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Residential Retreats

We've been running retreats here at the Ashram for over 35 years, for those seeking to deepen or expand their yoga practice and their understanding in an environment of focused spiritual energy and natural beauty. We offer fully residential retreat courses of between 2 and 10 days in length, and longer sadhana courses combining multiple residential retreats with guided home-study.

Retreat Courses

Our retreat courses range between 2 and 10 days and cover subjects relating to the main branches of yoga, as well as advaita and tantraOur emphasis is on cultivating direct insight within our supportive Ashram environment.

Upcoming retreat courses

Sadhana Courses

Our sadhana courses cover various advanced yogic subjects in greater depth than a single retreat allows. These courses range between 6 and 12 months and combine multiple retreats here at the Ashram with guided home-study.

Upcoming sadhana courses

Retreat Courses

We usually run retreat courses from February to November, closing for a couple of months over the winter. Below you'll find our courses scheduled for 2022.

Thurs 17 March -
Sun 20 March 2022

Rest, Restore & Renew

With Ananda Devi, assisted by Swami SatyaDaya
Emphasising relaxation and renewal, the retreat structure will include gentle and accessible yoga practices, interspersed with plenty of time to rest and simply be within the Ashram grounds.

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Fri 22 April -
Sun 24 April 2022

Exploring Ashram Life

With Experienced Ashram Teachers
This weekend retreat is designed to introduce you to the teachings and purpose of the Ashram, and help you go deeper in your yoga and meditation practice.

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Wed 18 May -
Sun 22 May 2022

Yoga Therapy for Anxiety and Sleeping Disorders

With Dr. Hania Katarina Kramlund and Swami Nishchalananda
This course will give you the tools which will help you to sleep better, reduce anxiety, and to thereby live a more healthy and joyful life. 

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Thur 16 June -
Sun 19 June 2022

The Alchemy of Mantra

With Swami Krishnapremananda
Mantras are like potent seeds planted within, which, with regular ongoing practice, have the potential to release their alchemical power into our heart, mind and energy body, transforming our self-understanding.

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Sadhana  Courses

Kriya Yoga

Kriya Yoga is a sophisticated and practical method of harmonising and refining the natural energies of our being to allow the physical, emotional, etheric and mental energies to be brought into balance.

Comprising 4 residential weeks spread out between summer 2022 and early 2023

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A Spiritual Sanctuary

As one of the few authentic ashrams to be found outside of India, Mandala Yoga Ashram provides a vibrant link between the spiritual teachings of the yogic sages and sincere seekers of the modern Western world. Founded in 1986 by Swami Nishchalananda Saraswati on his return from 14 years of intensive training with his guru Swami Satyananda Saraswati, and nestling in 25 acres of beautiful, remote hill-country in Southwest Wales, UK, the Ashram has over the years been a source of profound learning and transformation for thousands of people from all walks of life. Our residential retreats are rare opportunities to go deep into the mysteries of yoga in an environment of great natural beauty and focused spiritual energy.

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Our Online Offerings

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Live Online Courses

Study with us live via Zoom. Our 1-day and 2-day courses offer opportunities for you to take short study and practice retreats with us in the comfort of your own home.

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Self-Study Online Courses

Study at your own pace. Our self-study courses cover a range of core yogic topics with options for beginner, intermediate and more advanced practitioners.

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Friends Of The Ashram

Friends Of The Ashram is our new online community, a hub for all those who feel a connection with the Ashram, its teachings, and its vibrant yoga sangha.

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Our Founder

Swami Nishchalananda founded Mandala Yoga Ashram on his return from India after spending 14 years with his Guru, Swami Satyananda, studying all aspects of yoga and imbibing the true essence of this ancient tradition. He is recognised as a genuine Yoga Acharya - a Master of Yoga.
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Charitable Status

The Ashram is a registered charity whose mission is to uplift humanity through the teachings of yoga, advaita and tantra. As an independent institution not affiliated to any set of religious beliefs, the purpose of the Ashram is simply to help people to remember their own sacredness and the sacredness of all that exists.
Registered Charity No. 1195209
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Our Address

Mandala Yoga Ashram
Pantypistyll, Llansadwrn, Llanwrda,
Carmarthenshire,
Wales, UK, 
SA19 8NR
Tel: +44 (0)1558 685358
Email: [email protected]
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