AUM 2016 will take place in Lodi, California, just 35 miles south of Sacramento and 90 miles east of San Francisco. Attendees will stay at the Holiday Inn Express, experience the profound spiritual vibration of Sri Aurobindo Sadhana Peetham, and enjoy the beauty of nature at Lodi Lake.
Holiday Inn Express
The Holiday Inn Express is located at 1337 East Kettleman Lane in Lodi. The hotel offers beautiful rooms and quality amenities, including a 24-hour business center, free high-speed Internet access, an indoor pool, and a 24-hour fitness center. Guests can relax on a patio looking into a vineyard and enjoy a treat from the 24-hour Sweet Shop. Rooms are larger than average and all have a microwave, a fridge, and a sofa bed. This hotel was also used for AUM 2011. Photo gallery
Sri Aurobindo Sadhana Peetham
Sri Aurobindo Sadhana Peetham (SASP), located at 2621 W. Highway 12 in Lodi, is situated on a three-acre homestead with a 100-year-old house that doubled in size with a new addition completed in 2008. The building is surrounded by towering elms, oaks, and a majestic old pine tree. There are flower gardens and fruit trees, a swimming pool, and a tennis and basketball court. The outlying areas are mainly vineyards and agricultural plots. Photo gallery
Located near the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta in the northern part of California's central valley, Lodi has a population of about 63,000. In recent years it has become an increasingly popular community for people priced out of home ownership in the San Francisco Bay Area. Lodi has warm, sunny, dry summers with an average high in July of 91°F and a low of 57°F. Lodi Lake offers a beautiful, well-maintained scenic area for walkers, picnickers, and lovers of nature. Photo gallery