PantheaCon 2014 – Kali Puja

From the highest and most penetrating reverberations of the Divine undifferentiated, nameless and formless, we call to you Mother, to join us in our work to break free of the encumbrances we carry in this lifetime. Bereft of freedom in our hearts, we welcome you as Kali and implore you to break the chains of…

PantheaCon 2013 – Kali Puja

Kali Puja at PantheaCon is something of a tradition, and as we entered the room to set up for the ritual on Saturday night, a devotee (the first in line waiting for the doors to open) noted this was her fourth year coming to worship with us. She had nowhere to go in her hometown…

Kali Maa at SHARANYA's Kali Puja PCon 2012

PantheaCon 2012 – Kali Puja

It was perhaps no accident that exactly 108 of us gathered last night at 11PM for a ritual dedicated to the Divine Mother, Kali Maa. In Hinduism, the number 108 is considered especially auspicious, aligning the heavens and Earth in powerful relationship toward peace. Indeed, our ceremony for the Dark Goddess was imbued with the…

Puja Candles

PantheaCon 2010 – Kali Puja

I’m always struck by how hard I make the practice in my head and how easy it is when it actually happens. It strikes me especially at the PantheaCon pujas. There we are, a little handful of initiates and perhaps hundreds of others, many of whom have no experience of Tantra or of Maa Kali….

PantheaCon 2009 – Kali Puja

Jai Maa! OM MAA! Jai Maa! This weekend’s Kali Puja was a glorious coming together of friends old and new…a veritable Tantrick festival within the walls of the Doubletree in San Jose! I hope you were able to join us for Kali Puja: Devotion & Worship of the Divine Mother; and if not, don’t fear…

PantheaCon 2008 – Kali Puja

This past weekend, SHARANYA hosted our 4th annual Kali Puja presentation at PantheaCon in San Jose. Intended to welcome those not familiar with the Sha’can tradition and ways of honoring the Divine Mother as Kali, our community held space for over 100 lovers of the goddess. It was a splendid, rich gathering as we created…

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