Yasodhara Yoga Comes to Cork, Eire

Karen Squires, a Yasodhara Yoga teacher originally from Scotland, will be visiting Cork this summer. She is offering two workshops – Hatha Yoga, the Hidden Language (Sunday, 30 July, 13-15.00)  and Dream Yoga (Tuesday, 2 August, 19.00- 21.30). This is a special opportunity to sample Swami Radha’s unique approach – the ancient teaching made accessible to westerners.

Contact: Maureen in Cork – Click here: Maureen

Where : Quay Co-op Yoga Space, 18 Cove St, Cork City
Cost: Sunday’s Hatha Hidden Language €15:  
Tuesday’s Dream Yoga workshop for €20;            Attending both? Reserve your place in advance for €30

                                                                                            Bring a yoga mat, a journal and a blanket.


In September 2017 Elizabeth Taylor is visiting the Isle of Wight and Braga in Portugal to offer workshops

For the Isle of White. Click here

For the Braga Workshop Click Here




Next Annual General Meeting –
London, 21 October 2017

Join us for a day of meeting others from the Yasodhara Yoga European Network. The day will include Hatha Yoga, lunch, discussion and reflection, and will end with a Satsang to celebrate our time together.

The day will be held, as last year, in the East End oasis of peace and tranquility

Where: St Saviour’s Priory, 18 Queensbridge Rd., Hackney, London E2 8NS.

For details seehttp://yasodharayoga.org/europe/london/

Contact Elizabeth / 07982805535 


Screen Shot 2016-03-02 at 1.17.23 AMEuropean Temple Fundraiser – a European shared initiative!

Amazing progress!  Learn more about the vision and progress from Swami Lalitananda at the Ashram by clicking here.

The new Temple of Light at Yasodhara Ashram is due to open in the summer of 2017! Join us at Yasodhara Ashram to celebrate http://www.yasodhara.org

Funds are being raised to complete the interior now. Our contributions to fundraising recognize the diversity of our group in many European countries. Everyone can contribute in the way that works best for them. Here are some suggestions:

  • Send a donation to the Radha House Association :
  • Do something to raise money.
    • Offer a satsang
    • Clean windows, bake and sell cakes, other ideas?
    • Paint a picture for sale (Jacqueline Summer is doing this),
    • Teach a class.
  • Invite friends and family to sponsor you for an activity – Hatha, Mantra, running, silence. Choose what works for you.

Please participate. What is best for you? What would be meaningful for you?

Let us know what you have in mind.  Contact Elizabeth / 07982805535 or Swami Sukhananda

We look forward to hearing from you.

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Foundations and petals rising







Sivananda orangeSwami Sivananda of Rishikesh’s birthday is celebrated usually with a puja or special satsang,on September 8th by Yoga centres throughout the world in the Saraswati lineage, including those founded by Venkatesananda and Vishnu Devananda as well as our own, Swami Sivananda Radha.




SR photo with flowersThe anniversary of Swami Radha taking initiation is celebrated on February 2nd each year with satsangs, pujas and reflections on gratitude for her commitment.

Swami Radha’s Birthday is celebrated on 20 March.

We remember Swami Radha’s passing each year on November 30th with reflections on her life, its influence on our own and reflections on our own personal and spiritual victories. It is also traditional to mark the passing of a guru with a Bandhara – students getting together for a celebratory meal.


Radhananda Dec2015Swami Radhananda, successor to Swami Radha and longtime President of Yasodhara Ashram, is now the Spiritual Director of our lineage. Each year we recognize her dedication and commitment on her birthday, February 4th.




Sw Lal June2015In early May each year, coinciding with the Yasodhara Ashram AGM, we celebrate Swami Lalitananda’s succession as President of Yasodhara Ashram. Swami Lalitananda is the Ashram’s second President since the founder, Swami Radha, passed away. And she is leading the process of building the Ashram’s new Temple.



To find out more about the next celebration go to; http://yasodharayoga.org/europe/online-classes/


Screen Shot 2016-01-31 at 9.54.21 AMSatsangs

An uplifting hour of Mantra, Meditation, Reflection and Bhajans.

Ask your local teacher about satsangs near you.




Previous Events

Yasodhara Yoga European network gathering in London, April 2017; a time for sharing our stories, a healthy lunch, satsang and our dreams. In the afternoon we indulged in tea and cake, then some of us rounded off a full day with an Indian meal in Brick Lane.












Summer Garden Tea Party

Canterbury, England

Celebrating summer and another splendid year of yoga with a tea party -home-made savouries, cakes and scones, music, fun and games, in Carol’s garden in Rough Common, near Canterbury.

Date: August 28, 2016




Summer retreat 2016 in Suffolk, England – Mantra, Meditation and Dreams

An opportunity to connect with your inner wisdom, to explore your own language of the heart. Journalling, art,chanting, meditation.

Led by Yasodhara Yoga teachers.

See http://yasodharayoga.org/europe/pakefield/




AGM 2016 – Saturday 22nd October 

We welcomed Jovita onto the Board and gave Natalie an introduction to London.





AGM 2015 –  Saturday 31st October  

Swami Sukhananda joined us this autumn for her first European tour from Yasodhara Ashram, Canada. She was present at the AGM.