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Pahan Pte San Win and Wanbdi Wakita, spiritual leaders from Manitoba and Ashram friends, will be our guides for two days focused on Indigenous wisdom, reconciliation and how to be an ally. Wanbdi is Grandfather in Residence at the University of Manitoba; Pahan is an Indigenous Spiritual Caregiver at the Manitoba Youth Centre. They have spent a lifetime exploring sacredness and healing and want to share what they have discovered with you.
Strength, sacrifice and the loving heart of woman is an important force for change at this time on Mother Earth. Learn how to foster the unfolding of women’s power.
Learn the do’s and don’ts of becoming an “ally”.
Pre-registration required for overnight stays and meals. Drop-in is fine for the workshops and satsangs.: 250-227-9224; Registrations@yasodhara.org
Come for one day, satsangs or the whole weekend!
Workshops and satsang by contribution. Overnight accommodation (shared) – $125 per person/night incl. breakfast, lunch and dinner. For day guests, meals are available: 12:30 pm Lunch $16; 6 pm Dinner $20
Net proceeds support the Sundance of Women to be held in Manitoba in 2020 (the fourth of four annual Sundances to honour the spirits of missing and murdered women.)
WEEKEND SCHEDULE (2020)
7:30-8:30 pm – Satsang: Pahan Pte San Win “Struggle, Sacredness & Surrender”
10 am-12:30 pm – Relationship as a healing medicine
3-5:30 pm – Activities and discussions using the Indigenous Ally Toolkit*
7:30-8:30 pm – Satsang: Wanbdi Wakita “Women in Leadership”
10 am-12:30 pm Honouring and learning from the sacrifices and strength of women.
3-5:30 pm – Connecting with the Sacred through nature and ceremony in the tipi
7:30-8:30 pm – Satsang: Songs, prayers, a dedication to murdered and missing women
*Created by Montreal Urban Aboriginal Community Strategy NETWORK. Find Indigeneous Ally ToolKit here.
Contributors: Content and research by Dakota Swiftwolfe. Layout and design by Leilani Shaw. With contributions from: B. Deer, V. Boldo, E. Fast, G. Sioui, C. Richardson, K. Raye, S. Puskas, L. Lainesse, & A. Reid.
We invite all members of Yasodhara Ashram Society, the Friends of Radha Foundation and the Association for the Development of Human Potential to our AGM. Join us to reconnect with our community and engage in reviewing the past year and future directions!
Cost: By Contribution; deposit $50 (See our Cancellation Policy)
Includes shared accommodation, three meals daily, morning hatha, retreat/workshop, and evening satsang.
Upon cancellation of a course, retreat, or other program, Yasodhara Ashram will hold your deposit for application towards your next stay for one calendar year.
Deposits are non-refundable.
Please join us as we celebrate the 25th Annual gathering of friends and neighbours!
Join us for strawberry shortcake, used book sale, and family-friendly community!
1-4 pm – Strawberry Social, kids’ activities and book sale
2:30 pm and 3:30 pm – Slava Doval and Youth Dance Performances (15-20 minutes)
All are welcome. No need to RSVP.
For more information, please contact us.
Experience the Transformative Power of Sacred Dance
Aug 21 – 27
In the eastern teachings the body is seen as a spiritual tool, a temple to the Most High. It is a way to be in touch with devotional feelings of the heart and to express these through a beautiful ancient language of movement.
Anusha Fernando, the artistic director of Shakti Dance in Vancouver, will be returning to the Ashram, along with members of her company, to be part of this special weekend devoted to sacred dance.
More details to come.
Cost: $TBD; $100 deposit (See our Cancellation Policy)
Package includes dinner on day of arrival, shared accommodation, three meals daily, morning hatha, workshops and evening satsangs. Optional hatha class and breakfast are included on day of departure.
Upon cancellation of a course, retreat, or other program, Yasodhara Ashram will hold your deposit for application towards your next stay.
Deposits are non-refundable.
Registration opening soon.