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Bhakti in the Jungle

Bhakti in the Jungle

Duration:5 hours total
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I was born in Sweden and became attracted to Hinduism in my late teens. For five years I stayed at a monastery in Sweden, then for six years at another one in California, and now live with my wife at Madhuvan, a Hindu ashram in Costa Rica. Here I am part of the temple priest team and perform some of the daily rituals and ceremonies. We also have a herd of cows that we care for. It’s always…
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What we’ll do

Arrive at Madhuvan Ashram around 9:30 am. We'll have a small tour of the property and then move to the Temple area, where I will give a class explaining the philosophy of Bhakti Yoga. At 12:00 there will be a short ceremony in front of the Altar, called bhoga arati. You are welcome to participate, either passively or actively by chanting and clapping your hands. After this Madhuvan will offer…

What else you should know

As Madhuvan is an ashram we ask that no meat, alcohol, drugs or cigarettes be consumed on the property, to keep the sanctity the place.

 The Ashram will provide a vegetarian meal for us. You can bring children at no extra cost.

What to bring

bug spray
umbrella during rainy season

Where you'll be

Madhuvan is a Bhakti yoga ashram located on a 150-acre ridge-top property in Belén de Nosarita, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica. The Ashram was founded in 2007 by Swami Tripurari and his students, and since then they’ve worked on developing a self sufficient community along the principle of simple living and high thinking.

Availability

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 8 guests ages 18 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.

More tips

As Madhuvan is an ashram we ask that no meat, alcohol, drugs or cigarettes be consumed on the property, to keep the sanctity the place.

 The Ashram will provide a vegetarian meal for us. You can bring children at no extra cost.

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Bhakti in the Jungle
New experience
From $91/person
New experience
From $91/person