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Dates 3/14/2021 6:00 am - 8:30 am
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$0.00 Aquarian Sadhana


Aquarian Sadhana is a yoga and meditation practice that includes an opening meditation or prayer, about 45 minutes of Kundalini Yoga, and then 62 minutes of beautiful chanting. We start during the hours of the "amrit vela" - the predawn time, where stillness abounds and we can tune into our universal connection with all beings. This practice is joyful, uplifting, and transformative.

Free and open to all.

The Aquarian Sadhana is practiced by Kundalini Yoga communities across the world. Doing sadhana in a group develops group consciousness. A group sadhana practice amplifies the impact of the meditation.

The Aquarian Sadhana Mantras

Morning Call (The Adi Shakti Mantra, Long Ek Ong Kars) - 7 minutes

This mantra initiates the kundalini, initiating the relationship between our soul and the Universal Soul. It opens all the chakras. Be sure to apply Neck Lock to let the Kundalini energy rise.

Ek Ong Kaar - One Creator created this Creation

Sat Naam - Truth is His Name

Siri Wahe Guru - Great beyond description is His Infinite Wisdom

(See My Favorite Mantra by Shakti Parwha Kaur for detailed instructions on how to chant Long Ek Ong Kars)

Waah Yantee, Kar Yantee - 7 minutes

With this mantra, we strengthen the connection with the infinite self, the part of us beyond the physical world, beyond creation.

Waah Yantee - Great Macroself

Kar Yantee - Creative Self

Jag Dut Patee - All that is creative through time

Aadak It Waahaa-  All that is the Great One

Brahmaadeh Tresha Guru - Three aspects of God: Brahma, Vishnu, Mahesh

It Wahe Guru - That is Wahe Guru

Mul Mantra - 7 minutes

This mantra gives an experience of the depth and consciousness of your soul. It eradicates deep, longstanding pain and sorrow. It expands creativity and projects us into action in line with our destiny.

Ek Ong Kar - One Creator created this Creation

Sat Nam - Truth is God’s Name

Kartaa Purkh - Doer of everything

Nirbhao - Fearless

Nirvair - Revengeless

Akaal Moorat- Undying

Ajoonee - Unborn

Saibung - Self Illumined

Gur Prasad - It is by Guru’s Grace

Jap! - Repeat and Meditate!

Aad Sach - True in the beginning

Jugaad Sach-  True through all the ages

Haibhee Sach - True even now

Nanak Hosee Bhee Sach - Nanak says Truth shall ever be.

Sat Siri, Siri Akal (Mantra for the Aquarian Age) - 7 minutes

With this mantra we declare that we are timeless, deathless beings and promotes victory in all aspects of our life.

Sat Siri, Siri Akaal - Great Truth, Great Undying

Siri Akaal, Mahaa Akaal - Great Undying, Great Deathless

Mahaa Akaal, Sat Naam - Great Deathless, Truth is God’s Name

Akaal Moorat, Wahe Guru - Deathless Image of God

Rakhe Rakhan Har - 7 minutes

This is a mantra of protection against all negative forces, inner and outer, which are blocking us from moving on our true path. It cuts like a sword through every opposing vibration, thought, word, and action.

Rakhay rakhanahaar aap ubaaria-an

Gur kee pairee paa-i kaaj savaari-an

Hoaa aap da-iaal manaho na visaari-an

Saadh janaa kai sang bhavajal taari-an

Saakat nindak dusht khin maa-eh bidaari-an

Tis saahib kee tayk Naanak manai maa-eh

Jis simrat sukh ho-i sagalay dookh jaa-eh

Translation:

Thou who savest, save us all and take us across,

Uplifting and giving the excellence.

You gave us the touch of the lotus feet of the Guru, and all our jobs are done.

You have become merciful, kind, and compassionate; and so our mind does not forget Thee.

In the company of the holy beings you take us from misfortune and calamities, scandals, and disrepute.

Godless, slanderous enemies—you finish them in timelessness.

That great Lord is my anchor.

Nanak, keep firm in your mind, by meditating and repeating His Name

All happiness comes and all sorrows and pain go away.

Wahe Guru Wahe Jio - 22 minutes

This is a mantra of ecstasy with which we establish ourselves for victory and the right to excel. Chant sitting in Vir Asan (warrior pose), sitting on the left heel, with the right knee up, right foot flat on the ground, with hands in Prayer Pose. Eyes are focused at the tip of the nose.

Wahe Guru Wahe Guru Wahe Guru Wahe Jio

Translation: "Wow, God is great!” or “indescribably great is His Infinite, Ultimate Wisdom.”

Guru Ram Das Chant - 5 minutes

This mantra is one of humility. It opens the Heart Center (4th chakra) so that we can feel and effortlessly radiate universal love. We call on Guru Ram Das in praise of his spiritual guiding light and protective grace.

Guru Guru Wahe Guru, Guru Ram Das Guru

The first part (Guru Guru Wahe Guru) projects the mind to the source of knowledge and ecstasy. The second part (Guru Ram Das Guru) means “the wisdom that comes as a servant of the Infinite.”

(Source: https://www.3ho.org/kundalini-yoga/sadhana-daily-spiritual-practice/aquarian-sadhana)

Julie Eisenberg

E-RYT500, Owner/Director, LYC

Julie Eisenberg started practicing yoga in the mid-1990s as a way to decompress from a stressful job. Over the years, as her practice deepened and evolved, she began to understand yoga as a tool of personal transformation and empowerment. She is a Kundalini Level 2 Teacher and Professional Teacher Trainer with the Kundalini Research Institute (KRI), with advanced certifications in therapeutics and other modalities.

Julie opened Lighthouse Yoga Center in 2013 in her home community of Petworth, DC as a way to share the teachings of yoga with the residents of her diverse neighborhood. Outside the studio she has taught yoga to DC’s homeless population and low-income Spanish-speaking immigrants in Washington, DC and is involved in many community and civic organizations. Her classes, retreats and trainings are energetic, spiritual and often powerfully transformational.

Julie is thrilled to be part of the amazing Lighthouse community and is grateful to everyone who has supported us through the years!

Nandi Gabremedhin

Nandi Gabremedhin is a KRI Level 1 Kundalini Yoga Instructor, graduate of Lighthouse Yoga Center’s KRI Teacher Training Program. Nandi took her first yoga class more than 11 years ago in a Saturday program at her son’s school. With that first class she felt more positive, peaceful and happy and then found a place to take regular classes. As her practice developed, she felt there was still something missing – she wanted to learn to meditate, which led Nandi to Kundalini Yoga & Meditation.

Initially she thought she’d just take classes for herself, but then knew fairly soon she wanted to become a teacher to share the benefits of which she so abundantly received. Through her own practice and teachings, Nandi found that Kundalini Yoga has been a way to dig deeper and uncover more of herself and her own power, becoming more focused and disciplined in developing her spirituality. With life and all that comes, the maintenance must continue, which is the main reason Nandi keeps her practice strong. Kundalini has allowed her to truly see more and has allowed for more uplifting connections with others a more enriching one. Nandi’s classes facilitate experiences for individuals to find their own power, overcome personal challenges, shed the old skin and grow anew by uncovering the divine energy within and illuminating peace, light and love that inspires others thru example and energy.


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