devotion

Bhakti Fest Celebrates Five Years of Festivals

This year, Bhakti Fest will be lighting five candles on its birthday cake. The inspiration for the event began decades prior, when producer Sridhar Silberfein envisioned a spiritual gathering akin to the energy and community of Woodstock, yet with a more peaceful vibe and devotional attitude. You could say that even Woodstock had its roots [...]

By | July 10th, 2013|Festivals & Retreats|0 Comments

Shakti Fest Survival Guide

Spring has fully sprung and with it, the Festival Season. First on the list is Shakti Fest, held in the serene Joshua Tree Retreat Center. The days and nights of May will be filled with yoga classes, spiritual lectures, organic vegetarian food and singing and dancing to the call-and-response sacred music of kirtan under the [...]

By | April 24th, 2013|Festivals & Retreats|0 Comments

Deva Premal & Miten: A Deeper Light

A Deeper Light By Deva Premal and Miten White Swan Records On April 23rd, Deva Premal and Miten return with a new direction. On their new album, A Deeper Light, down-tempo dub reggae bass lines permeate many of the eight songs.  Relaxed grooves result, holding space for the mantras Deva Premal's stunning voice offers. Miten's [...]

By | April 11th, 2013|Music|0 Comments

The Service Behind the Scenes

Projects around the world supported by Bhakti Fest By Cheryl Depp As Founder and Producer of Bhakti Fest, Sridhar Silberfein invokes the vibe of a master creator. With a rock star edge, his aim is to harmonize our world by elevating the voices of humanity. Through selfless service, known as “Seva,” the Bhakti Fest team [...]

By | July 2nd, 2012|Cause & Activism|0 Comments

Ayurveda Q & A

Ayurveda has been practiced in the US for only about 30 years, yet it is one of the systems of medicine native to India and is thousands of years old. Readers are invited to submit questions for “Ayurveda Q & A” [email protected] Q: I am pregnant and am having trouble figuring out which herbs [...]

By | June 7th, 2012|Ayurveda|0 Comments

Ayurveda Q & A

Ayurveda has been practiced in the US for only about 30 years, yet it is one of the systems of medicine native to India and is thousands of years old. Readers are invited to submit questions for “Ayurveda Q & A” [email protected] Q: I have suffered the past couple years with acid reflux. I [...]

By | March 7th, 2012|Ayurveda|0 Comments

“Awakened Earth” by Mirabai Ceiba

When it comes to super easy listening from the Kundalini world of devotional music, it doesn’t get much easier than Awakened Earth. Violins, flute, and harp give this newest release from Mirabai Ceiba a strong classical vibe, yet the album stays grounded in the present with a light bed of loops and electronica. Mirabai Ceiba [...]

By | December 22nd, 2011|Music|0 Comments

It’s A Sweet Note

Creative Artist Liz Marx Makes Her Mark With Artistic Raw Vegan Chocolate Love inspires many artistic creations. This is certainly true for glassblower, sculptor and raw chocolate artist Liz Marx. Her own love of chocolate initiated her quest for a chocolate recipe that she could eat every day and after playing around with recipes using [...]

By | December 6th, 2011|Healthy Eating|0 Comments

Ayurveda Q & A

Ayurveda has been practiced in the US for only about 30 years, yet it is one of the systems of medicine native to India and is thousands of years old. Readers are invited to submit questions for “Ayurveda Q & A” [email protected] Question: Beginning three weeks before the clocks changed in the Fall, I’ve been overeating [...]

By | December 6th, 2011|Ayurveda|0 Comments

Urban Roots: Documenting A Backyard Revolution On Film

Leila Connors and Frank Fitzpatrick discuss the movement toward urban farming and community building in Detroit. “Opening a Yoga studio is one of the most revolutionary acts you can engage in today,” says film producer Leila Connors. “The practice of Yoga,” she continues, “helps you develop independent thinking, even though you don’t realize the shift [...]

By | April 13th, 2011|Film|1 Comment