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The Yoga of Devotion Mantra Meditation and Vedic Ceremony

For all levels.

The season of gratitude is the ideal time to explore bhakti, or devotional, yoga. Travel to the mystical realms of Sanskrit mantra and Vedic ceremony, and amplify your connection to Source as you tap into yogic secrets of profound transformation.

Join three talented and experienced teachers to explore

  • The role of a home altar in devotional practice
  • The stories held in the Sanskrit alphabet
  • The archetypal energies represented by Hindu deities
  • Mantra meditation practice
  • The community-building power of chanting
  • How to perform a simple Vedic arati ceremony
  • The flow of devotion within yoga postures and free-form movement.

Take home resources for developing your own bhakti practice, including mantras designed for your specific life situation.

Recommended reading Thomas Ashley-Farrand, Healing Mantras.

Note Tuition includes a CD. Bring a notebook; dress comfortably for meditation and movement.

Program at a Glance

Yoga Experience
Suitable For
Program Theme
Devotional Chanting


Bill Francis Barry (Bharata), MEd, MBA, is a Vedic priest and teacher of mantra and yoga. He has been a student of mantra, yoga, and the Vedas since 1969.

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Rajeshwari Gretchen Carmel, E-RYT-500, yoga and mantra teacher, dancer, Vedic priest, and yoga studio owner, has been teaching for more than 20 years.

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Bhavani Lorraine Nelson is a Kripalu Yoga teacher and Legacy Faculty who leads workshops in meditation and mindfulness, stress reduction, and the power of the voice.

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