Bhakti Festival 2018

Deepak Chopra Joins Bhakti Fest’s 10th Anniversary Celebration in Joshua Tree September 15, 2018image002

Joshua Tree, California – June 11, 2018 – The Bhakti Fest Group long known for its tradition of offering the best in yoga, sacred music, and conscious teachings, is thrilled to announce  the special appearance of Dr. Deepak Chopra M.D., co-founder JIYO.com, at its 10-year anniversary celebration this September. Dr. Chopra, a world-renowned leader in mindfulness practices will lead a global meditation event from Bhakti Fest’s main stage.

Dr. Chopra will also participate in a variety of activities at Bhakti Fest, Saturday, September 15, offering a full day of special events including a workshop, panel and global meditation.

  • Keynote presentation on the Hanuman Stage
  • Workshop on the Yoga Sutras, in conjunction with Dr. Lorin Roche
  • Spiritual Superstar panel featuring Dr. Deepak Chopra, Jai Uttal, Shiva Rea and Prem Baba
  • Global Meditation with Grammy winning artist Krishna Das on the Main Stage

A pioneer in integrative medicine and personal transformation, Dr. Deepak Chopra, MD is the founder of the Chopra Foundation and co-founder of Chopra Center for Wellbeing. TIME Magazine has described Dr. Chopra as “one of the top 100 heroes and icons of the century.”

The international conscious community is coming together for this anniversary celebration of this truly devotional gathering which welcomes all. Bhakti Fest founder Sridhar says, “In reflecting on ten years, we wanted to build spiritual community where every family and attendee can feel safe and be honored on their path. We are so thrilled that Deepak Chopra is involved in our 10th Anniversary festivities!”

Known as the ‘Spiritual Woodstock of the New Millennium’, Bhakti Fest brings together world class yoga teachers, artists and presenters, including Krishna Das, Jai Uttal, MC Yogi, Shiva Rea, Saul David Raye, Sianna Sherman, Mark Whitwell, Ram Dass, Radhanath Swami, Michael Brian Baker and so many more. The 10th Anniversary promises to deliver another incredible opportunity for attendees to gather in heart opening community and have the experience of a lifetime.

Bhakti Fest offers dozens of yoga classes daily in multiple venues, sacred music on two stages, workshops on a huge variety of spiritual and wellness topics, sound baths, men’s and women’s sacred spaces, and a family village.

The Fest is held in the one of a kind beautiful high desert setting of the Joshua Tree Retreat Center, in a family friendly, drug and alcohol-free environment.  These elements combine to create an unprecedented high vibration heart opening experience for all who attend. For more details on the Bhakti Fest 2018 line up and general festival information, visit https://bhaktifest.com/.

Passes and intensive tickets are now available for Bhakti Fest 2018, with discounts offered to local residents, veterans, military, seniors and students, at https://bhaktifest.com/.

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About The Bhakti Fest Group

The Bhakti Fest Group celebrates the devotional path that has its roots in yoga, Kirtan, and meditation with two annual festivals, spiritual travel experiences, online content and more. It embraces ancient and modern sacred wisdom and traditional and non-traditional spiritual practices. At the events, the artists, presenters, and vendors embody, practice, and share the spirit of Bhakti. Offerings include continuous Kirtan, yoga, meditations and prayer, workshops, fire ceremonies, an eco-friendly village, healthy vegetarian cuisine, and a healing sanctuary. Bhakti Fest encourages the spirit of service and offers a work exchange program. The festival donates funds to a variety of non-profit organizations that provide food, education, and environmental beautification programs around the world.

Bhakti Fest Events would not be possible without the support of generous sponsors. This year’s sponsors include Banyan Botanicals, Brew Dr. Kombucha, Desert Essence, Lesser Evil, White Swan, and Yoga Alliance.

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