Festivals & Celebrations 2019-03-17T18:03:31+00:00

Festivals & Celebrations

Many festivals are celebrated throughout the year at the Ashram. Come and join us for a night of chanting at Sivaratri (the night of Siva), celebrations of the Krishna Temple anniversary or Master Sivananda’s Mahasamadhi, concerts and dance performances, and Kaavadi, the beautiful festival at the Subramanya Ayyapa temple which attracts thousands of people every year.

Upcoming Programmes

13aprAll DayKathak Dance Performance

19aprAll Day21Easter Family Weekend

20aprAll DayKen Whiteley Concert

01junAll DayKathak Dance Performance

23junAll DayPongala Festival

09julAll DaySubramanya Ayyappa Temple anniversary

11julAll DayKrishna Temple Anniversary Short Description: Join us on this day as we celebrate the anniversary of the ashram’s first temple with a morning puja. All are welcome.

13julAll DayBharatanatyam and Mridangam Concert Short Description: Enjoy a special evening of classical Indian dance and music with Uma Vasudevan and Shri Vasu.

14julAll DayMasters Maha Samadhi Short Description: Join us for a joyous celebration of the life and times of our spiritual inspiration with mantra chanting and a special puja (ceremony).

21julAll DayKaavadi Short Description: Celebrate the exciting South Indian festival with us at the Subramanya Ayyappa Temple.

23augAll DaySri Krishna Jayanti

24augAll DayKen Whiteley Concert

02sepAll DayGanesha Chathurthi  

08sepAll DaySwami Sivananda's Birthday Short Description: Come and celebrate Swami Sivananda’s birthday with devotional singing, story telling and mantra chanting.

29sepAll Day07octNavaratri Short Description: Join in the celebrations as for nine nights the Divine Mother is worshipped with special pujas at the Subramanya Ayyappa Temple.

27octAll DayDeepavali (Diwali)

01novAll Day03Halloween Family Weekend Short Description: Bonfire, storytelling and a pumpkin party along with walks and activities for adults and children alike.

09novAll DaySwamiji's Mahasamadhi

11novAll DaySwamiji's Jalasamadhi

26decAll Day01janWinter Family Week Short Description: Enjoy a white Christmas and welcome the New Year with your family experiencing ashram life at its fullest - yoga classes and activities for all plus delicious food! Teen volunteer programme available.

28decAll DayBharatanatyam and Mridangam Concert

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