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  Van and Justin
Van and Justin
 






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My husband and I come from different religious backgrounds and wanted a ceremony that was personal and heartfelt, but not terribly religious. Shyamala has the authoritative presence and gravitas to make even a non-religious ceremony feel sacred."

Van and Justin
Palm Event Center, Pleasanton, Ca 
 
         
We are not the most conventional people. Among our guests were musicians, magicians, burlesque performers, eccentrics of all kinds. We created an "event" to say the very least. YET, given all of that "dressing", the first thing any of the guests commented on and still do months later, is the ceremony, not all the funny wacky asides. About the ceremony we hear words like 'genuine, touching, engrossing, perfect.' Many of our guests said 'I've been to so many weddings where I tend to tune out, but yours I was really right there...'" 

Annie and Daniel
San Francisco, Ca
  Annie and Daniel
Annie and Daniel
 
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Shyamala is so resourceful! She has experience and knowledge of spiritual traditions that speak universally to all religions or beliefs."

Laura and Jo
Oakland, Ca
  We wanted just a very small, intimate wedding with just the two of us - and our 3 dogs! …Nothing is too big or too small for her, she was genuinely kind, engaged, responsive and professional. She is awesome."

Lori and Ray
Lafayette, Ca
 
         
  Sarah and PJ
Sarah and PJ
 







The ceremony was well beyond what we could have asked for. It was personal, humorous, romantic and honoring. She really saw us."


Sarah and PJ
Piedmont Community Center, Piedmont, Ca
 
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Shyamala put together a ceremony that was so thoughtfully written, heartfelt in its delivery, and most importantly, very reflective of us and our two cultures (I'm Indian, my husband is American)--the ceremony was beautiful."

Priya and Eli
Ramekins Culinary School, Sonoma, Ca
  Priya and Eli
Priya and Eli
 
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Shyamala was the officiant at our wedding, and she was spectacular. When starting to plan our ceremony, we were overwhelmed, but after our first meeting with Shyamala, we were totally at ease."

Sneha and Ben - The Conservatory of Flowers, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco
 
Our ceremony was dignified, humorous, and unique. Shyamala worked with both my wife and myself to write our vows and created a speech for the ceremony that left people laughing and in tears of happiness."

Yen and Ian
San Ramon
 
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  Eric and Tom
Jaimie and Roy
 



Our wedding ceremony had two sections; a spiritual section followed by a full Jewish wedding ceremony performed by a Rabbi. Shyamala helped us create the perfect script for the ceremony as a whole and hosted the first section of the ceremony. We could feel her enthusiasm for love and how it brings people together and transforms their lives. Her attention to detail created a beautiful ceremony that moved our friends and family. Shyamala's joy for celebrating love is infectious and inspiring. We love Shyamala and highly recommend her."

Jaimie and Roy
West Hills Country Club, Middletown, NY
 
         




We are "spiritually ambiguous," and Shyamala knew exactly how to phrase the love and destiny type stuff to make it genuine and heartfelt. She was ready with special readings, poems, sayings, the vows, and quotes we could add.  The day of, her cadence and pace was perfect.. Her personality shone through without adding too much or taking away from US."

Heidi and Eric
Sequoyah Country Club, Oakland, Ca
  Heidi and Eric
Heidi and Eric
 
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Shyamala encouraged us to be creative since we weren't finding exactly what we wanted and we ended up creating our own "ritual." She was excited with our creativity and great at making suggestions on how the ritual could work even better.  So many of our guests told us it was the most beautiful ceremony they witnessed, even months later! I didn't realize how much goes into creating a ceremony and Shyamala made the whole process easy and enjoyable."

Megan and Patrick
Poppy Ridge Golf Club, Livermore, Ca
  We didn't have a particular type of ceremony in mind and she was able to offer such beautiful suggestions for readings, vows and rituals that really helped us create a custom wedding ceremony that felt personal and special. And meeting her in person was like seeing an old friend again. Her warmth, caring and knowledge creates the perfect space for an amazing ceremony to unfold."

Tanicia and Korey
San Francisco City Hall
 
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  Holly and Shakeel
Holly and Shakeel
 



The only agenda she brings to the table is to give you a ceremony that reflects who you are and the experience you want your guests to have.   She is very free and creative with suggestions and also totally open to whatever we wanted to do, while being tactful and respectful with guidance.  She was a consummate professional at all times , both in manner and performance of duty, while somehow being one of the warmest and sincere people I have ever met.  Our wedding would not have been as deep, fun, smart, or sincere without her."

Holly and Shakeel
University of California Botanical Garden, Berkeley, Ca
  
 
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We wanted someone to WOW us; someone insightful, a spiritual visionary if you will, to impart real words of wisdom to us as we set out to fulfill the rest of our days together. (We are entering our "Senior Years.") Shyamala didn't disappoint us, but rather, exceeded our expectations."

Mike and Judy
Oroville, Ca

 

No cookie cutter ceremony here.  Plus, there was not a dry eye in the house and everyone's hearts were bursting with joy.  You know it's a good ceremony when guests are STILL talking about it weeks later - comments such as:  "where did you find her?" "she has the most soothing voice," "she was so personable." 

Karen and Matt
Sausalito, Ca
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Choosing Ceremonies for Sacred days was the best decision I cannot tell you enough.    I can't even count the number of compliments our guests had for the beautiful ceremony she helped us put together.  She made it soo personal and soo unique that everyone felt like they had been friends with us for ages.  I'm tearing up just thinking about how deep down she truly got to know us and it was amazing how great she reflected that through the ceremony." 

Manda and Peter
Hotel Moorpark, San Jose, Ca
  Manda and Peter
Manda and Peter
 
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It was as if she read our minds (and hearts) and created a perfect expression of our intention of love and commitment. She said everything we would have wanted to say, with eloquence and grace, and nothing superfluous or 'canned'. We were deeply grateful and touched by our simple but profound ceremony."

Manjula and Steve
Oakland, Ca

  Shyamala created space and time to learn our stories with coffee and cookies at her place. We knew instantly that receiving her special care and dedication early on foreshadowed what to expect for our wedding. I am pleased we chose Shyamala and she chose us back. Keep doing your great work and service for couples, family and the community, Shyamala!"

Anh and Rudy
Jardines de San Juan, San Juan Batista, Ca  
 
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