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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Jaya Kula is a vibrant nonprofit spiritual community offering opportunities to learn and practice in the traditions of Trika Shaivism and Dzogchen. Shambhavi Sarasvati is our spiritual director.

Come Find us in Portland, Maine and Portland, Oregon

  • Teachings in Portland, Maine take place at our main center, Matrika House – 159 State Street, 2nd Floor.
  • Sunday Satsang is always live-streamed from Maine to our Portland, Oregon center at DAYA Yoga Studio, 5210 SW Corbett Ave. The PDX live-stream begins at 3:30pm Pacific time.  For Shambhavi’s teaching schedule when visiting PDX, visit to the PDX Community page.

Regular Offerings

  • WEDNESDAY MAHABHARATA SATSANG –  Every Wednesday during 2017 @ 6:30pm. Matrika House, 159 State St., Portland, ME.  Also available via podcast.  Followed by community kirtan.
  • SUNDAY SATSANG AND KIRTAN – Shambhavi leads a free-flowing conversation about spirituality and life. During satsang, you can ask any questions you have about anything. The conversation is followed by open-mic, community kirtan. Every Sunday @ 6:30pm @ Matrika House, 159 State St. Live-streamed @ 3:30pm Pacific Time to DAYA Yoga Studio, 5210 SW Corbett Ave., Portland, OR and individually to MGO members.

Upcoming Special Offerings

  • Make Your Own Mala with Susan Fauman
    July 29, 2017
    Live in Maine
    Learn how to craft a traditional mala for spiritual practice, healing, protection or just to wear. With yogini and jewelry maker Susan Fauman.
  • The Mahabharata ~ An Epic Tale for Uncertain Times in PDX!
    August 23, 2017
    Live in PDX
    Join Shambhavi for a year-long exploration of this timeless epic that explores doubt, compulsion, longing and the rise and fall of ignorance and wisdom.
  • Chai Cafe with Shambhavi in PDX!
    August 26, 2017
    Live in PDX
    Join Shambhavi and the Jaya Kula community to hang out, drink a beverage, do some work or just kick back! Townshend's has many tea options.
  • Quiet in the Mind in PDX!
    August 26, 2017
    Live in PDX
    Classical mind training from the yogic traditions of India. Learn how to recognize and rest in the stillness from which thoughts arise.
  • Rituals of Protection and Healing in PDX!
    August 27, 2017
    Live in PDX
    Join Shambhavi Sarasvati for an afternoon learning healing and protection rituals and healing mantras from India and Tibet.
  • Five-Element Foundations
    September 10, 2017
    Live in Maine, Live-streamed to current students outside of Maine, Live-streamed to Jaya Kula @Daya Yoga
    The nature of the five elements and how these express themselves in our bodies, minds, and emotions. Learn profound practices for achieving greater balance.
  • Jaya Kula Foundations
    September 21, 2017
    Live in Maine
    Jaya Kula Foundations is a four-day immersion for people wishing to learn about direct realization, non-dual Tantra and to establish a daily practice.
  • Divining Arts Retreat - Invitation Only
    October 1, 2017
    Live in Maine, Private event
    Learn to converse directly with the wisdom inherent in Reality through the vehicle of the Zhouyi (Yi Jing) and Omenology with Shambhavi Sarasvati

Main Calendar
Visit  the main calendar for complete information about teachings and community events, including teachings that are live-streamed.

PDX Calendar
Or go to the PDX calendar for information about opportunities to gather for teachings and events with the community in Portland, Oregon.

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