Events

Barcelona, Spain: Chanting with Nina Rao
Jul
16
8:00 pm20:00

Barcelona, Spain: Chanting with Nina Rao

Sunday July 16/ Domingo 16 julio
8.00 pm/ 20:00
Integral Yoga Center Barcelona Ribes
C. Milana 29 bajos
Sant Pere de Ribes (near Barcelona)
Spain/ 08810

Ticket price: suggested donation 11-16€/ aportación sugerida 11-16€ 
For information and tickets/ info/entradas: 
Tel 93 896 4486
email integralyogabcn@gmail.com
web; www.integralyogabarcelona.com

Nina Rao is a kirtan singer/chanter from the Indian tradition but accessible to all. She has been chanting with Krishna Das since 1996 and also has recorded her own chants and leads live kirtan regularly.
She appears on 'Nina Chalisa' on Krishna Das' Flow of Grace CD and has her own CD "Antarayaami".
Details and email list on chantkirtan.com

We will chant together to quiet the mind and open the heart. No experience is required.

Barcelona, Spain: Chanting Hanuman Chalisas With Nina Rao
Jul
23
7:00 pm19:00

Barcelona, Spain: Chanting Hanuman Chalisas With Nina Rao

Nina will accompany Krishna Das and Arjun Bruggeman to the Barcelona Yoga Conference and lead group chanting of Hanuman Chalisas and kirtan on Sunday July 23.

*Krishna Das will headline the kirtan on Saturday July 22 and also lead a Heart of Devotion workshop on Monday July 24.

Time: TBD
Escola Sagrat Cor de Sarrià
Carrer Rafols 13  
Barcelona, Catalunya 08034

For information and tickets – www.barcelonayogaconference.cat
Email: byc@omshanti.cat

Rhinebeck, NY - Heart Practice of Chanting
Sep
5
11:00 am11:00

Rhinebeck, NY - Heart Practice of Chanting

Join Krishna Das for this one-day chanting retreat and devotional practice. This is a special opportunity to study with one of the foremost devotional singers in the world.

We spend the morning exploring the spiritual path with group chanting of Hanuman Chalisas with Nina Rao. Guided by Krishna Das in the afternoon, we revel in call-and-response chanting, stories about Das’s beloved guru, Sri Neem Karoli Baba, and discussions about life, with plenty of opportunities for questions and answers.

Sharing his heart through music and chanting is the basis of Das’ devotional practice, his way of serving the divine within himself and others. In this chanting retreat, we can embark on our own devotional journey with him.

Tickets and Information

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Joshua Tree, CA: Nina Rao at Bhaktifest West
Sep
7
Sep 10

Joshua Tree, CA: Nina Rao at Bhaktifest West

Nina Rao will lead kirtan on Saturday 9/9 midday and Hanuman Chalisa chants Fri 9/8, Sat 9/9 & Sun 9/10 mornings as part of this festival.

TICKETS: http://bhaktifest.com/

***There are a few discounted Full Festival Passes available through Krishna Das. These are available at $300/- per pass. If you are interested you can email Sarina@krishnadas.com and she will walk you through the registration process. 


Stockbridge, MA: Ocean of Mantra, Chant, and Song Retreat
Jun
23
Jun 25

Stockbridge, MA: Ocean of Mantra, Chant, and Song Retreat

Join me and my friends Amanda Harding and Devadas for this 2 night weekend retreat.

This retreat is for everyone; no chanting experience required.

Immerse yourself in the sacred practice of chant from the spiritual traditions of India to quiet your mind and open your heart. Whether you are an experienced chanter or a beginner, come explore practices that transform you from the inside out, including

  • Group japa (mantra repetition)
  • Asana practice led by Amanda Harding that connects body and mind with breath and movement, accompanied by live chanting and music by Nina Rao and friends
  • Group chanting of prayers and kirtan (call-and-response chanting)
  • Simple mantra repetition
  • Recitation of specific prayers such as the Hanuman Chalisa, Lalita Saharasranam, and Mahishasura Mardini Stotram
  • Puja (devotional offerings).

