Special Gayatri Gathering with The Temple Band
Friday 8th September – Monday 11th September 2023
Arrival 4pm Friday – Depart 2pm Monday
Join Deva Premal & Miten for this unique Gayatri Gathering event with special guests The Temple Band. With exquisite musical accompaniment to Deva & Miten’s divine chanting and prayers, with Mother Gayatri waiting to meet us in our deepening moments of ecstatic meditation, this is a special retreat not to be missed!
Message from Deva & Miten
Dear friends – We’ve been invited to offer a Gayatri Gathering at the beautiful Broughton Sanctuary, Yorkshire, in Northern England.
We visited Broughton Sanctuary as guests during our 2022 Timeless Tour, when we were travelling with the band to Manchester for our concert there.
The team at Broughton Sanctuary welcomed us with such love and gracious hospitality that we promised to return at some point, so we could share this stunning location with you all – our sangha.
It is a true sanctuary where we can open our hearts and lift our voices in praise of the ecstasy that we are – and to be in the presence of Mother Gayatri.
What makes this group so special is that it coincides with our band rehearsals for our 2023 European tour.
Which means we will be joined by our fantastic road band for the duration of the gathering.
That’s right! The Temple Band will be in the house!
Our meditations will be supported by exquisite musical accompaniment, inspiring us, as singers, to reach for the stars and beyond.
This is a one-off event – and it’s going to be special!
So come and join us – sing your prayers and be part of the rehearsals.
Each day will begin with morning meditation and chanting.
The evening sessions will be focused on dance and celebration!
During the afternoons Deva will introduce various meditation techniques, learned from our time in Osho’s ashram in Pune, India. We will be in the hands of Mother Gayatri. She is waiting to meet us in our deepening moments of ecstatic meditation.
The space is limited (70 only), so please don’t leave it too long before registering.
With love, Deva & Miten
Sample Daily Schedule
Timings and content subject to change
Friday 8th September
Check in from 4pm, dinner, evening session.
Saturday 9th &
Sunday 10th September
Morning yoga, breakfast, morning session, lunch, afternoon to explore Broughton Sanctuary and take part in wellbeing activities*, afternoon meditation, dinner and evening session.
Monday 11th September
Final day of retreat
Morning yoga, breakfast, morning session, check out by 12pm, lunch, depart Broughton Sanctuary by 2pm.
*Your confirmation of booking email from Broughton Sanctuary will include information on the wellbeing activities and how to book them.
Cushions and back jacks will be provided, but you are welcome to bring your own. Chairs will be available for those who need them.
Drinking water will be provided at Broughton Sanctuary (please bring your own personal water bottles to refill).
About Broughton Sanctuary
The Gayatri Gathering will be held at the 3000-acre Broughton Sanctuary, situated in the very centre of the UK, in the foothills of The Yorkshire Dales and one of the most picturesque parts of the country. Established in 1097, Broughton Hall has been home to the Tempest family for over 900 years and enjoys a rich history stretching back over the millennium. Surrounding the historic Broughton Hall are formal gardens studded with statues, ponds, parterres and fountains offering a glimpse of 18th century fashion all set against contemporary architecture making the location a truly unique experience. The Broughton Sanctuary is home to one of Britain’s most exciting nature recovery projects, with an extensive tree-planting and rewilding programme. Broughton is a place dedicated to the journey of coming home and rewilding the spirit.
About Avalon Wellbeing
The Gayatri Gathering will take place in Avalon, a state-of-the-art wellbeing centre and beating heart of the Broughton Sanctuary. This stunning building is based on biophillic (organic) design with sacred geometry and the Fibonacci incorporated throughout. During your stay, you will have the opportunity to experience the unique Pool Suite: a low-chemical swimming pool looking out onto the adjacent woodland, a sauna, a steam room and hydrotherapy pool. There are many places beyond the building itself in the Sanctuary grounds to return to source, from meditation labyrinths, wild swimming reservoirs, a cosmic garden and much more.
You will experience a feeling of ‘blissful seclusion’ yet Broughton Sanctuary and Avalon are well connected in terms of reach:
Leeds Bradford Airport: 40 minutes (24 miles): 40 minutes
Manchester Airport: 1 hour (55 miles)
Liverpool: 1 hour 15 minutes (69 miles)
The nearest train station is Skipton, (a 5-minute drive).
Trains from London Kings Cross are approximately 3 hours (direct and with a single quick change at Leeds).
Driving from London takes between 4-5 hours (traffic dependent).
Broughton Sanctuary, Skipton, Yorkshire, UK, BD23 3AE
Booking, Pricing and Accommodation
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