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Planet Mandala Painting
with Mavis Gewant

Friday, May 17 - Sunday, May 19

Planet Mandala Painting at the Sivananda Yoga Ranch


Mavis Gewant

Tuition: $110 + Accommodation or Ashram day rate

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Indian astrology has long taught that energy released by the orbiting planets affects our lives and that that energy can also be directed and harnessed to improve our spiritual, mental, and physical well-being. Mandalas are sacred circular energy patterns that reflect our inner nature. By working with associated colors and mantras, this meditative painting practice will connect you to the deeper energies of the planets, creating more harmony, peace, and energy.

Benefits of painting sacred geometry:

•   Leaves one feeling calm and connected
•   Creates more faith
•   Strengthens one’s sitting practice
•   Activates both hemispheres of the brain
•   Allows one to go into an altered state of consciousness
•   Serves as a mediation practice
•   Helps ego dissolve and creates a state of deep focus and one pointedness
•   A healing tool, helps with transformation
•   Creates a deeper connection with the divine
•   Beautiful way to make friendship with a difficult planet in one’s astrological chart
•   A tool for merging with the divine

Registration Information

The course tuition (listed above) is for the whole program and includes materials; painting workshops will run from 11am to 3pm on Saturday. Your accommodation rate includes meals, Satsangs, and Hatha yoga classes, which are offered daily.

Program Schedule


2:00pm      Check-in
4:00pm      Hatha Yoga Class
6:00pm      Dinner
8:00pm      Satsang*
10:30pm    Lights Out


5:30am      Wake Up Bell
6:00am      Satsang* or Silent Walk
8:00am      Hatha Yoga Class
10:00am    Brunch
10:45am    Karma Yoga
11:00am    Painting Workshop
4:00pm      Hatha Yoga Class
6:00pm      Dinner
8:00pm      Satsang*
10:30pm    Lights Out


5:30am      Wake Up Bell
6:00am      Satsang* or Silent Walk
8:00am       Hatha Yoga Class
10:00am    Brunch
10:45am    Karma Yoga
12:00pm    Room Check-Out

* Satsang – 30-minute silent meditation, kirtan / chanting, spiritual lecture.
Daily activity schedule, and/or possible changes, will be announced at morning Satsang.

Arrival & Departure Information

•   Friday – 2:00pm onwards
•   Sunday – 12:00pm (room checkout)

Planning to arrive and depart here by bus?  See more information.

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Mavis Gewant

Mavis Gewant studied the ancient techniques of yantra and silk deity painting with the late Tantric Master Shri Harish Johari, serving as his personal assistant for over twenty years. Mavis is one of the few persons in the U.S. with over two decades training in this Sacred Art who was requested to teach this knowledge by her teacher. It is her humble desire to help others through this transformational art form and she makes her painting a spiritual practice. www.sacredmotherarts.com

The Ranch's Daily Schedule

5:30amWake Up
6:00amSatsang or Silent Walk
8:00amHatha Yoga Class
11:00amKarma Yoga
12:00pmAfternoon Program
& Free Time
4:00pmHatha Yoga Class
10:30pmLights Out

Satsang & Yoga Classes

Satsang consists of a 30-minute silent meditation, followed by 30 minutes of spiritual chanting (kirtan), and finishes with 30 minutes of spiritual lecture.
Daily attendance at both Satsangs and Hatha Yoga Classes is encouraged for your health and well-being and to maintain the proper rhythm and atmosphere of the ashram community.

Sivananda Yoga Ranch


Friday, May 17
Sunday, May 19


Sivananda Yoga Ranch
500 Budd Rd
Woodbourne, NY 12788


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