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Have the insider astro nuggets for 2019 at your fingertips!
Daily, precisely calculated Moon and Nakshatras transits of the entire 12 months This is a priceless tool to select auspicious times and avoid troublesome transits re major decisions.

Please ask for a sample of the 2019 Calendar.

Available in PDF format for $12.60.

To receive a printable copy of my 2019 Astro Forecast, send $31.50.

Or purchase both the Moon-Nakshatra Calendar and 2019 Forecast for $37.80.

18 MAY 2019 TO 19 MAY 2019 FROM 10:00 TO 17:00
AT Ompalace, Owen Sound, Ontario - Canada


This weekend will give us the divinatory tools to work with the entire birth data of an individual participant as well as the compatibility of planetary relationships. The intermediate level is a way to gain deeper insight as to how your birth data, day, month and year, reveal your entire karmic history and destiny. We will also work with the soul expression number and the name number, and how and why it is sometimes useful to change ones name. The chanting of the appropriate remedial mantras and the ayurvedic upayas constitute another aspect of the intermediate level. The foundation course is absolutely necessary as the contextual richness of building these modules demand a clear mind and a fertile brain that can allow for these occult possibilities. The student will become more intuitive and more familiar with the deities and the recommended pujas for each one of the planetary agents. Remedial gemstones, as per Harish Johari book are also discussed so they may be incorporated in achieving personal empowerment. Here we follow ancient traditional prescriptions, which, if applied correctly and reverently, may produce astounding healing results. The required sanctity can be imparted by receiving and implementing an appropriate mantra, an accurately sized gemstone and overall tried and true information.

Waiting list only..

Fee : $ 520.00

Includes all handouts, vegetarian lunch and chai each day.

  Early bird discount  - $ 468.00       

NOTE: Early Bird pricing applies up until 4 weeks prior to starting date; no exceptions.
No other discounts/work scholarships apply. No refunds within 4 weeks of starting date. Full refund, less a $100 administration fee up until 4 weeks before. Request must be in writing and deadline adhered to.

2 JUNE 2019 TO 2 JUNE 2019 FROM 10:00 TO 13:30
AT Ompalace, Owen Sound, Ontario - Canada

This is an introductory workshop to befriend your Vedic natal chart geared for the total beginner. Your chart may be provided fro a nominal fee once you submit correct birth data. Understand this ancient and instructive wisdom and acquire a deeper understanding of forces that affect your past, present and future.

Past life karma is seen in the birth chart. This is your current life unfolding and the foundation to your understanding of what you are doing and if you are working out your karma or if it is working you ... Present karma is seen through the transits and operating planets. Vedic astrology shows the path and helps us manage difficulties. Refreshments and Handouts will be provided. No previous knowledge of vedic cosmology is needed.

Not yet fully booked. Pre-registration Required.

Fee : $113.40

7 JULY 2019 TO 12 JULY 2019 FROM 10:00 TO 17:00
AT Ompalace, Owen Sound, Ontario - Canada


Six wisdom packed days, 10 to 5, daily, comprehensive instruction in the mantra, yantra and tantra studies on the Sanatan path of planetary Yoga.  

Pre-requisite: basic understanding of yoga and vibrational healing, a sincere commitment to self transformation and becoming a metaphysician for personal and collective healing and peace. 

This intensive is based on the premise that the planets are relay stations for the reception and transmission of celestial energies that affect our every thought and deed. The nine Luminaries bring the forces of the galaxy alive in us and direct our path of evolution. Each planet contains a portion of the cosmic rainbow way, upholding its vibration in our solar system. Our karmas, in accordance with our birth chart, and how they ripen in this lifetime will determine the state of our consciousness, our gains and losses, our successes and trials. Most of our relationships are according to planetary affinities. Most of our actions are governed by the nature of the planet that dominates our celestial blue print and karmic template. Once we understand the meaning and nature of the planetary attributes we can make more intelligent choices participating in, and more fully comprehend the possibilities of this precious human life by raising our frequency as beings of Love.

