To give international youths the opportunity to come together,interact and experience the culture, peace and tranquility of Simandhar City and also to learn about the Indian heritage. The main focus of the retreat is the in-depth study of the spiritual science of Akram Vignan, unveiled by Param Pujya Dada Bhagwan.
The retreat will include a 3-4 day jatra (religious tour), day trips or excursions, group discussions on various topics, interactive satsang sessions, self development programs, satsang with Aptputra brothers and Aptputri sisters and Rakshabandhan celebration with Pujya Deepakbhai. Fun, of course will be a big part of the iStar experience through quiz night, games and various opportunities to do seva.
This is a 14-day (two weeks) retreat, scheduled in the months of July and August.
iStar 2020 is cancelled due to Coronavirus Outbreak. Next iStar will be conducted in the year 2021.
Young boys and girls between the ages of 13 to 21 years are encouraged to attend this unique retreat designed especially for them. They should have a personal interest in the teachings of Param Pujya Dada Bhagwan. The retreat for both boys and girls shall be conducted simultaneously however, their activities will be separate. In case you have queries, please email us on [email protected].
The base of the retreat will be Simandhar City (Adalaj,Gujarat), but we will have day trips in and around Ahmedabad city and a jatra (religious tour) somewhere in India.
Yes. Past retreats were conducted consecutively in the years 2010 to 2019.
The fees for the entire 14 days program is US $525 / GBP £400.
The above retreat cost is excluding your flight cost to and from Ahmedabad Airport, Gujarat.
The retreat cost will include:
The retreat is a non-profit making event and any money left over, after the retreat, shall be refunded to the participants.
To register, you simply fill out the application form available here: iStar Form .
Once your filled application form is reviewed and approved by the iStar Team, you will get a confirmation email from us with all the payment details including whom you should make the payment to and how to make it.
You can fill the pickup and drop form on the below link and we will arrange for your pickup from ahmedabad airport or ahmedabad railway station and drop-off too.
For all other questions, suggestions or feedback, please write to us at [email protected].