Aruna’s Satsang Retreat

@Kiyomizu House&Maneki no Yu Hot Springs Takasaki, Gunma

About the Retreat

Satsang means “Association with Truth.” A satsang retreat is an opportunity to step out of your daily routine and have a direct experience of True Self. This Satsang Retreat also includes the healing, cleansing and rejuvenating energies of Shungite & Body Care Therapy and bathing in a natural hot spring.

Dates & Times

Sat, May 2 14:00 〜 Mon, May 4 14:00

(Option to stay until Tues, May 5 10:00)

Participants Maximum 16

Location & Directions

Kiyomizu House 

Gunma-ken, Takasaki-shi, Misatomachi Nishiakiya 707-2

House Manager: Motoyasu Sawazaki 090-8490-4669

Sample routes & fares

JR Takasaki Station 

Tokyo-Takasaki (Shinkansen: 50min, 5020yen. Takasaki LIne: 122min, 1980yen) 

Yokohama-Takasaki (JR Shonan-Shinjuku Line: 135min, 2310yen)

Gunma Bus JR Takasaki West Exit Bus Stop #2. Towards Misato or Ikaho. Yotsuya Bus Stop (just after Maneki no Yu, 35min, 500yen). 5min walk to Kiyomizu House.

Retreat Schedule

Sat May 2

14:00             Orientation & Walking tour

15:30-17:30 Satsang

18:00-21:00 Dinner & Hot spring bath

Sun May 3

7:30-9:00       Breakfast

9:00-11:00     Satsang

11:30              Lunch & Hot spring bath

12:00-17:00    Body Care Sessions & Free time

  (Nature walks, Japanese garden, etc.)

17:00-18:30    Satsang

18:30-21:30  Dinner & Hot spring bath

Mon May 4

7:30-9:00        Breakfast

9:00-11:00     Satsang

11:30              Lunch    

Option to stay until Tues May 5

Relax & enjoy the area!


75,000 yen fee to Advaita Japan includes:

     Four satsangs with Aruna to quiet the mind and expand awareness

     Shungite Body Care Session with Renée Sawazaki

     Two nights lodging with breakfast and snacks

Additional participant expenses

     Transportation to and from Kiyomizu House 

     2 baths at Maneki no Yu (approx 800 yen each)

     4 meals at Maneki no Yu. Open: 10am -10pm daily (approx 1,250 yen each).  

     Optional room extension to May 5 (+ 10,000 yen)

To reserve your place

Please email 

Confirm your reservation by April 15 with full payment by bank transfer to: 

Shinsei Bank, Shinjuku branch futsu account: 550 0404328 Rea Byer


Please join me at this Satsang Retreat in Takasaki,

With Love, 


Who is Aruna?

Internationally known Awakening Coach who shares the Truth of non-duality from Awakened Awareness. She is in the lineage of Sri Ramana Maharshi whose student, H.W.L. Poonja (Papaji), catalyzed Aruna’s Awakening in Lucknow, India, 1993. Aruna has initiated many Authentic Awakenings in Japan and other countries since 2000.

Check out her website, regular blogs, and monthly newsletter at:  (English)


For Renée’s background and qualifications, see:


LINE ID: reneesawazaki

​© 2017 Aruna Byers, Awakening Coach


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