Take time out to retreat into the heart space and create a sustainable personal practice that fits into your daily routine at home. Word sheets will be provided, as well as reading and audio lists for support after the retreat. By spending time with like-minded seekers and practicing together, you strengthen your own practice and find that inner place of refuge to which you can always return.

REGISTER HERE

 

Brooklyn NY: Kirtan with Nina Rao, Arjun, and Noah
May
19
8:00 pm20:00

Brooklyn NY: Kirtan with Nina Rao, Arjun, and Noah

8pm to 10pm
Brooklyn Yoga School
82 6th Ave
Brooklyn 11217

By donation

Join Nina Rao, Arjun Bruggeman, and Noah Hoffeld for a night of chanting at our most frequented Brooklyn hot spot.

Nina learned traditional chants from her grandfather in a village in south India when she was nine years old. The chants quietly stayed with her until she rediscovered chanting with Krishna Das in New York in 1996. In 2007, she recorded a track "Nina Chalisa" on Krishna Das' CD, Flow of Grace. In 2013, she released her first CD: Antarayaami - Knower of All Hearts. She is also featured on Kirtan! a new live chant CD recorded at Brooklyn Yoga School.

Arjun has been playing with Krishna Das for over 11 years and ha also accompanied Nina over these years. He's the lead drummer on her CD Antarayaami.

Noah is an accomplished cello player and loves satsang and chanting and has been playing with Nina and Krishna Das over the last six months. He will be producing Nina's second album to be released in early 2018.

Ojai, CA: Ramayana Workshop & Family Style Kirtan
May
12
3:00 pm15:00

Ojai, CA: Ramayana Workshop & Family Style Kirtan

Hanuman Gardens
1190 El Toro Rd
Ojai, CA
93023

3:00pm Ramayana Workshop with K.K. Sah
5:30pm Indian Dinner (catered by Anoo Shaker)
7:00pm Family Style Kirtan with Nina Rao, K.K. Sah, Raghu Markus, Mark Gorman, Arjun Bruggeman, Genevieve Walker, & friends!

Who is K.K. Sah?
K.K. Sah is a lifelong devotee of Maharaji, who welcomed Ram Dass into his Indian home and served as Ram Dass’s translator during meetings with Maharaji. He is a mentor and friend to all and shows true compassion and love. We are very fortunate to have him in Ojai for this short visit!

RSVP: Maegen@hanumangardens.com
 

One Track Heart Film Screening with Krishna Das, Nina Rao, and Jeremy Frindel
Apr
5
7:00 pm19:00

One Track Heart Film Screening with Krishna Das, Nina Rao, and Jeremy Frindel

7pm
Rubin Museum
150 West 17th St
New York
NY 10011

One Track Heart: The Story of Krishna Das follows Krishna Das’ journey to India and back, his struggles with depression and drug abuse, and his eventual emergence as Krishna Das—the world-renowned spiritual teacher, chant master and Grammy-nominated recording artist. Featuring interviews with Be Here Now author Ram Dass, Grammy-winning producer Rick Rubin (Beastie Boys, Metallica), New York Times bestselling author Sharon Salzberg, and two-time Pulitzer Prize nominee Daniel Goleman, as well as a score by Dinosaur Jr.’s J Mascis and Devadas.

Join KD, Nina Rao and the filmmaker Jeremy Frindel for this special screening celebrating the film’s 5 year anniversary. Don’t miss this chance to see it on the big screen with Q&A and chanting following the movie!

Ticket Price: $25
For information and tickets
Click HERE
212.620.5000
info@rubinmuseum.org

Saratoga Springs, NY: An Evening of Kirtan with Nina Rao
Apr
1
7:00 pm19:00

Saratoga Springs, NY: An Evening of Kirtan with Nina Rao

7:00-9:00 pm

Yoga Mandali
454 Broadway

Saratoga Springs
NY 12866

Dedicate this evening to the chanting of the sacred Divine Names together with Nina and accompanied by
Arjun Bruggeman on tabla

$20 in advance / $25 at door

On the same weekend Friday, Mar 31 to Sun Apr 2, 2017 Edwin Bryant PhD. will be leading study of the the Yoga Sutras.
See
yogamandali.com for details and to register separately for that workshop.

