• PRIVATE ENSUITE - King – $746.00
  • PRIVATE ENSUITE - Twin – $714.00
  • PRIVATE STANDARD - Queen – $580.00
  • PRIVATE STANDARD - Twin – $546.00
  • PRIVATE CABIN - Twin – $522.00
  • SHARED ENSUITE - Twin – $494.00
  • SHARED STANDARD - Twin – $406.00
  • SHARED CABIN - Twin – $392.00
  • CAMPING – $320.00
  • RV – $320.00
  • (All prices include $250.00 base amount)
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The Art of Spiritual Awakening

With Jitendra Guindon and Krishna Das LoCicero

September 6 - 8, 2024

Learning to Cooperate with Divine Grace

Your Role in Spiritual Awakening:

There’s an inner call built into every soul, which constantly pushes you to experience new realities, expand your awareness, and embrace a larger reality. You only have to learn how to access it.

Grace is God’s Power
Tap into Divine grace, the powerful force that awakens and deepens your spiritual essence. Open yourself to this divine flow, shaping your life to express your highest aspirations.

Redefine Yourself Now:

Unleash your potential to become a being of light and joy, living a perfectly integrated life. Maximize your spiritual efforts for a joyful adventure into inner freedom.

Yogananda quote

In this retreat learn about and explore:

  • Developing Magnetism and Will Power: Achieve your goals by harnessing the magnetic force within and enhancing your willpower.
  • Increasing Receptivity of Your Heart: Open your heart to greater receptivity, allowing the flow of Divine grace into your life.
  • Defining Your True Purpose: Discover and define your true purpose, expressing your unique contribution to the world.
  • Cultivating and Deepening Your Relationship with the Divine: Strengthen your connection with the Divine, cultivating a profound and meaningful relationship.
  • Unveiling the Hidden Power of Prayer and Meditation: Explore the transformative potential of prayer and meditation, drawing upon the hidden power for divine support.
Embark on a Journey of Spiritual Discovery

This retreat offers a unique opportunity to delve into the art of spiritual awakening, learning to cooperate with Divine grace for a profound transformation. It’s never too late to redefine yourself and embark on a path of inner freedom and joy.

Comments from Participants

“This weekend was the breath of fresh air that I have been craving. The instructors were both so inspiring and encouraging, and I’m now feeling like I’ve got the strength and determination and the tools to get back onto my spiritual path. I hope to see additional workshops with Jitendra and Dhyan. They are both truly inspirational beings and it has been an absolute joy to spend the weekend with them. Thank you!!” — Aimee L. South Lake Tahoe, CA

“The program was nicely structured. I enjoyed it a lot. It’s really helpful to someone who would just start their yogic journey. I would like the program to be a full day on Sunday also. I will use the techniques I learned here and I would recommend this program to others.”  —Ajay A., Oakland, CA

“I had an excellent stay at the program. I definitely gained deeper insights into myself–my aspirations and my potential, and how to deal with my challenges–both in the sessions and through further discussion with the teachers.” — A. S., Cupertino, CA


Jitendra Guindon
Jitendra’s heartfelt enthusiasm and joy for living the spiritual life are inspiring to be around.  After reading Autobiography of a Yogi by Paramhansa Yogananda, he began his journey with the teachings and meditation in 2006. Jitendra is a certified Yoga and Meditation Teacher with Yoga Alliance (RYT 200). He presently directs the Online with Ananda’s Outreach ministry and leads retreats on various subjects both at The Expanding Light Retreat and worldwide. He’s a world traveler and enjoys sharing the ancient teachings of Yoga with all truth seekers around the world. He looks forward to connecting with new friends from different…
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Krishna Das LoCicero
A knowledgeable and gifted meditation teacher, Nayaswami Krishna Das shares his passion for meditation with dynamic enthusiasm. Over the last three decades he has taught thousands of people, from all over the world, how to meditate. In a down-to-earth and humorous way, Krishna Das  gives you the tools to create a regular, daily meditation practice. A long-time resident of Ananda Village, Krishna Das has also led Ananda Centers and communities in Seattle, Portland, Dallas and Los Angeles.
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