2018 Sarad Celebration at Saragrahi

Event details

  • Friday | October 5, 2018 to Monday | October 8, 2018
  • All Day
  • 594 Joy Lane Mill Spring, NC 28756
  • 8286250396

Please Join Us for
katha, kirtan and community

Saragrahi Sangha

We are immensely grateful to have Swami Tripurari here this Fall from the beginning of Oct thru mid-Nov. We will begin this auspicious visit with a special Saragrahi Sarad Celebration from Oct 5 thru 7. 

Swami Tripurari

 

 

We can look forward to:

* Daily darshan of enchanting Gaura-Radha-Madhava
* Kirtans
* Classes by Swami BV Tripurari
* Daily feasts and  fireside pizza !!!
* Cow seva, dhama seva, vaishnava seva

 

Schedule

Friday, Oct 5

Located at Mahavan, Saragrahi Campground5:00 pm kirtan
5:30 pm Q&A
7:00 pm Roasted Potatoes (Ekadasi)

Saturday, Oct 6

Located at Ananda Ashram:
6:00 am mangala arati

Located at Ananda Ashram
10:00 am Bhajans
10:30 am Class by Swami BV Tripurari
12:30 Raj Bhoga arati
1:00 pm Lunch

Located at Mahavan, Saragrahi Campground
5:00 pm Kirtan
5:30 pm Q&A
7:00 pm Fireside Pizza

Sunday, Oct 7

Located at Ananda Ashram:
6:00 am mangala arati

Located at Ananda Ashram
9:30 am Kirtan
10:30 am Class by Swami BV Tripurari
12:30 Raj Bhoga arati
1:00 pm Lunch

Located at Mahavan, Saragrahi Campground
5:00 pm kirtan
5:30 pm Q&A
7:00 pm Light Dinner

 

 

Dana (giving) Seva

We would like to offer this festival to the Vaishnava community as a fully sponsored festival. We found that this method, rather than charging a festival fee, enhanced the sweetness of exchanges for everyone involved, even for those who sponsored an event and did not even attend it. If you would like to help make this event the sweetest ever, please consider sponsoring one or a portion of one of the following opportunities.

Friday Evening offering and feeding of the Saragrahi Vaisnavas: $108
Saturday Mangala-arati: $21
Saturday Raj-bhoga offering and feeding of the Saragrahi Vaisnavas: $251
Saturday Raj Bhoga arati: $21
Saturday Evening offering and feeding of the Saragrahi Vaisnavas: $108
~ Sunday Mangala-arati: $21
Sunday Raj-bhoga offering and feeding of the Saragrahi Vaisnavas: $351
~ Sunday Raj Bogha Arati: $21
~ Sunday Evening offering and feeding of the Saragrahi Vaisnavas: $108
Flowers for garlands and decorating the Deities: $108
~ Two Porta-Johns for the weekend: $140 ($70 each)

Please visit our SPONSOR page to make your donation.

Weather

Temperature averages 73 degrees in the day and 53 degrees at night.

What to Bring

Flashlight
Campfire Blanket if you tend to get chilly or care to sit on the ground around the fire,
Warm Clothing
Personal Water Bottle

 

PLEASE RSVP BELOW

Upon check out, please note which days you will be attending. See you soon!

 

Accommodations

Nama-stay, conscious camping at Saragrahi’s Mahavan Forest

Near-by accommodations:

MountainView Getaway – Apartment for RentGorgeous views from this one bedroom apartment in devotee’s home, 5 miles from Ananda Ashram. Gatedcommunity with a private wooded setting and superb mountain views! Private entrance and patio, semi-private yard. Close to Saragrahi, Lake Lure, Chimney Rock Village, Tryon International Equestrian Center and much, much more! Pet Friendly 🙂 If interested please contact Krishna-Laulya via email  or phone, 914-six four nine-1094. Tell Krishna-Laulya we sent you, and she’ll give a donation to Saragrahi. (Click for more Photos)

River Creek Campground is just a few minutes from Saragrahi. It has cabins and tent spaces. The cabins are generally small, simple, but clean. Be sure to call them to learn exactly what sites are currently available.

Riverside Village Motel & Shops have frequent specials, especially if you ask for a deal. They have little cabins or rooms joined together, like a duplex or triplex. No website. Very close. Located at 6088 US Hwy 64/74A Lake Lure NC 28746, Phone: 828-625-2900

Other options:
You can get together with friends and share a house from one of the links below. There are many cabins to rent within 10 minutes of Saragrahi.

Directions


Ananda Ashram

594 Joy Lane
Mill Spring, NC 28756
828-625-0396
35.39006, -82.13818camper-sign

If coming from 64/74, you will turn onto Rock Springs Church Road:
(landmark sign, right before turn you will see this camping sign and an arrow to turn)

Continue on Rock Springs Church Road for a total of 3 miles – you will pass Saragrahi  and  Gopal Way on right

You will see a large white Church on your left, then a old deserted house on the corner of Rock Springs Church Road and Grassy Knob. Keep left around curve. Slow down because Joy Lane is the next right

At the end of the field past the deserted house is Joy Lane, a small gravel road on your right.

Be careful there are a lot of holes in the road right now.

Ananda Ashram is the last house on the right.

gopal-way-saragrahiGopal Way
camper-sign
If coming from 64/74, you will turn onto Rock Springs Church Road:
(landmark sign, right before turn you will see this camping sign and an arrow to turn)

Continue on Rock Springs Church Road, a little more than 1 mile, and turn onto Gopal Way on right
(you will pass the main entrance to Saragrahi. Gopal Way is a small gravel road with grass fields on both sides of road)

Gopal Way will fork, stay LEFT, park in parking lot (#11 on map)

Continue on foot down the hill, follow road to the left

You will see the meeting place on the left.

Using your GPS

Your GPS might not be accurate. We recommend you use Ananda Ashram’s address, 594 Joy Lane, Mill Spring, NC 28756. Once you turn onto Rock Springs Church Rd, follow above directions.

Using Google Maps

Google Maps does not accurately find Saragrahi’s address. But if you search for “Saragrahi, NC” in Google Maps, it IS accurate. It will take you to Saragrahi Way.

Search for “Conscious Camping Rutherfordton” and it will take you to Gopal Way.

If you are coming from Big Level turn onto Rock Springs Road, from Edgerton, Ananda Ashram or Grassy Knob turn Left onto Rock Springs Road

You will pass a large white church on your right at County Line Road, continue 3/4 of a mile, turn LEFT onto Gopal Way

Gopal Way will fork, stay LEFT, park in parking lot (#11 on map)

Continue on foot down the hill, follow road to the left

You will see the meeting place on the left.

Using your GPS

Your GPS might not be accurate. We recommend you use Ananda Ashram’s address, 594 Joy Lane, Mill Spring, NC 28756 but do not turn onto Joy Lane, rather keep straight and follow above directions. If from Grassy Knob – once you get to Rock Springs Road, turn left and follow above directions.

Using Google Maps

Google Maps does not accurately find Saragrahi’s address. But if you search for “Saragrahi, NC” in Google Maps, it IS accurate. It will take you to Saragrahi Way.

Search for “Conscious Camping Rutherfordton” and it will take you to Gopal Way.

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