A time to resolve in timelessness, pampering each other and sharing with each other our stories of joy, of love, of loss, of life. While bathing in the profound teachings of Mother Veda that makes us see, that we are whole and complete as we are. The source of love is not outside of myself, it is myself.
Sharada and Jenny have dedicated their lives to assimilate the teachings and spiritual practices of the Vedic Tradition that gives the devoted seeker, freedom. Happiness and security that has no reason. These two Devis have a special love for Puja; Vedic Rituals, Mantras, Meditation as well as Womb Yoga & Dance. Their commitment to emotional and cognitive growth has helped them to bond deeply as sisters, jewels of insights that they will be sharing during the retreat.
During the 5 days you will get a taste of the vast offerings of these two inspiring and empowering women.
When the weather allows it, we will have classes outside in mother nature, to be held and nurtured by her.
Sharada Devi, Founder of Be Woman Project, will teach us about our essential nature, we learn that we are lovable and worthy just as we are. Through stories from the Vedic Mythology we find lots of inspiration and support in life. We learn that the body is a temple; we neutralize complexes and judgments around it. We find a source of help and support through the teachings of Vedanta and the sharing with other women.
Devi circles are magical, at times scary because here we will share with each other our stories and also reveal ourselves. We will learn how to invoke courage and strength to express out loud what has been untold. For many carry shame, guilt, hurt, judgments and fears.
One of the best ways to overcome them is to share and give voice to them and see that we are not alone. There is a background for it and there was helplessness. We can ask for help, we are worthy of it. We are ready to offer back what does not serve any longer. Based on different themes we will see how we have been conditioned and maybe holding onto wrong ideas and notions. In loving compassionate non-judgmental ways we let them go and unlearn.
Womb Yoga Classes
Connect to your sacred womb and soothe your nervous system with Be Woman Womb Yoga. Yoga dedicated to honour a woman’s body. To be deeply in touch with your womb; the seat of Prana Shakti. Connect, listen, be with her, talk to her and release her wounds. This practice is devoted to developing a relationship to your womb, the home of the sacred feminine. A journey of coming home to yourself and your feminine essence.
(*subject to changes)
15.00 Check in
17.00 Welcome & Introduction
18.00 womb yoga & yoga nidra
19.00 Delicious vegan evening meal
20.00 Sharing circle
DAYS IN SISTERHOOD MAY LOOK LIKE
07.30 Morning ritual/Womb yoga
09.00 Breakfast buffet
11.00 Devi Class/Devi circle
13.00 Succulent vegan lunch buffet
15.00 Yoga Nidra, rituals, ceremonies, nature puja
20.00 Rest/ meditation/ chanting/ kirtan/ dance/ sauna
* During your time off, there will be opportunities to take walks in the forest, go into the sauna and take a dip in the lake or even take one of our treatments if you wish.
meet the team
Sharada is a devoted and committed student and teacher of Vedanta and the Vedic Tradition for many years. She is originally from Switzerland – Philippines, living in Ubud, Bali since 9 years in a spiritual community. During summers she travels to Europe holding retreats and sacred gatherings.
Sharada has studied Vedanta, Sanskrit, Meditation, Puja and Chanting with her revered teachers in the lineage of Swami Dayananda since 2010. Her teachers have blessed her to pass on the teachings and the beautiful devotional practices that help one to grow and find permanent happiness and security.
Her devotion shines through in all she offers, especially in mantra chanting, rituals and during women’s circles. Her background in Odissi Dance, which is a temple dance, has helped her own discovery of the sacred feminine profoundly. Sharada supports, holds and leads Women’s Circles and Women Online Support Group with all her heart, as they have been essential in her own emotional and spiritual growth.
Be Woman Project is Sharada’s initiative to inspire women from all background in helping women to discover their essential being as the source of love and healing in order to find self-acceptance and wholeness.
Jenny Janaki is deeply inspired to share what has blessed her in coming into deeper relationship with herself. Through a journey of connecting to her feminine essence, she has discovered ways of accessing the sacred feminine through yoga, slowing down and to be present with her heart and womb. This sharing will focus on the principles of Be Woman Womb yoga, as well as yoga for stress management.
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“Shambala, is, still after 7 months, supporting somehow my being, I still feel it uplifting my body and mind and guiding my daily life towards my true self, like a light house.”
How to get here
Located just two hours away from Stockholm in Skinnskatteberg, Sweden, the area is easily accessible by air, train and car, making a great option for a short break wildlife destination.
- Coming by air: The nearest airport to Shambala is Stockholm Vasteras. The second nearest airport is Arlanda airport, the main airport in Sweden. You can easily take a train all the way to Skinnskatteberg from both of them.
- Coming by train / bus: We are fortunate to have a train / bus station at Skinnskatteberg only 5 minutes ride from the center. We offer free pick up services from this station in summer.
- Coming by car: Simply open this Google map on your navigator and follow directions to Borntorpet 1 in Skinnskatteberg, Sweden.