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New York, NY 10003 United States
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August 2015

NY Urban Devi Session August 2015

Sunday 23rd August 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Urban Devi is an interactive women’s discussion circle exploring the connection between the devotional wisdom of the Bhakti tradition and the lives of women in the 21st century. Sessions begin with kirtan by Bhakti lata Dasi followed by Rukmini Walker sharing her thoughts on a devotional verse, song, or commentary, as a stimulus to the open sharing of ideas, struggles, inspirations and hopes.

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September 2015

Bhakti Center NY – Pearl Festival 2015

Tuesday 22nd September 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Pearl Festival 2015 with special guests Radhanath Swami, Dhanurdhara Swami & Gaura Vani. In observance of the appearance of Srimati Radharani, the embodiment of Bhakti and the feminine energy of the Divine, The Bhakti Center will host the 3nd Annual Pearl Festival. In the Gaudiya Vaishnava Bhakti tradition Srimati Radharani is seen as the source of the other goddesses. Just as Lord Krishna is Deva-deva, the source of all other manifestations and incarnations of God, Radharani is the source of…

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NY – Bhakti Retreat With Radhanath Swami 2015

Saturday 26th September 2015 @ 9:30 am - 8:00 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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$115

Join us for the first Bhakti Retreat with Radhanath Swami in New York City. Hosted at the Bhakti Center in the heart of New York City, you will have the opportunity to spend a day immersed in bhakti and learn to deepen your spiritual practice in the association of Radhanath Swami and special guests. Schedule: 9.30 AM: Kirtan 10.30 AM: Lecture by Radhanath Swami 12.30 PM: Lunch 2.00 PM:  Session on Diet for Your Health Anger Management Krishna Conscious Parenting…

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October 2015

Bhakti Center NY – Kirtan with Prema Hara October 2015

Thursday 8th October 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Kirtan is a form of devotional chanting with roots going back many centuries in India. It is a primary practice on the path of Bhakti Yoga. The singing is accompanied by musical instruments and rhythmic drumming and the audience is encouraged to participate by chanting, clapping and dancing. In its heartfelt expression kirtan can induce profound states of meditation and bliss. Special guests Prema Hara return to The Bhakti Center for as special guests for our weekly Thursday Night Kirtan.…

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Bhakti Center NY ‘Mahabharata – Spiritual Foundation Of Yoga Culture With Asana Study’ October 2015

Friday 9th October 2015 - Sunday 11th October 2015
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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$225

Asana Training & Mahabharata Story Life Lessons / A Weekend Immersion With Raghunath. This weekend immersion counts as 16 hours training towards advanced Yoga Alliance Certification. Do you have a hard time making it through yoga philosophy books and feel you are not really getting their application? Do you want to go deeper in your yoga practice? Join Raghunath, a master story teller, as he extracts the deep and relevant life changing principles of this great Indian epic poem. The…

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Bhakti Center NY – Introduction to Sanskrit 2015

Saturday 10th October 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until Saturday 21st November 2015

New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
$120

Bhakti Center presents 'Six Class Sanskrit Course' with Vasudev Das. INTRODUCTION TO SANSKRIT Sanskrit, the classical language of the Indian subcontinent, literally means “refined” or “cultured.” Modern scholars hypothesize its origins stem from an Indo-European proto-language circa 3000 BC, but traditionalists revere Sanskrit as a divinely-revealed language, with roots that are timeless. It is therefore also known as deva-vani, “the language of the gods.” This introductory course, divided into two parts, aims to familiarize students with some basic concepts of…

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Bhakti Center NY – Kirtan Connection – Music Lessons October 2015

Sunday 18th October 2015 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, repeating until Sunday 8th November 2015

New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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$250

Bhakti Center presents Music Lessons with Bhakti Lata Dasi. Four Consecutive Sundays / October 18th – November 1st, 10am – 4pm /  November 8th, 9am – 7pm Price: Register By October 4th –$250 / After October 4th – $300 (Lunch Provided) // Registration Closes Limited Spaces. Participation of course in its entirety is required.  To register please write at seedofdevotion@gmail.com. Course Objectives Students will: Learn the basics of raga (melody) and tala (rhythm) in relation to kirtan Learn/appreciate the basics…

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Bhakti Center Krishna Kids Sanga October 2015

Sunday 18th October 2015 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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A Bhakti Yoga Sunday school Krishna Kids Sanga event led By Roli Khare & Braja Manjari Devi Dasi for Children ages 2–7 & their Parents. Many congregational members at The Bhakti Center are realizing the need for association to help nurture devotion in their “little ones”. We want our kids to enjoy their temple experience and build genuine friendships with other devotee children. With this aim in mind Roli Khare & Braja Manjari Devi Dasi have kindly volunteered to begin…

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Bhakti Center Upside Down Inversion Camp with Michael October 2015

Saturday 24th October 2015 @ 11:15 am - 1:15 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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$25

Upside Down Inversion Camp with Michael Register here: https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/home?studioid=48113 For many, going upside down can bring about lots of doubt and fear to our minds. When trying to stand on our head or on our hands we usually think of all our limitations instead of the wonderful divine potential that rests within all of us.  In this workshop we will work on the fundamentals of inverting postures such as head stand(Sirsasana), forearm stand(pincha mayurasana) and hand stand(adho mukha vrksasana). By starting…

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Bhakti Center Urban Devi Ladies Sanga October 2015

Sunday 25th October 2015 @ 2:00 am - 3:30 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Bhakti Center presents Urban Devi Ladies Sanga with Rukmini Walker & Bhakti Lata Dasi. Urban Devi is an interactive women’s discussion circle exploring the connection between the devotional wisdom of the Bhakti tradition and the lives of women in the 21st century. Sessions begin with kirtan by Bhakti lata Dasi followed by Rukmini sharing her thoughts on a devotional verse, song, or commentary, as a stimulus to the open sharing of ideas, struggles, inspirations and hopes. The theme for October’s…

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November 2015

Bhakti Center Foundational Adjustments with Jamuna Jivana November 2015

Sunday 1st November 2015 @ 11:15 am - 1:15 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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$25

Register here: https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/home?studioid=48113 Discover the secrets of Jivamukti Yoga’s hands-on assists! Whether you are an experienced teacher or are just getting comfortable with the idea of using your hands on students, this workshop will give you the skills and knowledge necessary to adjust students through a sun salutation in a way that is safe and effective for both you and them. Website: http://bhakticenter.org/workshops/

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Bhakti Center Philosophical Comedies & Discussion November 2015

Friday 6th November 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Bhakti Center Theater joins Madan Mohan and Kaustubha Das of BRAVE NEW GITA for an evening of comedy skirts and philosopical discussion. Bhakti Center Theater will provide the hilarious and philosophically penetrating skits and Madan and Kaustubha, joined by Yadunath who authored the skits, will lead an open discussion on the philosophical implications through the wisdom of the Bhagavad-gita. Admission is free. The event will be followed at 8:30pm by Damodarastakam and Offering lamps in the Temple. http://bhakticenter.org/damodarastakam-lamp-offerings/

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Bhakti Center Goverdhan Puja 2015

Saturday 7th November 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Goverdhan Puja, is connected with the lila (pastime) of Lord Krishna lifting Goverdhan Hill to protect the inhabitants of Vrindavan. It is one of the most important and joyous bhakti related festivals in the yearly calendar and the Bhakti Center plans to celebrate! We are fortunate to have Ravindra Svarupa Das to speak on the significance of the day. There will be an opulent prasadam feast served for free lots of great kirtan! More details and schedule to come. The…

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Bhakti Center NY – Kirtan Connection – Music Lessons October 2015

Sunday 8th November 2015 @ 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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$250

Bhakti Center presents Music Lessons with Bhakti Lata Dasi. Four Consecutive Sundays / October 18th – November 1st, 10am – 4pm /  November 8th, 9am – 7pm Price: Register By October 4th –$250 / After October 4th – $300 (Lunch Provided) // Registration Closes Limited Spaces. Participation of course in its entirety is required.  To register please write at seedofdevotion@gmail.com. Course Objectives Students will: Learn the basics of raga (melody) and tala (rhythm) in relation to kirtan Learn/appreciate the basics…

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Bhakti Center Marma – Straight to the Pressure Points with Virabhadra Rama November 2015

Saturday 14th November 2015 @ 11:15 am - 1:15 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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$25

Marma - Straight to the Pressure Points with Virabhadra Rama Register here: https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/home?studioid=48113 Come learn some of the worlds most powerful and simple healing techniques under the guidance of experienced Ayurveda and Marma Therapy practitioner, Virabhadra “Bud” Tansey. In this safe environment you will partner up with a friend and take turns applying the techniques you learn during the class to each other. In this workshop you can expect to learn about stress, where it comes from, and techniques to release…

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Bhakti Center Partner Yoga/Thai Body Work with Jai November 2015

Sunday 22nd November 2015 @ 11:15 am - 1:15 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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$25

Thai-Fly : Partner Yoga/Thai Body Work with Jai Register here: https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/home?studioid=48113 Learn basic partner Yoga as well as Basic thai-Massage Principles. This unique workshop led by Jai has a large healing component and builds awareness of health and well-being, this class is interactive and realigns your body and mind. Be prepared for a blissed out experience. You will be calmed and rejuvenated at the end of this class as you are reminded of the power of healing human touch. VISIT WEBSITE: http://bhakticenter.org/workshops/

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Bhakti Center Thanksgiving Feast 2015

Thursday 26th November 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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$18

The Bhakti Center is pleased to invite you to an unforgettable 12 course Thanksgiving Feast. This Thanksgiving you can stay in the city and spend the holiday with friends at The Bhakti Center. All dishes will be either vegan or ahimsa dairy (dairy from the Gitanagari Farm where all the cows are lovingly protected for their entire lives). The pricing will be $18 advance or $20 day of. Advanced sales can be made at Taste of Bhakti during hours of…

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December 2015

Bhakti Center Christmas Eve Kirtan 2015

Thursday 24th December 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Ring in the holidays this Christmas Eve with a very special Thursday Night Kirtan. Thanks to so many of you it has been a wonderful year of devotion at The Bhakti Center, and as the year 2015 winds down we would love to come together with friends during the holidays in the best way possible – joining voices and hearts in kirtan. There will be special guests as well as in-house favorites leading and lots of holiday prasadam snacks will…

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January 2016

Bhakti Center Winter Yoga Teacher Training NY 2016

Saturday 9th January 2016 @ 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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$3200

Winter Yoga Teacher Training 2016 / January – March (2-3 weekends per month, 7am-5pm) Jan 9th/10th Jan 16th/17th Jan 23rd/24th Feb 20th/21st Feb 27th/28th March 5th/6th March 19th/20th Graduation: March 26th **In addition to scheduled weekends, students are required to meet the first Thursday of every month for Kirtan at The Bhakti Center, 7-9pm & the third Tuesday of every month for a lecture at The Bhakti Center, 6:30-8pm *** Curriculum History and Philosophy of Yoga Bhakti Yoga Psychology, physiology,…

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Bhakti Center Bhakti & Physics Seminar Part II 2016

Saturday 30th January 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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$100

