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Sunrise at the Centre

News from the Centre – February 2016

Hello everyone, I hope you’re enjoying the winter season, wherever you are. On Salt Spring Island, although it’s still winter, signs of spring are in the air – or at least in the ground. In some places on the island crocuses are beginning to bloom and trees are beginning to bud. We know it’s just […]

The Role of the Teacher, The Role of the Student

The Role of the Teacher, The Role of the Student

We have many teachers throughout our lives, beginning with our parents, even if they’re not particularly skilled at parenting. As children we begin to learn about life in the world, and based on our experiences with family, school, friends and the culture we live in, we develop ideas about what life is like. These ideas, […]

Cars packed, heading to the ferry on the way to Mount Madonna.

Top row: Brendan, Kyle, Brandon, Raven, Blair. Bottom row: Marianne, Cailin, Tana

News from the Centre, January 2016

Happy 2016, everyone – another new beginning, another opportunity to re-dedicate our lives to what matters most. So many major world events have happened in this past year, life continues to unfold, and here we are. Currently many people in our satsang family, including most of the Centre resident community, are at Mount Madonna Centre, […]

some of our winter resident community

Life at the Centre

The opportunity to live in a spiritual community is a great blessing. It is also an opportunity to learn about yourself, what is important to you, and how to live with other people. Many years ago, when Dharma Sara Satsang Society purchased this land that came to be known as the Salt Spring Centre of […]

Asana of the month: Setu Bandha Sarvanagasana

Asana of the month: Setu Bandha Sarvanagasana

Asana of the month: Setu Bandha Sarvanagasana bridge-lock all-limbs pose, commonly known as Bridge / Little Bridge Versatile, accessible and hugely beneficial, Setu Bandha Sarvangasana (setu bandha for short) is integral to my asana practice. This pose boosts the immune system and lowers stress levels. It is front-body lengthening and back-body strengthening. And – crucial […]

Donations for Sri Ram Ashram

Donations for Sri Ram Ashram

Sri Ram Ashram, (literally “home” in Hindi), is located in the northern state of Uttaranchal, on 16 acres of rural farmland near the town of Haridwar. The Ashram, founded in 1984, was inspired by Baba Hari Dass. To learn more about this wonderful home for abandoned and destitute children, visit their website. Supporting Sri Ram […]

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