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All of us share an interest in sacred chant known as "kirtan," a devotional practice of singing, drumming, and participating in group energy for the purpose of elevating the spirit, building community, and realizing interconnectedness. The practice originated in India millennia ago, but has been popularized in the West by singers such as Krishna Das, Jai Uttal, Wah!, Dave Stringer, Deva Premal, Bhagavan Das, David Newman (Durga Das), etc. This list will be a place to share information about local kirtan events and other sacred/vibrational singing, music, and/or drumming in the Metro DC area.

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Virtual Kirtan (#12)

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Namaste and Blessings! We welcome you to join us for a Virtual Kirtan Concert on ZOOM on Sunday, November 1 at 6:00 pm Eastern. (we will end between 7 & 7:30 pm) (The clocks get turned back on November 1 – a gentle reminder) This is chanting with meditation - we chant in Sanskrit and English, mantras and bhajans, honoring the many aspects of the Divine. On your computer, our kirtan is here: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85399638446?pwd=ZHBVNnRKRTVIQjl2R3lCa0g3SmpxQT09 ZOOM Meeting ID:[masked] Password: AMMASLOVE NOTE: At first you will be in a waiting room before being in the actual event space NOTE2: there is a different password for ones calling in on their phone. ----------------------------- ON YOUR PHONE One tap mobile [masked],,[masked]#,,1#,770564# US (Germantown) [masked],,[masked]#,,1#,770564# US (Chicago) Dial by your location [masked] US (Germantown) [masked] US (New York) Meeting ID:[masked] Password:[masked] Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kxOPc4l8O Donations are accepted and encouraged - it is helpful on many levels, and the support is a blessing and an incentive to continue with our kirtans On Paypal: paypal.me/RufusJuskus On Venmo: Rufus-Juskus ॐ ॐ ♪♫•*¨*•.¸¸ ¸¸.•*¨*•♫♪ ॐ ॐ Stay safe, stay in love, find the Peace in stillness. Many thanks -- peace and blessings to all! -Rufus Juskus The event page on Facebook is here: https://fb.me/e/37NlA4F3z

Weekly Chanting Group

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"Sounds, as we know, are instruments for us to get to the Light, this mysterious understanding of Life, mentally indefinable, but known by the heart. .....In Chorale Singing (and Chanting) the healing influences are dynamized and increaased with new tones every time participants and listeners are moved by high ideals. To participate in a work like this is an opportunity to serve, to collaborate in the energetic subtlization of the planet through means of pure praise. Every time these chants are sung they bring about new perceptions and a new understanding; more elements are revealed. In the silence of the heart a universal language makes itself known and through the means of subtle vibrations of sound radiates itself." Jose Trigueirinho and Group Join us this Monday and every Monday as we chant these syllables of the Irdin language that was channeled to Jose Trigueirinho in Brazil and Daniel Gagliardo in Argentina. This language has come to us at this time to help our bodies, the planet and the field during this period of evolution of the human experience. Everyone is welcome. Please RSVP by 10AM Monday morning if you plan to join us by texting[masked]. Donations are gladly accepted. All proceeds go towards bringing these teachings to the planet.

Meditation - KIRTAN - A Call and Response Singing/Chanting/Dancing (Zoom event)

7:15 pm - Social Get Together 7:30 pm - Guided meditation followed by 5 minutes of silent meditation. 7:45 pm - Kirtan is a call and response chanting. It’s a joyful divine practice that helps to uplift the mind, open the heart & bring a deep sense of inner peace. Feel free to bring your own instruments (if you don’t have any, you can clap, dance or just listen and watch). We will listen to Krishna Daas on YouTube who chants in Sanskrit (ancient Indian language) as well as English. Please RSVP to see the Zoom link. How to join zoom from your desktop PC (Need, microphone, sound and video) This is the best option. https://youtu.be/UAa3MADuvsg How to join zoom with a mobile phone https://youtu.be/ljbD3hnqyXU

Weekly Chanting Group

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"Sounds, as we know, are instruments for us to get to the Light, this mysterious understanding of Life, mentally indefinable, but known by the heart. .....In Chorale Singing (and Chanting) the healing influences are dynamized and increaased with new tones every time participants and listeners are moved by high ideals. To participate in a work like this is an opportunity to serve, to collaborate in the energetic subtlization of the planet through means of pure praise. Every time these chants are sung they bring about new perceptions and a new understanding; more elements are revealed. In the silence of the heart a universal language makes itself known and through the means of subtle vibrations of sound radiates itself." Jose Trigueirinho and Group Join us this Monday and every Monday as we chant these syllables of the Irdin language that was channeled to Jose Trigueirinho in Brazil and Daniel Gagliardo in Argentina. This language has come to us at this time to help our bodies, the planet and the field during this period of evolution of the human experience. Everyone is welcome. Please RSVP by 10AM Monday morning if you plan to join us by texting[masked]. Donations are gladly accepted. All proceeds go towards bringing these teachings to the planet.

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