Bhakti Center presents Bhakti & Physics Seminar Series 2 with Murali Gopal Das (Mauricio Garrido). A series of 6 classes starting 30th Jan 2016 every saturday. Following in the spirit of the first seminar series, this seminar series is designed to introduce the student to some concepts and questions of artificial intelligence, neuroscience, astronomy, general relativity, and philosophies about reality, and then view the same in light of the Bhakti tradition.  From questioning reality, to re-defining space and time, to…

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February 2016

Bhakti Center Beginning Bhakti 2016

Tuesday 2nd February 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Bhakti Center presents Women’s Community Group for New Seekers Bhagavad-Gita Study & Japa Meditation from 2nd Feb - 26th April 2016. Beginning Bhakti is a women’s community group designed for new seekers. We will meet regularly for a designated time to pursue spiritual growth and healthy relationships. It is a closed group so that we may feel safe to share openly and honestly with the same company week to week. Who this is for: If you are curious about Krishna,…

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Bhakti Center Growing Bhakti 2016

Thursday 4th February 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Bhakti Center presents Growing Bhakti series for Deepening Faith / Prayer In Writing. Growing Bhakti is a women’s community group designed for those looking to deepen their faith in bhakti. We will meet regularly for a designated time to pursue spiritual growth and healthy relationships. It is a closed group so that we may feel safe to share openly and honestly with the same company week to week. Who is this for: On our spiritual journey, regardless of our stage…

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Bhakti Center Kirtan Festival in Honor of Sri Nityananda Trayodasi 2016

Thursday 18th February 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Bhakti Center presents Kirtan Festival in honor of the divine appearance day of Sri Nityananda (the actual day is Feb. 20), the eternal associate of Sri Chaitanya, the divine incarnation of Sri Balarama, and the Adi Guru who most mercifully spreads the benediction of the Holy Name, the Bhakti Center presents a very special Thursday Night Kirtan featuring Gaura Gopal Das from the Radha Gopinath Temple in Chowpatty, Mumbai and many other special guest kirtaniyas. Kirtan is a form of…

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Bhakti Center Guru A Drama February 2016

Friday 19th February 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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$5

A Drama Presented By The Bhakti Center Adapted From The Books Swamaji By Steven Rosen & Unalloyed By Dinatarine Devi. Guru is a true story set in the 1960’s about two hippies, transformed into “happies” when they met their spiritual teacher Srila A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada. They were anti-war and searching for love, peace and answers to life. This drama is a story of love and transformation, and illustrates what happens when you put your spiritual life and yoga practice first.…

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Bhakti Center Krishna Kids Sanga February 2016

Sunday 28th February 2016 @ 11:15 am - 12:30 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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$20

A Bhakti Yoga Sunday School Event Led By Roli Khare & Braja Manjari Devi Dasi. For Children Ages 2–7 & Their Parents Topic: Lord Nityananda’s Appearance Admission: $20/ Year For more information and to register write to Braja Manjari Devi Dasi at harekrishna.rns@gmail.com. Many congregational members at The Bhakti Center are realizing the need for association to help nurture devotion in their “little ones”. We want our kids to enjoy their temple experience and build genuine friendships with other devotee…

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March 2016

Bhakti Center Urban Devi Ladies Sanga March 2016

Sunday 6th March 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Bhakti Center presents Urban Devi Ladies Sanga with Rukmini Walker. Urban Devi is an interactive women’s discussion circle exploring the connection between the devotional wisdom of the Bhakti tradition and the lives of women in the 21st century. Sessions begin with kirtan by Bhakti lata Dasi followed by Rukmini sharing her thoughts on a devotional verse, song, or commentary, as a stimulus to the open sharing of ideas, struggles, inspirations and hopes. The theme for October’s Urban Devi sanga is…

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Bhakti Center Avatars, Yogis & Mystic Sages Seminar March 2016

Wednesday 9th March 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday 30th March 2016

New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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$95

Four class seminar with Gadadhara Pandit Das every Wednesday from March 9 – March 30 2016, 7:00-8:30pm. The Vedic scriptures are filled with thousands of stories of great sages and yogis who performed tremendous feats of austerities and devotion for the purpose of achieving God Realization. The Puranas (histories) also tell of Gods many appearances through different incarnations for the purpose of teaching spiritual principles to humanity. The purpose of these stories is to inspire spiritual practitioners to develop greater…

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Bhakti Center Roots of Kirtan Festival 2016

Saturday 19th March 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Bhakti Center presents 4th Annual Festival celebrating the Divine appearance of Sri Chaitanya featuring talks, kirtan & a beautiful maha coconut Abhishek! 22nd March 2016 marks the 530th anniversary of the birth of Sri Chaitanya, the avatar and mystic saint who pioneered devotional yoga (bhakti) in sixteenth-century India and began the practice of sacred chanting (kirtan) that has now spread around the world. The Bhakti Center will celebrate the occasion on Saturday, March 19th with the 4th Annual Roots of…

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Bhakti Center A Study of Sri Upadesamrta with Dhanurdhara Swami March 2016

Saturday 26th March 2016 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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$108

Bhakti Center presents a study of Sri Upadesamrta with Dhanurdhara Swami, a series of 9 classes starting 26th March 2016 every Saturday. The essential teachings of Bhakti Yoga were disseminated by Sri Chaitanya mainly through the writings of Srila Rupa Goswami who was one of the few people directly and systematically instructed by him. The substance of those teachings, the essence of all Bhakti philosophy, were expertly summarized and poetized in 11 verses called Sri Upadesamrita, translated and popularized by Srila…

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April 2016

Bhakti Center Krishna Kids Sanga

Sunday 10th April 2016 @ 11:15 am - 12:30 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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$20

A Bhakti Yoga Sunday school event led by Roli Khare & Braja Manjari Devi Dasi. Many congregational members at The Bhakti Center are realizing the need for association to help nurture devotion in their “little ones”. We want our kids to enjoy their temple experience and build genuine friendships with other devotee children. With this aim in mind Roli Khare & Braja Manjari Devi Dasi have kindly volunteered to begin Krishna Kids Sanga, a Bhakti-yoga Sunday school experience for kids.…

