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Mantra Vigil: all night ceremony for the love of Love


  • Open Heart Encounters Hennisdijk Zoelmond, GE Netherlands (map)

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“I want to sing like the birds SING, not worrying about who hears or what they think.” ~ Rumi

This Kirtan (devotional chanting) will be a SPECIAL EDITION. We will actively align our intentions with our inner most truth and offer up our voices to the divine, ever allowing the arms of Love to carry us trough the night. 
YES! We will sing ALL NIGHT LONG. 
In this VIGIL* we'll chant through the night, at times we'll introduce periods of silence and we might even explore some light nightly physical movement for those inclined. (Those who wish to remain silent may of course at all times do so). 

So what to expect?
- Chanting, singing, sounding
- Medition (silent & dynamic) 
- Poetry readings
- Yoga

It may be evident that the celebration of the Heart is called upon, and at all times we may dance and give expression to our inner most stirrings. However, slightly different from what you might expect if you've sang with me before, this night will be charged with an intention of sacredness, some guidelines will be handed out (such as no speaking), in order to hold space for the whole group to travell together, to dive deep, deeper, through. 
We'll gather with a group of dedicated singers and musicians to keep the energy flowing. 

During the night we'll feed ourselves with love, tea and ~Ceremonial Cacao~ (freshly brought by our own hands from Mexico and Guatemala), in the morning we'll have a sharing + fruits & jummyness. 

*Alright.. but what's a vigil? The word 'vigil' explained by several dictionaries wakefulness maintained for any reason during the normal hours for sleeping / an event or a period of time when a person or group stays in a place and quietly waits, prays, etc. / a devotional exercise or ritual observance on the eve of a holy day. Such liturgical vigils usually consist of psalms, prayers and hymns, possibly a sermon or readings from the Holy Fathers, and sometimes periods of silent meditation.)

“There is a candle in your heart, ready to be kindled.
There is a void in your soul, ready to be filled.
You feel it, don't you?” ~ Rumi

Practicals 

Who?
This evening will be fascilitated by Chris (voice), Sefrijn Langen (harmonium), Marc Swillens (Percussion) and Alex Heemskerk (guitar).

Where? 
Hennisdijk 10, Zoelmond (near Culemborg, in the most FABULOUSLY amazing womb of Hafiz, a welcoming YURT in de middle of a wintery field where the fire will be hot.

Time? 
Ooooo YES.. Spring edition! Door open at 19.30 and close at 10.00 the following day. The ceremony will take place FROM SUNSET TO SUNRISE, between 20.00 and 07.30. 

Contribution for this event: 
Early Bird --> E 45,- (till 22/03)
Normal Bird --> E 55,- (till 01/04)
Late Bird --> E 65,- (till the door of the yurt)
**COME TOGETHER! Come together and pay 80,- for two. (till 27/03)**
* NOTE --> there are limited places to this event, ONLY 14 tickets will be sold.
TICKETLINK: https://www.chipta.com/nl/mantravigilallnightceremonyfortheloveoflove/11413/selectticket/

Hridaya Yoga Kirtan concert: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CJ-T6rVTaz4&feature=youtu.be
Sounds nice but.. WTF is Kirtan?: http://newworldkirtan.com/what-is-kirtan/

Later Event: April 14
Singing Silence