Please come and celebrate Dusshehra at Yugal Kunj with Siddheshvari Devi Ji. It is a fun-filled devotional experience where the entire family will have an opportunity to understand the special significance of Dusshehra, sing devotional keertans, do aarti of Shri Ram, experience "Ravan Dahan" (burning of the effigy of Ravan), and enjoy delicious prasad. An event that should not be missed!
Nov 28 - Dec 1
To heal and rejuvenate the soul, it is imperative that we retreat every so often away from the world to practice devotion. Didi Ji will be leading a silent retreat during the Thanksgiving weekend at Yugal Kunj. A silent retreat means that the attendees are not supposed to talk to each other about worldly matters. There is plenty of chanting, discourses by Didi Ji, video pravachan by Shri Maharaj Ji, opportunities for Q&A, and devotional walks. The whole retreat is planned by Didi Ji in such a way so as to maximize the opportunities to do "Roopdhyan" and for the devotees to make good progress.
Dec 25 - Jan 1
Winter Family Retreat
Every year from Christmas to New Year, Didi Ji holds a family retreat at Yugal Kunj. This week-long retreat is a perfect getaway for the entire family to celebrate their vacation together with like-minded friends and family in a devotional atmosphere. The retreat schedule is always arranged by Didi Ji in such a way that everybody comes back rejuvenated by all the devotion, seva, and fun that they have during this time.
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Canmore Retreat 2019
Sep 21, 2019
Devotees from various parts of Canada and US gathered for a retreat near Banff, Canada. Guided by Sushri Siddheshvari Devi Ji, this third annual retreat was held at Copperstone Resort at the base of Rocky Mountains. The natural beauty of the surroundings perfectly complimented....
Toronto Retreat 2019
Aug 20, 2019
Didi Ji recently conducted the annual family retreat in Toronto. Every year, this retreat is held over the first weekend in August. The retreat was held at the serene and lush green site of Regina Mundi. It was attended by around 150 participants of all ages...
Memorial Day Retreat
Jul 08, 2019
Didi Ji guides several retreats all over the US and Canada during the year. There have been two that have already been held this year at 'Shyama Shyam Dham' in Milwaukee (March 2019) and 'Shyama Sadan' in Ohio (May 2019 during the Memorial Day weekend). Three others are being planned...
Testimonials from Devotees
Kids don't want to leave Yugal Kunj even after the day is over. They'll definitely miss summer camp!! Thank you to all the amazing volunteers for making this happen especially our youth volunteers!
Nishtha Patel, Atlanta
Yugal Kunj has become first home for the kids.
Richa Sinha, Atlanta
Every Sunday is just a magical experience with my family at Yugal Kunj. Thank you for making Sundays special!
K. Masand, Alpharetta
Yugal Kunj has introduced my family to spirituality and made my kids understand meaning of God. Keep up the good work.
This place is very inspirational. An excellent environment to build devotion, feel part of the community, and meet great people.
Govind Bhat, Roswell
Frequently Asked Questions
Questions and Answers with Didi Ji
It is said that there is no such thing as love in this material world. What is LOVE?
Love is not to be confused with attachment of the mind. In the world, we form attachments wherever we experience, or even suspect fulfillment of self-interest. This attachment is erroneously known as love, and it is selfish by nature. True love is never selfish; it is absolutely selfless. A gopi loves Shri Krishna. As she fans her Lord, tears of happiness stream out of her eyes. Now the gopi must wipe her tears, so she curses her own happiness since it has caused an interruption in serving her beloved. Such is the nature of true love.
How do we move forward from past mistakes?
God and Guru do not look at our past; they only look at our present. So, if you seriously feel remorse for past mistakes and genuinely resolve to no longer committing them you will move forward and ultimately forget about them. Do not allow them to paralyze you so that you are not able to move away from them. It’s not helpful to beat yourself up about them either. You will only feel discouraged. Learn from your mistakes and move on.
How can we realize we are not the body, and dissassociate with bodily pain and pleasure?
We do have a body, and as long as the body remains, we will experience pain and pleasure. The more you realize yourself to be the soul, the more you will disassociate yourself from matters pertaining to the body. However, even an elevated spiritual person experiences physical discomfort and pain, and has to deal with such matters. His attitude towards physical matters, however, changes drastically.
Words of Wisdom
Significance of Guru
The true meaning and the serious implication of the word ‘Guru’ elude those who generally use it to mean ‘expert.’ The eternal Vedas define ‘Guru’ as ‘the one who dispels ignorance and gives knowledge.’ They also specify that the Guru teaches the highest knowledge; the knowledge of God......