Moon Goddess Meditations

 A 16-Night Ritual for Desire, Heartache, and Connection 

Over the course of a moon cycle, meet the Nityas, the 16 Tantric Moon Phase Goddesses. Within each nightly meditation, you’ll explore the energy of a goddess and the moon phase in your own life.

When you sign up for this course, you’ll receive:

  • 16 individual (5-15 minute) guided audio meditations that can be done anytime, that you keep forever and can return to with any new moon cycle.

  • 16 writing prompts to inspire creativity and gain clarity on your relationships and your desires.

  • An introduction to Tantric philosophy and goddess mythology.

  • Access to discussion boards  to share your experiences or ask questions.

FREE Guided Moon Goddess Meditation

1st Night. New Moon. Kameshvari Nitya: Goddess of Loneliness.
Kameshvari’s name means “Always Empowering Desire.” On the new moon night, without any light from the sun illuminating her at all, her desire is existential: it’s loneliness. Our loneliness, too, can be empowering. Let’s sit in the dark and consider what we want when the object of desire is still hidden in the shadows. Writing prompt: “I want...”

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The benefits of this course:

  • Gain an introduction to Tantric philosophy through the 16 Moon Phase Goddesses
  • Develop a relationship with the natural rhythm of the moon cycles and how you may be affected by them
  • Heal your relationship with your body and develop your emotional and physical intimacy with your self and others
  • Explore the erotic side of the Tantric goddesses in your own body as well as in your relationships 
  • Improve your sleep, reduce stress, and gain clarity in your everyday life
  • Nourish your creativity and encourage reflection
  • Connect with a community of others who are interested in moon practices and personal growth

"Tonight's meditation meant so much. Pulled me out of my black hole of broken heart and broken head and I could breathe and dream again. Thank you. The meditation [practice] has been a rock for me through this darkest time in my life. I started them over right away, it's still a part of my nightly ritual."

- H.B.

"The meditation on death was particularly profound – and liberating. Your descriptions of each Goddess were mesmerizing and timely: the deeply potent feminine essences in all facets."

- A.S.

Course Outline


How to Use the Meditations
How to Use the Writing Prompts


Each night includes a short introduction to the goddess,  a downloadable audio meditation, and a writing prompt.

1st Night. New Moon. Kameshvari Nitya: Goddess of Loneliness.

2nd Night. Baghamalini Nitya: Goddess of Disruptive Desire

3rd Night. Klinna Nitya: Goddess of Embodiment

4th Night. Bherunda Nitya: Goddess of Vulnerability

5th Night. Vahnivasini Nitya: Goddess of Choice

6th Night. Vajreshvari Nitya: Goddess of Intoxication

7th Night. Shivaduti Nitya: Goddess of Equality

8th Night. Tvarita Nitya: Goddess of Instinct

9th Night. Kulasundari Nitya: Goddess of Learning

10th Night. Nitya Nitya: Goddess of the Death Light

11th Night. Nilapataka Nitya: Goddess of the Blue

12th Night. Vijaya Nitya: The Two Faced Goddess of Ugliness

13th Night. Sarvamangala Nitya: Goddess of Freedom

14th Night. Jvalamalini Nitya: Goddess of Breakups

15th Night. Citra Nitya: Goddess of Storytelling

16th Night. New Moon. Lalita Nitya: Goddess of Playfulness


Further Reading

Who is this course for?

  • Anyone who would like to start a personal practice that’s connected to the natural cycles of the moon as they reflect the natural cycles of our lives.
  • Particularly helpful to anyone during times of change, confusion, or heartbreak.
  • Writers and artists looking to tap into their conscious and subconscious mind. 

About the Instructor

Julie is a writer and yoga teacher (E-RYT 500) and co-founder of Ocean and Crow Yoga. She has a biweekly column on yoga for Spirituality and Health Magazine called "Downward Blog: Writings on a Life in Yoga." She is the author of the book Secrets of the Eternal Moon Phase Goddesses: Meditations on Desire, Relationships, and the Art of Being Broken (SkyLight Paths 2016). Learn more about her at


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