10 Reasons to Chant: The Benefits of Mantra Meditation

10 Reasons to Chant: The Benefits of Mantra Meditation

There is a mantra for everything – for every ill and every challenge. There are as many reasons to chant as there are stars in the sky. Among the many benefits of chanting mantras are an increase in self-esteem and intuition, relief from anxiety and stress, and...
Morning In the Kitchen

Morning In the Kitchen

The team arrives at 4:30 a.m. to begin our sadhana.  Our daily spiritual practice involves getting immersed in the culinary experience: we listen to the chanting that is going on in the distance, and we step into our own sacred space.  We move slowly and mindfully....
Join the Sat Nam Fest Media Team!

Join the Sat Nam Fest Media Team!

Sat Nam Fest is seeking enthusiastic and creative individuals to join our Video and Photography teams! If you love photography, help us capture the joy and essence of Sat Nam Fest on the Photography Team. If you love video, help us preserve the precious moments from...
Yoga of Service

Yoga of Service

By Michael Jaidev I remember attending my first summer solstice event in Ram Das Puri. The excitement buzzing through the desert carried me as I bounced from class to class. I was wide-eyed and open hearted as I relished the experience of sitting with 2,000+ yogis....
Why You’ll Find Me on the Work Exchange Crew

Why You’ll Find Me on the Work Exchange Crew

by Victor Gotelaere I first came to Sat Nam Fest to immerse myself in the chanting…the music. It had resonated with me since first hearing Snatam Kaur’s voice, and grew as I found Nirinjan, Jai-Jagdeesh, Mirabai Ceiba and countless others. Yoga to me was a class...