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.

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 gives a dharma talk followed by open discussion and community kirtan. Every Sunday @ 6:30pm @ Matrika House, 159 State St. Live-streamed @ 3:30pm Pacific Time to 6821 SW Terwilliger, PDX and to  MGO members.
    • MANTRA JAM – First Friday of each month come learn and chant mantras with Shambhavi and the Jaya Kula community. 159 State St.

Upcoming Special Offerings

  • 2017 Maha Shivaratri Puja and Kirtan
    February 25, 2017
    Live in Maine
    Join Shambhavi Sarasvati and friends for a traditional Shiva Lingam puja and kirtan on the occasion of Maha Shivaratri.
  • Satsang Mantra Kirtan Jam in PDX!
    March 7, 2017
    Live in PDX
    Join Shambhavi Sarasvati for a unique opportunity to experience the heart and mind opening fruits of three hours of satsang, mantra chanting and kirtan.
  • Satsang Mantra Kirtan Jam in PDX!
    March 9, 2017
    Live in PDX
    Join Shambhavi Sarasvati for a unique opportunity to experience the heart and mind opening fruits of three hours of satsang, mantra chanting and kirtan.
  • Jaya Kula Foundations in PDX
    March 10, 2017
    Live in PDX
    Jaya Kula Foundations with Shambhavi Sarasvati is for people wishing to learn about Trika Shaivism and establish a daily practice.
  • Full Moon Healing Ritual - live in PDX!
    March 11, 2017
    Live in PDX
    Shambhavi offers a Tibetan healing mantra ritual for clearing illness and other karmic obstructions. Everyone is welcome.
  • Bhuta Shuddhi
    March 18, 2017
    Live in Maine, Live-streamed to current students outside of Maine, Live-streamed to PDX
    Learn how to relate more deeply to the five elements in your everyday life and receive a classic five-element purification practice to relax limiting karmas
  • Puja Foundations
    April 1, 2017
    Live in Maine
    Learn how to prepare your altar and conduct a simple, three-offering daily puja.
  • Full Moon Healing Ritual
    April 10, 2017
    Live in Maine

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: Kheyal! Jaya Kula’s Annual Summer Retreat! Explore the complete listing of teachings and special events.