Divine Life Church of Baltimore
We invite you to gather with us for:
- Sunday morning and Friday night services
- Spiritual discussion groups
- Opportunities for joyful service
- Individual meditation instruction
- Individual and couples spiritual counseling
PUBLICATIONS, AUDIO and VIDEO
Tales: Our Journey To Self-Realization by Srimati Shanti Mataji is available on Amazon . Please review the book on Amazon.
The Guru-Disciple Relationship by Srimati Shanti Mataji is available for $5.
ST FRANCIS CD SET is available for $34.95. This is a series of 8 talks
given by Swami Shankarananda on the beloved Simple Prayer of St Francis. It is
beautifully packaged and makes a great gift.
CREATING A LIFE YOU LOVE: 1001 INTENTIONS by Swami Shankarananda offers powerful intentions for uplifting our minds and hearts and guidance on how to work most effectively with intentions. The cost is $12.95. Available at church or on Amazon. Please review the book on Amazon. 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 SET 10 CDs packaged together for $34.95. Swami Shankarananda gave this series of talks 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. Available at church and Amazon . The chakra illustrations referred to in the talks are here.
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We joyfully inform the community of an auction to be convened Saturday, September 6 at 3 pm. The auction will take place at the South Warren Fire Department, 3330 Stonewall Jackson Hwy, Bentonville, VA 22610. The beautiful items to be auctioned carry the history, energy, and blessing of having been connected with Swami. All proceeds go to benefit Swami's healthcare. If you are interested in attending the auction, please see Lakshmi to arrange car-pooling, or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org
With much gratitude, we announce that Swami's country house listed for sale on Monday. Here is the listing.
Please join us for a beautiful sailing outing, a highlight of late summer! Saturday, Sept. 13 is a wonderful opportunity to sail away with the divine in the company of 15 beautiful people. Please email Lakshmi at email@example.com or sign up at the desk in the library. All proceeds will go to benefit Swami's healthcare.
There are new messages from Swami on the Website to support his healthcare. Please share the link via email, Facebook, and Twitter, with all who may benefit from Swami's blessed light!
Our next Soul Gathering is September 21 after service, with the theme of Autumn Harvest Festival. Please join us for this beautiful, blessed celebration of our community. Participants are invited to bring a delicious, healthy dish that is already ready to eat (requires no additional preparation before serving). Lakshmi is our joyful facilitator. Please let her know if you can help: firstname.lastname@example.org She is looking particularly for help in preparing the space, and is also seeking people who can sign up to bring soup.
DIVINE LIFE CHURCH SCHEDULE
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 resumes September 14th
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 is on recess in September.
It is usually held 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 a presentation on various spiritual and mystical topics.
Darshan Meditation is on recess in September.
It is usually held the First and Third Tuesday of the month at 8pm. Doors open at 7:30. 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.
... beautifying the church and the grounds continues every Saturday 11-4 indoors and 10-5 outdoors and every Wednesday in September 5 to 7 pm, followed by a shared meal at 7 pm. We also invite you to bring a sacred verse of scripture or truth, and share how the verse or truth has inspired you in your life. Please let Shraddha know if you can attend on Wednesday: email@example.com
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.