Summer Silence Retreat 2019
with Swami Radha Bharati and Jim Nelson
Dunrovin Retreat Center
in the Beautiful St. Croix River Valley
Seven-Day Silence Retreat
August 15 – August 21, 2019
*Register now by phone to set up a payment plan that works for you! (Pay 1/2 now and 1/2 later). Registration is also available online for those who wish to make their payment all at once.
“Silence is the deepest and most authentic form of communication, both with others and within ourselves. It is the language that transcends the constant noise of our minds and allows us to experience our true Self, that purest state of Being, a state of peace, joy, and love.”
– Quotation from Jim Nelson –
Photo Courtesy of Swami Radha Bharati 2014
Guided by Swami Radha Bharati and Jim Nelson and the light of Swami Veda Bharati, the schedule will include daily meditations, hatha yoga, and contemplative walks. Subtle body sessions will add depth to your silence experience. Staff will provide every support to guide your experience of silence.
Swami Ma Radha Bharati took her vows of Sanyasa in 2007 from Swami Veda Bharati. She earned an M.A. Degree and further formal studies in Comparative Philosophy at the University of Hawaii and an M.A. in Public Policy at the University of Minnesota, Humphrey School of Public Policy. Swami Ma Radha has been a disciple of Swami Rama of the Himalayas since 1971, and has been serving as Academic Director of Swami Rama Sadhaka Grama in Rishikesh, India, for the past ten years.
Jim Nelson has taught psychology and worked as a Consulting Psychologist for over twenty-five years at a Mental Health Clinic and in the Public School Systems. He has spent the past twelve years working with at-risk youth until his recent retirement. He was a member of the Who’s Who of American Teachers and was one of the first recipients of Medtronic’s Outstanding Teacher Award. He has taught yoga and meditation for thirty years and currently is Vice President of AHYMS-A an association of North and South American Meditation Centers dedicated to non-violence and spreading the teachings of the Himalayan Tradition. Jim has hosted many Silence retreats and spoken nationally and internationally on a broad range of Philosophical and Psychological topics. He has recently completed his Book: Running on Empty—The Seduction, Destruction, and Transformation of Our Youth.
The location this year will be Dunrovin Retreat Center. Located along the banks of the St. Croix River the campus offers river walks and a lovely commons area for contemplative walking.
Photos courtesy of Swami Radha Bharati from Dunrovin Summer Retreat 2014