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Inspiring stories of renewal, healing and transformation from Yasodhara Ashram guests.


Community And The Art of Holding Space
Imagine yourself sitting in the very centre of the Ashram’s Temple of Light, in the centre of the lotus. You are experiencing the sound of one hundred and thirty beautiful voices singing in a way that touches your heart. It … Read more » Read more »

Power of Collaboration
I am one of the faculty at the Banff Centre in the Leadership Department and we were at the Ashram with a group of people who are social change agents working on very big issues and problems in the world. … Read more » Read more »

2020 Garden Lead
Taking a leading role in the Yasodhara Ashram Garden is an ideal opportunity for you if want to experience living within a community setting while learning the technical aspects of growing food. Located in the rural community of Kootenay Bay, … Read more » Read more »

One-Month Karma Yoga Program
Are you looking for a one-month, fee-free experience to elevate your life and witness deep transformative change? Our One-Month Karma Yoga Program provides the time and space you need to find you. Read more »

One-Month Karma Yoga Program
See how our One-Month Karma Yoga Program can invigorate your life and give you skills to take into the world. Read more »

Yoga Development Course
See what participants say about the 2019 Yoga Development Course, celebrating 50 years. The Yoga Development Course (YDC) offers three months of yoga in the deepest sense of the word, as a path to Liberation. Come and expand your understanding. … Read more » Read more »

Join Us for the 2020 Yoga Development Course
 The Yoga Development Course (YDC) offers three months of yoga in the deepest sense of the word, as a path to Liberation. Come and expand your understanding. Heal. Give yourself the spiritual nourishment you need. Challenge yourself to evolve. … 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 »

Supporting Young Adults
Thank you to everyone who voted for the Ashram’s Young Adult Program in the Aviva Community Fund contest. Although not a financial winner, we made it to number 15 out of 188 entries Canada-wide with 12,000 votes. This translates into … Read more » Read more »

Staying Relevant in Today’s World: the Yoga Development Course
How does a three-month yoga course first offered 50 years ago stay relevant despite world changes in this half-century? In the late 1960s, Swami Radha would say that sometimes “the word yoga would draw blank stares.” Now it is unusual … Read more » Read more »