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Bhakti Center Urban Devi Ladies Sanga April 2016

Sunday 10th April 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Bhakti Center presents Urban Devi Ladies Sanga with Rukmini Walker. Urban Devi is an interactive women’s discussion circle exploring the connection between the devotional wisdom of the Bhakti tradition and the lives of women in the 21st century. Sessions begin by Rukmini sharing her thoughts on a devotional verse, song, or commentary, as a stimulus to the open sharing of ideas, struggles, inspirations and hopes. The theme for April’s Urban Devi sanga is “Parallel Realities: How we perceive, and seeing…

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Bhakti Center Readings from “The Journey Within” with Radhanath Swami

Tuesday 19th April 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Join us for three very special evenings with renowned spiritual leader Radhanath Swami as he reads and discusses excerpts from his soon to be released book The Journey Within. Radhanath Swami will read and discuss intimate stories from his forty years as a teacher of Bhakti Yoga. His heartfelt, down-to-earth writing makes accessible topics that have remained esoteric for generations. On April 19th, Radhanath Swami will read from Chapter 2 entitled “Who Am I?” (pages 277 – 286) which examines…

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Bhakti Center Night Kirtan with Radhanath Swami April 2016

Thursday 21st April 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Kirtan is a form of devotional chanting with roots going back many centuries in India. It is a primary practice on the path of Bhakti Yoga. The singing is accompanied by musical instruments and rhythmic drumming and the audience is encouraged to participate by chanting, clapping and dancing. In its heartfelt expression kirtan can induce profound states of meditation and bliss. Special guest Radhanath Swami returns to The Bhakti Center for a very special evening of kirtan. Admission: Free of…

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Bhakti Center Ram Navami 2016

Saturday 23rd April 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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“Most important for all of us to understand about the appearance of the Lord, is how to cultivate the appearance of the Lord within our own hearts. Until people establish the Kingdom of Ram within, there is no possibility of doing so without. In other words until our hearts are restored to their natural state -full of devotion – there will always be the difficulties of corruption, and quarrel.” – Radhanath Swami On the Vaishnava Calendar, the month of Caitra…

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May 2016

Bhakti Center 1 Day Yoga Retreat with Radhanath Swami & Raghunath

Sunday 1st May 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
$85

1 Day Yoga Retreat With Radhanath Swami, Raghunath, Syama, Dhyana, Virabhadra & Jai. The yoga tradition is a storehouse of treasures for the body mind and soul. The Bhakti Center’s 1 Day Yoga Retreat is an opportunity to experience some of those treasure from a unique group of teachers including world renowned spiritual leader Radhanath Swami, expert asana teacher & storyteller Raghunath and The Bhakti Center’s own Syama, Dhyana, Virabhadra and Jai. It will be a great day of practicing…

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Bhakti Center Rooftop Dinner with Radhanath Swami May 2016

Friday 6th May 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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$45

Come enjoy a beautiful sunset gourmet vegetarian dinner while overlooking the Manhattan skyline from The Bhakti Center’s rooftop garden. Then immerse yourself in hearing from Radhanath Swami about how he learned to live his calling in the age of confusion, and how you can do the same. A questions & answers session will follow. This will be an intimate evening to remember in the presence one of the world’s leading teachers of bhakti-yoga. (In case of inclement weather the dinner…

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Bhakti Center Krishna Kids Sanga May 2016

Sunday 8th May 2016 @ 11:15 am - 12:30 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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$20

A Bhakti Yoga Sunday school event led by Roli Khare & Braja Manjari Devi Dasi. Many congregational members at The Bhakti Center are realizing the need for association to help nurture devotion in their “little ones”. We want our kids to enjoy their temple experience and build genuine friendships with other devotee children. With this aim in mind Roli Khare & Braja Manjari Devi Dasi have kindly volunteered to begin Krishna Kids Sanga, a Bhakti-yoga Sunday school experience for kids.…

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Bhakti Center Urban Devi Ladies Sanga May 2016

Sunday 8th May 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Bhakti Center presents Urban Devi Ladies Sanga with Rukmini Walker. Urban Devi is an interactive women’s discussion circle exploring the connection between the devotional wisdom of the Bhakti tradition and the lives of women in the 21st century. Sessions begin by Rukmini sharing her thoughts on a devotional verse, song, or commentary, as a stimulus to the open sharing of ideas, struggles, inspirations and hopes. The theme for April’s Urban Devi sanga is “ A Mother’s Love”. Rukmini Walker met her…

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Bhakti Center Brave New Gita with Madan Mohan and Kaustubha Das

Friday 20th May 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Open Dialogs On The Bhagavad-Gita With Madan Mohan & Kaustubha Das. Brave New Gita is a Bhagavad-gita experience where the Gita’s ancient wisdom is translated into the language of our lives here and now. Through the traditional practice of discussing spiritual teachings in an assembly of seekers and seers, we experience relief from the grind of modern life, while gaining ground on spiritual goals. Brave New Gita sessions begin with Gita teachings, then inquiry and discussion take us the rest…

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Bhakti Center Brave New Gita Class with Madan Mohan & Kaustubha Das

Friday 20th May 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Brave New Gita is a Bhagavad-gita experience where the Gita’s ancient wisdom is translated into the language of our lives here and now. Through the traditional practice of discussing spiritual teachings in an assembly of seekers and seers, we experience relief from the grind of modern life, while gaining ground on spiritual goals. Brave New Gita sessions begin with Gita teachings, then inquiry and discussion take us the rest of the way. With the Gita’s wealth of wisdom funding each…

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June 2016

Bhakti Center Seminar on Four Paths of Yoga with Kaustubha Das June 2016

Saturday 4th June 2016 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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$30

All varieties of yoga practice aim at realizing one’s divine essence, but the wide range of yoga teachings can be confusing. This very practical class will explain the four common yoga paths – Karma-yoga, Jnana Yoga, Ashtanga-yoga & Bhakti-yoga, clarifying what separates and what unites them, how it all relates to asana practice, as well as which elements of these paths are most practical for deepening one’s own yoga practice in today’s world. Students will be be better prepared to…

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Bhakti Center Mridanga Basics with Prema Bhakti June 2016

Thursday 16th June 2016 @ 2:50 pm - 4:00 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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$108

Mrindaga Basics is an opportunity to learn the fundamentals of playing the mridanga, the two-sided clay drum widely used in Indian devotional music. These classes are limited to 5 students at a time. It’s a great way to learn the basics from a great teacher. Students will learn mrdanga mantras (the language with which mrdanga is taught), simple beats for slow, medium and fast kirtan, simple tehais (flourishes), and practice beats. There will also be a tutorial on kartals (hand…

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Bhakti Center Brave New Gita Seminar June 2016

Friday 17th June 2016 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Bhakti Center presents open dialogs on the Bhagavad-Gita with Madan Mohan & Kaustubha Das. Brave New Gita is a Bhagavad-gita experience where the Gita’s ancient wisdom is translated into the language of our lives here and now. Through the traditional practice of discussing spiritual teachings in an assembly of seekers and seers, we experience relief from the grind of modern life, while gaining ground on spiritual goals. Brave New Gita sessions begin with Gita teachings, then inquiry and discussion take…

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Bhakti Center Krishna Kids Sanga June 2016

Sunday 19th June 2016 @ 11:15 am - 12:30 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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$20

A Bhakti Yoga Sunday school event led by Braja Manjari Devi Dasi. Many congregational members at The Bhakti Center are realizing the need for association to help nurture devotion in their “little ones”. We want our kids to enjoy their temple experience and build genuine friendships with other devotee children. With this aim in mind Braja Manjari Devi Dasi have kindly volunteered to begin Krishna Kids Sanga, a Bhakti-yoga Sunday school experience for kids. Have your child (ages 2-7) join…

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Bhakti Center Urban Devi with Rukmini Walker June 2016

Sunday 19th June 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Bhakti Center presents Urban Devi Ladies Sanga with Rukmini Walker. Urban Devi is an interactive women’s discussion circle exploring the connection between the devotional wisdom of the Bhakti tradition and the lives of women in the 21st century. Sessions begin by Rukmini sharing her thoughts on a devotional verse, song, or commentary, as a stimulus to the open sharing of ideas, struggles, inspirations and hopes. The theme for April’s Urban Devi sanga is “Bhakti: Yoga In Relationship / Of Relationship”.…

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July 2016

Bhakti Center Brave New Gita Seminar July 2016

Friday 15th July 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Bhakti Center presents open dialogs on the Bhagavad-Gita with Madan Mohan & Kaustubha Das. Brave New Gita is a Bhagavad-gita experience where the Gita’s ancient wisdom is translated into the language of our lives here and now. Through the traditional practice of discussing spiritual teachings in an assembly of seekers and seers, we experience relief from the grind of modern life, while gaining ground on spiritual goals. Brave New Gita sessions begin with Gita teachings, then inquiry and discussion take…

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Bhakti Center Urban Devi with Rukmini Walker July 2016

Sunday 24th July 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Bhakti Center presents Urban Devi Ladies Sanga with Rukmini Walker. Urban Devi is an interactive women’s discussion circle exploring the connection between the devotional wisdom of the Bhakti tradition and the lives of women in the 21st century. Sessions begin by Rukmini sharing her thoughts on a devotional verse, song, or commentary, as a stimulus to the open sharing of ideas, struggles, inspirations and hopes. The theme for July’s Urban Devi sanga is “Within: The Journey Within”. Rukmini Walker met her…

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August 2016

Bhakti Center Swing Festival 2016

Sunday 14th August 2016 @ 7:00 pm - Wednesday 17th August 2016 @ 8:00 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Join us in our beautiful rooftop garden for 4 nights of kirtan as The Bhakti Center will celebrate Jhulan Yatra (the Swing Festival) on the evenings of August 14-17. Jhulan Yatra is a tradition in Vrindavan and celebrates the divine love of Radha & Krishna as well as the love of Their devotees for them. The devotees arrange for the pleasure and satisfaction of Krishna and Srimati Radharani by placing them on a swing (Jhulan) and creating a breeze from the motion for relief…

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Bhakti Center Brave New Gita Seminar August 2016

Friday 19th August 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Bhakti Center presents open dialogs on the Bhagavad-Gita with Madan Mohan & Kaustubha Das. Brave New Gita is a Bhagavad-gita experience where the Gita’s ancient wisdom is translated into the language of our lives here and now. Through the traditional practice of discussing spiritual teachings in an assembly of seekers and seers, we experience relief from the grind of modern life, while gaining ground on spiritual goals. Brave New Gita sessions begin with Gita teachings, then inquiry and discussion take…

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Bhakti Center Lotus Festival 2016

Saturday 20th August 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Join us for The Bhakti Center’s 5th annual Lotus Festival celebrating the appearance of Sri Krishna. Sri Krishna Janmastami is one of the most important and festive days in the bhakti tradition. Temples are lavishly decorated, songs are sung and everyone gathers to share the joy and auspiciousness of the occasion.For this unique festival real lotus and jasmin flowers will be imported from India to create a beautiful and fragrant atmosphere in the temple. Everyone will have the opportunity to offer a…

