Kirtan College: A Weekend Chanting Intensive
with David Newman "Durga Das" and Mira
September 21 - 24, 2017
Open your heart with song and devotion at Kirtan College. This in-depth course is designed to help all people explore kirtan (sacred song) and Bhakti Yoga (path of devotion). It’s a concise training to deepen your understanding and practice of the rich tradition of Indian chanting.
Join David and Mira for a weekend of celebration and learning that includes:
- Sanskrit mantra pronunciation and translation
- Methodology for practicing and leading kirtan
- Musical guidance and support
- Teachings and practices of the Bhakti Yoga tradition
- Storytelling of India’s ancient myths
This workshop is designed to deepen your relationship with kirtan and help you gain more confidence leading kirtan. This program is open to everyone! No musical background required.
David Newman (Durga Das) is a poet in a mystic musician’s body. When accompanied by the ethereal vocals and rhythmic percussion of Mira, the bliss is unmatched. — LA Yoga Magazine
Kirtan college is a life-changing program that connects you completely to your heart. David Newman is a beacon of light inspiring love in all. I am so grateful to have been at Yogaville for Kirtan College. — Dana Kaplan
David (Durga Das) is such a gentle, humble and wise teacher, and his music breaks open the heart to express the greatest love. — Past Participant