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.
  • Event and live-stream teaching locations in Portland, Oregon are accessible from the PDX calendar. Just click on event titles for complete information, including locations.

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 Kailash House, 6821 SW Terwilliger Blvd, Portland, OR and to MGO members.

Upcoming Special Offerings

  • Summer Retreat Opening Satsang Mantra Kirtan Jam!
    July 7, 2017
    Live in Maine
    Join Shambhavi Sarasvati for a unique opportunity to experience the heart and mind opening fruits of three hours of satsang, mantra chanting and kirtan.
  • Diksha - private event
    July 8, 2017
    Private event
  • Guru Purnima Celebration 2017
    July 8, 2017
    Live in Maine
    Join Shambhavi and the Jaya Kula community for our annual celebration of wisdom in the form of Guru. Satsang will be followed by puja and kirtan.
  • Puja Foundations
    July 9, 2017
    Live in Maine
    Learn how to prepare your altar and conduct a simple, three-offering daily puja.
  • Open Meditation
    July 10, 2017
    Live in Maine
    Come meditate with the Jaya Kula community every morning from 7:30 - 8:30 am during our summer 2017 retreat. Any still, silent meditation is welcome.
  • Shamatha Meditation
    July 10, 2017
    Live in Maine
    Learn a meditation practice that softly re-integrates you into life as an experiencer and participant rather than as an observer. With Shambhavi Sarasvati
  • Sahaja - the Practice of Natural Contemplation
    July 10, 2017
    Live in Maine
    Sahaja or natural contemplation means resting in effortless enjoyment of living presence. Shambhavi offers instruction in this open-eye meditation practice.
  • Open Meditation
    July 11, 2017
    Live in Maine
    Come meditate with the Jaya Kula community every morning from 7:30 - 8:30 am during our summer 2017 retreat. Any still, silent meditation is welcome.

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.