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Bhakti Center Urban Devi with Rukmini Walker August 2016

Sunday 28th August 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Bhakti Center presents Urban Devi Ladies Sanga with Rukmini Walker. Urban Devi is an interactive women’s discussion circle exploring the connection between the devotional wisdom of the Bhakti tradition and the lives of women in the 21st century. Sessions begin by Rukmini sharing her thoughts on a devotional verse, song, or commentary, as a stimulus to the open sharing of ideas, struggles, inspirations and hopes. The theme for August’s Urban Devi sanga is “Traversing the journey within / discussing chapter…

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September 2016

Bhakti Center Seminar on Four Paths of Yoga with Kaustubha Das September 2016

Sunday 4th September 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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This very practical class will explain the four common yoga paths – Karma-yoga, Jnana Yoga, Ashtanga-yoga & Bhakti-yoga, clarifying what separates and what unites them, how it all relates to asana practice, as well as which elements of these paths are most practical for deepening one’s own yoga practice in today’s world. Students will be be better prepared to interpret yoga teachings for themselves by gaining an understanding of the most fundamental concepts of yoga through the Bhagavad-gita, yoga’s most…

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Bhakti Center Ayurvedic Nutrition & Culinary Training with Bhagavat Life September 2016

Saturday 10th September 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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$6,955

Ayurvedic Nutrition & Culinary Training presented by Bhagavat Life. Date – this 250 hour course will be held over 11 weekends, september 2016 – march 2017 (see below for details) Tuition Feed– single payment – $6,955 payment plan – $2455 down, $1800 payment on July 15 and three $900 payments on August 1, september 1 and october 1. Tuition covers: all instruction in the above modules, both onsite and remote application fee, uniform, tool kit, books, and supplies all meals…

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Bhakti Center Mridanga Basics with Prema Bhakti 2016

Saturday 10th September 2016 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Mridanga Basics with Prema Bhakti, a four class series. Date & Time Saturday, September 10 from 1:30pm – 4:30pm Saturday, September 17 from 1:30pm – 4:30pm Saturday, September 24 from 1:30pm – 4:30pm Saturday, October 1 from 1:30pm – 4:30pm Mrindaga Basics is an opportunity to learn the fundamentals of playing the mridanga, the two-sided clay drum widely used in Indian devotional music. These classes are limited to 5 students at a time. It’s a great way to learn the…

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Bhakti Center Growing Bhakti – A Men’s Group September 2016

Monday 12th September 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Growing Bhakti – A Men’s Group is designed for men looking to deepen their faith in bhakti, pursue spiritual growth and share healthy relationships. Together we’ll explore truth and find strength and inspiration to live out the truths we discover as men on a spiritual path. Two men’s growing bhakti groups will be running simultaneously for the fall season / you can choose the one that works best for you / participants must register and these groups will close once…

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Bhakti Center Growing Bhakti – A women’s group 2016

Wednesday 14th September 2016 @ 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Growing Bhakti a women’s group Two women’s growing bhakti groups will be running simultaneously for the fall season / you can choose the one that works best for you / participants must register and these groups will close once they begin Group 1 led by Lucy Ocampo, Radhika Khosharay & Sundari Gopi dates – wednesdays. september 14 – december 14 time – 6:45 – 8:15pm location: the bhakti center, room 2e admission: free of charge capacity 15 registration: contact Rasika Gopi…

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Bhakti Center Beginning Bhakti – a community group for starting on the path 2016

Thursday 15th September 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States

Beginning Bhakti a community group for starting on the path led by Doyal Gauranga & Rasika Gopi dates: thursdays. september 15 – december 15 time: 6:00 – 7:30pm location: the bhakti center, room 5e admission: free of charge capacity: 15 registration: contact Rasika Gopi to secure a spot participants must register / this group will close once it begins Description – Beginning Bhakti is designed for new seekers on the path of bhakti who wish to pursue spiritual growth and…

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Bhakti Center Brave New Gita with Madan Mohan and Kaustubha Das September 2016

Friday 16th September 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Open Dialogs On The Bhagavad-Gita With Madan Mohan & Kaustubha Das. Brave New Gita is a Bhagavad-gita experience where the Gita’s ancient wisdom is translated into the language of our lives here and now. Through the traditional practice of discussing spiritual teachings in an assembly of seekers and seers, we experience relief from the grind of modern life, while gaining ground on spiritual goals. Brave New Gita sessions begin with Gita teachings, then inquiry and discussion take us the rest…

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Bhakti Center Pearl Festival – Celebrating Radhastami 2016

Saturday 17th September 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Bhakti Center will celebrate Pearl Festival 2016 which is Birth day of Srimati Radharani. In observance of the appearance of Srimati Radharani, the embodiment of Bhakti and the feminine energy of the Divine, The Bhakti Center will host the 5th Annual Pearl Festival on September 17th. In the Gaudiya Vaishnava Bhakti tradition Srimati Radharani is seen as the source of the other goddesses. Just as Lord Krishna is Deva-deva, the source of all other manifestations and incarnations of God, Radharani…

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Bhakti Center Krishna Kids Sanga September 2016

Sunday 18th September 2016 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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A Bhakti Yoga Sunday School Event Led By Braja Manjari Devi Dasi For Children Ages 2–7 & Their Parents September 18, 11:00am – 12:30pm Topic: Glories Of Srimati Radharani For more information and to register write to Braja Manjari Devi Dasi at harekrishna.rns@gmail.com. Many congregational members at The Bhakti Center are realizing the need for association to help nurture devotion in their “little ones”. We want our kids to enjoy their temple experience and build genuine friendships with other devotee…

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Bhakti Center: Fall Yoga Teacher Training 2016

Saturday 24th September 2016 @ 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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$3,200