 

New York, NY: Kirtan with Nina Rao
Mar
11
10:00 pm22:00

New York, NY: Kirtan with Nina Rao

Join us in the practice of chanting the Divine Names.

Life In Motion
2744 Broadway
2nd Floor

New York, NY 10025

Suggested donation $10-$20 at the door.

Nina Rao offers the practice of chanting born from her South Indian roots and influenced by her many years of chanting in the USA. Her debut album, “Antarayaami – Knower of All Hearts" blends the sacred sounds of traditional eastern tabla, dholak, harmonium, kartals, bansuri flute, esraj, and sarod with Western electric bass, violin, guitar and banjo, and soulful vocals. Come join her for an evening of devotional call-and-response music accessible for all to sing along with!

Nina Rao learned traditional chants (bhajans) from her grandfather in a village in south India when she nine years old. The chants quietly stayed with her until she rediscovered chanting with Krishna Das in New York in 1996. For many years Nina has been Krishna Das' business manager and assistant, often touring with him playing cymbals and singing. In 2007, she recorded the track 'Nina Chalisa' on Krishna Das' CD "Flow of Grace " and in January 2013, she released her debut album, "Antarayaami - Knower of All Hearts". Nina regularly leads kirtan, chanting of the Hanuman Chalisa, and sings for yoga classes in her hometown of Brooklyn, NY and beyond.

Nyack, NY: Yoga & Chant-Hanuman Chalisa with Allison Datwani & Nina Rao
Mar
5
2:00 pm14:00

Nyack, NY: Yoga & Chant-Hanuman Chalisa with Allison Datwani & Nina Rao

This two part event begins with an all levels yoga flow taught by Allison Egan Datwani with singer and musician Nina Rao accompanying the class with sublime music and chanting. Allison will mindfully move you through a variety of lunges, hip openers and backbends, ultimately leading to the experience of Hanumanasana (split pose). After the asana portion of the event, Nina will give a brief talk about Hanuman, the Monkey God, and lead the chanting of the Hanuman Chalisa, a devotional song based on the story of Lord Hanuman followed by call and response mantra chanting. 

Open to all levels Asana Flow with Allison and Nina
2:00-3:15 | Kirtan with Nina, 3:30-5:00
 $50 full event, 2:00-5:00 | Purchase by February 25: $40
 $25 Kirtan only, 3:30-5:00 | Purchase by February 25: $20

For more information, call Birchwood Center (845) 358-6409, email info@birchwoodcenter.com or visit www.birchwoodcenter.com

Brooklyn, NY: Seven Year Anniversary Party & Group Kirtan
Mar
3
8:00 pm20:00

Brooklyn, NY: Seven Year Anniversary Party & Group Kirtan

COME CELEBRATE SEVEN YEARS OF BYS!
Friday March 3 from 8pm to 11pm

Join us for a birthday bonanza celebrating our seven-year anniversary in Park Slope, Brooklyn with delicious food, good friends, chanting, door prizes galore and your chance to win a free $50 BYS class card!

The evening includes call and response chanting, hang time to eat delicious treats, lots of hilarious yoga jokes and many hugs from people you know and love! Chanting will be led by Ambika, Anjula Prasad, Devadas, Jeremy Frindel, Lily Cushman, Nina Rao and Shyama Chapin. Come celebrate a vibrant community of practitioners for what promises to be a special evening! Doors open at 7:30pm, come and go as you like throughout the evening.

Exact schedule to be announced. Save the date!
For tickets visit: BYS website

Nassau, Bahamas: Yoga Of Chant Retreat
Feb
24
Feb 26

Nassau, Bahamas: Yoga Of Chant Retreat

Nourish your heart, inspire your mind, and uplift your spirit through chant, music, and devotion. Krishna Das shares the heart of his spiritual practice through his concerts and workshops, using the power and joy of chanting to lead you into your inner heart space. Join one of the foremost devotional singers in the world for evening kirtan concerts and afternoon workshops with musical prayer and teachings on Bhakti Yoga, the yoga of devotion.

