Being In the Lap of the Mother: A Community Fundraiser
06/23/2017 06:00 PM
@ Kashi Atlanta Ashram
1681 McLendon Ave NE
with Kashi Atlanta Ashram & Kashi Florida Ashram
June 23 – 25
There is a place within us where our soul sits whole and at peace. Like a child being held by their mother, the deep reality of this space cancels out all the maya or illusion of the world, and we sit complete, knowing who we are. To be in this space is to sit in the lap of the divine Mother.
Many of us in this teaching know first hand what it means to live with the arms of the Mother around us. Ma Jaya Sati Bhagavati took us to that space in ourselves again and again. And she continues this practice with new students every day. Ma shows us this space so we can feel her love for us, and hopefully, learn to see ourselves as she sees us. Ma is teaching us to love ourselves as she loves us.
Please join us for a community celebration and feel the love of the universal Mother. We will host a Full Fire Puja on Friday night, led by Swami Bhagavati Das, the Head Pujari of Kashi Ashram. A Fire Puja is an ancient Vedic ritual done to burn away that which we do not need and to ignite the fire of truth within us. The fire ceremony will be followed by an informal community gathering, during which Yashoda, Ma’s caretaker and one of her closest students, will open a Silent Auction of Sacred Art, Jewelry and Puja Items. We will hang out, have chai and an array of dessert prasad, which is food that has been specially blessed.
Saturday we will practice yoga, Yashoda and other gurubai will address the community, and we will listen to a recording of Ma Jaya. After a luscious vegetarian lunch we reconvene for a Swami Panel Discussion and Q&A on the joy of being part of a spiritual community. We will close the Silent Auction and end the day with an informal hang-out at one of our resident houses with, of course, more dessert and entertainment.
Please join us in this Kashi community celebration of our lineage and our hearts.
Public Event Details:
Friday, June 23 begins at 6:30 pm
Saturday, June 24 all day
Sunday, June 25 ends at 2:00 pm
500-Hour Kali Natha Yoga Teacher Training Module:
As KNYTT-500 students, you are invited to join us for the entire weekend. You will receive credit for the hours listed below in the 500-Hour Training Module.
Friday, June 23 · 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Saturday, June 24 · 8:30 am – 4:15 pm
Sunday, June 25 · 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Acharya Yogini Shakti Durgaya, from Kashi Ashram in Florida, will be teaching Saturday morning 8:30 – 9:45 am and Sunday 9:00 am –12:00 pm.
$173 with registration by June 19
Categories: Community Center, Meditation Center, Yoga & Pilates
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