Interested in visiting the ashram but on a tight budget? Hardworking and love giving back? Well, the Seva Team may be just what you're looking for. Seva is Selfless service a sacred practice in many spiritual traditions referred to as Karma Yoga in yogic traditions. Seva/Karma Yoga is one of the four main paths of yoga and is considered the foundation of bringing True Yoga into everyday life. It is through these practices of selflessly giving that we learn to transcend the ego and put love into action.
Live in sacred community in an inspiring off-grid location. Spend your days surrounded by forest, mountains, wildlife and like-hearted beings. Immerse yourself in a spiritually oriented lifestyle and deepen into yourself.
The Seva Team is for those beings who feel a calling to experience yoga, meditation, off-grid life, and living in an ashram while being active members of the community.
There are a few paid positions at the Ashram which are also to be seen as Seva or Karma Yoga. These positions are given to people who have previous experience, skills or an intense love for the particular work that they are being asked to do.
What's to be expected?
5 hours of service/5 days per week
Rustic Off-Grid location
Community activities twice a week (Yoga, Forest Bathing, Philosophy Talks, Movies etc.)
Spiritual & Philosophical Conversations
Intimacy with nature
Work in the Garden, Kitchen, Office or Cleaning
Accommodations = Camping or Glamping
There is no fee for this program. However, it should not be mistaken for a work exchange. This opportunity has been made accessible to you through the loving donations of kind participants before you. If you feel you can make a donation at any time. There is no donation too small and even a small token as an energetic exchange can really shift your experience at the ashram.
That being said, in order to reserve your space, we will ask for a $150 CAD deposit which you can have refunded to you upon your departure.
There is a minimum commitment of 1 month in this program. However, spaces are limited and there is an application process. People who are willing to make a longer commitment and who have previous work experience or skills will be preferred. Beings who have a strong personal Sadhana or spiritual practice will also have priority.
Please before you commit to a set amount of time please recognize that a community will be depending on you and your service.
Arrival & Departure
There are specific days that you can arrive for this Program. There is a free shuttle that goes into town on these days to pick people up. If you're feeling that you are needing to come or go on a day other than the days specified there will be a $150 CAD pick up/drop off fee.
It is preferred that you arrive on one of these days so that you can arrive with others and be oriented together.
Arrival & Departure Days:
October 15 is our closing date and there will be no arrivals on this day.
All Accommodation will be camping. We try to organize dormitory or Private accommodation for people in paid positions.
Hello, Beloveds! Things are changing at the ashram and we have to put a maximum capacity on the team this year. Please apply early and know that we will take your seniority into consideration.