As a special treat, Nina Rao will share her rendition of the Hunaman Chalisa. Additionally, this year’s retreat takes place at the same time as Maha Sivaratri on February 25, an all-night celebration of Lord Siva with pujas and chanting.

This annual event at the ashram always sells out — be sure to register early.

Schedule
Friday, February 24
8:00–10:00pm Concert with Krishna Das

Saturday, February 25
12:00–2:00pm Workshop with Krishna Das
Evening satsang concert with Krishna Das and Maha Sivaratri celebration

Sunday, February 26
12:00–2:00pm Workshop with Krishna Das
2:00–4:00pm Workshop with Nina Rao (Hanuman Chalisa)
8:00–10:00pm Concert with Krishna Das

Garrison, NY - Heart of Devotion Retreat with Krishna Das
Feb
3
Feb 5

Garrison, NY - Heart of Devotion Retreat with Krishna Das

As part of this retreat, Nina will lead group chanting of Hanuman Chalisas.

Join Krishna Das for a weekend retreat of yoga, chanting and devotional heart-opening practices. This is a wonderful opportunity to spend time with a group of dedicated seekers and immerse yourself in practices, teachings and discussions. The retreat program consist of two evening kirtans and two afternoon workshops led by Krishna Das. Kirtans are approximately 2-3 hours of call-and-response chanting with musical accompaniment and workshops are approximately 3-4 hours of call-and-response chanting, talks about the spiritual path, and a forum for questions and answers. 


Jill Ganassi will be teaching two morning Iyengar yoga classes which will focus on using asana as a platform to cultivate a feeling of freedom, stability, and non-judgemental internalized awareness. Appropriate for all levels. If possible, please bring one foam block, a strap, and one blanket. 

On Friday night, Krishna Das will be joined by Lama Surya Das who will share his experiences not only as a Buddhist teacher but also having had Maharaj-ji Neem Karoli Baba’s darshan. On Saturday afternoon KD will be joined by Tulku Sherdor, dharma teacher and chant master.

Also included in the retreat program, is a group chanting of Hanuman Chalisas with Nina Rao. This an opportunity for beginners and experienced chanters to join in the chanting this 40-verse prayer in praise of Hanuman, together as a group. The prayer is from the Indian tradition with Hanuman invoked as the very breath of the Divine – our own Divine nature. Many believe that chanting this prayer gives us the strength to get through difficult times with compassion and grace. Word sheets will be provided. No experience necessary.

Tickets and details are available HERE

New York, NY: Sacred Devotional Chant with Nina Rao
Jan
28
8:00 pm20:00

New York, NY: Sacred Devotional Chant with Nina Rao


8:00–10:00 p.m.
Nina will be accompanied by Daniel Johnson on tabla and Noah Hoffeld on cello.

Happy to be back at Integral Yoga, for an evening of kirtan, Join us! 

Register $20 in advance HERE
Or at the door $25 day of event. 

Integral Yoga Institute
227 West 13th Street
New York, New York  10011
212 929 0585

email: info@iyiny.org
 

 

Ojai, CA: Hanuman Chalisas and Kirtan with Nina Rao & Arjun
Jan
7
1:00 pm13:00

Ojai, CA: Hanuman Chalisas and Kirtan with Nina Rao & Arjun

1pm to 9pm, see schedule below
Hanuman Gardens
1190 El Toro Rd,
Ojai, California 93023

Join us at this wonderful place of practice, beauty, and seva. We'll spend the day chanting Hanuman Chalisas and singing kirtan together and enjoy a meal as well! Nina will be accompanied by Arjun Bruggeman on drums. 

Schedule:
1pm-3pm Hanuman Chalisa workshop
5:30pm dinner
6:30pm Ram Dass video
7:30-9pm Kirtan with Nina

For the Hanuman Chalisa workshop, we'll discuss the prayer, go over the pronunciation together, and of course sing as many as we can sqeeze in together. No experience is required and word sheets will be provided.

Suggested donation $25, no one will be turned away.

