Art & Spirituality retreat

Join us for a three or four day retreat (your choice) in which we explore the intriguing and mysterious territory where the artistic and spiritual worlds meet and touch.
⭐️Here is an opportunity for you to spend time mindfully and creatively in the natural and peaceful environment of Ananda Gaorii. The program includes creative workshops, yoga, meditation and much more!
⭐️The program is an opportunity to explore our creativity and inner life as the soul naturally turns inward with the approach of winter. The workshops provide opportunities for you to express yourself through music, dance, painting, movement and mantra while bringing presence and attention to the process of creation.
⭐️The retreat welcomes everyone interested in spirituality and art. You can come alone, as a couple or bring your children.
You can enjoy the relaxing experience of being at Ananda Gaorii while exploring new forms of expression, using your imagination and enjoying the company of other spiritual people🙏
💍The program:
15.00 – 17.00 Arrive and Settle In
17.00 – 18.00 Qi gong (Chinese Art of Breath and Movement)/ Introduction to Meditation and chanting for 1st time participants
18.00 – 19.30 Chanting, meditation and Welcoming
19.30 – 20.30 Dinner
20.30 – 22.00 Heart Circle – a mantra chanting circle for healing and connecting.
6.00 – 7.00 Yoga Class
7.00 – 8.30 Chanting, Meditation and Dharma Shastra (spiritual talk)
8.30 – 9.30 Breakfast
9.30 – 10.00 Free time
10.00 – 11.30 Collective Bhajans (Spiritual songs) with Dada K
11.30 – 12.00 Silent Walk (try to go outside)
12.00 -1.00 Chanting and Meditation
13.00 – 14.00 Lunch
14.00 – 15.00 Free time
15.00 – 16.30 Choice of Workshops 1) Painting and drawing or 2) Mandala Making Workshop
16.30 – 22.30 Akhanda Kiirtan – Ecstatic Dance Indian Style – 6 Hours non-stop chanting and dance (or teaching meditation to newly arrived people)
19.00 – 20.00 Dinner – the dancing will continue but you can take a break for dinner during this time.
22.30 – Short meditation before sleep.
6.00 – 7.00 Soundhealing with Soraia
7.00 – 8.30 Chanting, Meditation and Dharma Shastra (Spiritual Talk)
8.30 – 9.30 Breakfast
9.30 – 10.00 Guided tour around Ananda Gaorii or free time if you’ve been here before
10.00 – 11.30 Unlock your creativity with theatre and improvisation
11.30 – 12.00 Silent Walk
12.00 -1.00 Chanting and Meditation
13.00 – 14.00 Lunch
14.00 – 15.00 Free time
15.00 – 16.30 The Choice of workshops: 1)The Magic Touch – explore touch with respecting boundaries, first in relation to yourself and then step-by-step in connection with others.
2) Prabhat Sam’giita – explore your relationship with the Divine through devotional music and song.
16.30 – 17.00 Break
17.00 – 18.00 Yoga Class
18.00 – 19.30 Chanting, Meditation and Spiritual Talk
19.30 – 20.30 Dinner
20.30 – 22.00 Share Your Talent – Cultural Evening with Performances from Participants
6.00 – 7.00 Yoga Class
7.00 – 8.30 Chanting and Meditation
8.30 – 9.30 Breakfast
9.30 – 11.00 Finding the Balance – a Workshop on How to Balance Spiritual and Worldly Life Effectively, Meaningfully and Blissfully
11.00 – 12.00 Circle Dancing
12.00 – 13.00 Chanting and Meditation
13.00 – 13.30 Closing Circle
13.30 – Lunch
15.00 – Departure
Ananda Gaorii Ashram is located on 13 hectares of farmland near Vig, about an hour from Copenhagen. We have a small orchard, vegetable garden, organic bakery, sauna, music studio, meditation hall, dining hall and dormitories for men and women.
We have separate dormitories for men and women (big rooms where up to 10 people can sleep). You are also welcome to camp if you prefer.
🧳 What to Bring
Sleeping bag, sheet, pillow, comfortable loose-fitting clothes for yoga, indoor slippers, pen, notebook, warm clothes for outdoors, towel, toiletries.
If you don’t want to bring a sleeping bag and etc. you can rent a set of sheets and a towel for 50 DKK.
Feel free to bring your musical instruments and creative materials.😃 We have many guitars (electrical as well), 2 pianos and different percussion instruments so spontaneous jams can occur!
You will be served 3 meals per day – breakfast, lunch and dinner. The food will be mainly vegan as in Ananda Gaorii we follow vegan principles. Our cooks will make sure it’s nutritious, yet light and super delicious! 🥰 Besides, our diet is sattvic which means without onion, garlic, eggs and mushrooms.



Normal – 2100 Dkk
Students and Unemployed – 1900 Dkk
Child – 400 Dkk
A set of sheets, pillow, towel – 50 DKK (in case you didn’t bring yours)

You can get a private massage session with Soraia, an experienced masseuse. 30 min – 250 DKK, 1h. – 300 DKK (arranged with Soraia on-site).

How to Pay
Follow the link to arrange your payment

After you have paid, please fill in the google form below for us to know you better and adjust our menu and program specifically for your needs.

🍍🍍🍍REGISTER HERE (after payment):

Refund policy
If you cancel your participation over 2 weeks before the retreat – 100% payback
More than 1 week but less than 2 weeks – 80 % payback
Less than 1 week – 50% payback
How to Get There
Buy a ticket to “Vig”. Change at Holbæk to bus or train. We will pick you up in Vig. Kindly call us half an hour before you are due to arrive. If you come by car navigate to Holbækvej 56, 4560 Vig.
Contact/More Information
•Phone: +45 91614143
• Email:
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The Art & Spirituality Retreat offers you a relaxing and rewarding experience in a pleasing environment with good food and nice people.
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Oct 27 - 29 2023


08:00 - 18:00


Holbækvej 56
4560 Vig


Ananda Gaorii