Aug
10

Bhakti Immersion 2010, Ananda Ashram

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Bhakti Immersion

Annual Bhakti Immersion Weekend with Shyamdas at Ananda Ashram

Radhe Radhe! If you are in the New York area don’t miss this intimate devotional retreat at the serene Ananda Ashram. I consider Ananda to be my home-ashram, where I have been visiting and leading programs for decades. We will have plenty of time and the lovely space to explore bhakti teachings, stories, mantras, songs, and more. anandaashram.org

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Quotes

Krishna has appeared from Mother Devaki’s womb.
Devaki also means “the sky,”
And Krishna has become its moon.

“Worldly afflictions strike the body, senses, and soul. Divine anguish is felt in the fire of God’s separation. The moon removes all these miseries and showers delight. Lord Krishna appears as the lila moon, the lord of the stars, and rises from behind the eastern mountains. He is not only the husband of the constellations but also grants us soulful ecstasy.

“This moon’s special virtue is that it can remove, from great distances, the afflictions of all. Moon Krishna is the lord and the husband of the sky. The stars are the moon’s wives and, like us, reside very close to the Beloved. When Lord Krishna stands with us in our dance circle He is simply outstanding!”
— transl. by Shyamdas, Ecstatic Couplets