Divine Life Church of Baltimore
Divine Life Church of Baltimore is a community that honors all paths to God and the universality of the world's major scriptures and spiritual traditions. These traditions include the mystical teachings of Jesus, Buddhism, Taoism, Hinduism, Judaism, and others. Our philosophy emphasizes our connection and oneness with all life, selfless service, meditation, Self-realization, and unconditional love. We are dedicated to applying these ideals in our everyday life and to promoting the mutual welfare and progress of all beings – our global family. We are a diverse, supportive community from a variety of backgrounds including Christian, Buddhist, Hindu, Jewish, Taoist, and others.
We invite you to gather with us for:
- Sunday morning and Friday night services
- Spiritual discussion groups
- Opportunities for joyful service
- Individual meditation instruction
- Meditation and Kirtan chanting groups
- Individual and couples spiritual counseling
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SUNDAY SCHOOL RESUMES APRIL 14. ARRIVAL TIME IS 10:50. THANK YOU TO ALL WHO CONTRIBUTED THEIR LOVING ENERGY TO COMPLETING THE PROJECT! THE SCHOOL LOOKS BEAUTIFUL!
May 8 will be the final kirtan before summer break.
SWAMI's NEW BOOK Creating a Life You Love: 1001 Intentions. This book offers powerful intentions for uplifting our minds and hearts and guidance on how to work most effectively with intentions. The cost is $12.95. Books are available at church or on amazon. Even if you do not purchase on Amazon, we would appreciate if you would write an Amazon review. To post a review, click here. From this page, select the item you would like to review - Kriya Yoga: Inner Path to God or Creating a Life you Love: 1001 Intentions. Then, scroll down to Customer Reviews to write your review. KRIYA YOGA CD SERIES 10 CDs packaged together for $69.95. These talks have been recorded from the series Swami gave on Friday nights and focuses on the qualities of each chakra, its role in the ascension of consciousness, and patterns to overcome with each chakra. There is also guidance on universal principles for spiritual living and a guided meditation. The set can be purchased at church and at amazon. The chakra illustrations which are referred to in the talks are here.
Ongoing Schedule of Services, Classes, and Meditations
SUNDAY MORNING SERVICE Every Sunday at 11am. Doors open at 10:15. The Service is open to all and consists of a short silent group meditation, universal prayers, and a hymn. Swami Shankarananda expounds on personal application of universal spiritual themes and principles. The emphasis is on living a blissful, intuitive life, and nurturing world brotherhood.
SUNDAY SCHOOL Children from infancy to twelve are welcome to explore the philosophy our church through lessons that include play, experiments, art, drama, music, and gardening, allowing the divinity of each child to unfold in an atmosphere of unconditional love.
FRIDAY NIGHT HEALING SERVICE Every Friday at 7:30pm. Doors open at 7:00. The service consists of a brief silent meditation, a guided healing meditation for others and for the planet, and touch of healing for anyone who wants to participate. Swami Shankarananda then presents an in-depth revelation of world scriptures—the mystical and universal perspective for self-transformation.
MONTHLY SPIRITUAL DISCUSSION GROUP First Sunday of the Month at 3pm. Doors open at 2:45. Swami Shankarananda faciltiates a lively and enlightening discussion based on questions attendees have written anonymously. All are welcome. Participants may drop in to any group.
MONTHLY REVELATIONS DISCUSSION GROUP Third Sunday of the Month at 4pm. Doors open at 3:45. Swami Shankarananda facilitates an enlightening discussion on the Revelations Chapter of the New Testament. All are welcome. Participants may drop in to any group.
MEDITATION GROUP First and Third Wednesday of the month at 8pm. Doors open at 7:45. This is an opportunity to raise our consciousness together in service and to generate the consciousness of world peace. Please come in silently and take your seat. Also, please bring a notebook and pen. All are welcome. No experience necessary.
KIRTAN Second Wednesday of the month at 7:30pm. Doors open at 7:15. This is an opportunity to particpate in spiritual singing and chanting. All are welcome. No experience necessary.
YOGA The work of beautifying the church and the grounds with love occurs every Saturday between 11-4. You can also offer
service during the week. Call 410-435-6121. LEARN about our beautiful meditation garden and see the latest photos. VIDEO CLIPS of recent services are on youtube FIND the date and main themes of any service