Permaculture Practicum with Darren Doherty

Aug 10, 2014 9:00am-6:00pm (ended)

Darren Doherty is internationally recognized as a leader and pioneer in permaculture and regenerative agriculture! The format of this three-day course combines Darren's teaching on each specific topic, with a live walk-through of how to run an effective consultation with real clients.

August 10: Reforestation for Profit

Planting trees is often looked at as a charitable act for future generations.  For many land owners and farmers it is very difficult to budget tree establishment and care with just a vague promise of a healthier ecosystem.  Darren will advise on specific strategies to plant trees that are also short and long-term enterprises designed to serve ecological function while bringing in capital through lumber, fence posts, animal feed, and other yields.

Register for one, two or all three days - Don't miss this opportunity to learn from the best!

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10:00am - 8:30pm
Last Saturday program before Amma's Fall programs  in the USA. Diwali celebration and sparklers after dinner. You can bring sweets to share SCHEDULE FOR THE DAY: 10:00 am - 4:30 pm: ... more ›
A Multi-Day Event
Saturdays October 29th to November 19th will be Seva Saturdays. Please drop in and help us get ready for Amma's Fall programs in the US or lending a helping hand with projects around the ashram - For more info, email... more ›

Our daily spiritual practices at the Main House include: 


Mondays-Fridays: 5:15am

  • 108 Names of Amma
  • 1000 Names of the Divine Mother, Sri Lalitha Sahasranam

Saturdays-Sundays: 6:15am

  • 108 Names of Amma
  • 1000 Names of the Divine Mother, Sri Lalitha Sahasranam

To attend morning programs, please call RSVP at 510-537-9417 the evening before.


  • Guru Stotram Chanting
  • Bhajans, Devotional singing
  • Closing prayers and Arati

Monday : 8:00 pm
Tuesday: 8:00 pm
Wednesday: 7:30 pm
Thursday: 8:00 pm
Friday: 7:30 pm
Saturday: Part of the regular Saturday program. If there is no Saturday program, 7:30 pm
Sunday: 7:30 pm