Your days will be filled with heart-warming and soul-stirring kirtans by the angelic Madya Lila dasi and other guest kirtan leaders; insightful and profound yoga wisdom talks with longtime Vedic teacher Radha Krishna das; afternoon adventures; wholesome vegetarian/vegan meals prepared with love, and the opportunity to perform karma yoga (selfless action) in the kitchen and learn nourishing vego recipes.
This retreat has everything including - stunning location, luxury warm accommodation, deep relaxation, campfire kirtans, Vedic storytelling, energising yoga asana classes, hiking, cave exploring and for those who want to - the snowfields, skiing, tobogganing & so much more!
Weaving together melody, music and mantra with people responding to the words of the singer, clapping, swaying and sometimes dancing, Kirtan is simultaneously a meditative, exhilarating and fun activity. The eternal wisdom contained in the yoga texts explain that these mantras are transcendental sounds endowed with unlimited spiritual potency. They purify one’s consciousness and bring deep spiritual insight and inner happiness.
Learn how you can practically apply the profound wisdom of yoga in your life. For a person who cultivates wisdom or true knowledge and spiritual love, the results are inner peace, satisfaction, patience, respect for others, freedom from duplicity, compassion, joyfulness, remembrance of his spiritual identity, and so much more.
Explore jaw-dropping caves on a guided tour, enjoy rejuvenating yoga asana sessions, stunning walks, and relaxing swims in the thermal pool, all with the possibility of snow! Set far, far away from the hustle and bustle of the city, this is the perfect location to unwind, tune in, and gain insights on the path of self-discovery.
All the warming, plant-based deliciousness your body craves in the cooler weather! From nourishing soups like Laska to perfectly baked casseroles and vibrant breakfasts, these flavour packed winter comfort foods will keep you energized during this unforgettable getaway. Also - an array of teas for maximum coziness!
Stay in the warm, luxurious Yarrangobilly Caves House, an award winning heritage house set in a breathtaking part of Kosciuszko National Park.
Discover the breathtaking natural wonders of Kosciuszko National Park! It’s magical to float in the comforting warmth of the thermal pools, watching steam rise from the surface of the water, snow blanketing the ground around you. Wander amongst serene forests and mystical mountains, and go on unforgettable cave adventures. There are endless ways to recharge with Mother Nature on this Snowy Mountains getaway!
Radha Krishna Das has been a student and practitioner of yoga philosophy and the yoga lifestyle for the past 35 years. His personal spiritual journey began as a teen when he began questioning the cause of the inequalities and suffering that is obvious in the world.
Radha Krishna Das is inspired to share the profound yoga wisdom, teachings and practices with other individuals who can apply them in their own personal lives to optimize their physical, mental and spiritual wellbeing. He has shared yoga wisdom sessions around Australia and internatioanlly, and regularly teaches at ASMY.
Long time Bhakti yoga practitioner and harmonium artist, Madya Lila is known for her angelic voice and has gained recognition for skilfully combining the ancient mantras of yoga with the rhythms and melodies of the modern world.
Raised in a family of yogis, yoga has been a part of Madya Lila's life from birth. She enjoys sharing her lifelong love of kirtan, meditation, asanas and the deeper spiritual practices the yoga tradition has to offer.
Carmel has enthusiastically taught meditation & yoga asana classes for over 7 years. She is a sought after teacher in her home town of Adelaide due to her ability to address the needs of her clients with asanas sequences that bring ease of movement to the body. Carmel & her husband Adrian offer regular community meditation classes in the beautiful Adelaide Hills, together they have been practising meditation & yoga for over 35 years & raised their family in yogic lifestyle.
Srinath dasi has been practicing meditation and incorporating the yoga philosophy teachings into her everyday life for over 40 years. She teaches Yoga Asana classes and Deep Peace Meditation classes at ASMY's Sydney centre. Her warm, friendly and gentle nature allows everyone to feel welcomed and relaxed.