Public Offerings

The Salt Spring Centre of Yoga has many public offerings. All of these public offerings are free of charge. However, donations are always welcomed and appreciated, as the Centre is a non-for-profit organization.

Weekly Offerings

Śrímad Bhagavad Gítá Study Group | Online

Tuesdays | 7:30 to 8:30 pm

Through direct contact with the translated scripture and commentary by Baba Hari Dass, simple opportunities to practice sanskrit and discuss insights,  beginning or seasoned students are supported in yoga with the core messages and inspiration of this ancient yogic text.

To log in to the online, you will need to click on the Bhagavad Gítá study group link and enter the password shown below:

Patañjali’s Yoga-Sūtra Study Group | Online

Saturdays | 2:00 to 3:00 pm

PLEASE NOTE: There are no classes on March 20th 2021

An opportunity to practice Svādhyāya, or self-study, through an examination of the Yoga- Sūtra. Participants read and discuss the sūtras and the written commentary of Baba Hari Dass.

To log in online, you will need to click on the Virtual Yoga Sutra Study Group link and enter the password shown below:

Sadhana for Continuing Practitioners | Online

Sundays | 7:30 to 8:40 am 

This sadhana class is open to anyone who has a solid grounding in pranayama in the tradition of Baba Hari Dass, and who is well-established in the practices of the four purifications and the three bandhas.

To log in online, you will need to click on the Sadhana for Continuing Practioners link.

Satsaṅg | Online

A gathering that includes kīrtan, meditation, and readings from the writings of Baba Hari Dass and other spiritual teachers. On the first Sunday of every month, ārati is also offered.

Salt Spring Centre of Yoga | Sundays | 1:30 – 2:30 pm 

To log in to the online, you will need to click on the Virtual Satsang (SSCY) link and enter the password shown below:

Vancouver | Sundays | 7:30 – 9:00 pm (PST) 

To log in to the online, you will need to click on the Vancouver Satsang link and enter the password shown below:

Victoria | cancelled until further notice

Hanumān Ārati

Due to COVID protocols, there is no public attendance at this time.

A ritual of worship in which the light of a lamp is offered to Hanumān, along with mantras, prayers, and songs.

Gaṇeśh Ārati

Due to COVID protocols, there is no public attendance at this time.

A ritual of worship in which the light of a lamp is offered to Gaṇeśh, along with mantras, prayers, and songs.

Kīrtan

Cancelled until further notice

A gathering for devotional singing done in a call-and-response manner. All who attend are welcome to lead a kīrtan or song, or just to lend their voices to the group.

Monthly Offerings

Yajña

Monthly | either on or just before the full moon

Due to COVID protocols, there is no public attendance at this time.

A traditional ritual that includes prayer, chanting, ritual offerings, prāṇāyāma, and meditation. At its heart are 108 offerings made with 108 repetitions of a mantra chanted in unison. In so doing, participants symbolically relinquish all that binds us to egotism, selfishness, and suffering, and likewise reaffirm their connection to a larger sense of wholeness.

Gaṇeśh Pūjā

Due to COVID protocols, there is no public attendance at this time.

A monthly ritual worship performed on the fourth day after the new moon, or Śhukla Chaturthī, a day that’s traditionally sacred to Gaṇeśh. It includes offerings and prayers to help focus the mind and open the heart.

Hanumān Pūjā and Chālīsa Pāth 

Due to COVID protocols, there is no public attendance at this time.

A monthly practice performed on the Tuesday before the full moon. It includes a pūjā, or ritual worship, of Hanumān, followed by 11 recitations of the Hanumān Chālīsa, a traditional devotional song in praise of Hanumān, and concludes with ārati.

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