Swamiji Spiritual Retreat 2017 in Hakone・Lake Ashinoko

Nov.10(Fri)16:00 ~Nov.12(Sun)14:30

~Healing and Relaxing moment embraced by Nature~


Dates: 10 Nov.2017(Fri) Retreat Check-in 16:00~

12 Nov.2017(Sun)Retreat ends at 14:30

Venue: Lake Ashinoko Camping village “Lakeside Villa”

Address: 164 Moto Hakone, Hakone-machi, Ashigara Shimo-gun, Kanagawa Pref.  (ZIP code:250-0522)

Hall: Multi-purpose Hall “KITSUTSUKI”

Accomodation: cabins in Lake Ashinoko Camping Village

Please email us so that we can offer the detail access information from your place.

*Experience of Spiritual Life following Amma’s teachings

guided by Swamiji

*Healing Eco-meditation at Ashinoko Lakeside

*Lectures on Sri Yantra/ The Sri Yantra is a Yantra (a form of mystical diagram) with Devi energy. Swamiji will talk about the secrets of Sri Yantra, its usage, and will guide us to do Yantra Puja (ceremony of prayers)

*Camp fire (If it rains, we will have a camp fire program indoors.)

*Relaxing moments with Swamiji at the lakeside, forgetting all the hustle and bustle of our daily lives and enjoying the beauty of the greenery mountains in Hakone and pure blue sky.


A Retreat is an ideal opportunity for your spiritual growth.

*We kindly request Reservation in advance (by Oct.31)

to guarantee your accommodation and meals. Fees vary as follows.

Participation Fee:

■ 3 days 2 nights: 18,000 yen for adult, 6 year-old ~college student 10,000 yen (Fri & Sat night accommodation, 6 meals:Fri dinner, Sat breakfast, lunch & dinner, Sun breakfast & lunch)

■ 2 days 1 night: 14,000 yen for adult, 6 year-old ~college student 7,000 yen (Sat night accommodation, 4 meals: Sat lunch & dinner, Sun breakfast & lunch)

■ Offsite 2~3 day participation: 10,000 yen for adult, 6 year-old ~college student 3,000 yen (2~3 day participation without accommodation/3 meals: Sat lunch, dinner & Sun lunch)

■ Offsite 1 day participation: 8,000 yen for adult, 6 year-old ~college student 2,000 yen (3 day participation without accommodation/meals on the participation day)

■ Children of 5 or younger than 5 years old are free without a bed.(If you need a bed, child fee would be charged.)


*If you come with children, please notify the ages of children when you register.


Female rooms and male rooms are basically separate, but if your family or group would like to stay in the same room, please let us know.


<<Cancelation fee>>

*20% (2nd November ~7th November)

*50% (on 8th November)

*100% (on 9th November and after)



Accomodation: Cottage(Each cottage accommodate several people. Female cottages and male cottages are basically separate.)


We would advise you to bring the following items:

Hair dryer, tooth brush and toothpaste, warm pyjama, towels, clothes, rain gear (like an umbrella or a rain poncho), alarm clock


Clothes: It is cold in the early morning and late evening in mid-November, so please bring your warm clothes.

(lap blanket, sweater, jacket, leg warmers etc.)

Loose Clothing would be suitable as we sit on the floor.

We will walk along the lake, so please choose suitable outfits and shoes to walk.


Meals: All meals are vegetarian.


The closest supermarket is 30 minutes away by car.

So if you need something, it would be better to bring them.


For registration in English: Please email english@macenter.jp




Optional Tour: Sightseeing with Swamiji

Sightseeing Route: from SOUNZAN station to TOGENDAI station of Hakone Ropeway

The ropeway passes over the volcano’s crater and we can enjoy the aerial view. It is a popular sightseeing spot.


Meeting point and time (for those who would like to join in this optional tour): 11:00 on 10 Nov.(Fri) at SOUNZAN station of Hakone a ropeway

*Please pay your transportation expense yourself.


Retreat 1st day

November 10th(Fri)

16:00 Retreat Check-in (You can check in from 15:00)

17:30  Orientation

18:00 Swamiji’s Talk

20:00  Dinner and free time

After dinner、bath time in each cottage.

(You can take a bath anytime.)

22:30-23:00 lights out


Retreat 2nd day

November 11th (Sat)

6:15~7:00 Meditation and Chanting

7:00~8:00 Relaxing Yoga Exercise

8:30~9:30 Breakfast

10:00 Swamiji’s Lecture on “Secrets of Sri Yantra”

11:30  Nature Walk with Swamiji/Eco-meditation

13:00~14:00 Lunch

14:30  Bhajan practice time or Nature Walk (Optional program)

15:30 Swamiji’s Lecture on “Secrets of Sri Yantra

and how to use it”」

17:30  Yantra Puja (Ceremony of prayers), Bhajan,

Flute meditation, Arati

19:30 Dinner

20:30~21:30 Camp Fire Ceremony with Swamiji

Get-together around the fire (If it rains, indoors program)

After dinner、bath time in each cottage.

(You can take a bath anytime.)

22:30-23:00 lights out


Retreat 3rd day

November 1st (Sun)

6:15~7:00 Meditation and Chanting

7:00~8:00 Relaxing Yoga Exercise

8:30~9:30 Breakfast(check out by 10:00 after breakfast)

10:00 Swamiji’s Lecture and Q&A

12:30~13:30  Lunch

13:30 Swamiji’s Spiritual Talk, Arati, Prasad

14:30 End of the Retreat

*All schedule is subject to change.