Marian Neilson, 45, is an environmental writer and communications specialist who first came to the Ashram as a young adult in 1994. While at the Ashram on a Professional Retreat last fall, she talked about the influence that Karma Yoga … Read more » Read more »

The Ashram in the Media
The Ashram has been generating some attention of late in various media publications particularly the architecture of the Temple of Light. A writer from Architectural Record came to see the Temple and wrote a beautiful piece and Azure Magazine named … Read more » Read more »