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Sharada’s March Update

Greetings everyone. In January’s update, I wrote about the arrival of spring. Apparently I spoke too soon. Winter’s last hurrah came toward the end of February, with three days of non-stop heavy snow, along with two days of power outage.…

Sharada’s February Update

Hello everyone, Although some of you may still be shovelling snow - and others basking in tropical climes - we at the Centre are enjoying what feels like the beginning of spring. The robins are back, the trees are budding,…

Sharada’s December Update

Hello everyone, Life is quiet at the Centre now that we’re into our non-program winter season. Our community is once again small, and we sit together around one table at meal time. It’s dark by 4:30, and here in the…

Sharada’s November Update

Hello everyone, We are enjoying the last days of fall before winter sets in. The days are gradually getting shorter, nighttime coming earlier. During these months, we need to remember to keep the light burning inside our hearts. Our Thanksgiving…

Sharada’s October update

Hello everyone, October is here - the month of Thanksgiving (in Canada), the celebration of bountiful harvests shared with family and friends, and also Halloween, an opportunity to don costumes and roam the streets with young witches, fairies, superheroes and…

Meet our Karma Yogis: Zoe Lee

Prior to coming to the centre I lived in Victoria where I received my Diploma in Indigenous Studies from Camosun College. This is the second time I've participated in the Karma Yoga Service & Study Program. One of the reasons…

Sharada’s September Update

Hello everyone, Summer has sped by as it seems to do every year, and we’re now moving into the fall season. The Annual Community Yoga Retreat in early August was a wonderful, sweet gathering. Later in August twenty-eight YTT eager…

Sharada’s August update

Hello everyone, I hope you’re enjoying summer wherever you are. We are in the midst of our annual hot, dry summer on Salt Spring Island. We wait all year for the sun and heat, and then suddenly, it arrives. The…

Sharada’s July Update

Hello everyone, Happy Canada Day - and Fourth of July if you’re American - and happy summer, everyone. The sun is shining (on some days), the grass is still green and the sky is light into the late evening. We…

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