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NYE Celebration ’18 – Mantra Takeaway


Residents, teachers and guests here at Anahata Yoga Retreat Akhanda Kirtan’d their way into 2019 at our New Year’s Celebration event. This high energy 4 hour Kirtan took place with 14 amazing Kirtanists leading various divine mantra chants.

Together, through chanting, clapping, drumming, singing and dancing – a feeling of oneness was shared as the music pulsed with the people, giving more experiential meaning to Bhakti Yoga or union through love and devotion.

Below is the breakdown of the different Kirtans chanted on the night. Now you can take these mantras away to integrate them into your daily life.

Anahata’s full time resident and Marketing Shakti, Laura started the evening off with Shakti awakening Ganesh mantra:
Om Gam Ganapataye Namaha
Ganesha Sharanam
Sri Ganesha Sharanam

Founder and head Swami, Karma Karuna carried on the vibrations with the Kundalini awakening mantra:
Kundalini Kundalini Kundalini Jago Ma

Yogic Life Skills participant, Elintari brought peace with her devotional mantra:
Sita Ram Sita Ram Sita Ram Jaya Sita Ram

Christmas Yoga Refresh and Creating Change Retreat Guest, Edwin called upon Mother Power, Kundalini with:
Adi Shakti Adi Shakti Adi Shakti, Namo Namo
Sarab Shakti Sarab Shakti Sarab Shakti, Namo Namo
Pritham Bhagvati Pritham Bhagvati Pritham Bhagvati, Namo Namo
Kundalini Mata Shakti Mata Shakti, Namo Namo

Another Marketing Shakti, Katyayani then channeled divine feminine power with:
Durga Namah Maha Maya Om

Retreat Co-ordinator, Amrit called upon all forms of Godliness with:
Shiva Shiva Shiva Shambo
Mahadeva Shambo
Mahadeva Shambo

Long term resident, Vishwamitra wished for all beings to be happy and free, in his unique version of:
Lokah Samastah Sukhino Bhavantu

Long standing friend of Anahata, Andrew elevated the crowd into bliss with:
Sachara Chara Para Purnam Shivoham Shivoham
Nityananda Swarupa Shivoham Shivoham
Anandoham Anandoham Anandoham Anandoham
Shivoham Shivoham Shivoham Shivoham

Local resident and long term friend and neighbour, Caitlin sang her version of:
Guru Guru Wahe Guru
Guru Ram Das Guru
Hey Maniyo Yo Yo Yo

Creating Change Guest and Anahata first timer, Bhaktitara then enchanted us all with her divine feminine chant:
Hai Durga Lakshmi Saraswati
Jaya Jagadambe Bhavani
Ma Jaya Jagadambe Bhavani

Jaya Jagadambe Bhavani Ma
Jaya Jagadambe Bhavani

Regular Anahata guest, Oliver really cranked up energy with his crowd-pleaser:
Jaya Shiva Shankara
Bam Bam Hara
Hara Hara Hara Hara
Bam Bam Hara

Previous Anahata Resident and weekly visitor, Paramatma carried the energy through, reminding us to merge with love:
Raadhe Raadhe Shyaam Govinda Raadhe Jai Shree Raadhe
Govinda Raadhe Raadhe Shyaam Gopaala Raadhe Raadhe

Anahata resident, Devadhyanam brought more Godliness to to the Kirtan with:
Aum Mangalam Aum Kar Mangalam
Guru Mangalam Guru Par Mangalam

Special guest, Swami Kailash saw us into the New Year with a prayer to Shiva – consciousness:
Omkara Shiva

Thanks to all that came and participated – sharing love and energy. A blessed night was truly had by all.

If you’re interested in Bhakti Yoga – we open a Kirtan up to the public once a week at our Yoga Buffet event. Alternatively, come to our Havan Fire Ceremony which is usually followed by a short Kirtan each week.

Find out more about ‘Rising in Love Through Bhakti Yoga’ on our blog >

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