New York, NY: Chanting 108 Hanuman Chalisas
Jan
1
8:00 am08:00

New York, NY: Chanting 108 Hanuman Chalisas

8am to 7pm
Join anytime and stay as long as you wish.
Join this free annual group event in chanting 108 Hanuman Chalisas together to start off the New Year.
No experience is required. Word sheets are provided.

A FREE LIVESTREAM will be available for the day.
Please click HERE to view.
 

Take a look at some photo memories from January 1, 2016 HERE

Tibet House

22 W 15th St,
New York, New York 10011
 

Brooklyn, NY: Kirtan with Nina Rao
Dec
30
8:00 pm20:00

Brooklyn, NY: Kirtan with Nina Rao

8pm to 9:30pm

Join us in this evening of chant closing out the year. Nina will be accompanied by
Daniel Johnson on tabla and Noah Hoffeld on cello.
No experience required.

Entrance by donation. 

Brooklyn Yoga School

82 6th Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11217 
Visit the BYS website HERE

 

Brooklyn, NY: Kirtan With Nina
Dec
17
7:00 pm19:00

Brooklyn, NY: Kirtan With Nina

7pm to 8:30pm
Jaya Yoga East
2902 Fort Hamilton Pkwy, Brooklyn, New York 11218

JAYA wholeheartedly welcomes back friend and neighbor Nina to lead us in the beautiful practice of Kirtan!

Nina Rao learned traditional chants (bhajans) from her grandfather in a village in south India when she nine years old. The chants quietly stayed with her until she rediscovered chanting with Krishna Das in New York in 1996. Her childhood was spent living in and moving between many countries around the world and when she settled in New York her working life began in the banking world, switched to organizing and leading photographic wildlife safaris in Africa and India, and now for many years, is Krishna Das' business manager and assistant.

Nina tours with Krishna Das, playing cymbals and singing with him, and was honored in 2013 to accompany him at the Grammy Awards webcast performance. In 2007, she recorded the track 'Nina Chalisa' on Krishna Das' CD "Flow of Grace - Chanting the Hanuman Chalisa". In January 2013, she released her debut album, "Antarayaami - Knower of All Hearts". The double CD includes devotional kirtan, bhajan, and a variety of Hanuman Chalisa melodies including a duet with Krishna Das. Nina regularly leads kirtan, chanting of the Hanuman Chalisa, and sings for yoga classes in her hometown of Brooklyn, NY and beyond.

$15 suggested donation

Jaya Yoga Center website

Brooklyn, NY: Chant Workshop, Yoga and Kirtan Fundraiser- Abhaya Y Foundation
Dec
10
2:00 pm14:00

Brooklyn, NY: Chant Workshop, Yoga and Kirtan Fundraiser- Abhaya Y Foundation

2pm to 5pm, see schedule below. 

Abhaya Yoga Foundation Holiday, Satsang and Kirtan Fundraiser

With live music and chanting by Nina Rao


Join the Abhaya Yoga community and support Abhaya Yoga Foundation Scholarship efforts as we join forces with the incomparable bhakta, Nina Rao and her fellow musicians. 
Satsang, literally means, “coming together in truth”. Enjoy this afternoon of yoga taught by Tara Glazier and Nina’s live music and powerful chants with a chant workshop and Kirtan to follow. Nina will be accompanied by Tom Cucinotta on drums and Sundar Das Ruben Giron on flute.

Tara, owner of Abhaya Yoga and founder of Abhaya Yoga Foundation will teach an asana class, open to all levels class. The class will focus on the healing power of the breath and how to connect that to our movements with intention. Nina will lead us in mantra repetition (japa), kirtan, and bhajan/prayers. In kirtan ( the sharing of our voices with a divine intention) we chant the names of the divine in a call and response manner, which can create a meditative quality of the mind and an of opening the heart. 

AYF offers yoga, yoga education, and teacher training scholarships to diverse, socioeconomic backgrounds, with the intention that those trained and/ or educated, continue to bring yoga to underserved populations. 

