As part of the program of the Hridaya Yoga Center, we occasionally celebrate Hindu festivals and perform sacred rituals, pujas. You can read more about these traditions via the links below.

sacred union ritual

Sacred Union Ritual

“I want to ignite the fire in our hearts so we can love wildly.” There is a sacred meeting space between men and women, tantra offers us magical ways to unite and blossom in this space. Join us in Sacred Union Ritual for this unique tantric experience which will allow us to connect to the […]



Navratri is one of the most celebrated Hindu festivals. The celebration, which literally translates as “nine nights,” is dedicated to the Hindu goddess Durga. It is considered to be the most auspicious and unique periods of devotional practice and worship of Shakti, of the Divine conceptualized as the Mother Goddess-Durga, whose worship goes far back […]

sacred union ritual

Yoni Puja

Yoni Puja: Worshipping Shakti The most well-known treatise about worshipping the yoni is, without doubt, Yoni Tantra. As is the case in many other Tantras, this tantric text is a dialog between Shiva and Parvati. It reveals the highly revered sadhana practiced by kaulas (tantrics), the yoni puja. It is known that the Kaulas (Kaula […]