Kirtan (Chanting)


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Friday 12th October, 7.30 - 9.30pm

KIRTAN @ Yogasara Studio, Picton Street, Bristol

FREE ENTRY - just bring your heart & voice! Part of Bristol Yogatrail, more info coming soon!...


Bhakti Flow Circle @ Bristol City Yoga

Autumn 2019, date TBC

Deep asana flow into 21-Tibetan Bowl Sound Meditation, and then Kirtan

For more info please do contact me. An intense exploration into the source of your being, & out again.



ABOUT KIRTAN

Kirtan is a simple yet powerful practice that opens the heart & frees the mind through simple, call & response, chanting of sacred mantras. It's power is beyond words. During the evening I will lead you through a collection of simple chants & spiritual songs, drawn mainly from the Yogic & Buddhist traditions, with other favourites and maybe a few of my own songs thrown in...

You are invited to join in the chant or to rest in the group vibration, to whatever degree you feel comfortable. No experience is necessary and you don’t need to be a good ‘singer’ - kirtan is about expressing your heart through your voice, within a non-judgemental sacred sound space. You may find it uplifting, calming, quieting, energising.....all of these things and many more... but most of all Kirtan, as a form of Bhakti Yoga (the Yoga of Devotion), speaks to the heart, & brings you back into it; back home.

First timers need not worry - I hold a space for a simple, friendly gathering. You are welcome to come & sing, to dance, to make some noise....or to just come, listen, be.... No experience necessary, your presence is all that is required :) Come and experience the love that you are, through the power of your own sound. Free from expectation, free from judgement, I invite you to sing out & shine.


I have been leading Kirtan since 2008, when my teachers in London started asking me to lead chants. I am mostly self-taught as a singer & harmonium player, following my many years training as a Pianist in the Western Classical Tradition. I now play & sing for the love of it. It's been a beautiful shift, & somehow it remains unpredictable in a beautiful way - I am grateful to Santa Shakya for his wisdom with Tibetan Bowls, & I am grateful to Source for shining light through sound & showing me a different way for freedom of expression through & as sound itself.



Hare Krishna Hare Krishna

Krishna Krishna Hare Hare

Hare Rama Hare Rama

Rama Rama Hare Hare

Shiva Shambo