Navratri is a festival dedicated to the worship of the Hindu deity Durga. The word Navaratri literally means nine nights in Sanskrit, nava meaning nine and ratri meaning nights. During these nine nights and ten days, nine forms of Shakti/Devi are worshiped.
Also, Rev. Vidya Vonne will be speaking on The Divine Mother. She currently serves as one of the Basic Hatha Yoga Teacher Training instructors at Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville. In 1975 she designed and instructed the first month-long residential Teacher Training program, which is now the cornerstone of our Integral Yoga Academy program. In addition to Yoga instruction, Rev. Vidya is a massage therapist and recently she earned a master’s degree in creative writing.