Numerology and astrology within the context of evolutionary healing practices will be studied in depth. The course is balanced between theory and practice of the Vedic tradition. Upayas and Self help remedials are offered to assist the student to revitalize his/her life and be a clear agent of support and knowledge to others.

Not yet fully booked. Pre-registration required.

Fee : $1575 p/p, deduct 10% if prepaid in full by Jan 7th, 2019.

Kindly contact us before enrolling to ensure there is space.
Request an application form and a free skype session for more specific information.

  Early bird discount  - $ 1418.00       

NOTE: Early Bird pricing applies if prepaid in full by Jan 7th, 2019; no exceptions.
No other discounts/work scholarships apply. No refund. Class limited to a small group to ensure full individual attention. Transportation/Lodging is the student’s responsibility. Nearest airport is Toronto/ON.

2 SEPTEMBER 2019 To 14 SEPTEMBER 2019 FROM 10:00 TO 17:00

If you find yourself in Hawaii and or live on Maui, we can connect during my stay there Sept 2-14 for personal consultations / chart readings. Book early and provide all birth details as the mountainous location where I am staying does not have a cyber connection, hallelujah!


28 SEPTEMBER 2019 To 29 SEPTEMBER 2019 FROM 10:00 TO 17:00
AT Ompalace, Owen Sound, Ontario - Canada


This weekend provides a summary of all facets learned to date, as well as concentrates on the daily cycle, and the yearly karmic cycle. Here we will examine the planetary agents pointing us to when you might move, get a new job, marry, conceive a child, or have a period of bad luck, divorce, loss, death, and all else that the human psyche resists. The main focus will be an in-depth examination of the relationship and characteristics of the numerological data, how the planetary friends and enemies relate, and what specific attributes they display. We will cover the numbers of exaltation, and the peak years, as well as the karmic retributions and the suggested upayas to overcome those obstacles presented by the mind mesh. Body chemistry and ayurvedic specifics relating to the odd and even numbers re acid or alkaline constitution will be given attention. A variety of charts and handouts will support the rich tapestry of completing the three levels of the Vedic numerology education. Subsequently one feels inspired and motivated to open oneself fully to the precise workings of the universe at large and become a heartful co-creator-creatrix in the cosmic leela.

This weekend will give us the divinatory tools to work with the entire birth data of an individual participant as well as the compatibility of planetary relationships.

Waiting list only..

Fee : $520.00

Includes all handouts, vegetarian lunch & afternoon chai each day.

  Early bird discount  - $ 468.00       

NOTE: Early Bird pricing applies up until 4 weeks prior to starting date; no exceptions.
No other discounts/work scholarships apply. No refunds within 4 weeks of starting date. Full refund, less a $100 administration fee up until 4 weeks before. Request must be in writing and deadline adhered to.

11 NOVEMBER 2019 To 18 NOVEMBER 2019 FROM 10:00 TO 17:00
IN The Bahamas


This week will give us the divinatory tools to work with the entire birth data of an individual participant as well as the compatibility of planetary relationships. This is a way to gain deeper insight as to how your birth data, day, month and year, reveal your entire karmic history and destiny. The chanting of the appropriate remedial mantras and the ayurvedic upayas constitute another aspect of the Numerology unfolded. The student will become more intuitive and more familiar with the deities and the recommended pujas for each one of the planetary agents.

Even if the workshop does not yet show up on their wwwsite, you may book your stay by contacting Registration at - Sivananda Bahamas Yoga

Enjoy a yoga vacation health holiday, yoga practise 2x day, sattvic food, the ocean and ambiance of one of the words most highly regarded yoga retreat centers.

Register early for prime choices on oceanfront accommodations!


15 DECEMBER 2019 TO 15 DECEMBER 2019 FROM 10:00 TO 17:00
AT Ompalace, Owen Sound, Ontario - Canada

Study the basics of Ayurveda, the mother of all healing, by participating in a hands on healing cuisine workshop, where you will prepare and sample the foods. The class will discuss the primary factors of health and disease, including the doshas, the biological humors of VATTA, PITTA + KAPHA, and the relevance of certain tastes and foods to correct the PH imbalances and make vegetarian cooking interesting, fun and delicious. Perfect for the change of seasons!

