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STRAWBERRY SOCIAL at Yasodhara Ashram

Come and see the progress on the new Temple of Light, scheduled for completion later this summer!

At 1:45 pm meet local designers, contractors and suppliers who helped make it happen.

Join a Temple tour, ongoing throughout the afternoon. See this world-class architecture dedicated to the sacred within each person and tradition.

Enjoy delicious Creston strawberries with Kootenay Lake friends, neighbours and associates.

Shop at our annual used book sale with proceeds donated to the Crawford Bay School hot lunch program.

Bring your family and friends!

PS – On Saturday afternoon, August 5, 2017, you are invited to see the completed building at our Temple Grand Opening. Stay tuned for details!

For more information about the rebuilding of the Temple of Light, here’s an article from the Nelson Star:


Do you like meeting and talking to people?  Interested in local history and culture?  This might be the job for you!

Job Title:  Heritage Interpreter

Location:  Balfour Ferry Landing in the restored Anscomb Wheelhouse

Hours: 30 per week, must work weekends

Wage: negotiable

Responsibilities:  Meeting tourists and giving information on local area heritage and historic sites of interest.

This is a Canada Summer Jobs-funded position and must be awarded to a full-time student returning to full-time studies in the Fall.

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume by June 27 to