Now That You're Coming

Your application is not complete until we receive your $500 deposit. For those using PayPal, please include the PayPal fee for a total of $520. Please make sure to indicate in notes or via email that the amount is your deposit for the retreat.


September 15th: Arrival time: 4pm Program begins after Dinner with an Orientation at 7pm   

September 24th: Departure: 2pm following lunch.     

Directions to Pilgrim Lodge     

Shravasti Packing List

BringLeave at home
Your own bench or cushion for sitting meditation. Chairs will be available as well.Pets, animals are prohibited at Pilgram Lodge and in accordance with retreat protocol
Modest, comfortable loose clothing for movement and sitting, dark slacks. Modest sleepwear. Layers for unpredictable weather.Any colorful or revealing, intimate clothing.
Easy slip-on shoes to be slipped off before entering the meditation space.Jewelry, hairdryers, hairspray, cosmetics
Toothpaste and fragrance free toiletriesFragrances and fragrant soap, incense, etc. Some retreatants are highly allergic to fragrances and they detract from an environment free of distraction.
Towels, washcloths, pillow cases, and twin bed sheets laundered without heavy perfumes.As this is a silent retreat, white noise machines or apps are not allowed.
Prescribed medicines, supplements, and OTC medicines that you need. Do not stop taking prescribed medication while on retreat. Earplugs and sleep mask if you require them.Smoking material and alcohol and recreational chemical substances. Smoking is strictly prohibited at Pilgrim Lodge and in accordance with retreat protocol.
Special dietary foods: There will be limited space in the kitchen for individuals with dietary restrictions or needs.Outside food and snacks. No outside food is allowed on this retreat unless for dietary restrictions or medical needs. Please contact Retreat Coordinator for information on how we can best support your medical dietary needs.