Yoga & Meditation retreat

Join us for this expansive, experiential weekend course at Liljero Retreat.


A time and place for you to nurture your body, mind and soul

About the retreat

In the beautiful, tranquil atmosphere of Liljero Retreat, you will learn the Ishayas Ascension meditation. A unique, simple and profound teaching that allows you to easily rise beyond the limiting believe patterns and chatter of the mind, into a direct experience of the present moment.

You will learn how to change your relationship with thoughts, emotions and the challenges of life, giving you freedom and energy to stay present and to be your natural self. (see more about Ishayas’ Ascension meditation at

The two and a half days will be gentle and fun and scheduled in a balanced way with morning yoga, lectures, practise and sharing’s as well as time for you to relax, socialize and to enjoy the environment and the healthy vegetarian food.

You will leave this weekend feeling relaxed, inspired and energized and ready to bring your new experience and praxis into your everyday life.

Start: Friday 18:30, September 18th

Finish: Sunday 17:00. September 20th

Course price: 3500 SEK (incl VAT)

Accommodation, food and morning yoga: 1490 SEK

Those who have already finished the course only pay 2500 SEK in total, included accommodation, food, yoga, one new advanced technique and one hour additional teaching with Garuda (advanced, only for repeaters).

Included in price:
· 2 nights dormitory accommodation at Liljero Retreat

· (private occupancy with single/double room are availible 10 min away by car. Get in touch for more information)

· Breakfast, lunch and dinner (vegetarian).

· Ascension meditation First Sphere course, including the rights to repeat the course for free unlimited times all across the world. As well as free support from all Ishaya teachers.

· One new Ascension techniques for repeaters

· Morning yoga

Not included:

· Bedsheets (can be rented for 250 SEK if booked in advanced)

· Transport (see details below)


From Stockholm by car: 1,5 h. We’ve created a Facebook group where you can coordinate travelling together.

From Stockholm by public transport: Train to Uppsala (1h) and then bus to Harbo (45 min).

From Arlanda: Train to Uppsala (appr. 18 min) and then buss to Harbo (45 min) and then 15 min with taxi or car. (we will help arrange)

About Garuda:

Garuda´s one-pointed desire for freedom led him to discover the Ishayas´ Ascension teaching and the magic of Sanskrit. He has been teaching Ascension meditation for almost 20 years and continuously keep studying and exploring the language of Sanskrit.

With his unique, light and charismatic way of conveying this ancient wisdom of Ascension, he has inspired many people with his courses all across the world. Garuda is married to Sharada, with two kids, currently living in East Sussex, UK, where he teaches, works as a gardener and runs his own business.

About Maria (Aja):

10 years ago Maria discovered the profound effect of Ascension and how simply changing the relationship to her mind transformed her personal and business life. Inspired by the change in herself, she quit her 20-year financial career and dedicated her path towards facilitating inner transformations based on awareness. Her passion is to support others to recognize their power within and wishes to meet everyone that crosses her path from a place of authenticity, humbleness and love.

Maria has been teaching Ascension since 2012 in more than 10 countries. She also has an 25 year background as a fitness instructor, and holds certificates in several yoga disciplines, Communicology, trauma therapy and other healing modalities.

For more information or questions please contact Maria: