Mahakailasa Ashram

Lalitamba Mandiram

Events

New Year’s Eve Meditation
Mahakailasa Ashram
Sunday, December 31; 9:30p.m.-1:00a.m.
Fun and Free!
Ring in the New Year with blessings. We’ll share bhajan, prayer, and silence together, as we give thanks for 2017 and set our spiritual resolutions for the upcoming year. The evening will include a chanting of the Sri Lalita Sahasranama.

Frederick’s Kitchen Holiday Bake-Off
Mahakailasa Ashram
Sunday, December 17; 1:30-4:30p.m.
Fun and Free!
We’ll be baking holiday treats, from iced gingerbread to angel cookies, for our homeless friends and neighbors. Join us for good cheer, cider, and a sampling of sweets.

Sacred Love: Tales of the Rasa Lila
Integral Yoga Institute
227 W. 13th St. (btw. Seventh & Eighth Aves.)
Saturday, October 28; 1:30-3:00p.m.
Please contact 212.929.0585 for registration.
Immerse yourself in the bhava. Open to the presence of the Divine Beloved, in the heart and everywhere. During this festive Satsang, we will share stories and songs of the Beloved, reflecting upon our deepest potential as human beings and the Divine truth of the liberated soul. Walk the path of grace, and surrender to all that is. The workshop will include storytelling, bhakti teachings, Kirtan, and meditation.

Refugee Women and Reliance on Spirituality
Salvation Army
221 E. 52nd St. (btw. Second & Third Aves.)
Wednesday, October 23; 10:00a.m.-12:00p.m.
Women Rising working group of the Committee of Spirituality, Values, and Global Concerns presents a panel discussion on how we can awaken to support women and girls in crisis.

Meditate NYC
Gantry Plaza State Park
Center Blvd. and 49th Ave. (Long Island City)
Sunday, September 16; 2:30-6p.m.
Please join us for an afternoon of dharma teachings and meditations from varied Buddhist and Interfaith traditions. Sponsored by the Buddhist Council of New York.

Four Locks and Four Keys: Maitri
Integral Yoga Institute
227 W. 13th St. (btw. Seventh & Eighth Aves.)
Saturday, May 6; 2:00-3:30p.m.
Please contact 212.929.0585 for registration.
In the Yoga Sutras, Patanjali names maitri, friendship, as one of four virtues that bring ease to our lives. Friendship awakens happiness, so how do we cultivate deeper connection with one another? In this workshop, we’ll share new ways to welcome the joys of relationship. We will also balance our energy centers to clear ancient emotional patterns, opening to healing, harmony, and bliss.

Women Rising
Unification Church
4 W. 43rd St., Aqua Room
Thursday, March 16; 11:30a.m.-1:30p.m.
Please join us for a faith-based panel discussion around the importance of women and spirituality in awakening global harmony. This event is a side-event for the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women. Co-sponsored by CSVGC-NY and Lalitamba Mandiram.

Return to the Heart: The Grace of Divine Love
Integral Yoga Institute
227 W. 13th St. (btw. Seventh & Eighth Aves.)
Tuesday, February 14; 6:30-8:00p.m.
Please contact 212.929.0585 for registration.

The beloved may appear as mischievous playmate, Divine protector, luminous teacher, and greatest love when we open to the truth of parabhakti. The beloved is also who we are. In this festive retreat on Valentine’s Day, we will share songs and stories of the beloved, reflecting our deepest potential as human beings and the Divine truth of the liberated soul. Step onto the path of grace and surrender to all that is.