Discover the Divine Path of Beauty
August 13-15 2021
The great Indian Saint Paramhansa Yogananda (Author of Autobiography of a Yogi) chanted ‘Oh God Beautiful’ at Carnegie Hall in April of 1926. Warned before he went onstage that the Americans would not appreciate very much of this Indian Kirtan, the audience was enraptured for over two hours! The words of the chant reveal that the Divine presence is indeed found in all things beautiful.
In this unique course, you’ll learn about the importance of beauty on the spiritual path and how beauty itself is a means of awakening.
Beauty awakens higher consciousness. By training our perception we can perceive the presence of Spirit in all things. In the mountains and forests, in the ardor of love and even in our sorrows.
Beauty reveals the energy beneath the form- and in that energy we can feel the Divine Vibration.
Without any artistic experience required, your time in the studio will help you to open the channel to the flow of Divine Creative Energy.
O God Beautiful Chant:
O God Beautiful; O God Beautiful; At Thy feet, oh, I do bow.
In the forest Thou art green;
In the mountain Thou art high;
In the river Thou art restless;
In the ocean Thou art grave.
O God Beautiful; O God Beautiful! At Thy feet, oh, I do bow!
To the serviceful Thou art service;
To the lover Thou art love;
To the sorrowful Thou art sympathy;
To the yogi Thou art bliss.
~ The original chant was written by the 15th century Sikh Guru Nanak. The melody and English translation are from Yogananda. Learn More
As we dive into the chant ‘Oh God Beautiful’ you will feel the transporting power of beauty as a quality of the Divine.
Awaken to the deep and profound power of beauty and learn how you can be a channel for Divine Beauty to uplift the world!
Dana Lynne Andersen is a multi-modality artist with a Master’s Degree in Consciousness Studies (JFKU). A pioneer in the field of Art & Consciousness, she is the founding Director of Awakening Arts Academy (USA) and Arte Spirito; the Academy of Art, Creativity & Consciousness (Italy). She is also the creator of the Transformative ArtsMethod and Certification Program that uses creative process as a vehicle for personal healing and spiritual awakening. Dana has taught and exhibited on three continents.
This course is hosted by the Ananda Yoga and Meditation Center in Assisi, Italy
Classes are held at Arte Spirito: The Academy of Art, Creativity, and Consciousness near Assisi, Italy Contact: Dana Andersen, firstname.lastname@example.org