Ananda Midwest Retreat Schedule

May 3-5, 2019 (all times EDT)

Living Yoga

Creating Peace and Positive Change in Your Life and in the World

Thursday, May 2

Optional overnight for personal retreat.

Friday, May 3

3:00pm          Registration/Check in

4:00-6:00pm  Sadhana (Spiritual Practices)

Sadhana is a flow of spiritual practices: Yogananda’s Energization Exercises, gentle yoga postures, chanting (mostly in English), guided meditation

6:00-7:00pm  Dinner

7:30pm           Evening Program: Welcome, Satsang, Retreat                       Overview, and more.

Saturday, May 4

6:30am             Wake Up

7:00-8:30am     Morning Sadhana

8:30-10:00am    Breakfast (first 30 minutes in silence)

10:00-11:45am  Morning Program

12:00-12:30pm  Noon Meditation

12:30-2:00pm    Lunch & Free Time

2:00-3:30pm      Afternoon Program: Creating Peace and Positive Change

3:30 – 4:00pm     Free time

4:00-6:00pm      Sadhana

6:00-7:00pm       Dinner

7:00pm               Evening Program: Q/A and Kirtan

A Kirtan is group chanting/singing to encourage the heart to open and receive. The power of devotion is awakened in the heart, as well as our receptivity to higher consciousness.

Sunday, May 5

6:30am               Wake Up

7:00-8:30am       Sadhana

8:30-10:00am     Breakfast and Free time

10:00-12:30pm    Purification Ceremony, Sunday Service and Festival of Light

These ceremonies open us to the experience of wisdom and divine joy through prayer, readings, and music. Optional donation during Sunday Service.

12:00 -2:00pm     Check Out, Lunch & Goodbyes

Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality


101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis, IN 47146


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