Skip to content

Vedanta Catskills Retreat
Upstate NY

September 27-29, 2024


The purpose of this retreat is to give you an insight into the astounding wisdom of Vedanta. Vedanta is ancient, universal wisdom that contains eternal principles of life and living. Under the personal guidance of Gautamji, senior disciple of Swami Parthasarathy, you will undergo a comprehensive program over three days in the beautiful setting of the Catskills in upstate NY, approximately two hours from Manhattan.  

Lectures by Gautamji 

Custom Vegetarian menu

QA sessions

Morning Trail Walk

Topics Covered

Select passages from Upanishads, which are humanity’s oldest and most profound spiritual textbooks. 

Discussions with Peers

An Incredible Setting


Group discussions 

Event Details

Frost Valley YMCA in the Catskills, Claryville, NY 
Friday September 27, 2.00 pm till Sunday September 29, 2.00 pm
Who can attend
Open to adults and teens 15 and over only. 

A day at the retreat

(subject to change) 

4:45 am Wake up (Optional)
5:00 am Individual Study
6:00 am Tea
6:30 am Yoga
7:00 am Sports, Jog, Trail Walk
8:00 am Shower
8:45 am Breakfast
9:30 am Morning Lecture
10:45 am Small Group Interactive

12:00 pm Q&A session
1:00 pm Lunch
2:00 pm Rest/ Campus Activities
3:30 pm Evening Lecture
4:45 pm Tea
5:00 pm Philosophical Movie
7:30 pm Devotional Singing
8:00 pm Dinner
9:00 pm Retire