Not yet fully booked. Pre-registration Required.

Fee : $294

E-mail for special payment instructions for the discount.
Space limited

  Early bird discount  - $ 235.20       

NOTE: Early Bird pricing applies if prepaid in full by Dec 1st, 2019; no exceptions.
No other discounts/work scholarships apply. No refund. Class limited to a small group to ensure full individual attention. Transportation/Lodging is the student’s responsibility. Nearest airport is Toronto/ON.

01 JANUARY 2019 TO 31 DECEMBER 2019
AT Ompalace, Owen Sound, Ontario - Canada

I am inviting you to join me in becoming a Metaphysician, a Faith healer and conduit for streaming your highest and best intentions into your reality, society and the collective karma unfolding.

Contact me AFTER reading the book (THE POWER OF EIGHT) so we can have a fruitful dialogue and establish if you are truly ready to change and open to working with subtle shifts that lead to personal mastery benefiting yourself, the collective and the universal choreography by the purity and heart of your intentions to make a difference and to heal the fragmented vibrational grid of humanity. To become who you really are: Compassion in Action.

You want to utilize your intuitive powers of compassion to help heal so we may all evolve in community as a family of intention to live in the highest and best vibration. I want you to believe in yourself at this level - and I am in this 100%.

Imagine fully and truly stepping into the right vibration to match the reality you want to create.

In these weekly sessions you will learn to receive and send intentional vibrational healing energy as a means of self-treatment, treatment for others, clearing of space and long-distance healing to people, places and things as needed.

Not yet fully booked. Pre-registration Required.


Kindly share widely. As soon as we have a minimum of eight committed people date, time and location will be determined. Thank you!

01 JANUARY 2019 TO 31 DECEMBER 2019
at Ompalace, Owen Sound, Ontario - Canada

- Tantric Evolutionary Coaching -

Kali PoojaAs the Nine Luminaries govern every aspect of our Body/Mind/Heart and Soul, it is wise to explore and experience the SACRED THEATRE of ones personal and business interactions within the context of the COSMIC Leela Psychodrama of our actions and reactions.

Learn about the planetary influences and reasons for projecting fear through shadowboxing, energy darts (vs hearts), anger, avarice, doubt, depression, arrogance and all kinds of other unpleasant disempowering and ultimately violent conduct, by understanding the deeper significance of your birth chart, transits and progression.

The main focus in our energy exchange will be the exploration of the Divine Mother consciousness and Her need to re-emerge in our collective and individual psyche. The ecstatic and benevolent guidance of the Mother of the Universe is our only hope. Our beacon of Light, our solace, comfort and direction. Whatever our station of awareness we need to re- engage visions of KALI dancing powerfully in our world today. It is comforting and important to remember that this beautiful, uncontainable sword yielding Goddess, Who destroys what needs to be destroyed, simultaneously nurtures what is real in us. In the Tantric tradition we never lose sight of the eternal balance of creation and destruction.

KALI wants to take us beyond our conventional world into the boundless, non-dual mystery and beyond our story and current attachments. As a brilliant explosion of the Great Mystery in the abode of the Absolute we need to overcome the terror of our ego bound existence and unite this energy into ourselves making the leap into boundlessness. To resurrect and celebrate the Divine as Feminine as the Heart of the World and the Feeling/Devotional Self as our Soul. Scholars and Historians everywhere are now unearthing evidence in every tradition, memories of a powerful female Deity, both creator and destroyer, fearsome and nurturing, beautiful and limitless. The effect of this recognition and its spreading through Collective Consciousness is bound to be revolutionary.

The Divine Mother is the key in every chart to the missing part of our Being. She represents a force beyond polarity and beyond connection which resonates with a mystery of life that has long been suppressed.

Not only in our psyches but in the historic manifestation of the modern era that has made our experience of life unbalanced and incomplete.

