Frequently asked questions about the advaitaCongress



Is it possible to get a discount/ scholarship for the ticket?

We want people to be able to attend the advaita congress regardless of their income. In order to make this possible, we offer individual discounts on the ticket price (except for board & lodging). This means that we will look together at what ticket price you can pay. Please send your request by email to: birte.kling@om-science.com

Until when can I cancel my ticket?

We know that always and especially in this times of Corona something can come up. Our cancellation conditions for the congress can be found here.  Cancellation for THALHEIM Castle.

Can I participate only on single days?
You can also participate on single days. The day ticket costs € 160,- incl. evening buffet. Please contact us directly.
I can’t come to the congress, can I pass on my ticket?
If you cannot attend yourself, it is possible to pass on your ticket. To avoid misunderstandings, please let us know the name/address of your substitute beforehand.
Where can I book my accommodation? What is the cheapest accommodation?

There are three accommodation options – see: https://www.advaitacongress.com/#accommodation Please indicate in your booking that you are a participant of the advaita congress. The cheapest place to sleep is in the yoga hall directly at THALHEIM Castle. Of course you can also book other accommodation.

How do I get to the congress if I am accommodated outside?
Those who are staying in one of the two hotels we mentioned can use our daily shuttle service (morning and evening).
How will I be looked after during the congress? (meals, drinks)
Thalheim Castle will provide us with a rich morning and evening buffet during the congress. The flat rate for this will be paid with the ticket. If you would like to have lunch, there is a restaurant directly at THALHEIM Castle. There are other restaurants and snack bars in the surrounding area. During the entire congress, drinking water columns are available for free use.
What additional costs should I plan for?
The ticket price for the congress includes the breakfast and evening buffet. All other meals, as well as beverages, must be paid for by yourself. THALHEIM Castle has a wonderful spa and sauna area. You book and pay for the offer directly at the castle. In addition, publications (books, audios) of the masters and teachers will be available for sale.
Can I bring my children?
Children are welcome at the congress, but there will be no separate childcare offered. THALHEIM Castle offers special prices for accommodation for children. The participation at the congress is free up to the age of 17. Please contact us in advance if you would like to bring your child.
Until when do I have to be on site?
The arrival day is Wednesday, November 3 – check-in time for congress and castle hotel is: 2:30 – 5:30 pm. Please let us know if you can only arrive later.
Do I need certain previous knowledge to participate in the congress?
The only thing you need is your interest, your presence, your being. Just come fresh, wit-hout expectations, images and demands on yourself. Then the depth in you can unfold best.
Can I freely organise my participation in the offers?
Everyone is free to participate in the individual offerings and you can choose from all the offerings in which you would like to participate. Experience shows that congress visitors very much want to participate in the entire programme.
Is it possible to have a personal contact with the teachers?
The teachers make themselves available to us in the form of darshans and corresponding offer-ings. If you have a question on your mind, use these times to get in direct contact.
What else should I bring?
Notebook, water bottle and slippers, comfortable clothes, possibly Back Jack; but also seasonal clothes (Austrian autumn).