September 6, 2020 9:00 am — September 9, 2020 6:00 pm
Culver City Center
10925 Stever Street

Culver City, CA 90230 United States
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On the day following the Mahasamadhi Celebration, the Lakshmanjoo Academy will hold a bi-annual four-day study retreat. (Add all USF events to your Google Cal, or other calendars (ics).

Each day will begin at 9 a.m. with meditation and recitation of Sanskrit verses, personally selected by Swamiji for worship.

Study: Drawing from the sacred revelations given by Swamiji, we will examine a number of important texts central to the philosophy of this great tradition known as Kashmir Shaivism. At the same time, we will acquaint ourselves with the core principles and practices given by Swamiji for the attainment of the supreme reality about which he speaks.

Spiritual Practice: We will examine the fundamental elements and principles inherent in meditation and other forms of spiritual practice found in the tradition of Kashmir Shaivism, at the same time seeing how these fundamentals and principles are found in the practices contained in the Vijñāna Bhairava.

On each day of the retreat, we will experience different meditations and other practical techniques to quiet the mind and expand awareness.

Retreat SundriesRETREAT SUNDRIES: 

Attendees will be asked to donate a minimum of $85 per day to cover the cost.

MEALS: The first day of the retreat a vegetarian lunch will be provided by the Fellowship but for the remaining three days attendees will be responsible for their own meals. In this regard, a list of vegetarian restaurants in the area will be provided. During the day refreshments and snacks will be available.

We look forward to seeing you at the Havan Celebration and hope that you will also be able to attend the retreat.
Although attending the entire retreat is ideal, you can schedule to join for any number of days. Those coming for the full retreat should plan on staying for the full day.

Space is limited so please reserve your space by making your choice below…

Attend one day $85 two days $170 three days $255 four days $340


Location: Universal Shaiva Fellowship Center
10925 Stever Street, Culver City, CA 90230
Our Center is within 15 minutes of LAX (Los Angeles International Airport).

Lodging: is available in the local area. Please contact us for more information.
It is a blessing for us to share this wonderful and holy day so please try to come.
Swamiji’s Mahasamadhi celebration and retreat are always an uplifting and memorable experience.
Feel free to contact us with any questions you may have at retreat@universalshaivafellowship.org.
You can also call on (310) 837-0402 (Toll-free 1 877-594-2516).

Jai Guru Dev
John Hughes

park along kinston street

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★★★ Please Note!

Culver City has asked that attendees please refrain from parking on Stever Street and park instead on Kinston Avenue (see map below). 

This will make it possible for our neighbors to be able to park in front of their homes during the Event.

The Universal Shaiva Fellowship is an IRS recognized 501(c)(3) non-profit organization
and all donations are fully tax-deductible to the amount allowed by law.
Thank you!
  1. September 11, 2019


    I am a Shaivite, and am interested in learning more and being a part of a Shaivite community.

  2. September 12, 2019

    Hi Kimberlee, you are welcome. Please contact us by phone or email (see above). We look forward to meeting you.

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September 9 @ 6:00 pm PDT
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