Monthly Events

Chanting of the Mahamrityunjaya healing mantra

Dates for next practice:

Full Moon: Mon 2 Jan 2018

28 Kinsella Cres, Halswell

Start time: 5:30pm

New MOON: 18 December

58B Arlington St, Burnside

Start time: 5:30pm

Mahadevi warmly invites you to join her in chanting 108 rounds of the Mahamrityunjaya mantra twice monthly, on or very close to the full and new moons. This means the gathering will be on different days of the month giving everyone who chooses, the opportunity to come at some time.

The Mahamrityunjaya mantra is an ancient and very powerful mantra used for healing, nurturance and relief from suffering on all levels, mental, emotional, physical and spiritual.  It facilitates courage and transformation in the face of life's difficulties

Contact Mahadevi for more info


not currently offered


Kirtan is the singing of simple sacred chants in a call and response format. It is a very simple & powerful way to meditate, that by passes the mind and easily reaches the heart.  It is effortless & joyful; the music does the work for you as you flow with the melody & rhythm. The ancient chants contain powerful renewing & transformative energy that helps us reconnect with the Divinity that resides within all of us.

All Welcome, no previous experience in chanting or yoga necessary.

Followed by a shared meal. Dahl and rice will be provided, please bring a small vegan dish to share.

Workshops & Retreats


Spring Equinox: Yoga and Meditation Retreat



starts:  Friday 6th October at 6.00pm with dinner

Ends:  Sunday 8th October after lunch

Enjoy the simplicity and balance of yoga and mindful movement practices;
Take some time for yourself in a beautiful natural environment;
Sow seeds for new possibilities and beginnings;
Nourish yourself with wholesome food;
Share the weekend with others of like heart-mind

Teachers:  Atmavidya, Jane (Gyananidhi) and Nicky Woodward

Suitable for all, from beginners through to experienced practitioners of Yoga


Accommodation Options:

4 bed bunk room with ensuite


Cost $265 all inclusive / $65 deposit

Includes all practices, meals, same gender shared accommodation. 

Warm comfortable venue:  Wainui Camp, Banks Peninsula (80 mins from Christchurch)

Enquiries, registrations contact Atmavidya: