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Retreat into the Heart of Shiva with Dakota and Sumukhi Devi

Tiruvannamalai, Arunachala - the Sacred home of Shiva and Bhagavan Ramana Maharshi

November 17 - 25, 2018

Join Sumukhi and Dakota Devi for a sacred pilgrimage into the Heart of India.  This is a call to all sadhakas - spiritual seekers.  We invite you to join us in pilgrimage to Arunachala, an epicenter of sadhana to experience the depth of your own being and yogic spirituality.

What to expect:

Nine day immersion into Yoga, Meditation, Mantra and Healthy eating.  

Daily Program:

  • Morning Hatha Yoga / Meditation
  • Healthy Breakfast for your Ayurvedic constitution
  • Pilgrimage to sacred site, Sri Ramana Maharshi Ashram, Meditation caves
  • Lunch for your Ayurvedic constitution
  • Afternoon - learn mantra, sacred chant
  • Dinner for your Ayurvedic constitution
  • Evening - meditation / prayers

Early Bird Pricing until July 30, 2018:

  • $1260.00 per person, shared accommodation
  • $1800.00 per person, private room

Regular pricing until November 1, 2018:

  • $1710.00 per person, shared accommodation
  • $2250.00 per person, private room

What's included in the above retreat fees:


  • Daily hatha yoga, mantra, meditation classes with Sumukhi and Dakota
  • 9 nights accommodations
  • Ayurvedic Breakfast, lunch and dinner for your constitution
  • Pilgrimage to sacred sites, puja and meditation at Sri Ramana Maharshi's ashram, Temple visit, Hikes 

Not included:

  • Airfare and travel to Tiruvannamalai from Chennai
  • Shopping trips within Tiruvannamalai for clothing / supplies for your journey


Apply for the retreat by filling out the following.  We will contact you by phone and email to chat and ensure this is the right retreat for you.  Once you are accepted, you will be asked to place a $333.00 non-refundable deposit to secure your spot.  We will also send you information on how to adequately prepare for this sacred adventure and details of what to bring along with tips for ease of travel. All retreat fees will need to be paid in full by the Early bird date of July 30, 2018 and regular pricing by November 1, 2018 to secure your space.  

The retreat counts as 25 Hours of Yoga Alliance Continuing education for Yoga Teachers