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Andrea Sullivan performs with the Wild Moon Bhaktas

Andrea Sullivan will by performing with the group periodically. Andrea brings years of experience as a performing musician and kirtan and chanting lover. She sings, plays the harp and violin. Join us in welcoming Andrea to the group!

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Why Not Wake Up? Our Second CD Release

We are happy to announce the release of our second CD! Lovingly created over four years! Includes some of our favorite chants, Om Mani Padme Hum, La Illaha, Durgayai, Rama Bolo, and Why Not Wake Up? We recorded with expert world beat engineer Greg Shutte at Bathtub Shrine Studio. Guests artists included Barbara Meyer and […]

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Communal Chanting with the Wild Moon Bhaktas

We keep on keepin’ on! The Wild Moon Bhaktas have played well over 100 chanting, kirtan & spiritual music events in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Here is a portion of a poem by Kabir, the 15th century Indian luminary of the Bhakti-Yoga movement: Throw away all thoughts of imaginary things, and stand firm in who, you, […]

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Our 9th Year!

October 2018 will mark our 9th year leading chanting and kirtan events in Minnesota.  We look forward to another year of communal chanting, sacred music, joy, spiritual awareness and deepening consciousness.  Join us for one of our events.  Here is the flyer for our next event, Saturday, September 8th at Big River Yoga in Minneapolis.

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2018 Great Mother Chant

Our 4th Annual Great Mother Chant – three hours of chanting in honor of the Divine Feminine  – was held May 12, 2018 at Tula Yoga in St. Paul, Minnesota.  Chanting leaders  Colleen Buckman – Kalyani and Temple of Light joined the Wild Moon Bhaktas for this special evening of communal chanting and music.  We […]

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Door of My Heart; The Chants of Paramahansa Yogananda

On January 13, 2018, The Wild Moon Bhaktas joined with Rev. Alan Pritz for a night of  Paramahansa Yogananda’s chants and songs.  The program was held in the beautiful Weyerhauser Auditorium at Macalester College and was attended by over seventy people.  Some attendess came from as far away as Rochester, MN.  Yogananda was born in January […]

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Nineteenth Annual Rumi Celebration

On Sunday, December 17, 2017, the Wild Moon Bhaktas, Hakim Bushnell of Light Upon Light Sufi Center and Rev. Ted Tollefson and friends (Dianne Gamm and Kristen Eide-Tollefson) put on the 19th Annual Rumi Celebration at Tula Yoga and Wellness, in St. Paul, MN.  Over 120 people attended this unique night featuring music, chanting, Rumi’s […]

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Candle Light Chanting at Tula Yoga with the Wild Moon Bhaktas

The Wild Moon Bhaktas return to Tula Yoga in St. Paul for a special evening of candle light chanting.  Join us!  No experience necessary.

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Third Annual Great Mother Chant

Our annual Great Mother Chant featuring the Wild Moon Bhaktas, Temple of Light and Kalyani (Colleen Buckman) happened at Tula Yoga in St. Paul on May 13.  We raised $320 for the climate change advocacy group, the 350 movement.  Thanks to Tula Yoga for making their wonderful space available, and gratitude to all the musicians […]

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The Third Annual Great Mother Chant

Don’t miss our Third Annual Great Mother Chant, coming up Saturday, May 13, 2017, from 7 -10 pm, at Tula Yoga Center, St. Paul, MN. Three hours of chanting and spiritual music in honor of the Divine Feminine.  With the Wild Moon Bhaktas, Temple of Light and Colleen Buckman (Kalyani).  Recommended door $13-25  A portion […]

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  • Upcoming Shows

    • Saturday,  Sept. 28,  7:30-9:30  pm   First Unitarian Society,  900 Mount Curve Ave.  Mpls. MN  55403   https://firstunitarian.org    Suggested donation  $10-15
    • Saturday,  Oct. 5   7:30-9:30 pm   Sacred Waters   225 Water Street, Jordan, MN  55352    https://samapatihealing.wordpress.com/    Suggested donation  $15