This special  course provides training in the skills and knowledge necessary to be a qualified yoga instructor. You will experience life as a yogi. The training will place emphasis on personal growth and increased physical stamina, and will provide you with a thorough understanding of yoga asana & philosophy, bhakti, meditation, pranayama and ayurveda. The experience is incredible! It’s like having a community of support around the most important aspects of our life. We laugh and cry, create incredible friendships with…

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October 2016

Bhakti Center: Yoga Lifestyle Immersion with Vira Tansey October 2016

Sunday 2nd October 2016 @ 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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$75

Yoga Lifestyle Immersion with Vira Tansey. This weekend immersion counts for 15 hours towards Yoga Alliance Certification. Yoga Lifestyle Immersion is an opportunity to develop a personal sadhana (daily wellness & meditation routine) in a supported community environment of like minded friends & experienced teachers. Yoga is practical guide to living a more conscious life. In Western countries, Yoga has become a series of physical exercises that we practice for an hour or two, experience some relief, then continue on in…

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Bhakti Center: The Purity Of Our Spiritual Intentions 2016

Sunday 30th October 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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The Purity Of Our Spiritual Intentions: How Our Desires Lead Us Through The Universe According To The Yoga Tradition with Kaustubha Das. This easy to understand class will discuss three fundamental motives that human beings carry throughout their lives, and explore the results of each through descriptions of the cosmos found in yoga texts such as the Bhagavad-gita, Srimad Bhagavatam and Brahma Samhita. The world can be seen as -The only reality / an object of personal enjoyment -An illusory…

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Bhakti Center: The Purity of our Spiritual Intentions with Kaustubha Das 2016

Sunday 30th October 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Thursday, repeating until Wednesday 2nd November 2016

New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Bhakti Center presents The Purity of our Spiritual Intentions with Kaustubha Das, how our desires lead us through the universe according to the yoga tradition. This course will be offered twice in in the Fall season. Sunday. October 30 1:00pm – 4:00pm Wednesday. November 2 6:00-9:00pm Note: It is recommended, but not required, that one first attend the course The 4 Paths of Yoga as a precursor to this class. This easy to understand class will discuss three fundamental motives…

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November 2016

Bhakti Center: Sri Isopanishad Course November 2016

Sunday 6th November 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Sri Isopanishad: The Vedic Wisdom Through 18 Mantras. The 108 Upanishads are considered the essence of all the Vedas, and Sri Isopanisad is foremost among them. For centuries the Upanishads have been memorized and passed down. Discover the distilled essence of knowledge through eighteen enlightening mantras in this three session course. Whereas much of the Upanishads are in the form of questions and answers between forest dwelling teachers and students, the Isopanshad takes the form of a beautiful poem with profound…

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Bhakti Center: Chant Camp & Yoga with Raghunath

Saturday 12th November 2016 @ 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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$55

Chant Camp & Yoga: A morning of kirtan, asana, Sanskrit verses & songs with Raghunath. If you want to go deeper into your yoga practice this is a good class for you. Join Raghunath, a master teacher, for a fun and dynamic morning of practical transcendence, as he extracts the life changing principles from several important traditional yoga practices. Start with kirtan, followed by an advanced vinyasa asana class that includes Raghunath’s signature floating vinyasa sequence. This will be following by chanting verses from…

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December 2016

Bhakti Center: An Introduction To The Wisdom Of The Bhagavad-Gita with Ghanashyam Das

Sunday 4th December 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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An Introduction To The Wisdom Of  The Bhagavad-Gita, a three session course with  Ghanashyam Das. Join a group study of India’s timeless wisdom text and extract it’s teachings for practical application to our modern lives. Known as the “ABC’s of spirituality”, the Bhagavad-gita is an introduction to the deep and powerful concepts of Eastern philosophy and spirituality. Through this interactive and systematic study the student will acquire essential tools for analyzing both the self and the world, and be better…

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January 2017

Bhakti Center: Winter Yoga Teacher Training 2016

Saturday 7th January 2017 @ 7:00 am - Sunday 8th January 2017 @ 5:00 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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$3,200

This special  course provides training in the skills and knowledge necessary to be a qualified yoga instructor. You will experience life as a yogi. The training will place emphasis on personal growth and increased physical stamina, and will provide you with a thorough understanding of yoga asana & philosophy, bhakti, meditation, pranayama and ayurveda. The experience is incredible! It’s like having a community of support around the most important aspects of our life. We laugh and cry, create incredible friendships with…

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April 2017

Bhakti Center Ram Navami Kirtan 2017

Thursday 6th April 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Every Thursday night the Bhakti Center presents kirtan led by a variety of talented and devoted musicians. On Thursday, April 6th we will celebrate a very special Thursday Night Kirtan in celebration of the appearance of Sri Ram. The evening will include a short talk about Sri Ram and lots of wonderful kirtan. *The actual date of Ram Navami for 2017 is April 4th. Kirtan is a form of devotional chanting with roots going back many centuries in India. It is…

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Bhakti Center Swami in a Strange Land – A Powerpoint talk with Joshua Greene 2017

Friday 14th April 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Joshua M. Greene speaks on his biography of Srila Prabhupada. Location – The bhakti center / temple room 3e Admission – free of charge When we accept the call to spiritual adventure, we inherit the life we were destined to live. That is the message of Swami in a Strange Land, a power point lecture on the life and mission of His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada by Joshua Greene (Yogesvara Das), based on his biography of the same…

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Bhakti Center The Purity of our Spiritual Intentions with Kaustubha Das April 2017

