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Summer is upon us! Shyamdas has returned from India and is on the road again to bring us the ecstatic chanting and teachings that we’ve missed during the winter months. Feel free to browse our summer events for concerts and teachings in your area. Also, don’t forget to “like” Shyamdas on Facebook to keep up-to-date on all the latest news, last-minute events and announcements throughout the year.
Some upcoming events include:
“Thirty million Americans and countless millions worldwide have taken up a practice that is transforming their lives. Follow filmmaker Suzanne Bryant as she meets with the most prominent Yoga Gurus and teachers in the west and travels to India to explore the power of this ancient practice. Along the way she discovers what YOGA IS.”
Look forward to the premier of the new film featuring interviews with Shyamdas, Krishnadas and many more next week when “Yoga Is” premiers next week!
For more information about the film and filmaker and to request a screening, please visit http://www.yogais.com.
Shyamdas, an American devotee of Neem Karoli Baba, has been living in India for many years and is a kirtan expert. This article is adapted from the liner notes of the CD Kirtan: Maha Mantra in the Himalayas – Volume One of the India Odyssey Series, due to be released in March 2004 by Karuna Music. Used with permission.
Like most religions, Hindu tradition places great emphasis on the power of God’s name, especially when repeated in chant. The following stories describe how even accidental repetition of the sacred name can lead to enlightenment.