Events -Retreats

NEVER MIND RETREAT

THE FIRST AND FINAL JUMP TO FREEDOM
Led by Shiv

Vedanta Spiritual & Holistic Retreat
California Hot Springs, CA
May 28 – June 1, 2020

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Stewart Mineral Springs
Weed, CA
June 7 – 11, 2020

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Life for a caterpillar in the chrysalis is merely the start of the journey.

Traveling on your way during this workshop, you’ll focus on the joy of your own transformation to come, and celebrate your colorful wings as you fly freely in the happiness of Being Never Mind.

In this fun and inspiring workshop, you’ll strengthen your inner being by taking responsibility for yourself and letting go of any self-judgment. The permission to be who you truly are will arise from your own internal love, allowing you to attain freedom from self. What a unique opportunity to witness your deep growth. At the beginning of the workshop, you’ll immediately feel the liberating results. And by the end of the four days, just like that butterfly, you’ll experience a new way of being you.

OVERVIEW

The Never Mind workshop will inspire in you, self-responsibility and the permission within. Expect to have a great time! For starters, you’ll all receive the nametag, “MYSTIC” to enjoy the sense of freedom from any identity of self. While you’re here for the four days, you’ll be encouraged to playfully experiment with yourself.

During the workshop, everyone is asked to not make eye contact or speak with people in or outside of the workshop. You can make eye contact with Shiv, but not speak to him. Any questions, feelings or thoughts you may have that you’d like to share with everyone you can write down and put in the Question Box. Shiv will address them during the evening talk session.

Healthful and delicious vegetarian, organic meals will be served. (Please let us know of any dietary restrictions.) The act of eating will be a meditation in itself, as you savor each bite and sip, fully taking in the aromas, flavors and textures, without indulging in thought.

If you haven’t read Shiv’s The Seed of Nothingness, yet, please do! It’ll deepen your awareness of him and his teachings, and your experience at the workshop.

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Retreat Program

SAMPLE DAILY SCHEDULE
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Dance Meditation Transformation

7:00 – 8:00 a.m.

Dance Meditation Transformation is the result of Shiv’s many years exploring mind, body and spirituality. The simplicity and joy of jumping, free-flow dancing and specific breathing will increase your self-awareness and connection with your higher self, leaving you in a state of Euphoric Realization.

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Breakfast

8:30 – 9:30 a.m.

Resonance of Spirit

10:15 – 11:15 a.m.

Chanting together is very powerful, allowing you to surrender to the divine oneness of the universe. It is not only about repeating the mantra over and over, but also—and most importantly—receiving the meaning of the words. With right intention and realization, chanting transforms your being. Shiv will explain each mantra in terms of the essence of its meaning and the application to your day-to-day life. The chanting session ends with sitting or lying down and listening to high-vibrational music, enhancing your experience.

Inside the Chrysalis

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

This is the time for you to be alone out in nature at the river or in the forest, contemplating on your inner self.

Lunch

1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

The Rising Lotus

3:00 – 3:45 p.m.

Everyone will sit in silent meditation together with Shiv, to invoke the Buddha within.

The Joyous Buddha

4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Your creativity will soar in this session. You’ll be painting from the heart without any goal, relying on feelings and your deep inner self.

Dinner

5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Talk with a Mystic

7:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Shiv will discuss questions and comments from the Question Box, guiding you more deeply into the journey of Never Mind.

Celebration of Life

8:00 – 8:30 p.m.

We will close with free-flow dancing, celebrating the joy we’ve experienced all day.

THE VENUES


Vedanta Spiritual & Holistic Retreat

California Hot Springs, CA

May 28-June 1st, 2020

Just a mile from the California Hot Springs and 18 miles from Sequoia National Forest’s Trail of 100 Giants, the beautiful and luxurious Vedanta Spiritual & Holistic Retreat welcomes you. Its lush and nourishing environment promises to transport you in its tranquility.

Arrive on May 28th at 4:00 p.m. to casually meet other Never Mind participants and settle into the surroundings. We’ll all gather that evening at 7:00. The workshop starts the next day and everyone departs the morning of June 1st.

Before completing your application, you’ll want to review the options for accommodation below. We have limited availability and will respond to all applications on a first-come-first-served basis.

All options include food and workshop attendance.

ACCOMODATION TYPE

“Jal” King Room Sleeps 2 (Couples) – $1500

“Jal” King Room Sleeps 1 – $1800

“Bhumi” Queen Room Sleeps 2 (Couples) – $1350

“Bhumi” Queen Room Sleeps 1 – $1420

“Vayu” Room 2 Twins XL (Sharing) – $1160

“Agni” Room 3 Twin XL (Sharing) – $1120

“Akash” Room 4 Twin XL (Sharing) – $1040

 

For Room description for Vedanta retreat kindly visit https://vshr.org/sanctuary/

For more about the Vedanta Spiritual & Holistic Retreat kindly visit https://vshr.org.

 


Stewart Mineral Springs

Weed, CA

June 7-11, 2020

The soothing and spiritually energetic Stewart Mineral Springs—right near Mt. Shasta—is known for its natural and healing mineral waters bubbling up from the ground. This special setting will elevate your state of being as you revel in the bliss within.

 

Arrive on June 7th at 4:00 p.m. to casually meet other Never Mind participants and settle into the surroundings. We’ll all gather that evening at 7:00. The workshop starts the next day and everyone departs the morning of June 11th.

 

Before completing your application, you’ll want to review the options for accommodation below. We have limited availability and will respond to all applications on a first-come-first-served basis.

All options include food and workshop attendance.

ACCOMODATION TYPE

 

Standard Rooms (Single Occupancy) – $1132

Standard Rooms (Couple) – $1692

Apartment (Single Occupancy) – $1000

Apartment (Couple) – $1560

Standard Sharing Room – 1 Queen Bed, 2 Single Beds (3 Persons) – $758

Camping (with shower access, limited spots available) – $780

 

For more about the Stewart Mineral Springs kindly visit https://www.stewartminteralsprings.com.