Bhakti Fest | YogaKirtan

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Bhakti Fest is a Yoga | Dance | Music Festival which celebrates the devotional path that has its roots in yoga, kirtan, and meditation. It embraces ancient and modern sacred wisdom and traditional and non-traditional spiritual practices. The festival is a vehicle for evolution of human consciousness through a heart-centered revolution. Bhakti Fest builds a community of people drawn to follow the path of the heart – a devotional, prayerful, loving, healthful, respectful family. All the artists, presenters, and vendors embody, practice, and share the spirit of Bhakti through a variety of ways, including:
  • Continuous Kirtan Music
  • Yoga Classes
  • Meditations and Prayer
  • Teachings and workshops
  • Fire Ceremonies (Pujas)
  • Hanuman Chalisas
  • Eco-Friendly, holistic market place
  • Vegetarian, Vegan, and Raw Vegan Cuisine
  • Wellness Sanctuary: massage, bodywork, energy work, intuitive readings, and other unique wellness enhancing modalities.
Bhakti Fest encourages the spirit of service and offers a work exchange Seva program. The festival donates monies to a variety of non-profit organizations which provide housing, food, education, medical, and environmental beautification programs around the world.

  What People are Saying about Bhakti Fest...

  "It was my pleasure and honor to teach and share this healing path of yoga. And to be able to witness so many receiving tremendous openings of the heart in my classes moved me to the most profound place of gratitude to the most High. Thank you for the gift of this opportunity to be of service.Congrats on such a successful first BFMW!" ~Katherine Austin

  "Good going and truly many blessings. An amazing creation--happy to be a part of it. All Seva."~Shyamdas

  "You have brought a magical ray of Love into the midwest and have given me personally a wonderful shot of bhava. Huge appreciation for this! I look forward to the next one at Joshua Tree!" ~Saprem, Premdas

  "In the wake of bliss from the weekend of kirtan, I wanted to thank you for the incredible work that you and your team did to initiate Bhakti Fest Midwest. I am receiving a landslide of e-mails today from participants who were blown away by the experience..." ~Ragani

  "Thank you for a beautiful festival. I am truly delighted to be part of these joyous celebrations." ~SrutiRam

  "So wonderful to be a part of this joyousness. Thanks for everything." ~Jim Beckwith

  "OMGoddess!!! What an amazing, shakti filled, Bhakti fueled, love fest. This was a very special weekend indeed. Thanks to the whole Bhakti Fest crew for bringing the love and light of devotion into the world in this manifestation. So blessed to be included in the musical celebration of our divine consciousness." ~Yehoshua Brill

  "Thank you to the whole crew! That was the most awesome festival ever! What an incredible weekend filled with musics, sunshine, yoga and Love." ~Amy Beth Treciokas

  "Absolutely magnificent, joy filled, ecstatic, delicious weekend of Bhakti LOvE!! I am filled with gratitude!!!! Jai Ma and thank YOU!!" ~Brenda McMorrow

  "Truly honored to have been part of such a magical weekend. Endless gratitude from my heart to yours." ~Luna Kristin Ray

  "This was a glorious weekend, very intimate and overwhelming BHAV!!!" ~Ishwari Lynn Keller

  "Thank you to the staff and volunteers, for giving us this wonderful and amazing space to share our hearts. I started crying on so many occasions - the love is so openly available and I was bathing in it. As a newcomer musician having our first-ever set this weekend, I felt so much part of the Bhakti Fest family. My sincere gratitude." ~Pascale LaPoint

  "Absolutely fabulous!!! Thanks to all who contributed, organizers, crew, vendors..wallahs and bands... teachers...and all who danced and sang us into the bhav. Many fests, many retreats thru the years, none quite like this." ~Mark Rubin


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Bhakti Fest vendor application and information page.


Seva Work Exchange (“WE”) Bhakti Fest volunteer program.

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