Bhakti yoga is a natural path for those who are dominantly seeking emotional fulfillment, and desire to convert worldly emotions into Divine devotion. The devotee visualizes the Lord sitting or standing before him/her. He/she pours out her heart’s love, adoration, and shares his/her deepest thoughts and concerns with the Lord until a continuous flow of awareness moves between devotee and his/her beloved Lord. This continuous flow of love brings about a a close relationship with God and culminates in Divine Union in which the worshiper and that which is worshiped become One.
"Kirtan is singing of God's name, with feeling. Such singing has a benign effect on both the physical and subtle bodies. It is an excellent method of soothing the nerves and directing the emotions to a positive goal. Kirtan melts the heart, fills the mind with purity and generates harmony and divine love. The chanting of Sanskrit kirtan, even when mechanically done, produces certain effects. When done with devotion, and awareness of the meaning, its benefits are immeasureable." - Swami Sivananda
Music Concert and Workshop with Atmaramdas
Saturday, June 17 – Monday, June 19, 2017
Experience beautiful devotional singing and jubilant Kirtan with Atmarama dasa in his upcoming performance. Prepare to be uplifted and deeply moved during an evening of music made to praise and glorify God, Lord Krishna.
Vedic Mantras and Rituals: Saraswati Sadhana
Wednesday, June 28 – Friday, June 30, 2017
Mantras, as sacred sounds, are known to affect our vibratory being and consciousness as the word mantra itself means both protection and instrument.