Tico Time’s Sangha Festival 


Memento Mori: the art and practice of dying

Join Rev, Satya, an ordained interfaith Minister and Certified Death Doula with extensive experience in hospice care, for an enlightening Satsang Lecture on “Memento Mori: The Art and Practice of Dying.” In this profound exploration, we delve into the wisdom of various traditions surrounding death, offering insights into how different cultures and spiritual paths approach this sacred transition.

Throughout the lecture, Rev, Satya will guide participants in contemplating their own mortality, encouraging a deeper understanding of the dying process and its significance in shaping our lives. Drawing from ancient teachings and modern practices, we’ll explore ways to cultivate a conscious approach to death, transforming it into a powerful tool for living more fully.

Whether you seek solace in facing your own mortality, wish to honor the journey of a loved one, or simply desire to deepen your spiritual understanding, this lecture offers a compassionate and insightful exploration of the art and practice of dying. Join us as we embrace the wisdom of the ages and prepare ourselves for life’s most sacred journey.

Rev. Satyajaiananda (formerly James Ratliff)


M.Div Interfaith Divinity, EOLD, 700 E-RYT

Rev. Satyajaiananda (formerly James Ratliff) is 700HR RYT specializing in Hatha Yoga and an ordained Interfaith Minister through All Paths Divinity School. He was bestowed the name Satyajaiananda when he was ordained at the Parliament of World Religions by Dr. Rev. Andre Van Zyl, a veteran member of the Advaita Vedanta Society in Los Angeles California, and co-owner of All Paths Divinity School.
He is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Interfaith Divinity studying the many truths of the world and how they are related.
Rev. Satya believes that all spiritual paths spring forth from the same well of divine being and brings the essence of many traditions to his classes and workshops.

Rev. Satya has served and studied in various parts of the world having finished his yoga studies in Nepal, being a member of Performers Without borders in Africa, and leading various retreats throughout Central America and Asia through his company Satsang Adventures
His main teachings focus on how to cultivate a healthy body, a peaceful mind, and a joyful heart.




20 Road 2050 | Aztec, NM 87410

June 7-9, 2024