Vedanta Catskills Retreat
Upstate NY

May 19-21, 2023
September 22-24, 2023

Objectives

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, head of Vedanta USA and senior disciple of Swami Parthasarathy, you will undergo a comprehensive program over three days in the serene setting of the beautiful Catskills in Upstate NY. 

Lectures by Gautamji 

Custom Vegetarian menu

QA sessions

Morning Trail Walk

Topics Covered

Passages from the Bhagavad Gita 

We will study specially chosen verses from the Bhagavad Gita during this retreat. You will gain an insight into the profound yet practical wisdom of this celebrated Vedanta text that has educated and inspired humanity for thousands of years. 

Discussions with Peers

Kids Sessions

Yoga

Group discussions 

Event Details

Destination
Frost Valley YMCA in the Catskills, Claryville, NY 
Date
May and September 2023

Course Directors

Gautam Jain (Main Session)
Adults and young adults 16 and over
Ritika Jain (Youth Session)
Ages 9 to 15

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