Mystical Kirtan, Nada Yoga (the yoga of sound), and Maha Shivaratri

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Namaste Dear Souls,

I'm still flying high from my trip to India!  And unlike two years ago, when I went to India for the first time, there has been no despondency and pining for India since I've been back.  Probably because I know I will be back there again in November ...this time to co-host my own retreat with my dear Shakti sisters Amah Devi of Ashville, NC and Rev. Amma Niradhara of Maheshwar's SwAr Ashram.  This time will be an all women's Bhakti Yoga Retreat, and the dates are November 13-23.  Click HERE for details!

Not ready to go to India?  Amah Devi and I are also hosting another Women's Bhakti Yoga Retreat at Satchidananda's Yogaville Ashram this April 7-9.  
Click HERE to find out more!

In the meantime, there are lots of great events happening locally here in the Northeast over the next couple months that I will be involved with...


Central CT Community Kirtan

Fri, Feb 10 @ 7:00 PM

Unitarian Universalist Society: East, 153 Vernon St W , Manchester, CT

A beautiful of evening of devotional chanting with Mirabai Moon, Kalidasa Joseph Getter, & Jayaprabha Mare DiBenigno

$15 donation requested, a Call and Response Foundation Event

Satsang with Rev. Jaganath Carerra & Shivaratri Celebration

Fri, Feb 17 @ 7:00 PM

Yoga Life Center, 1244 McBride Ave., Woodland Park, NJ

Mirabai Moon will be providing music for the Satsang and Shivaratri Celebration to follow.

Nada Yoga - The Yoga of Sound Workshop with Mirabai Moon

Sun, Feb 19 @ 2:00 PM — 4:00 PM

Soma Center, 511 Raritan Ave., Highland Park, NJ

Yoga means “Union” and Nada Yoga is “Union Through Sound.” The ultimate goal of Yoga is Union with the Divine. In Nada Yoga we call this Nada Brahma, or the ultimate transcendantal sound, the seed from which all of creation has evolved, the primordial OM. In this workshop we will explore the practice of mantra and the creation of sacred sound as a means to still the mind and dive deeply into the inner realms where the experience of One-ness and Divine Embodiment happens. Through group singing, focused listening and guided meditation we will turn inward from the sounds of the external world to the sounds of our internal world and finally toward the eternal transcendent sound.
Cost $35

10th Annual All-Night Maha Shivarātri Concert

Sat, Feb 25 @ 8:30 PM — Sun, Feb 26 @ 6:30 AM

Ananda Ashram, 13 Sapphire Rd., Monroe, NY

Presented by outstanding artists offering both Eastern and Western classical, modern and devotional music and dance
$25 cover


Awakening the Divine Feminine; Finding the Goddess Within

Sun, Mar 5 @ 1:30 PM — 4:00 PM

Willow Tree Yoga , 17 Whispering Court , Bardonia, NY

• Pushing to make life happen and overwhelmed by doing?
• Are you dissatisfied in a relationship, career or financial situation that leaves you feeling busy, tired, and depleted?
• Are you craving to feel connected to your own source of vitality, power and joy?

Join Yael Sunshine and Mirabai Moon in a workshop that incorporates discussion, reflection, song and embodied practice to create a sacred space for you to heal, nourish and access the divine feminine within you. We will explore the three aspects of Shakti, the creative source in all women. Together, we’ll re-discover the fierce mother who lays the ground for transformation, the nurturing mother who refines our heart and the capacity to love, and the wise mother who connects us to our higher self.

This intimate workshop will bring you to a deeper relationship with yourself, other women and the world around you and show you how to move through your life with personal power and calm control.
Cost $35

The Story of Shiva Workshop & Kirtan

Thu, Mar 9 @ 7:00 PM

Yoga Life Center, 1244 McBride Ave., Woodland Park, NJ

At this special workshop we will tell stories of Shiva from the Mahapurana. We will discuss Shiva's attributes as the quintessential Yogi, and discuss how we can develop these qualities within ourselves, using Shiva as a role model on our path to spiritual enlightenment. The workshop will culminate in a Shiva Kirtan, a call & response group devotional chant to Shiva.

Preregistration: $25
Drop In: $30

Mystical Kirtan with Mirabai Moon & Kalidasa Joseph Getter

Fri, Mar 10 @ 7:30 PM

Wholeness Center, 7 New Lake Rd. , Valley Cottage, NY

Join us at this beautiful new studio and wellness center for an uplifting evening of sacred chant with International Touring Mantra Artist Mirabai Moon and World Flutist Kalidasa Joseph Getter at Wholeness Center 7 New Lake Rd. in Valley Cottage, NY Lower level, back entrance.
$20 cover

An Evening in Rishikesh ~ Dinner & Kirtan sponsored by Yoga Life Society

Sat, Mar 25 @ 7:00 PM

Yoga Life Center, 1244 McBride Ave., Woodland Park, NJ

A special fundraiser for YLS. The evening will include an Indian style dinner, followed by Kirtan with Mirabai Moon, Kalidasa Joseph Getter, Kristen Ambrosi, & Saraswati Lee.

Women's Bhakti Yoga Retreat
with Mirabai Moon & Amah Devi
April 7 - 9, 2017
at Satchidananda's Yogaville Ashram
Buckingham, VA

Embodying the Divine Mother ~ An Ancient India Women's Yoga Retreat
Nov. 13-23, 2017
in Maheshwar, India

While in India, I had the good fortune of playing kirtan with an amazingly talented young tabla player, Jay Tailor, from Gujarat.  Adam Bauer's version of Sri Ram Jai Ram became our most favorite song to play during the retreat. 
Click on the image above
to hear a video we recorded on site at the Laboo'z Lodge and see where we house our retreat participants.
At long last, the re-release of my first Mystical Kirtan album, completely re-mixed and re-mastered! Come have a listen here:
Originally released in August of 2012, this album features legendary tabla player Badal Roy of the Miles Davis group, and the exceptional Amit Chatterjee on guitar, sitar, and vocals.

Support the musicians you love by buying their music from them directly
I'm still raising money for NYC's Coalition for the Homeless ( through the Hamunam Chalisa Charitable Download Project.   Please show your support and enjoy the gift of music... 

All Digital Sales of Mirabai Moon's Hanuman Chalisa will go to support NYC's Coalition for the Homeless.  The track can be purchased at:
"The inspiration you seek is already within you.  Be silent and listen."  Rumi

Hope to be chanting with you soon!

Love & Light,
Mirabai Moon
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