November 2017

As we approach Thanksgiving, it's a time to not only give thanks, but to invite blessings into our lives and into the lives of those we love. 
What would you like to welcome in this month?

 Reminder - the website to check for class schedules, etc.,
 Find out about FengShui/sacred space consultations at
   For psychotherapy services:
The next therapeutic class for The Highly Sensitive Person is Nov. 29 
Class Schedule 

Location: 305 Glenwood Drive, Chapel Hill, NC
call for more info/directions: 919-257-7814 or email:
Thursdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm 
Fee: $15 drop in or $10 per class when purchasing a 5 class pass.
Class topics this month:
Nov. 2: "Find Daily Beauty"
Yoga Kriya for Metabolism and Relaxation
Yoga Kriya for Mood and Metabolism Balance
Meditation to Achieve and Experience of God
Nov. 9: "Who can I Thank?"
Yoga set to Experience God
Meditation for Gurprasad
Nov. 16: "Weather any Weather"
Yoga: Surya Kriya
Meditation for Spiritual Stamina
No class Nov. 23 - Thanksgiving
Nov. 30: "Finding Simple Pleasure"
Yoga Kriya for Elevation
Meditation to Make You Sattvic
Special Monday class!
November 13, 11 am - 12 pm 
Start your week with a fresh outlook!
November Workshops
"Journey Through the Chakras"
Nov. 11, Saturday, 10 am - 1 pm
This class will give you an experience of your energy centers, using sound, movement, color, and more!
Fee: $40
"Awakening to Your Ten Bodies"
Nov. 12, Sunday, 8 am - 12 pm
You know you have one body, come learn about the other nine!
We'll do yoga to awaken you to your ten bodies, explore these concepts, and delve into your personal numerology!
Fee: $50
Sign up for both workshops and save - $80 for both.
To pre-register by Nov. 5, contact HarDarshan: 919-257-7814 or
Mark your calendar for the upcoming concert with visiting recording artist Sat Purkh Kaur!
Friday, Dec. 8 at Unity Center of Peace in Chapel Hill. 7:30 pm. $20 pre-registered, $25 at the door.
Visit and "Like" us on Facebook!
Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training, Level One                             
Level One Kundalini Yoga teacher training takes place each year in Chapel Hill and is held one weekend per month from September - June. The current training has just gotten started, but it's not too early to think about next year! Contact HarDarshan for information and application:
Quote of the Month
"Today, like every other day, we wake up empty and frightened. Don't open the door to the study and begin reading.Take down the dulcimer." 

Recipe of the Month
Berry Lavender Mousse
Makes about 5 cups
1 cup cashews, soaked 2 - 8 hours, then drained and rinsed
1/3 cup coconut cream
1 1/4 cup coconut water
1/3 cup coconut oil
1 1/2 cup halved strawberries
1 cup blackberries
3/4 cup raspberries
2 - 3 drops lavender oil
4 TB honey
Add cashews, coconut cream and coconut water to blender.
Blend until smooth and creamy - look for air bubbles
Add berries, lavender and honey and blend again.
Add coconut oil and blend
Pour into small bowls and cover.
Chill at least 4 hours. 
Service Opportunity
Mata Shakti Ashram welcomes your support! How can you help?
Time and Talent: help with yard and garden maintenance, upkeep of classroom and workshop/training spaces, vegetarian raw food prep, help with social media and technology.Talk to your friends and perosnal community about Mata Shakti Ashram, for we are truly "grass roots"!
Finance/Funds: Donations of money to assist Mata Shakti Ashram pay the overhead cost for the current space, pay guest teachers, and provide some scholarships to those in need. Let us know how much you are willing to pledge monthly or yearly over the next year to 5 years, as we prepare the non-profit status. Every donation will receive a class pass to share with a friend to acquaint them with the ashram.
Thanks to Lisa Brown, Jennifer Pittman, Lindy Hoeft, Joni Liebel, Michelle Hill, Sat Inder Kaur and Karta Purkh Singh of Kansas City's Param Tirath Ashram, Elke Dickerson, Ranpreet Kaur, Shirin Negmodjanova, Connie Boston, Mary Radulescu, and Ashley Jackson, who have already given their support!
Stay tuned for an open house, and contact HarDarshan for more information: 919-257-7814 or
Sacred Listener, Transpersonal Counseling and Kundalini Yoga, Chapel Hill, NC