No one religion can make it on its own. We all have something to learn from one another. I am grateful for our Sivananda Interfaith family that gathers every year for a symposium called Unity in Diversity, where my husband and I will teach two workshops and deliver two concerts with the beautiful musical and heart energy support of Grecco and his wife Caro.
I think I’m gonna try and get my daughter, Jap Preet to share something too, as she’s been learning and singing quite a lot of sweet Kirtan these days.
We’ll also have the opportunity to learn from teachers of other traditions as well and celebrate Christmas together Bahamas/Sivananada fashion with a beautiful and yummy feast and sweet reflections and meditation from the Christian tradition. As the days go on, into New Years we’ll learn from distinguished teachers of the Buddhist, Jewish, Hindu, and Sufi traditions. It is such a rich time.
There’s a great program for children, and one for teens as well, where kids get to learn yoga in a relaxed and uplifting environment . . . Ashram beach life!
I invite you to join us if you can, and if you can’t, then perhaps try out a few of these things that have been amazing for me in my life:
1. Just dilly dally right on over to some other temple from another tradition, then your own and have an experience!
2. Get a spiritual book from another tradition, curl up at night before going to bed and read it.
3. Find ways to worship with people of other traditions through local interfaith services that are in existence, or maybe you start one up. This is a great experience, that I found is amazingly enriching, and that I love to bring my daughter to.
As the holiday season approaches, I wish you all love and light in your heart, home, family and community.
Heart of the Universe: Chanting with Snatam Kaur
December 25-27, 2019
The Sivananda Ashram Yoga Retreat
Nassau, The Bahamas
Join Snatam Kaur and Sopurkh Singh for a workshop at the beautiful Sivananda Ashram in the Bahamas during the Christmas, Hanukkah, and New Years Symposium and Celebration!