Saturday 15th April 2017 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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THE PURITY OF OUR SPIRITUAL INTENTIONS How our desires lead us through the universe according to the yoga tradition with Kaustubha Das This course will be offered twice in April. Saturday. April 15 10:00am – 1:00pm / 3w Tuesday. April 18 6:00-9:00pm / 5e Location – The Bhakti Center Admission – By donation (see donation policy below) Students must register and donate online. Register and donate here. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-purity-of-our-spiritual-intentions-with-kaustubha-das-tickets-30937640315 Note: It is recommended, but not required, that one first attend the…

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Bhakti Center Kirtan with Gaura Vani April 2017

Saturday 22nd April 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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NY KIRTAN - a sound revolution / with special guest Gaura Vani. time – 4:00-10:00pm (arrive / depart on your own schedule) location – Stanton Street Yoga /196 stanton st, new york, ny admission – free of charge Every month or so, The Bhakti Center hosts and extended kirtan at home, or at a nearby yoga studio or project that we collaborate with. In April we are taking NY Kirtan to our dear friends Stanton Street Yoga, on the occasion…

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Bhakti Center Yoga 101 April 2017

Sunday 23rd April 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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$35

Yoga 101 is a workshop designed as an introduction to the practice of yoga and is open for beginners as well as those who are seeking a better understanding on the fundamentals of alignment. There is no pressure or competition, just connecting your body, mind and soul with the timeless practice of yoga. We will focus on exploring the structure and foundation to some of the basic yoga postures, and how to safely get in and out of each of…

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Bhakti Center Urban Devi with Rukmini Walker April 2017

Sunday 30th April 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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URBAN DEVI - a women discussion group with Rukmini Walker Date – Sunday, April 30 Time – 2:00pm – 3:30pm Location – The Bhakti Center / 2e Admission – Free of charge Topic: Chapter 10 of Journey Within – Growing Through Adversity Urban Devi is an interactive women’s discussion circle exploring the connection between the devotional wisdom of the Bhakti tradition and the lives of women in the 21st century. Sessions begin by Rukmini sharing her thoughts on a devotional…

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Bhakti Center Inversions 101 April 2017

Sunday 30th April 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Date – Sunday, April 30 Time – 3:00 – 5:00pm Location – The Bhakti Center, Room 2w Admission – $35 In this workshop we will work on the fundamentals of inverting postures such as head stand (sirsasana), forearm stand (pincha mayurasana) and hand stand (adho mukha vrksasana). For many, going upside down in a yoga pose triggers feelings of doubt and fear in the mind. By starting with the basics and working our way up to actually practicing the inversions…

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May 2017

Bhakti Center Festival of the Divine Protector with Radhanath Swami 2017

Saturday 6th May 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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FESTIVAL OF THE DIVINE PROTECTOR Celebrating the appearance of Sri Nrsimhadeva with special guest Radhanath Swami Date – Saturday, May 6 Time – 5:30 – 9:00pm Location – The Bhakti Center / Temple 3e Admission – Free of charge On Saturday, May 6th, The Bhakti Center will observe a traditional holiday, celebrating the divine appearance of Sri Nrsimhadeva the half-man half-lion avatar of Lord Vishnu, with very special guest speaker Radhanath Swami. The appearance of Sri Nrsimhadeva has been observed…

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July 2017

Bhakti Center Inversions 101 July 2017

Sunday 16th July 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Date – Sunday, 16 July Time – 3:00 – 5:00pm Location – The Bhakti Center, Room 2w Admission – $35 In this workshop we will work on the fundamentals of inverting postures such as head stand (sirsasana), forearm stand (pincha mayurasana) and hand stand (adho mukha vrksasana). For many, going upside down in a yoga pose triggers feelings of doubt and fear in the mind. By starting with the basics and working our way up to actually practicing the inversions…

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December 2017

Bhakti Center Sacred Care. Providing Support for End of Life Caregivers. Dec 2017

Monday 11th December 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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$10 – $15

At times, being a caregiver can be challenging, isolating, or overwhelming. For this event the hosts will lead a theme based discussion and invite guests to share their own discoveries and challenges with an experienced and supportive group that aims at exploring sacred perspectives and practical care-giving tools. If you or someone you know is dealing with the challenge of care-giving, time with this devoted professional can be invaluable. Ghanashyam Das spent 11 years as a monk, studying, and practising…

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Bhakti Center Radha Muralidhara Holiday Festival. Celebrating 2017. Setting intentions for 2018

Saturday 16th December 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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The Bhakti Center invites you to get together this holiday season. As the year comes to a close we will come together to celebrate the past year and set our spiritual intentions for 2018. If you are a person that enjoys what the Bhakti Center offers, then you are part of our family and we want you there so that we can share our hearts and our appreciation. The evening’s speaker will be our Executive Director Virabadra Rama Das. The…

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January 2018

Bhakti Center Kirtan Camp with Doyal Gouranga. Learning Kirtan Together. Jan 2018

Saturday 6th January 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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$35

Kirtan Camp is a monthly gathering for helping beginners learn about kirtan. It’s a small group setting with a relaxed atmosphere. Participants learn to sing and play instruments, as well as lead kirtan, without fear of being on stage or messing up in front of others. Discussions on the history and meaning of kirtan are integrated throughout. Various styles of kirtan will be covered, always with an emphasis on singing from the heart as a devotional offering. Kirtan Camp is…

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March 2019

Bhakti Center Kirtan Rhythm and Kartal Workshop Mar 2019

Saturday March 2 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
New York – Bhakti Center, 25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Introduction to the rhythm and percussion of kirtan Presenter – Kishor Gopal Date – Saturday, March 2 Time – 11:30am – 1:30pm Location – the bhakti center / room 3w Capacity – 10 Admission – suggested donation $30 This workshop will teach you how to play kartals and keep a simple beat during kirtan.  Although oftentimes overlooked in kirtan, the kartals are an extremely important instrument that hold the musical beat of kirtan together.  Elements of the workshop will include:…

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