Welcome to the Sacred Fire Pujas and Silent Group Meditation group.  We're located in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains where Knoxville and Alcoa/Maryville meet (literally). This group was created to bring together people who are looking to create more happiness, healing, upliftiment, and peace in their lives and in the world.

The pujas and group meditations are part of the regular spiritual activities of the Sai Shakti Healing Center and are for anyone seeking a soul-nurturing community and atmosphere to support your journey. We seek to live our lives in ways that bring more satya (truth), dharma (sacred duty & right judgment), shanti (peace), and prema (love) to the world.  

The healing benefits and blessings of these sacred pujas and events are available to everyone of any faith, religion, spiritual tradition you practice in your life.  Candles are many, but the Light is the same.

Full Moon Sacred Fire Pujas/Ceremonies

“Fire has the capacity to bring the highest positive energy, to give prosperity and fulfill desires. Fire Pujas work automatically to send the highest positive energy. It’s like the highest radio wave (transmitting) energy.” - Sri Kaleshwar

Join us in the high energy of the Full Moon cycle to experience the powerful combination of a fire ceremony and the sacred vibrations of chanting ancient Sanskrit prayers/mantras to bring divine blessings into your life. Fire is the most transformative of all the Five Elements. A fire puja is a sacred Vedic fire ceremony for decharging stress and negativity, powerfully charging your soul, and strengthening protection circles. Utilizing spiritual technology from ancient India, these sacred fire pujas are also for increasing all forms of abundance and prosperity and for connecting in a beautiful way with Mother Divine, the feminine aspect of God. 

For information on what to bring, in addition to your open heart :) , please visit:

Dakshina/Cost: $10 donation (plus a fresh brown coconut)


Silent Group Meditation

Come spend the Third Thursday of every month recharging and centering with a 1-hour powerful silent group meditation. Every level of experience is welcome.

If you're new to a meditation practice or returning after a break, we encourage you to come and experience the benefits and power of meditation. Meditating in a group increases the cosmic energy accessible to us, and regularly practicing meditation has been scientifically proven to reduce stress, lower blood pressure and improve health and well-being in many ways. For those new to meditation, we share briefly about meditation techniques before beginning.  Even if you think you might not be able to meditate, we encourage you to come and experience the energy of being in a group. The results may surprise you.

Dakshina/Cost: By donation (to support purchasing wholesome food for homeless neighbors)

Satsangs and Silent Group Meditations

Join us for an on-going discussion on the sacred knowledge and blessings of India from the palm leaf manuscripts. Satsangs are a soul-nurturing time to explore the reflections we’re receiving from nature, ask questions, receive support and guidance in digesting high energy processes, and to be in community with other spiritual seekers.

Satsang is a Sanskrit word meaning true community (sat-true, sanga-fellowship). We can go farther together, as a group with unity, than we can individually. Together we are exploring how to live by and understand spiritual principles and to bring more satya (truth), dharma (duty/right judgment), shanti (peace), and prema (love) into our lives and the world.

Just a Note...[Coming soon are opportunities dedicated to empowering women of all ages to understand the power of the Divine Feminine that exists in every woman.

We’ll explore the spiritual formulas and ancient practices to understand the Holy Womb Chakra, the sacred nature of relationships, how to sustain healthy relationships, nurture the feminine face of leadership, and ways to honor and experience the Divine Mother (the Divine Feminine) within ourselves and others.]


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"There’s an unbelievable huge light hidden in us. Through certain processes you have to bring that energy up then everything will be possible for you to recognize yourself."
- Sri Kaleshwar

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