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Open-Handed Healing
When Chloe Davidson – a talented musician from Kelowna – came to the Ashram on an Artist Retreat, she was given a way she didn’t expect to heal from grief. Read more »

Yasodhara Ashram Offers ‘Exotic’ Creston Valley Experience
A wonderful article written by Creston Valley Advance‘s now retired publisher, Lorne Ekersley, who spent a month as a Kama Yogi here at the Ashram. See how his transition into retirement was supported with Our One Month Karma Yoga Program. For … Read more » Read more »


Thank you for your Generosity
The 2020 YDC has begun and because of you, our donors, six young adults are steeped in the practices and workshops. They offer their Thanks to you in the video below. And already registrations are flowing in for the February … Read more » Read more »

Spiritual Teachers Come In All Forms
Sarah Wolfenberg is an Educational Assistant at Crawford Bay School. She recognizes the importance of her many teachers at the Ashram and now has another spiritual teacher, Jasper, an eight-year-old boy with Down Syndrome whom she is honoured to assist daily. Read more »

Photo of The Month – Issue 1, 2020
Set the Photo of the Month as your Desktop image or iPhone wallpaper. Read more »

Recipe – Chana Pulao (spiced rice and chickpeas)
Originally Published in Ascent Magazine – Thanks to Binky Holleran who was the chef and owner of Fuchsia in Montreal. Read more »

Yoga Practice – Karma Yoga
Swami Padmananda describes what Karma Yoga is and how it is an act of selfless service and an essential part of the Ashram. Read more »

News At A Glance
Learning Residencies in Food Flow, Hospitality and Grounds – Our Food Flow team has a number of Learning Residency positions starting as early as the end of March. Dive deeply into Garden, Orchard, Preserving Kitchen or Kitchen with these three … Read more » Read more »

The Practice of Presence and Prayer
Swami Satyananda offers a reflection on coming back to centre for this busy season. In the sacred dance tradition of the East, there is a simple movement which happens at the beginning and end of a prayer dance.  It is … Read more » Read more »

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