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Welcome to Jaya Kula

Jaya Kula is a vibrant, diverse community of people who share the desire to discover more about reality and consciousness. Our spiritual practice is rooted in the traditions of Trika Shaivism and Dzogchen

We try our best to approach every aspect of our day-to-day lives as an opportunity to wake up. Most of us also maintain a substantial daily seated practice.  Our practices include mantra, meditation, kriya yoga, kirtan, ritual, hatha yoga, seva and Ayurvedic self care. Shambhavi Sarasvati is our Spiritual Director.

Our main teaching centers are in Portland: Maine and Oregon. Everyone is welcome.

Upcoming Teachings and Events

Regular Offerings

Register for Kripa! Jaya Kula’s 2017 Summer Retreat ~ July 7-16!

Our calendars display Eastern time only. Please adjust for your timezone. Go to the main calendar for complete information.

Books by Shambhavi

Reading Ganesha

If we want to discover our real nature, we must learn to follow what incites us to act honestly, open-heartedly and fearlessly, rather than listening to the clamoring of fears, distractions and diversions. — from Returning by Shambhavi Sarasvati

Satsang with Shambhavi Podcast

Headset GaneshaSatsang with Shambhavi is a weekly dharma talk about self-realization, death, love, devotion and waking up while living in a messy world. New episodes are posted every Thursday.

Listen to all podcast episodes here.

Listen on Google Play Music

Anandamayi Ma Resource Portal

To live in the world is to be on the way to Self-realization
—Anandamayi Ma

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