About Sita

Miriam Zernis (vocals ~ harmonium) has been leading heart-opening kirtan and sacred music events with great joy since 2007 in NY, CT, Costa Rica, Canada, and Europe.  

Her inspiration in opening to the Divinity of chanting comes from  satsangs at the Sivananda ashrams and years of traveling with devotional music masters Deva Premal, Miten, and Manose, as well as time spent with Krishna Das, the late Shyamdas, Wah!, Snatam and GuruGanesha Singh.  

Miriam has been practicing classical yoga since 1994 and teaching since 2001. She is an internationally certified Sivananda Yoga Acharya, Reiki Master, and a certified Holistic Health Coach.  She stepped onto the Bhakti Yoga path in 2006, retiring from a 21-year career as an ABC News editor/writer.

 She is also facilitates mantra chanting and yoga philosophy workshops and retreats.


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POSTPONED --- An Evening of Sacred Music & Chant

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Millerton, NY

Join Sita’s Light for their first visit to Buddhi Tribe in an evening of the easy, call and response group singing/chanting of kirtan - integrating ancient mantras and eclectic sacred music rhythms on harmonium, guitar, tabla & didgeridoo that will lead us into a deep state of peace, meditation, and joy.

All are welcome - no experience necessary - just an open mind and the willingness to be moved into your heart center. Words will be provided.

$20 in advance by April 17th/$25 at the door

In The Light of the Divine Feminine

Akin Library, Pawling, NY

Join Sita’s Light on this Mother's Day weekend for a community kirtan evening for the benefit of Pawling Yoga and Wellness - a non-profit dedicated to offering wellness-based education and therapeutic healing modalities in a safe and supportive environment for all, regardless of individual financial circumstances.

All are welcome! No experience necessary!

COME AT 6 PM and visit the library's historical exhibits.

It is BEST to get your tickets in advance - space is limited.

$25 / Individual ($30 at the door) / $40 Family Rate ($50 at the door)

Sita's Light at Age of Aquarius Fest

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Branford, CT

Join us at this grand event! We will be rocking eclectic sacred music and mantra chanting at high noon! Sita will be joined by Andrew on guitar, Fumio on tabla, Byron on didgeridoo and Quinn on violin.

But come for the whole day starting at 10am thru 5pm and enjoy all the wonderful offerings!

Music, yoga classes, fabulous vegan food, vendors, wellness practitioners and more!