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Embracing the Sacred

A group of guests took a tour through the Temple this week after a public event at the Ashram. The entranceway is almost complete and the shape of the internal petals is now revealed. The Temple Celebration Festival continues onto the weekend.

Help Finish the Temple

We are very close to opening the Temple doors once again to welcome all who are seeking renewal and inspiration. But we need your support during this final phase of construction. Help us reach our goal of raising $200,000 by June 30th. Donate today (US donors can donate here).

Yoga Scotland: Yasodhara Temple Rises from the Ashes

An article by Swami Lalitananda was included in the May, 2017 edition of Yoga Scotland. Read Yasodhara Temple Rises from the Ashes. Click below.

Light Pours In

Each of the eight Temple arches meet at the apex of the building, holding up the central round metal oculus, now clad in timber. Once construction is complete, the oculus will serve as a skylight, the point through which the Light pours in. In this photo series, Gem Salsberg, who documents and portrays the construction of the Temple, visually shares her experience of ascending the internal scaffolding toward the upper reaches of the Temple.  

Temple of Light: Easter Flight

Beautiful Easter weather allowed for a great view of the new Temple of Light at Yasodhara Ashram in Kootenay Bay, BC.

Unity, Innovation and Diversity: Holding the Vision of the Temple of Light

Swami Lalitananda, President of Yasodhara Ashram tells the story of the Temple of Light. This symbol of light and hope in the world offers a message of unity and an invitation to connect with the Light within each of us.

Earth Breath

A winter time-lapse of nature’s breath at the Temple of Light construction site. Featuring an excerpt from Swami Radha’s “Body Garden” guided meditation.

The Interplay of Light

A winter sunset this week portrays the Temple’s interplay with Light. Construction on the Temple of Light reached a major milestone on February 15, with the completed assembly of the 56 pre-fabricated panels, which create the “petals” or wings of the new design. Construction crews were on-hand to celebrate the milestone of the completed petals.    

Temple of Light Update: The Petals are Complete

The completion of the petals mark a major milestone in the construction of the Temple of Light. Each of the eight petals consisted of seven separate sections, pre-fabricated at Spearhead Inc. All 54 pieces have now been assembled, providing the form of the Temple of Light. Thanks to the team at Spearhead and AHC. Many thanks for your continued support as the Temple rises. Click here to donate.

A Feeling of Wholeness: Temple of Light Update

The external layers of the Temple of Divine Light near completion as the pre-fabricated pieces are put into place. Watch Swami Lalitananda’s update from inside.