Calendar of Events
Welcome to our Calendar of Events!
Learn More About Our Kali Puja
Here you will find the most up-to-date information on SHARANYA's pujas, special events, public worship, and community gatherings. We offer daily worship to the Divine Mother in our dedicated Sanctuary, weekly private pujas on Tuesday and Saturday (by appointment), amavasya (new moon) and purnima (full moon) satsangs, community ceremonies, special services according to the Wheel of the Year, and regular monthly public pujas.
Visit our Pujas & Classes page to learn about our ceremonies, get details of what to bring and what to wear, temple etiquette, and more!
To see images from some of our past pujas, classes and events, visit our Online Web Galleries.
Come join SHARANYA for a unique puja, a ritual honoring all faces of the Dark Goddess: Divine Female, Sacred Feminine, and Her in relationship to the Sacred Unpathologized Masculine. All are welcome!
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Check out puja & event photos, watch videos, and listen to podcasts!
Not in the San Francisco Bay Area?
If you are not in the Bay Area or cannot attend events for any reason, please join one of our online communities and participate in learning more about Maa through Kali Vidya: A Wisdom School Dedicated to Her Mysteries & A (R)evolutionary Shakta Tantra. Kali Vidya is offering a series of classes that you can work through independently or with your current worship circle, and we are now taking registrations!
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Other Events & Celebrations
SHARANYA's annual worship calendar also includes the following ceremonies:
- Kali Puja Festival & Divali (October/November)
- Samhain (October 31)
- Winter Solstice/Yule (December 20-23)
- Candlemas (February 2)
- Spring Equinox (March 21-23)
- Beltane (May 1)
- Dark Goddess Festival/Sarah's Day (May 23)
- Summer Solstice (June 21-23)
- Feast of the Queen/Mary Magdalene's Day (July 22)
- Lammas/Initiation Day (August 2)
- The Radical Union/Mary's Day (August 15)
- Mabon/Autumnal Equinox (September 20-23)
- Navaratri (September/October)
- All Full and New Moon dates are based on Pacific Standard Time, and festival dates are based on Sha'can tradition observances.
- A Blue Moon is the second full moon in a calendar month; a Black Moon is the second new moon in a calendar month. Both are considered particularly auspicious for ritual work.
- Download SHARANYA's 2009 Community & Teaching Circle Calendar!
Feel free to contact us if you would like to participate in any of our community's more intimate gatherings, such as purnima full moon or amavasya new moon meditation, spiritual teaching, and ritual circles. And be sure to subscribe to our newsletter for updates on open circles, special events and other news!