Spirit and Nature: Hike the Bay Area and Satsang
- Ananda Community 240 Monroe Drive Mountain View, CA 94040 United States (map)
Saturday, April 13, 8 am-2 pm, free
8 am - Meet at Ananda Community entrance to arrange carpools
8:30 am - Leave from the community
Bring water, a bag lunch, and dress in layers of clothing
Join fellow enthusiastic hikers for a walk in the beautiful Henry Coe State Park. Walks are usually about 5 miles and moderate in degree of difficulty. This is one of our favorite group activities of the year, and a lovely way to connect and make friends along the way.
Guides: Shanti Rubenstone and Navashen Jones
Navashen helps others fulfill their highest potential through the Ananda teachings in a fun, positive atmosphere. Before Ananda, he was involved in operations services for baseball teams, and as Director of Operations at Facebook’s corporate fitness center. Navashen teaches meditation, and also has a gift for working with young children through nature awareness activities and guided play. He serves in many ways with kindness, a ready smile, and a deep wellspring of inner calmness.
Loving, enthusiastic, energy personified — Shanti is an Ananda minister and life-long devotee, and a Stanford trained physician. Her talks are rich with stories from her life as a physician and her many years on the path. She supports staff and volunteers, and is responsible for the day-to-day management of Ananda Palo Alto. With her warmth and wisdom, she is a much-loved counselor and teacher. Shanti’s talks online.