Our objective in the private sessions will be centered around your Moon nature (the feeling Self / the Mother), SOMA the elixir of the GODS, and all the accustomed, and sometimes unconscious, tendencies that keep your mind of reason from feeling. Issues of endless longing, disturbed cellular integrity, and how we tend to not give our full attention to the present moment, the truth of the Here and Now. The mind is habituated in a constant current of thoughts and images careening from past to future. We want to go beyond the mind to observe the pure awareness that connects us to our Divine Mother from which the mind is born and, contaminated by the six passions and the karmic debris as well as the collective current day toxicity, that burdens us all. We will learn to embrace the mind as a loving Mother holds her child, clear and silent. Our intent is Freedom. A liberated state of receptivity to the present moment in the great dance of consciousness.

Although pain is as natural as pleasure we can learn how our stresses (often self-created) generate an acidic blood Ph and bile in the tissues. The process of Tantra as alchemical transformation is to catch our habitual entrapments and widen our scope of consciousness, to re-establish trust in Self and others to move forward in Love, Harmony and Beauty with increasing awareness.

Our real journey in life is interior, it is a matter of growth, deepening, and an ever greater surrender to the creative action of love and grace in our hearts. Sometimes we need a catalyst, an activator, an initiator, a tantric, a little help from a spiritual ally. May I be such a friend! May I live the blessings of my first Yoga teacher, Guru Swami Kripalu, who gave me the name Richa which is Sanskrit and means friend in consciousness.

May we all evolve in the spirit of ONE.

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is for you if:

  • You recognize, honor, and seek what can help you embody your awakening trusting archetypal traditional sources
  • You have been seeking a while and explored different healing work already
  • You would like the support of a skilled, seasoned coach to assist you through a time of transformation
  • You are sincerely committed to your own shifts of perception and evolution
  • You are capable of self reflection and self responsibility
  • You are curious about your shadow self and how it has prevented you from being fully embodied
  • You want to know more about how your reality is visible in your birth chart
  • You are interested in applying mantra, yantra and tantra as astral remedies to enhance your vibration
  • You want greater integration of body/mind/spirit dynamics and live from a deeper soul essence and vitality

If this sounds like you, contact christina to set up a free, 30 minute, introductory skype consultation to explore what KALI APPRENTICE program might accomplish for you at this point in your life. Please provide your birth data along with your inquiry: birth date, place, and time, exact to the minute.

christina richa devi has dedicated her entire life to study and teach ancient healing systems to empower self transformation. She has worked with thousands of clients since the mid seventies in many countries and diversified settings. Being a devotee of KALI, she is by the nature of her own karma ongoingly catalyzing transformation, helping clients align with a more honest self perception and finding and actualizing their true path. Christina role is to accompany your journey for a time, while you discover self liberation in your own truth as you choose/co create you own reality and co author the new world story for the benefit of all sentient beings.

How this may unfold is by: Identifying your current, key evolutionary gateways via:

  • Visioning
  • Work with the Energy Body
  • Identifying limiting beliefs and clearing them
  • Shadow Work
  • Self Inquiry
  • Astrological review of the cycles and seasons involved in your evolution
  • Exercises designed to help you access your own Inner Knowing
  • Lifestyle design

By Application Only By Sincere Committment Only

Fee : $3,300.00


Om Great Goddess Kali, the One and only one, who resides in the Ocean of Life and in the Cremation Grounds that dissolve the world. We focus our energies on you, may you grant us boons and blessings.
~ Kali Gayatri



I invite a few private students each year.

The energy exchange is $3,300 ($3000 if prepaid in full), for 12 - 1 hour, monthly New Moon Skype mentoring sessions taken over a 12 month period. This fee also includes any additional time spent correcting and commenting upon personal practise and other assigned written homework via email and phone. The apprenticeship includes at least one personal, all inclusive visit, 3 full days here at the Ompalace YogaVidya during the mentoring year. This tutorial fee further includes the natal birth chart of the individual and its subsequent ongoing interpretation which we will unfold and utilize in our work together. All other workshops and services enrolled and committed to entitle you to a 50% discount during the KALI apprenticeship year.Tuition fees may be paid in full, or monthly, see discount structure. All fees are non refundable once the applicant has been accepted and confirmed.

