Swami Durga Das, CEO of Kashi Ashram in Florida, attended his first Centers Gathering in 2017. Inspired by the people he met, the following year their Groups Manager, Swami Babarama, attended the Gathering as well. “The first year it was hard to convince my community that attending the Gathering in Hawaii was actually work! The second year with two of us attending it was easier to share the value with everyone at home,” said Durga Das.
Earlier this year, I felt called to join the month long Kashi Immersion, experiencing daily life in the ashram, living in a community house with long term Kashi residents, joining daily yoga classes and evening satsang. Kashi describes itself as an “Oasis for every heart” and embraces each visitor with love and care, deeply grounded in over 40 years of female spiritual lineage. With the strong connection with HCN, Kashi is the ideal place for our first regional gathering in south-eastern USA. [Read more…]