Kirtan (chanting) at Unity Eastside this Friday, March 12th, 7:00 - 9:00 pm Kirtan is an ancient yogic practice, very different from the postures and breathing
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, Mar 7, 2010
Kirtan (chanting) at
Unity Eastside this Friday, March 12th, 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Kirtan is an ancient yogic practice, very different from the postures and
breathing we practice. In kirtan we sing. We sing mantras, not long
complicated ones; repeating the same mantra over and over until it takes on a
life of its own. Kirtan is a devotional practice.
meditative, opening the heart in a way very different from the other yogic
practices. The ancient sages have said that chanting is the fast track to
peace and foretold that it would be the most important practice for our
troubled times. This kirtan movement has been growing for
several decades in the western world. There are many kirtan leaders,
Jai Uttal, Krishna Das and Deva Premal are some of the more well known, but
there are many. Check them out online.
There are several kirtan groups in Tallahassee. On the 2nd Friday of each
month one group meets at Unity Eastside, 8551 Buck Lake Road near Chaires
Crossroads. We will meet this Friday, March 12th, starting at 7:00,
ending at 9:00, you need no previous experience, you need not have a beautiful
voice. This kirtan is led by Gretchen Hein on harmonium, guitar and
kartals, Jeffji on guitar and Adam Gaffney providing rhythms on the
Please email Gretchen, tallahasseeyoga@... if you have
any questions or want to know about other upcoming chanting events.
Hope to see you at a chanting event sometime soon,
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