Saturday Evening Prayers 01 August 2020

Saturday, Aug 1, 2020
18:00 h
Shree Peetha Nilaya – Bhakti Marga Centre and Ashram
Am Geisberg 1-8
65321 Heidenrod Springen
Germany
Donations are welcome
Only 20 places available. Registration needed.
Event fully booked.

Description

We have 50 places available for guests to be part of the Saturday evening prayer. 

Prayer is a way to connect to the Divine through the outpouring of Love from the heart. On our bhakti path, devotional prayers are offered through ritual ceremonies. Prayer in general is a very open and free way to worship the Divine. Singing and chanting the Divine Names or simply by thinking of God is common in most traditions. Ceremonial forms of worship take the form of puja, abhishekam and yagna. All lead one to the same goal, realising that which "is" - the Divine.

Did you know?

Abhishekam is a beautiful bathing ritual where five different substances are poured onto the deity. These substances symbolise the five elements of our physical nature and our lower nature emotional qualities. Through the Grace of the deities, these elements, our five senses and the mind are purified and transformed in a positive way. 

  • Milk/water element/ego is offered to be elevated into wisdom and selflessness.
  • Yogurt/earth element/pride is offered to be transformed to humility.
  • Ghee/fire element/karma is offered in hopes of being freed from the bonds of material desire.
  • Honey/air element/Maya is offered up so that we may transcend illusions and rise to attain the Divine.
  • Sugar/ether element/emotionality (in particular, jealousy) is offered to be balanced and harmonised so we can be uplifted into the sweetness of the Divine.

Full Moon Abhishekam mosaic

What to expect

Abhishekam is done every day to the Shaligrams of the Bhutabhrteshwarnath Mandir. On Sunday, our regular morning prayer service is extended to include a special Maha Abhishekam on the large deities on the main altar. The whole event lasts about three hours. While the curtains are closed, and the deities are being dressed, you will hear a Srimad Bhagavatam satsang and enjoy singing and dancing to additional bhajans.

What to Wear

Bhakti Marga Full Moon Abhishekam crowd

Place: Shree Peetha Nilaya

Shree Peetha Nilaya is the 'home of Maha-Lakshmi' and a beautiful place to experience Divine Love. Come enjoy all the centre has to offer; join us for the prayer.

Shree Peetha Nilaya - Bhakti Marga

In ancient times, yogis would receive Divine Inspiration through the connection to God in Nature. Shree Peetha Nilaya is such a place.

Paramahamsa Sri Swami Vishwananda

Contact

If you have any questions about the event or registration, please contact us:
Phone: +49 (0) 6124 605 9000
Tuesday – Saturday: 14:00 – 17:00
Email: events [at] bhaktimarga.org