US volunteer opportunity: Sacred art production

Cool Works
Apr 25, 2014

Odiyan Retreat Center – One thousand gorgeous acres on the California coast

Help Wanted Now – Gardening, Landscaping, Cooking, Construction

” Being at Odiyan is like going to school and taking a class in ‘how to do everything’.

James, current volunteer


Do you want to learn life skills like vegetable gardening, vegetarian cooking, construction, landscaping?

Do you have skills to share?

Are you interested in developing your inner-self ?

Odiyan is spiritual and ecological sanctuary offering hands-on work in an environment that supports personal inquiry and growth. 


You receive:

  • Housing
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Classes and meditation
  • Monthly living allowance – $150 per month.

You give your energy to:

  • Organic gardening
  • Vegetarian cooking
  • Construction
  • Landscaping
  • Sacred art production
  • Sacred Buddhist text production
  • and much more!

Revel in natural beauty, fresh air, clean water and nutritious vegetarian food while you contribute to preserving enlightened knowledge for the benefit of all  humanity

Although Odiyan has its foundations in Tibetan Buddhism, no religious affiliation is required to join our team. We are seeking volunteers who are open-minded, self-reflective and ready to engage deeply on both inner and outer levels.

Does this sound like a place for you?

See our Volunteer Web site for more or call us  510-981-1987

Please be strong, healthy, able to work with tools and engage physical manual labor on a daily basis.

Minimum six month commitment. Couples are welcome.  We cannot accept children or pets.

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