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Music 2017-06-06T19:11:47+00:00

Polestar Loves Music

We are a spiritual community on the Big Island of Hawaii and offer year-round, hands-on experiences in cooperative living inspired by the universal raja yoga teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda.

We have an energizing life-style of daily meditation, yoga, karma yoga (service projects), sustainable organic gardening, outdoor-adventure opportunities…

AND daily sacred music!

From kirtan, to full choir, to chants and chanting, to mantra, to ensemble, to cherished folk, to campfire favorites…people of all spiritual traditions and cultures are always invited to sing and play along with us.

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Introduction to Polestar Music

Devakinandana Gopala

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A New Chanting CD from Polestar!

As a part of our West Coast “Divine Friendship Tour” we recently recorded a new Polestar CD of devotional chants and sacred music. If you would like to make a $20 donation to Polestar’s non-profit organization, we would love to send you a CD in the mail. Click on the button below (please make sure you note your shipping address).

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Sound Is the Most Powerful Force in the Universe

“Sound or vibration is the most powerful force in the universe. Music is a divine art, to be used not only for pleasure but as a path to God-realization. Vibrations resulting from devotional singing lead to attunement with the Cosmic Vibration or the Word. “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God” (John 1:1).

“Sankirtans or musical gatherings are an effective form of yoga or spiritual discipline, necessitating intense concentration, absorption in the seed thought and sound. Because man himself is an expression of the Creative Word, sound exercises on him a potent and immediate effect. Great religious music of East and West bestows joy on man because it causes a temporary vibratory awakening of one of his occult spinal centers. In those blissful moments a dim memory comes to him of his divine origin.”

— Paramahansa Yogananda

Sacred Music Festival — April 22nd through April 30th

The festival is open to all lovers of kirtan, sacred music, bhakti, meditation, fun and spiritual community in Hawaii. It takes place at Polestar Gardens near the town of Pahoa on the Big Island of Hawaii.

Children and families are especially invited and included!

Performances, workshops, campfire song circles, showcase concerts, sacred dance, meditation, and delicious Hawaii style organic local grown food.

Format: 5-day celebration
Pre-registration required: No (limited accommodations)

Accommodations: Tent, Tent Cabin, Shared and Private Rooms

Tickets: $15 (advance) $20 (at the door) per day for events, food available for sale or bring your own picnic food

(no alcohol or drugs permitted).

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Music that is saturated with soul force is the real universal music, understandable by all hearts.

Paramahansa Yogananda

Love is the song of the soul, singing to God.

Paramahansa Yogananda

Music is the mediator between the life of the senses and the life of the spirit.

Beethoven

Do you know that our soul is composed of harmony.

Leonardo da Vinci