kirtan

March 6th, 2009|

Jai has been leading Kirtans worldwide for over thirty years. "These ancient chants," writes Jai "contain a transformative power and healing energy. By singing these prayers we join a stream of consciousness and devotion that has been flowing for centuries." "When I get off the plane, whether I'm arriving in New Delhi or returning to [...]

What is Kirtan?

March 6th, 2009|

Kirtan is the calling, the crying, the reaching across infinite space -- digging into the heart's deepest well to touch and be touched by the Divine Presence. Kirtan is singing over and over the many names of God and the Goddess, the multi-colored rainbow manifestations of the One. It is said that there is no [...]

The Art and Practice of Kirtan Camp

March 6th, 2009|

Kirtan is the calling, the crying, the reaching across infinite space -- digging into the heart's deepest well to touch and be touched by the Divine Presence. Kirtan is part of an ancient form of Yoga known as Bhakti, or the Yoga of Devotion. It is the practice of singing over and over the many [...]

KIRTAN! An Evening of Ecstatic Chant

March 6th, 2009|

Embark on a vocal journey through the sacred sounds of ancient India. Drawing from an unbroken tradition of Indian devotional singing, Jai Uttal will introduce and lead us in the ancient practice of "Kirtan" (or chanting), the heart of devotional yoga. This practice of calling to the divine creates a bridge between the individual and [...]

PASSION AND GRACE: The Art of Devotional Singing Workshop

March 6th, 2009|

"Kirtan is food for the spirit, a life raft of song." This training is for those who aspire to lead Kirtan; those who wish to enhance their Yoga teaching with chanting; and those who simply wish to immerse themselves in the vast ocean of Bhakti. Embark on a journey into the multi-colored, many roomed mansions [...]

AWAKENING BHAKTI: A Celebration of Divine and Human Love

March 3rd, 2009|

Bhakti Yoga is the path of personal relationship with Spirit, with God, with Goddess; a relationship that includes all the flavors and moods of the human heart. In the journey of Bhakti our emotions become the fuel to reconnect us with the Divine and to find healing and wholeness within ourselves. Through singing Kirtan we [...]