Kindly request an application form:


I know not from what distant time thou art ever coming nearer to meet me. Thy sun and stars can never keep thee hidden from me for aye. In many a morning and eve thy footsteps have been heard and thy messenger has come within my heart and called me in secret. I know not only why today my life is all astir, and a feeling of tremulous joy is passing through my heart. It is as if the time were come to wind up my work, and I feel in the air a faint smell of thy sweet presence.
~ Rabindranath Tagore



Kali Pooja

IN India

Look after your body or you will have nowhere to live.

The most exciting news is that I will be taking a small group to the south of India for the month of February 2020 (includes SHIVARATRI ceremonies), to experience a full immersion Pancha Karma purification in a remote location on holy ground. Daily medical consultations by a highly gifted world renowned Vaidya, strictly ayurvedic treatments, yoga, pranayama, meditation and only light sattvic cuisine or fasting to support the cellular detoxification process resulting in a balance of your doshas and supreme equanimity, a lightness of being. Kindly connect right away as the spots are truly few, limited rooms already. You can only benefit from aligning with this intent and preparing well to immerse yourself deeply in a body/mind detox that will be unique and unforgettable and continue to become your best old age health insurance. Pre-registration open NOW!

I am inviting spiritually mature, emotionally self sufficient and responsible friends to apply immediately.

A week long extension with a guided temple tour, secluded beach guest house stay, rest and integration into Indian culture/climate possible the week before. Request details.

Rather than seeing the body as a complex machine that has somehow learned to think, AYURVEDA understands that we are non - material beings that created our bodies.
~ Paul Dugliss M.D. from: Ayurveda and the Yoga of Emotions

Health does not merely mean the state of not having a disease. Ayurveda considers health to be a balanced state of constitution (dosha), metabolic fire (agni), bodily tissues (dhatu), and waste processes (mala). Health is where soul (atma), all senses (indriya), and mind (manasa) remain connected in an excellent state of happiness.

Kindly enquire for more information, an application form and all logistical details.
Registration deadline, May 1st/2019 to guarantee your room.



Guaria de Osa or Orchid of the Osa Ecolodge is a beautiful and pristine rainforest beach getaway on The Osa Peninsula of Costa Rica - where a wilderness coast and paradise beach borders a sparkling and pristine Pacific Ocean. Experience extreme nature, swim in the tropical ocean, see whales, dolphins, monkeys, flying fish, tropical birds such as macaws, toucans, gorgeous beaches and rainforest in the comfort of our unique lodges and cabins.

Our facilities include extensive ethnobotanical gardens, a spacious yoga hall with the finest sustainable wooden floors, large veranda style conference room, dining area, satellite internet, solar energy, quality filtered spring water, friendly and professional staff, delicious daily meals with vegetarian options, top notch nature guides, ocean and jungle cabins and lodging just a walk away from the beach. Our fees include 3 daily delicious and healthy meals, housekeeping and organic teas, cacao and coffee throughout the day. We will help to get you to and from Orchid of the Osa! See you in paradise!

KINDLY ENQUIRE for more details and get your name on our list ASAP as we will only consider inviting mature, self responsible Adventurers, seriously ready for evolutionary self exploration and cleanse of perception.

Price to be determined by the number of participants, six minimum -12 maximum; challenging approach via planes, boat and hike in. Subsequently you need to be mentally and physically fit and emotionally resilient. A Medical questionnaire and waiver will be required for participation.

Not yet fully booked. Pre-registration Required.


A Time for Healing

Lotus In everyone's life span comes a time of crisis and with it a time for healing. The crisis is rarely decided upon, although many omens leading up to same are oftentimes ignored until the actual shock hits. Pain, loss, grief and sadness appear suddenly and with it the choice and options to constructively yield to the inevitable. A time for healing however is a focused intent. It is a mindful choice to connect with ones higher purpose to embrace the soul's journey, salute the spirit in ones existence with wisdom and compassion. It is time to become sensitive to the hidden aspects of oneself and the larger human community. To realize ones mortality and become acutely aware of the human condition we all share here in earth school. To accept and transcend the dramas of everyday life and instead more fully embrace the dance of the great mystery of human life.

