The wonderful Pondicherry

A visit to India cannot be complete without visiting Auroville in Pondicherry. Demonstrating Global Unity based on Advaitta Vedantic (non-dual philosophy) principles!

Much loved and admired local chant, mediation and Sanskrit teacher, Sree, from the Yoga Den is leading a pilgrimage to South India this summer. Here are a few highlights or find out more at the website.

The peaceful lakes of Kerala offer some of the most serene, scenic and quiet spaces in India.

A long ride on a house-boat in the beautiful backwaters with coconut palms on either side swaying in the winds is a stress-reliever like none other!


Day 1 (15th Dec 2014): Arrive in Bangalore: meet & greet

Day 2 (16th Dec 2014): Proceed to Tiruvannamalai. Visit temple

Day 3 (17th Dec 2014): Visit ashram, circumambulation of Arunachala


The incredible temples of Tiruvannamalai are one of the features of this trip

Day 4 (18th Dec 2014): Proceed to Pondicherry. Stay at Auroville.

Day 5 (19th Dec 2014): Participate in Auroville activities.

Day 6 (20th Dec 2014): Proceed to Kanyakumari.

Day 7 (21st Dec 2014): Visit temple, Swami Vivekananda Rock Memorial.. Proceed to Thiruvananthapuram.

Day 8-11(22nd-25th Dec 2014): Ayurveda retreat in/around Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.

Day 12 (26th Dec 2014): Lake district houseboat rides, Kathakali and Kalari performances. Proceed to Mysore.

Day 13 (27th Dec 2014): Safari in Bandipur Tiger Reserve.

Day 14-19 (28th Dec 2014 – 2nd Jan 2015): Yoga Vacation at Ashtanga Yoga, Mysore.

Day 20 (4rd Jan 2015): Arrive in Bangalore. fly back to Australia.


Cost: Aud 3750* per person, ex-Bangalore. Includes hotel/ashram acommodation, food, local travel; entrance fees to historical monuments and fees to local guides, where applicable.


Hotels: 3-star accommodation where available, on twin-sharing basis.

Food: Vegetarian breakfasts, lunches, & dinners (Sattvic/organic, where available). Alcohol, smoke and drug-free.

Local travel: By flight, road or train (AC 2- or 3-tier), as applicable.
Lots of new Indian chants and meditation included, free!
Complimentary Saree draping lessons, Henna and Rangoli sessions!


Travel from and to Australia.

VISA fees, travel insurance premiums.

Ano other incidental expenses, ayurvedic treatments, personal shopping etc.

For more information please contact Sree.

mobile: 0423 747 600

A FREE information session will be held on September 27th at the Yoga Den in Vulture Street West End. All bookings must be complete by October 7th.

To find out more about Omkara Chanting and Sanskrit teaching visit Sree’s website.