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
Friday, July 6 – Sunday, July 8, 2018
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.
11th Generation Sitarist in Concert
Saturday, July 21, 2018
8:00 –10:00 pm
Deobrat Mishra is an Indian Sitar, Surbahar and a music composer. He is an exponent of the Benares Gharana school of Hindustani classical music.
Bansuri Flute Concert
Saturday, August 18, 2018
8:00 –10:00 pm
Classical Indian training leader John Wubbenhorst has gained from his 4 decades of involvement with that art form, while playing the bansuri (North Indian bamboo flute).