Yoni Puja 2014

SHARANYA offered the 8th Annual Yoni Puja Festival on June 22, 2014 at the Cultural Integration Fellowship in San Francisco. We gathered to honor women, the Feminine and goddesses as they exist in the spaces of being and planet. Our puja was divine!  

Yoni Puja 2013

On the night of Sunday, June 9, 2013, we gathered together in community to celebrate the time when Goddess bleeds. Also known as Ambubachi Mela, this festival is celebrated annually in northeastern India. At SHARANYA, it is a weaving of indigenous, Earth-centered, and Goddess mysteries that culminates in the drinking of yoni tattva, the essence…

6th Annual Yoni Puja (2012)

Yoni Puja 2012

There was nothing that could have prepared us for the way in which Maa manifested on Sunday night for SHARANYA’s 6th Annual Yoni Puja. Devotees gathered in San Francisco from near and far for the celebration that joins us with tens of thousands of devotees as the time of Goddess’ menstruation and Ambubachi Mela approaches…

Kamakhya Mandir 2008 during Ambubachi Mela

Devi’s Yoni: The Divine Mother Kamakhya

We are just back from our annual pilgrimage to the sacred goddess sites of Tantrick India. While many friends and loved ones think us crazy for visiting during the hottest time of year, we can’t resist India in the summertime! The reason for our voyage during Summer Solstice is the great Ambubachi Mela, or festival…