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Devi Hawan Prasad (dinner) & Kirtan

God is everything and everything is God and we are incapable of relating with everything. The Goddess represents all creation, earth water fire air and space, nature in all her aspects. In Tantra she is called Devi and is represented symbolically by an inverted red triangle and fire. Over the 9 weeks we sing the 103 verses of Saundarya Lahiri (Waves of Beauty) in sanskrit and perform a ritual fire ceremony using the mantras of Devi with some of her symbols. It is a powerful elevating ceremony on Her day, the last day of the week. This is followed by simple vegetarian dinner blessed by the ceremony (Prasad) and Kirtan, a popular form of spiritual singing to music and powerful rhythm.