Los Angeles FOA Information


We are excited to greet you at the Four Seasons Hotel at Westlake Village where we will be gathering soon to be led by Sri Preethaji on a four-day transformational journey at a time when connection and transformation are most needed in our lives.

Here are a few things to consider before departing:

HOMA & DINNER – Please click here to register

Thursday, September 21st (second evening of FOA)
Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village, California

We are excited to announce a rare opportunity for all FOA participants and their friends & family in the LA area to participate in a Special Homa (ancient fire ritual) on Thursday, September 21st, the second evening of FOA. The Homa will be broadcast live from Ekam in India and hosted by senior faculty/spiritual advisor Samadarshiniji who will be with us in person at FOA!

The evening will conclude with sharing a delicious dinner with Samadarshiniji catered by Four Seasons Hotel! – NOTE: Delicious Vegetarian options will be available.

Order today as the number of available tickets are limited and almost sold out! Once the dinner allotment is fulfilled, Homa without dinner will be available for purchase at the same price of $350.


Four Seasons, Westlake Village
2 Dole Drive
Westlake Village, CA 91362

To easily book a room today at Four Seasons, please call: 818.575.3000
Hotel Information please call Rebecca Martinez: 619.549.9374


There is valet & self-parking for all hotel and off-site guests of FOA. If you would like to receive a discounted price of $14 per day/overnight (self-park) or $20 per day/overnight (valet), BRING YOUR PARKING STUB WITH YOU TO THE FOA REGISTRATION DESK for your discounted sticker. Be sure to save your receipt for paid parking and present it when you exit the structure at the end of the day if your overnight accommodations are not at the venue.


  • Water Bottle and/or Insulated Tea Cup – There will be a water/hot tea dispenser accessible for refilling. Ekam Tea cups will be available for purchase at Boutique. Please help reduce waste.
  • Yoga Pad – We will be doing yoga every day on carpeted Please bring your own yoga pad if you prefer.
  • A Personal Journal will be provided.


Think Comfortable, Layered, Respectful. The main hall A/C can be a bit chilly; Consider bringing a Blanket or Shawl, Sweatshirt, Sweater, Clothes for Layering.

Shoes will be removed and stored in a separate designated area prior to entering the main hall each day. You may consider bringing socks, slippers, or flip-flops once shoes are removed.

Please click here for a list of local restaurants.


  • We respectfully ask you to please leave phones outside main hall and refrain from recording any part of the FOA event.


For your convenience, we are offering 2 different registration times. Every FOA participant MUST register before they can enter the Grand Ballroom on Wednesday, September 20. Please consider the early registration Tuesday early evening to expedite and relax your entry on Day 1 of FOA.

REGISTRATION TAKES PLACE near the Grand Ballroom
Tuesday, September 19th 
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm – Early Registration
Wednesday, September 20th 
6:00 am – 8:00 am – Main Registration

General Daily Schedule

Wednesday, September 20th – DAY 1
7:00 am – 8:00 am – Registration
8:00 am – 7:00 pm FOA begins and ends in Grand Ballroom

Thursday & Friday, September 21st & 22nd – Days 2 & 3
8:00 am – 7:00 pm Grand Ballroom

Saturday, September 23rd – Day 4
8:00 am – 4:30 pm Grand Ballroom & Commencement of FOA

There will be morning and afternoon breaks and a minimum of one hour for lunch each day.

We look forward to welcoming you in person very soon!

In Gratitude,
 Ekam USA FOA Team
Contact Elizabeth Flocchini 415.497.6992