Rising In the Amrit Vela - The Nectar Time
"We call the time we spend on our maintenance sadhana. It is an essential part of life. If you do your sadhana, your mind can take the pressure. It will guide you and groom you properly." ~ Yogi Bhajan
Next Community Sadhana:
Saturday, 5/25, 4:30 am
Morning Group Sadhana ~ 4:30 am - 6:45 am
"It is common to regret not waking, but no one ever regrets coming to Sadhana!" S.S. Shiva Singh Khalsa
Sadhana means spiritual practice. Morning Group Sadhana is an essential component of a Happy Healthy Holy life. It is daily maintenance during the early hours of the day. The Amrit Vela, the Nectar Time, 2½ hours before dawn, when the world is transitioning and deeply still. We welcome you to rise up and connect with your soul in the Amrit Vela! Come and experience the ecstasy group consciousness and the satisfaction of serving your Higher Self.
What to expect at Morning Sadhana:
4:30 am - 4:50 am ~ Japji Sahib
The blissful recitation of Japji, the inspiring opening section of sacred poetry from the Sikh scriptures the Siri Guru Granth Sahib, providing an experience of the Shabad Guru.
4:50 am - 5:30 am ~ Kundalini Yoga
Tuning in with Adi Mantra, breathe, move, stretch, and deeply relax
5:30 am - 6:32 am ~ Mantra Meditation
Chanting the Mantras of the Aquarian Sadhana for 62 minutes. (Mantra sheets are available for participants new to sadhana)
6:32 am - 6:40 am~ Prayerful Contemplation/Inspirational Reading
6:40 - 6:45 am Close: Long Time Sunshine Song
*Inclement Weather Policy
Sometimes the weather conditions are dangerous or roads treacherous. There is NO group sadhana under the following winter weather conditions:
1. Bitter cold, daytime temperature prediction of less than 20º for the morning of sadhana
2. Constant snowfall of two inches or more
3. Icy rain/sleet resulting in dangerous road conditions
We suggest you check this page or phone us by 9 pm the night before if you have a question about whether sadhana will proceed: 773.975.9754
All are invited
Participants are encouraged to have attended at least a few Kundalini Yoga classes before attending Sadhana. Sadhana is the personal practice of the community members, so the yoga is led, but instruction is at a minimum. There is No Charge for community sadhana. If participants are inspired to do so they may make a donation to help continue our community efforts at Spirit Rising Yoga.
There is no cost for Sadhana practice, donations for the Foundation are accepted.
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