What Is Kirtan?
Kirtan (Sanskrit: कीर्तन; IAST: Kīrtana) is a Sanskrit word that means “narrating , reciting, telling, describing” of an idea or story.
Kirtan night is a dynamic musical experience of the Bhakti tradition. It is a call and response of Sanskrit chants or mantras that is typically done with musical instruments such as a guitar, drums, and often a harmonium. Kirtan nights hold space for connection and community for the city’s Bhakti yogi practitioners. Expect both meditative and exuberant chanting!