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Wild Moon Bhaktas Update July 2021

Hello all, I hope you are weathering Covid-19 and are finding some joy in the summer!  If you have lost a loved one during these trying times, I speak on behalf of the whole band in offering you our condolences. I write with news about the Wild Moon Bhaktas.  Gary Waryan has decided to retire […]

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Wild Moon Bhaktas News – November 2020

I hope this letter finds you happy and healthy!  -at the very least, Covid-surviving!  And if you are struggling, pray that you are finding the support you need. I write to touch base, to update you on some changes to the Wild Moon Bhaktas and to imagine a future when we can return to communal chanting and […]

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Facebook Live Chanting July 25-2020 with David Schmit -Words to the Chants

1. Opening Mantras    2.  Jai Jai Shiva Omkara  Jai Jai Shiva Omkara Hara Hara Hara Omkara   Maheshvara  Maheshvara Jai Jai Jai   Maheshvara   Shivaya  Namah Om  Namah Shivaya Shivaya Namah Om  Namah Shivaya   Jai Jai Shiva Omkara    Hara Hara Hara Omkara   3. Don’t Go Back to Sleep  The breeze at dawn […]

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Facebook Live Saturday June 13, 2020 with David Schmit Lyrics-words to the chants

1. Opening Mantras & Invocation 2. Shiva Hara Praise the Auspicious One, Destroyer of ignorance  and suffering and who is eternally full of happiness Shiva Hara Shiva Hara Shiva Hara Shiva Hara Samba Sada Shiva Hara Hara Hara Hara    (2X) Samba Sada Shiva Hara Hara Hara Hara  (4X)   3. Jai Ma Jai Ma  Kali […]

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Facebook Live Chanting May 30-2020 Lyrics-words with the Wild Moon Bhaktas’ David Schmit

Opening Mantras & Invocations 1. Jai Jai Shiva Omkara Jai Jai Shiva Omkara Hara Hara Hara Omkara   Maheshvara  Maheshvara Jai Jai Jai   Maheshvara   Shivaya  Namah Om  Namah Shivaya Shivaya Namah Om  Namah Shivaya   2. Durga Ma Ambika Praise to the Great Mother Power; We invoke the Fierce. Protectoress, the Compassionate Beloved Mother […]

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Great Mother Chant Facebook Live Chants May 9, 2020

May 9, 2020  7-8:30 pm     6th Annual Great Mother Chant- Facebook Live with the Wild Moon Bhaktas’  David Schmit     Chanting Program  Words-Lyrics    1.Opening Mantras & Invocation 2. Ya Devi Praise to the Goddess in the form of power, eternity, compassion and peace Ya Devi sarvabooteshu, (Shakti, Nitya, Dayaa, Shanti) roopena samstitha Namastasyai  Namastasyai  […]

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Words to Live Chanting Event on Facebook March 28-2020

March -28-2020  Facebook Live: Wild Moon Bhaktas’ David Schmit, chanting concert  7:30 -8:30 pm.   Chanting Program Opening Mantras & Invocations Shiva Hara  Shiva Hara Shiva Hara Shiva Hara Shiva Hara Samba Sada Shiva Hara Hara Hara Hara    (2X) Samba Sada Shiva Hara Hara Hara Hara  (4X)  Praise the Auspicious One, Destroyer of ignorance  and suffering […]

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3rd Annual Door of My Heart; The Sacred Chants of Yogananda

What is this life?   Flowing through my veins,  Could it be other than Divine?     Oh fountain of flame, Thy light is within me  About me, everywhere.   -Paramahansa Yogananda Yes, we did it again!  We held another evening of “nothing but Yogananda chants!”   On January 11, 2020, near the date of Yogananda’s birthday, and a […]

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Annual Rumi Celebration

  We held our 21st Annual Rumi Celebration on December 14, 2019 at Tula Yoga in St. Paul.  The following is excerpted from the program for the event, that will give you some context and history: About Rumi, his poetry & this event Jelaluddin Rumi was born September 30, 1207 in Balkh, Afghanistan.  In his […]

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Ten Year Anniversary Celebration

The Wild Moon Bhaktas’ blend of Indian devotional kirtan, chants in English and Sufi poetry has been transporting audiences into meditative states and joyful, energized spaces now for over a decade!  As of this date – November 9, 2019, we have played 161 chanting concerts.  Here is the flyer for the event.

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