It is time to release the patterns of the past and not fret about the future. To slow down sufficiently to re-connect with ones breath, the earth, her seasons and cycles, to find beauty in small treasures. To put ones mind in ones feet and walk more caringly on the earthmother and draw healing from the very matrix of the universe. To enhance ones spiritual perception, become open to magic and small pleasures and to re-assess ones practical needs. To celebrate the soul's awakening in a more creatively expressive way, to claim ones autonomy and be taught by ones ancient inner knowing.

This can happen in many ways. A healing time is a time of profound personal empowerment. To decidedly commit to be living from within a sacred space at all times and attuned to ones soul purpose. "Everything that lives wants attention, and the human soul is no exception - it thrives when it knows itself perceived with compassion and reverence." When I work with a person, I attempt to look at their soul self and observe the direction it wishes to move in. Then I look at the self-created obstructions in the body-mind dynamics that block the soul's free movement. If the person is willing to transform and able to commit to a healing journey, I support them in recognizing their soul's desire and via various immune enhancing tools guide them into the perceptual shape shifting needed to come to the next level of beingness in their evolutionary cycle. To open to personal alchemy. To grow beyond what they know themselves to be thus far.

Thought this process is essentially simple, it is sometimes challenging and sometimes great, depending on the rigidity and clinging of the person's mental pattern and their subsequent emotional entanglements. In my work as a healer my biggest task is to encourage the person to invite themselves into a healing time. To cross over the bridges of fear, worry, disease and confusions that prevent them from living full, happy and healthy lives. To understand the necessity for beauty, play, ceremony, retreats and healing holidays. To not see this as a luxury or as frivolous, not as selfish, not as crazy. So many times I am confronted with clients agreeing that my suggestions of perhaps taking a vision quest, of moving to a brighter home, of enrolling in an art course of their choice, of committing to ongoing therapy for a while, of taking the trip to the Caribbean they always dreamed of, are a good idea, but for reasons connected with old worn out patterns of self limitation they are unable to jump into the abyss of the unknown and risk facing their new self. It is almost tragic. Time and time again I witness people stuck in judgement, constriction and non-trust of the universal resources, when they are within an inch of opening to a healing time for themselves. Perhaps for the first time and perhaps for the best time in their lives. Inner work bears fruit when spiritual perception is brought into the everyday activities and during a healing time a person's soul has a rare and wonderfully unique opportunity to become attuned to their true destiny and be more fully human. A healing time is a turning point in a human life span. In my work with people suffering from all kinds of immune disorders, I have learned that the immune system is strongly affected by feelings and that taking certain kinds of action, such as entering a committed healing time, can affect the immune system positively.

There are now multiple options to awaken the possible human. To enter a discovery process about wholeness and the journey of healing. For many, it is as simple as to just keep laughing in the face of their perceived obstacles, to discover the fire in the belly and the spirit of soul in their eyes and the eyes of the world. To insist on hope and recovery. To creatively engage the imagination so it may revitalize the body. For others it may take the form of a meditation retreat, of time in the wilderness, of moving to an urban area, of simplifying their lifestyle or letting go of people and places one has outgrown a long time ago. For some a dream vacation to a place of empowerment may serve as the catalyst for a healing time, and for most it is just sufficient to break out of the mold of their perceived persona and release the mind mesh that entraps them. A healing time is a time of purification, a time of rebirth, a time of coming into the grace of ones place in creation. It is available to us all.


REFUND POLICY: Once registration for any selected service, workshop or retreat has been accepted and confirmed, all monies are non refundable.

TRAVELS : OMpalace YogaVidya reserves the right to cancel any tours due to insufficient enrollment or for any other circumstances beyond our control. Should a tour be cancelled, all payments will be returned. However, OMpalace YogaVidya (Christina Richa Devi) is not responsible for reimbursing nonrefundable airline ticket purchases or other incurred costs. For this and other reasons travel insurance is highly recommended.

REGISTRATION, Terms and conditions: All participants agree, prior to enrollment in any program, to complete and forward the discretionary application form provided. Enrollment is subject to satisfactory review of all applications. Course participation requires adherence to all course guidelines and may be terminated in the event of repeated violations.

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