Sacred India

This journey will give you a sacred look at Ancient India—
the culture that gave birth to Yoga!

South India: November 1—21st

Our pilgrimage begins in Chennai where we board a small private A/C bus and trace the coastline of South India – which will include Pondicherry, Thiruvanamalai, Coimbatore, the ending at the Arabian Sea and a Kerala backwater trip with plenty of Ayurveda. This itinerary include some of the most highly charged spiritual Temples in India. Our schedule includes daily meditation and Hatha Yoga, and visits to temples, ashrams and the Families for Children Orphanage (see video below). Our schedule is full but there is also plenty of time for massage, relaxation, ayurveda and shopping!

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Cost: $2900.
Includes all accommodations (double occupancy), food, daily yoga, meditation and entrances in temples and ashrams and all domestic travel. Does not include international airfare, visa or passport charges. $1000 deposit due by August 1, 2017.

Please contact Bhakti Purvine at or call (503) 201-1614 for much more detail!

Families for Children

FFCThank you for visiting the Families for Children page. Shanti has been supporting this orphanage in India for many years by selling their exquisitely-textiled yoga mat bags made by the Woman’s Co-op in India as a nonprofit. The bags are made from recycled sari’s and each one very unique! Bhakti visits FFC each time she travels to India. The children at the orphange are FULL of love and are very well cared for!

You can purchase a yoga mat bag at ShantiOm or if you’d like to support FFC through donation, volunteer work, or by purchasing a yoga mat bag, feel free to contact Bhakti or FFC directly.

Thank you all for your support!


Mat Bags