A spiritual retreat and study center founded in Canada in
1962 by German-born Swami Sivananda Radha, a disciple of
the late Swami Sivananda Saraswati of Rishikesh, Himalayas,
India. The Yasodhara Ashram is situated in a picturesque rural
location and includes residential buildings, a guest lodge,
prayer rooms, bookstore, office, and a Temple of Divine Light.
In addition to the ashram residents, facilities are offered for
temporary residents to follow teaching programs in courses
and workshops dealing with Eastern spiritual teachings and
Western techniques for self-development. A yoga teachers
course is also organized. The ashram publishes the journal Ascent
four times a year and issues tape and disc recordings concerned
with meditation, mantras and kundalini yoga. Address
Yasodhara Ashram, Box 9, Kootenay Bay, British Columbia,
Canada VOB 1XO. Website httpwww.yasodhara.org.