From November 28th till December 4th, 2018.
Seven Full Days ~ Six Nights

Three Retreat workshops are given in English, of which two also in Portuguese.

Paraty is a historic town on the Coast of the Rio De Janeiro State in Brazil.
The Eco-Village and the Hotel Dharma Shala are in mountainous jungle.

Please note that most visitors will need a VISA
The Retreat in a NUTSHELL.pdf to share

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The Retreat offers:

Vegetarian and Vegan organic meals
Daily hikes to different waterfalls
‘We’re the Healers’ & ‘Guided Meditation’
‘The Unconditional Model’ Workshop
“Liquid Beauty’, Bhakti & Asana Yoga classes
Kirtan (spiritual music sessions)

The Eco-Village has:

Many waterfalls in the mountains
we’re near gorgeous preserved beaches
vegetable gardens, cows and exotic tropical birds
wild bananas and tropical fruit trees
fresh ‘ahimsa milk’ and a beautiful temple.
We’ll have a bonfire on the last night



Prices include all workshops and all meals.

Not included:
Flights and pickup /drop off at the Rio de Janeiro International Airport.
Pick ups with our Van (12 persons) cost $60 each way.
Massages: Deep Tissue and relaxing (1 hour), Relaxing and body molding (50mins).
US$40 for Teacher’s Personal consultations.

Day seminars and special packages upon request
Can’t afford it?
Help us book 10+ persons and get your stay for free.

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GURUDAS ~ ‘The Vedic Care’ Founder, Author, Photographer, Counselor, Yogi and Devotee of Krishna; His ‘New York Times’ article.
ANNEKE LUCAS ~ Founder of Liberation Prison Yoga, TED Talker, Yoga Teacher and Self-Care Specialist; Her New York Times article.
ARADHANA DEVI DASI ~ Bhakti Yogini, Film Actor /Producer and Co-Founder of  ‘The Vedic Care’
KIRTANS (spiritual music) bhajan leaders from Brazil.
All details on our workshops here

Full Schedule for all classes coming soon


Average monthly weather in Paraty, Brazil

What’s the best time to go to Paraty in Brazil? Here are some annual weather facts we collected from our historical climate data:

– On average the temperatures are always high
– Most rainfall (rainy season) is seen in January, February, March and April
– On average, the warmest month is February
– On average, the coolest month is August
– April is the wettest month. This month should be avoided if you don’t like too much rain
– December is the driest month

Average minimum and maximum temperature in Paraty (Celsius)

– On average, the temperatures are always high
– On average, the warmest month is February
– On average, the coolest month is August

This is the minimum and maximum temperatures over the year in Paraty, Brazil. I shows the average temperatures in Paraty in Celsius.

The ‘Vedic Care Charity’ ~ An Oasis of Love

All ‘VCC’ events are to assist the fundraising of our global endeavors and model facility. Please see our short promo-video here. Further details on our Model facility here.

The VCC is a global organization [501(c)3 Charity] for providing ecumenical care through a network of member Eco-villages, temples and farms; giving all those who seek enlightenment and a healthy life style, spiritual, medical and educational services; a world-wide oasis of love.

We welcome all spiritual seekers, in need or not, to come, associate, live and be treated in an enlivening and nourishing atmosphere; and when the time comes, receive God conscious hospice care for a glorious transition from this life.

Please watch our Mission and Model Facility promo-video below