H E A R T  M E D I C I N E ~ Bhakti + Yoga Immersion Retreat

with saul david raye + govind das

Private Retreat Center / Santa Monica Mountains

March 1 -3, 2024

Daily Yoga Practice ~ Meditation ~ Chanting ~ Nature ~ Hiking

Sauna ~ Massage ~ Community


Hello Dharma Friends, 

We are very excited to offer this weekend retreat! An opportunity to dive deeply together into the practices of yoga & kirtan. A nourishing weekend in shared practice, nature and community to inspire and uplift the heart. Saul + Govind Das have been friends for over 25 years and love the opportunity to teach together. We will lead the sessions together and look forward to sharing a rejuvenating + healing weekend with everyone. Rejuvenate + Inspire yourself with 3 days and 2 nights of deep yoga practice, meditation, chanting, relaxation and natural rejuvenation. The program will be held at a private spiritual retreat in a beautiful natural setting in the Santa Monica Mountains. You may arrive early same day and stay after the program on this beautiful land. The weekend will support students in deepening their practice with time to relax and rejuvenate. Space is limited to about 24 people, both residential and non-resdential spaces available, please see below.

  • Daily Yoga, Practice + Kirtan with Govind Das + Saul  
  • Morning Meditations
  • Mantra Medicine for the Heart – Hanuman Challisa, Gayatri and other healing mantras
  • Daily Kirtan + Dharma Reflections
  • Delicious Vegetarian food
  • Sauna, Pool, Hiking Trails

Renewal + Inspiration
Starting the New Year with the momentum and positive energy of practice and community is a great support to the new cycle. A wonderful space to inspire the mind and heart and create an auspicious beginning to the year. On this sacred land there is also the healing power of the 5 elements; Sauna, Pool + Labyrinth and walking / hiking trails. The group atmosphere will be supportive to practice, healing and renewing inspiration + connection with life. All are welcome in the spirit of peace + practice.

Residential & Non – Residential Retreat Options

Residential & non- residential options are available for the retreat. Both includes 3 days / 2 nights of program, use of land and facilities, 3 meals day, tea/coffee, snacks. There are a few different accommodation types available a few have private bathroom and rest are shared bathroom. Staying at the retreat center is best for an immersive experience  as you can stay at the center and not have to drive. We have space for about 24 people for this program, which creates a more intimate, relaxed experience.


Residential & Non- Residential participation available. 

We have space for about 16 people on the land and Space for 24 participants total.

Space is limited, if you would like to join us, please reserve your space soon :)


To Register:
For this retreat we have a few registration options.

• Returning Students – If you are a returning student you can sign up through the ‘Ritam Payment Portal’ – Here 
Zelle and Venmo are best – no fees. Paypal and CC there are 3 % fee.

• New Students – If you have not done a program with us before or have questions please send us an email –  [email protected]

Retreat Price ~ Investment in Self 

  •  Non Residential $450 –  Full 3 day program, meals, tea / coffee, use of land, student lounge, sauna, all facilities for those who are staying off-site.

Residential Options ~ Prices vary, they includes Full retreat, food, land + facilites and include accommodation as described below.

You can view accommodations here  – https://purelandfarms.com/retreat-accommodations-ritam 


Shared Spaces

    • Ati  + Yangchenma Yurts – $625 per person
      These beautiful mongolian yurts are very comfortable and elegant inside. Both Ati & Yangchenma  have 2 twin beds electricity and space heaters. 4 spaces total available, 2 in each yurt.
    • Shared Indoor Rooms – $625 per person There are rooms in the main house. Both rooms have 3 Comfortable beds with shared bathroom, the main house is nice +  peaceful.
    • Temple Sleeping Space – $550  for 2 nights
      Sleep in the healing temple on a Mattress.
    • Car Camping – $525  / 2 nights 
      For those who have a comfortable vehicle and use the facilities & bathrooms.


Private Spaces 

       • Garuda Deluxe Yurt – $750 Single /  $700 each for 2 people
          Beautiful mongolian private yurt with private deck. Also has electricity and space heater. Shared bathroom. This accommodation is
more private space for solitude.  For single or couple.

Zen House  – $750 Single  /  $650 each  for 2 

Beautiful private room with Queen futon Bed, private patio + Shared bathroom.

Tara House –  $725  Single  / $675 each for couple 

Quiet private room near temple. With queen bed and private 1/2 bathroom.

      • Tanaduk Tiny House – $750 single
          A wonderful tiny house with 1/2 bathroom and small kitchen, heater and electricity.
Ideal for one person.

  •  Pool House – $1400
    This is a beautiful private space with private bathroom. Quiet and view of the mountains.



Retreat Daily Schedule



1pm – arrival on land

Sauna, Pool, Hiking, Pool & Relaxation. Massage sessions availble

4pm – Meditation + Mantra Chanting

5pm Yoga Practice

7:15 – Dinner

8:30 – Welcome + Evening Program


6:30 am – Morning Tea + Coffee

7:15 am  – Morning Mantra + Meditation

8:30am  – Breakafast

10:15 am – Yoga Practice

1 pm – Lunch

Free time, healing sessions, sauna, pool + hiking

5pm – Lunar Yoga – Yin, Deep Relaxation, Meditation

7:15 Dinner

8:30 pm – Evening Program Kirtan, Satsangh


6:30 am – Morning Tea + Coffee

7:15 am  – Morning Mantra + Meditation

8:30am  – Breakafast

10:15 am – Yoga Practice

12:30 pm – Lunch

1:30  pm Closing Circle /

Departure by 3 pm / Massage Sessions available