Hello dears ones,
here are the details of upcoming retreat… there are a couple of rooms still available…
You are invited to attend the Ayurveda, Yoga and Vedic Sciences “how to live” Retreat, with a focus on Ayurveda Cooking, Healing Digestion, and Healing Relationships” and Swadharma Kriya Yoga Meditation in northern San Diego County mountains.
The purpose of the retreat is to disconnect from the worldy rush and responsibilities of everyday life and practice your inner exploration/self-enquiry.
We will go deeper into the Vedas and discuss the true meaning of what is 1. Ayurvedic cooking and healing digestion and 2. Healing Relationships as per Ayurveda and Vedic Sciences and 3. Swadharma Kriya Yoga Meditation
In addition, it is a spiritual retreat to learn and practice both yoga, pranayam, meditation, participate in Ayurveda lectures regarding health, wellness, daily hygienic routine, ayurvedic cooking, also learn about basics of nutrition and digestion, among many other topics.
There will be a focus on meditation, mental and emotional health, and ayurvedic cooking, use of spices, food combinations, nutrition and digestion according to Ayurveda and Vedic Sciences.
There will be enough personal time in silence and some time allocated for social activities. We will also celebrate Diwali, festival of light, (Vedic New Year and attend a Vedic puja (ceremony).
Property is located in the rolling hills of north San Diego county and is in a 650 acre property much immersed in nature. It is hidden in mountains yet only 20 minutes from cities of Oceanside and Escondido.
There are modern design and individual rooms or shared rooms. The property features 10 individual rooms, each with private bathroom, and 2 double occupancy rooms, each also with a private bathroom. All rooms have A/C and Heating units. There is a large communal fully equipped kitchen. In addition, I have secured two adjacent small 1 bedroom homes, with private bath and kitchen, each with two beds. The property features various private miles of hiking trails, a labyrinth, parking lot, meditation gardens, lots of trees, covered patios, gardens, and nature walks. It was founded over 80 years ago by couple dedicated to universal mystical science and meditation.
Single occupancy: $ 567 *
Double occupancy room: $ 432 *
Current monthly unlimited Yoga students or Ayurveda clients receive 10% off… Includes meals, room, program… does not include transportation; there may be carpooling opportunities, please advice if you need a carpool or want to share your ride
Send venmo to: @ashwinayurveda
Group Ayurveda cooking, be ready to roll up your sleeves 😉 … you and all of us will partake in food preparation, and cooking, cleaning dishes/kitchen as the purpose of the retreat is to practice world/modern Ayurveda cooking and food combinations, use of spices, plus it makes it more fun and interesting. Remember food should be healing, great tasting and nutritional. The meal ingredients etc.. are included, just bring your good spirits and joy. Note: if you would like to nominate a favorite meal recipe, please email me. No caffeine or outside food permitted and only lacto/ovo vegetarian options provided.
Arrival and Departure Dates:
Thursday, October 13th 11am to 16th Sunday 5pm
Note: If you need to depart early or arrive later please email me.
What to Bring:
Comfortable clothes, everyday, for yoga and light hiking gear/clothing, personal hygiene items, etc…. Food is included, no need to bring. Sun protection/lotion, water bottle and small backpack for hikes, hat, dress in layers. Weather is about mid 70s in day and mid 50s at night.
Transportation from your home or LA is not included. There may be carpooling. Carpooling: If you are interested driving and having someone carpool with you? please email me so that I can announce it. If you need a ride? please email to me so I can add you to the carpool list.
Sample Daily Agenda:
630am – 730am – Yoga postures (asana), all levels with Sunrise fire ceremony
730am-8:30am – Pranayama (breathwork) and meditation
830am – 10am – Breakfast and personal time
10am – 11:30am – Ayurveda and Vedic Sciences discussion
1130am – 1230- Personal time
1230 to 2:30pm – Lunch and personal time
230pm – 4pm – Ayurveda and Vedic Sciences discussion
4pm to 6pm – Group hike or local tour / activity – Social
6pm – 7pm – Dinner and personal time
7pm -830pm – Group Meditation, and we may have a Soundbath and or Kirtan and or night hiking
830pm – 10pm – Personal time
10pm – Lights out/sleep time
This agenda is a sample and may change as deemed necessary. please reach out as needed.
We look forward to hosting and seeing you, blessings, namaste,
Doctor of Ayurveda & Vedic Sciences
Phone: +1 323 702-1211
Encinitas, CA, US