Rejoignez notre communauté dans l'Utah, États-Unis

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  • Activité récente: 22 juil. 2024



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  • Description


    South of Spanish Fork, Utah, in a semi rural environment, our community occupies 15 acres (5.85 hectares) upon which sit a gorgeous temple, a 6,000 sq. foot residential facility with comfortable double rooms, two outdoor stages, a large covered pavilion, and amenities for parrots, peacocks, llamas and 3 small cows.

    There is a 200,000 gallon lake with waterfall from which we gravity feed one acre under cultivation. The acreage produces chemical free tomatoes, eggplants, varieties of chilis, squash, melons, corn, cabbage, broccoli, green peppers, potatoes and flowers for worship.

    We sponsor lots of festivals. March of 2024 we hosted the 29th annual Holi festival which attracted 10,000 attendees.

    We teach yoga four days a week and have classes on the Bhagavad Gita 6 pm as well as daily kirtans. These programs are optional for the guests, though the more they attend, the more they will be informed about the 5,000 year old spiritual culture and practices of "Bhakti Yoga".

    The only MANDATORY program occurs every Sunday 5 pm - 6 pm when there is an open house with kirtan, vegetarian feast, and spiritual discourse illustrated by power point presentation. This is an extremely 'seeker friendly' weekly event and guests should attend. As of May 2024 there have been 750,000 downloads of the Itunes Podcasts. Additionally, Jai, who leads the chanting most Sundays, is a world class kirtan leader. We ask that guests arrive punctually. Once again, this is not an option program. Please note.

    There are a gift store on the property and salad bar with hot buffet open (11 am - 7 pm) 7 days a week. VEGAN FRIENDLY. We do a lot of cooking for those interested to learn. Volunteers who want to cook a vegetarian specialty in quantity for the buffet are welcome to use the kitchen. We can purchase in advance any special ingredients they may need.

    Wireless internet everywhere.

    We could accommodate up to 12 single adults and couples FOR A MINIMUM STAY OF 14 DAYS. There is no maximum time to stay & in fact the longer the better, providing the chemistry is right. We are set up mainly for singles and couples.

    We expect 5 hours of diligent work 5 days a week in exchange for room and board. Each morning there is a daily breakfast/organizational meeting at 8:00 am. Volunteers work from 8 am until 1 pm, when there is a 8 course buffet lunch with salad bar. We do not support volunteers getting part time jobs in the area while living and working on the farm. Medical or health insurance is a plus in the event of an accident.

    Local sights are Sundance Resort, Bridal Veil Falls, the Alpine Loop, hiking trails in Hobble Creek, Diamond Fork Hot Springs, Provo Canyon etc. Of the above, Diamond Fork Hot Springs (Fifth Water) is a MUST.

    We are vegetarian and allow no meat, drugs, alcohol, or cigarettes on the property. If you are looking to break a smoking, drug, or alcohol habit by sojourning here, know up front you will simply be a disturbance in the community. We do not take caffeinated tea or coffee. We prefer that visitors go off site for consumption of these beverages, and that they not consume them later in the day, which keeps them up late at night, thus disturbing those who are early risers.

    There are times of incredible peacefulness and relaxation, and other times, especially around festivals, when it can get intense. Ours is a practical path of bhakti (devotion), keeping God in the center of our activities. Sometimes that lends itself to peacefulness, introspection, and an educational atmosphere. Other times there is more emphasis on getting things done in a certain time frame. Sometimes we are absorbed in the gardening and sustainability and other times we throw ourselves into a special event.

    Guests are requested to respect the spiritual atmosphere of peacefulness and self control, which can be disrupted by immodest dress, public groping (friendly hugs fine), and late night loudness. We like to know as much about you as possible to ensure your stay here will be a comfortable and rewarding one. Please keep your profile full and up to date and mention where else you may have woofed or done help exchange.

    Outside work March thru November, and in winter more limited outdoor work, but lots to do indoors with the buffet and gift store.

    The closest major airport is Salt Lake City (65 miles away) & the closest bus and train stations are in Provo, 6 miles away & an easy pick up. There is an airport in Provo serviced by Frontier Air Lines. We pick up from Provo bus, train station, or Provo airport during the day only. Schedule flights and driving to arrive in daylight as we are hard to find after dark. If you come by air to Salt Lake City, we do not pick up or drop off to and from the SLC airport, but, as noted above, the public transport is very easy.

  • Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Projets artistiques
    Pratique d’une langue
    Aide avec des éco-projets
    Bricolage et construction
    S’occuper des animaux
    Aide dans une ferme
    Cuisine/repas pour la famille
    Aide à la maison
    Entretien général
    Aide informatique/internet
  • Objectifs de développement durable de l’ONU que cet hôte essaie d'atteindre

    Objectifs de développement durable de l’ONU que cet hôte essaie d'atteindre

    Objectifs de l’ONU
    Pas de pauvreté
    Faim «zéro»
    Bonne santé et bien-être
    Éducation de qualité
    Égalité entre les sexes
    Eau propre et assainissement
    Énergie propre et d'un coût abordable
    Travail décent et croissance économique
    Industrie, innovation et infrastructure
    Inégalités réduites
    Villes et communautés durables
    Consommation et production responsables
    Mesures relatives à la lutte contre les changements climatiques
    Vie aquatique
    Vie terrestre
    Paix, justice et institutions efficaces
    Partenariats pour la réalisation des objectifs
  • Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    We follow the bhakti tradition and have many resources to deepen one's understanding. We offer yoga classes 4 times a week, lectures on the Srimad Bhagavatam 5 times a week, opportunities to learn Indian cooking, and kirtans which use musical talents for spiritual upliftment. Volunteers will also help take care of and train our pack of more than 20 llamas, who get rented out for hiking trips and entertain the more than 50,000 tourists visiting the temple every year.

  • Aide


    There is a 200,000 gallon lake with waterfall from which we gravity feed one acre under cultivation. The acreage produces chemical free tomatoes, eggplants, varieties of chilis, squash, melons, corn, cabbage, broccoli, green peppers, potatoes and flowers for worship.

  • Langues parlées

    Anglais: Courant
    Hindi: Courant
    Nepali: Courant
    Français: Intermédiaire

  • Hébergement


    We can accommodate up to 12 single adults or 6 couples FOR A MINIMUM STAY OF 2 WEEKS. All of our rooms are furnished with twin-size beds with bedding, closets/dressers, and chairs. Our rooms also offer both heating/cooling depending on the season. All volunteers share 2 bathrooms, a kitchen fully-stocked with cookware and kitchenware, and a common living area. The second floor of our temple is also available for practicing yoga and practicing musical instruments. Volunteers are responsible for their own food outside of the vegetarian buffet and laundry.

  • Autres infos...

    Autres infos...

    Utah Valley has lots to recommend it: hiking, rock climbing, swimming, skiing, trampoline park, etc.

  • Informations complémentaires

    Informations complémentaires

    • Accès Internet

    • Accès Internet limité

      Accès Internet limité

    • Nous avons des animaux

    • Nous sommes fumeurs

    • Familles bienvenues

  • Possibilité d’accueillir les digital nomads

    Possibilité d’accueillir les digital nomads

    We have reliable Wifi and volunteers are free after 1 pm daily to do online work or studies.

  • Espace pour garer des vans

    Espace pour garer des vans

    We don't have hook-ups, but volunteers in RVs are welcome.

  • Possibilité d'accueillir les animaux

    Possibilité d'accueillir les animaux

    We cannot accept volunteers with pets.

  • Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Plus de 2

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    Nombre d'heures attendues

    5 hours a day, 5 days a week

N° de référence hôte : 224889171482

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