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Madhuram Retreat: Sweet Yoga, Kirtan & Krishna Stories with Dhanurdhara Swami & Raghunath

  • Supersoul Farm 365 Schillings Crossing Road Canaan, NY, 12029 United States (map)

This is a fantastic, fun, and deep yoga retreat weekend for those who love bhakti yoga. We'll be focusing on the ancient stories of the life of Krishna -- both his childhood and adult lila (pastimes), as well as their deep philosophical meanings and their contemporary applications. These stories fill the heart and please the mind and have been told and retold for millennia. 


Yoga classes will be led daily with morning & evening meditational kirtans providing the soundtrack to this magical weekend, with the backdrop of deep, healing nature. This is a great chance to retreat from the city, to get away with like-minded positively spirited souls.

The day will be filled with either leisure time or other classes on kirtan, philosophy, and yoga. Basically a day full of educational and enlightening classes sandwiched between morning and evening stories and songs of Sri Krishna, with yoga asana as a cherry on top. 

All this together makes one sweet retreat.


*subject to slight modification

6pm Arrivals
7pm Dinner
8pm Opening Circle

6:30am Morning Satsang
7am Yoga with Raghu
8am Breakfast
9:30am First Class Session
11:30am Break
12pm Second Class Session
2pm Lunch
4pm Third Class Session
6pm Free time / Dinner
7:30pm Community Kirtan

6:30am Morning Satsang
7am Yoga with Raghu
8am Breakfast
9:30am First Class Session
11:30am Break
12pm Second Class Session
2pm Lunch / Closing Circle / Departures


- Friday evening opening program
- Daily yoga classes
- Lectures from various teachers on the Bhakti path
- Evening satsangs + bonfire
- Saturday evening Community Kirtan
- Amazing local, lovingly cooked and offered vegetarian / vegan meals:
- Friday dinner, Saturday breakfast, lunch & dinner, Sunday breakfast & lunch
- Accommodations for all budgets
- Access to on-site hiking trails and pond swimming
- Kid-friendly! with activities for children 4-12


Dhanurdhara Swami Maharaj who is both renounced & learned has spent the majority of his life in sacred villages in India. He will lead insightful morning classes with over 40 years of deep study on the ancient stories especially concentrating on Krishna’s childhood pastimes. Maharaj regularly leads trainings or is an honored guest speaker at yoga studios internationally.

Raghunath is a sought after international yoga teacher. His teachings focus on Vedic wisdom and lore. He will lead morning asana classes and in the evening classes on Krishna's Mathura and Dwarka pastimes. 


All prices include 2-night stay, all meals, and course fee and are per person (with the exception of double occupancy, which are for 2 adults, and commuter price which does not include accomodation).

Dorm: $500
Private King Room with shared bath: $1,060 double occupancy (or $530 per person)
Child (4-12): $75
Commuter: $400

Payment via check made out to Foundation for Inspired Living, Inc
25 Main Street
Chatham, NY 12037


Price Options *3% fee for online payments

Some scholarships or work exchanges may be arranged. Email Mike at


Dorm: Male / Female dorms in the Yogi House with bunk beds and shared bathrooms
Private Room: King bed (or two twin beds) private room in the Yogi House, shared bathroom

Supersoul Farm is simple rural ashram in Upstate NY 2.5 hours north of NYC. This farm was created to host and educate students on deeper facets of yoga, trainings, kirtan and natural living. Our passion is education.


Metro North to Hudson, more info here
Possibility for carpool from NYC