Jaya Kula is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization offering opportunities to learn and practice in the traditions of direct realization Tantra and Anandamayi Ma. Shambhavi Sarasvati is the spiritual director.

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Puja Foundations

Sunday, July 9, 2017
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Puja Foundations
Matrika House, Portland ME

with Shambhavi Sarasvati

Puja is a form of ritual offering and receiving. Engaging in puja, we have greater opportunity to recognize and embody wisdom virtues such as devotion, clarity, perseverance, dedication, mercy and kindness.

What you will receive

  • Teachings on the nature and view of Tantrik ritual
  • Detailed instruction in the practice of achamanam and a simple form of nyasa (divination of the body with mantra)
  • How to prepare your altar and conduct a simple, three-offering daily puja
  • Teachings in the esoteric meaning of the offerings

Puja I is required for those wishing to learn how to conduct a traditional 16 offering puja as taught in Puja II

Prerequisites: None

IMPORTANT! Download the Puja supply list (PDF)
You will need to bring these items to the teachings. Please purchase them well before the teachings as most are NOT available in Maine and /or will need to be ordered online.

Puja Foundations is a Jaya Kula Core Teaching

This event is part of Kripa! Jaya Kula’s Annual Summer Retreat! July 7-16: Explore the complete listing of teachings and special events. 

About the teacher

Shambhavi

 

Shambhavi Sarasvati is the spiritual director of Jaya Kula. Her principle training is in the View and practices of Trika Shaivism, the classical Tantrik tradition of Kashmir, and the Dzogchen tradition of Tibet.

Spiritual practice is a way to find out who you really are and to live in the fullness of Reality. This is Self-realization. Nothing more or less.” —Shambhavi

You can read more about Shambhavi’s background, training and
publications here.

Satsang and Kirtan with Shambhavi

Sunday, July 9, 2017
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm Satsang and Kirtan with Shambhavi
Matrika House, Portland ME

Satsang = Being in Reality Together

Come learn, chant, have fun, find community
and remember who you really are.

What happens at satsang?

Shambhavi gives a dharma talk followed by open discussion and kirtan. During open satsang, you can ask any questions you have about anything.

This is a special July 2017 retreat three-hour satsang and kirtan.

Cost

$20 Regular, $15 Low income. $10 MGO members.

This event is part of Kripa! Jaya Kula’s Annual Summer Retreat! July 7-16: Explore the complete listing of teachings and special events.

Anandamayi Ma

Anandamayi Ma

“By listening repeatedly to discussions and discourses on spiritual topics, the path to first-hand knowledge of what has been heard gradually opens out. You know, it is as when water uninterruptedly dripping on a stone finally makes a hole in it, and then a flood may suddenly surge through.” –Sri Anandamayi Ma

 

About the teacher

Shambhavi

 

Shambhavi Sarasvati is the spiritual director of Jaya Kula. Her principle training is in the View and practices of Trika Shaivism, the classical Tantrik tradition of Kashmir, and the Dzogchen tradition of Tibet.

Spiritual practice is a way to find out who you really are and to live in the fullness of Reality. This is Self-realization. Nothing more or less.” —Shambhavi

You can read more about Shambhavi’s background, training and
publications here.