Your awakening is moving the stars, your possibility is right here right now in amongst its humanness
— B Prior

INDIA with B

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A powerful 14 day retreat journey of Deep Communion in two of India’s most sacred and magical locations, Rishikesh and Tiruvannamalai.

This precious time with B is a calling to flower in Greater Awareness and to endlessly bring this new opening into every area and movement of your life.

Over this time there will be scheduled satsangs and spontaneous activities together such as walks to the holy river Ganges in Rishikesh and to the sacred mountain Arunachala and Ramana Maharshi's Ashram in Tiruvannamalai. There will be shared meals and coffee outings, a beautiful opportunity to spend time with B in the satsang of Life.

The Form Reality Practice will be an essential part of this retreat.

The Afternoon Satsang (4 - 6 pm) will be public. India residents and travellers are invited to join by donation at the door.

Rishikesh
18 - 25 February

Retreat sessions start after lunch on Sunday 18 Feb

Full Day Travel from Rishikesh to Tiruvannamalai  - 25 Feb

Tiruvannamalai
25 February - 3 March

Retreat sessions start in the morning on the 26 Feb

What's Included: 

Rishikesh

INCLUDED:
• All teaching sessions with B

• Walking and exploration excursions around Rishikesh
with B

• Accommodation and breakfast in twin share/double rooms at Dewa Retreat, Rishikesh (Sunday 18 - Sunday 25 Feb)  Please note accomodation is limited at this hotel. Once we fill these rooms we will book you into adjacent accomodation.

NOT INCLUDED:
• Any Travel including flights, airport transfers or the flight from Rishikesh to Tiruvannamalai during the retreat.

• Lunch and dinner daily in Rishikesh
Please Note: There are many good places to eat nearby and we will guide you in the right direction OR move as a group.
 

Tiruvannamalai

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INCLUDED:
• All teaching sessions and time with B

• Walking and exploration excursions around Tiruvannamalai with B

NOT INCLUDED:
• Any Travel including flights, airport transfers

• Accommodation
Please Note: At your request we can book a room for you at Ramana Towers, where satsang sessions will be held. See the section on Accomodation further down...

• Meals
Please Note: There are many good places to eat nearby and we will guide you in the right direction OR move as a group.
 

Cost & Booking

EARLY BIRD $1995 (until December 30th)
FULL PRICE $2195

Be open. Be So open so both negative and positive disappear. That’s the flowering of love.
— B Prior

Contact

For all enquiries please email Karen: karen@bernieprior.org 

Travel

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How to get to Rishikesh:
The closest airport to Rishikesh is Dehradun Airport. International flights go via Delhi with a connecting flight to Dehradun. From Dehradun take a taxi to Dewa Retreat in Laxman Jhula / Rishikesh (approx. 1 hour) 

Flight from Rishikesh to Tiruvannamalai on 25 February:
We will need to fly from Dehradun to Chennai (via Delhi) in the morning and then travel via taxi to Tiruvannamalai. We will provide details of the flight for you to book, so that we can travel together as a group. Please book this flight as soon as you book for the retreat. The taxi from Chennai to Tiruvannamalai takes approx 3 hours and will be prearranged by the retreat team.

For your Return Journey home, the closest major international airport to Tiruvannamalai  is Chennai.

Venues & Accommodation

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RISHIKESH

Dewa Retreat
Our venue for this retreat in Rishikesh will be Dewa Retreat. This comfortable botique hotel overlooks the Ganges and surrounding hills. They have a pool (if you're ok with cold), a good coffee/smoothie cafe and tasty Indian food in the hotel.

Venue Address
Dewa Retreat - A Himalayan Boutique Hotel
Laxman Jhula, Badrinath Road, Tapovan, Rishikesh

Dewa Retreat will also be the venue for all satsang, either in the Yoga Room or on their open rooftop.

Weather in Rishikesh in February can be cool at night so bring some warm clothing and shoes

About Rishikesh:
The ancient beautiful city of Rishikesh lies beside the River Ganges in the Himalayan foothills of northern India. It is a vibrant and peaceful city and since ancient times famous as an abode for rishis and sages, a place of worship and meditation. This is one of India’s holiest cities and the only one where alcohol and meat are illegal and cows have the right of way on the streets.

 

TIRUVANNAMALAI

Ramana Towers
All sessions will be held in an airconditioned Yoga Room at Ramana Towers.

Venue Address:
10/J/1, Chengam Road, 4th Street,
Tiruvannamalai, (+91) 04175 235550

In Tiruvannamalai we have not booked any accommodation for the group, but at your request we can book you in at Ramana Towers, where the retreat sessions will be held. Prices are reasonable for 1 and 2 bedroom apartments. There are also many hotels nearby that you may like to investigate. We recommend you stay close.

About Tiruvannamalai:
Tiruvannamalai is a sacred destination in southern India. Set below Mt Arunachala, the city is also well-know through Ramana Maharshi’s ashram. Tiru is one of South India's five  cities of Shiva, where He is worshipped in his fire incarnation as Arunachaleshwar.  Read more on lonely planet...

Within the retreat, Awareness discovers its own bright Reality demonstrating the illusion that we are separate and our core beliefs are sustained by our belonging to the world and not to what we deeply are.
— B Prior

Others' Experiences:

"I am blown away again and again by the depth of Love and its expression here. I experienced a profound shift in Awareness from identification with forms to the depths of Being."
Yvonne, Ireland

"When B speaks I am knowing all of what He is expressing as me. Great Love lights up the cells in me, opening me to my Heart’s deepest longing to know and embody All that I am."
Barbara, Scotland