"Kirtan is a deep reservoir of all-satisfying waters that allows you to experience inner peace and spiritual happiness. The more you drink from this reservoir, the more your heart will be filled with spiritual love and comfort." Meditation New Zealand
DATE: Friday 12 OctobeR:
TIME: 7.00 - 8.30pm
followed by: herbal tea and plant-based snacks (optional)
VENUE: Mahadevi’s, 58b Arlington Street, Burnside, christchurch
CONTRIBUTION: by koha or dana (gift to uplift well-being of another) to YEPT (Yoga Education in Prison Trust). Feel free to bring plant-based snacks to share.
Give space for body mind to rest and spirit to soar.
Bathe in the nourishing resonance of music and mantra from many ancient traditions.
Kirtan is the singing of sacred chants in a call and response format. It is a very simple and powerful way to meditate. Kirtan practice is an effortless and joyful practice, that by-passes the mind and easily reaches the heart. The ancient chants contain powerful renewing and transformative energy that helps us reconnect with the goodness or divinity that resides within each one.
All welcome, no previous experience in mantra meditation/chanting or yoga necessary.
Bring an instrument if you have one.
Upcoming 2018 dates and venues:
Friday 9 November
friday 14 December Atmavidya’s 10 Plover Street southshore
Let us know if you would like to host a kirtan to uplift the resonance in your place. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Chanting of the Mahamrityunjaya healing mantra
Dates for next practice:
Full Moon: Tuesday 25 September
Time: 6 pm
Venue: Mahadevi’s, 58b Arlington Street, Burnside
The Mahamrityunjaya mantra is an ancient and very powerful mantra used to bring courage and transformation in the face of life's challenges. It carries a resonance which facilitates healing, nurturance and relief from suffering on all levels, mental, emotional, physical and spiritual.
If you know someone who is suffering or in distress, please feel free to ask for their name to be placed in our circle.
We practice this mantra meditation practice for the benefit of all.
If you would like to host a session in your home on a full or new moon, please let Mahadevi know.
The actual chanting takes less than half an hour, but we usually allow for 3/4 of an hour to give us all time to settle in before we start and time to sit quietly and absorb the effect of the practice afterwards before we head home.
There is no charge to attend these sessions and no “social” time.
Your koha is greatly appreciated, though, to assist the work of the
Looking forward to our continuing connection through mantra.
Contact Mahadevi for more info