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Calling all Kirtan lovers! This is a group for anyone who wishes to participate in the feel-good practice of kirtan-- devotional chanting. We will post upcoming kirtan events in the Sarasota/Venice/Bradenton area.

Upcoming events (5+)

Ecstatic Community Kirtan Returns to Unity of Sarasota!!! Haribol!

Please come and join us as we chant the Divine names - in gratitude for our blessings and in prayer for those in need. Chanting has a way of connecting us to each other and to the Truth that dwells within each of us: pure Divine love. Sri Ram, Jai Ram, Jai Jai Ram. Our kirtan practice is grounded in Bhakti Yoga, frequently defined as the yoga of devotion. More importantly, perhaps, is the Seva (aka "service") aspect of Bhakti, where we offer our efforts to help others as a prayer to our chosen Divinity. Ultimately, that's what these weekly kirtans are about, an opportunity to express gratitude in song and to share our blessings with those in need. These events are free of charge and we will be accepting donations, which are optional, for the benefit of The Miracle League of Manasota and Friends of The Haven, non-profits in Sarasota County that serve the special needs community. Please know that the only requirement is a beating heart and a voice! If you don’t wish to sing, come anyway and listen and / or clap along!!! Please note that this is a community effort and we strongly encourage all to consider introducing and leading chants. Musical ability is not required as this is not music but prayer in song. We also encourage chanting that is light hearted, joyous and ecstatic!!! Please visit our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/groups/SRQKirtan or our website at https://www.srqkirtan.wordpress.com/ . The SRQ Community Kirtan is supported by the funding and mission of the Call and Response Foundation (www.callandresponsefoundation.org). Call and Response collaborates with local grassroots organizers to host affordable weekly kirtan events. The Sarasota kirtan community is vibrant, joyous and growing. Please join us.....and bring your friends. Chant and be happy!!!!

Kirtan Tuesdays with Cheryl

Garden of the Heart Yoga

EVERY TUESDAY, join us for kirtan chanting at 7:30 pm suggested donation $5-10 chairs and/or cushions are provided (doors will open at 7:25, as there is a yoga class meeting until 7:15)

Snatam Kaur Live in Concert

Riverview Performing Arts Center

* Reserve seating only so get your tickets now for the best available seats. Tickets available at http://OceanofSound.org/. Snatam’s concert tours bring her joyous, uplifting music to audiences everywhere as she performs compositions from her new album Beloved (2019 Grammy Nominee) and much-beloved songs from her rich catalog of classic world devotional CDs. Timeless Snatam Kaur recordings such as Prem, Grace, Anand, Liberation’s Door and Light of the Naam, have brought inspiration and a deep sense of peace to listeners worldwide with their captivating blend of traditional sacred mantras and expansive musical settings blending Eastern and Western influences. But the best way to experience the music, warmth and wisdom of Snatam Kaur is live in concert. Learn more about Snatam at http://www.snatamkaur.com/ Sponsored by Elysian Fields in Sarasota, The Village Mystic in Bradenton, Unity of Sarasota and The Call and Response Foundation. Refer questions to [masked]

Kirtan Tuesdays with Cheryl

Garden of the Heart Yoga

EVERY TUESDAY, join us for kirtan chanting at 7:30 pm suggested donation $5-10 chairs and/or cushions are provided (doors will open at 7:25, as there is a yoga class meeting until 7:15)

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Kirtan Tuesdays with Cheryl

Garden of the Heart Yoga

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