Schedule 2-3pm Asana taught by Tara Glazier
3-5pm Chant Workshop and Kirtan
$50 minimum 2-5pm ( Asana with Tara, Chant Workshop and Kirtan) 
$25 for 3pm entrance Nina on Bhakti and Kirtan

Abhaya Yoga
48 John Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
F Train to York- A/C to High Street
Abhayayoga.com 
staff@abhayayoga.com

Napili Kai, Maui, HI - 9th Annual “Open Your Heart in Paradise” Retreat
Nov
30
Dec 5

Napili Kai, Maui, HI - 9th Annual “Open Your Heart in Paradise” Retreat

This event is sold out.

There is an option for waitlist. 
Please click here:
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/oyhip2016waitlist

Additional information can be found here:
https://www.regonline.com/builder/site/Default.aspx?EventID=1809939

Remarks: Krishna Das joins Ram Dass , Sharon Salzberg, Jack Kornfield, Trudy Goodman, Mirabai Bush and Friends for this annual retreat dedicated to “opening hearts in paradise” at the Napili Kai Beach Resort.

Makawao, Maui, HI - enCHANTing Evening of Kirtan with Krishna Das
Nov
28
7:00 pm19:00

Makawao, Maui, HI - enCHANTing Evening of Kirtan with Krishna Das

I will be playing with Krishna Das for his annual Maui Monday "enCHANTing" Evening of Kirtan at the Historic Makawao Union Church.

Affordable Vegetarian Indian Dinner Entrees, Desserts & Chai available beginning @ 5:30pm thru to the end of the Kirtan.

Advance Tickets:
$30 ON LINE (+ $2.49 ticketing fee) @ www.krishnadas.com
$30 Cash Tickets available@ Maui Locations beginning Oct 1

Maui Kombucha – Haiku
MacNet – Kahului
Monsoon India Restaurant – Kihei
Island Spirit Yoga – Lahaina

Otherwise $40 Cash Day of Event (if available)
TIckets are NON-REFUNDABLE / NON - TRANSFERABLE

If you buy tickets online you should receive an email confirmation from Eventbrite which you should print out or have ready to show on your mobile device to be scanned as your ticket for entry. NO paper tickets will be mailed.

This is a General Admission event, seating is available on a first come basis, doors open no later than 6:00 pm that Monday

Phoenicia, NY: The Wisdom of Devotion and Love Retreat with Robert AF Thurman and Krishna Das
Nov
10
Nov 13

Phoenicia, NY: The Wisdom of Devotion and Love Retreat with Robert AF Thurman and Krishna Das

For the first time KD and Bob will be teaching a long weekend retreat together and we can't wait to see how it unfolds! I'll be leading some group chanting of Hanuman Chalisas and Keli Lalita Reddy will lead the bhakti-filled morning yoga classes.

Ticket Price: see weblink below for details

For information and tickets -
Telephone: 845-668-6897
Email: frontdesk@menla.org
Website: https://menla.secure.retreat.guru/program/krishna-das/

Remarks:
Retreat includes kirtans with Krishna Das, meditation and teachings withRobert Thurman, yoga with Keli Lalita dasi Yoga, and chanting of Hanuman Chalisas with Nina Rao

Tickets for Fri and Sat night kirtan might open to public (if space is available) and will go on sale
in October.

Brooklyn, NY: Devi Navratri Puja and Group Kirtan
Sep
30
6:00 pm18:00

Brooklyn, NY: Devi Navratri Puja and Group Kirtan

Brooklyn Yoga School

82 Sixth Avenue @ St Marks Ave, 2nd Floor Brooklyn, NY 11217

Sri Yantra Puja 6-7:30pm
Puja ceremony led by Priest Prakash with dedications to Ganesha, Durga, Lakshmi and Saraswati.

Divine Feminine Group Kirtan 8pm - 11pm
Group kirtan with call and response chanting celebration the divine feminine led by Ambika Cooper, Anjula Prasad, Devadas, Jeremy Frindel, Lily Cushman, Nina Rao, Shyama Chapin, and friends.

Come and go as you like throughout the evening. Vegan Prasad will be served after chanting completes. Doors open at 5:45pm /  $10 - $50 Sliding scale donation

More information: Brooklyn Yoga School

Monroe, NY: Bhakti Retreat
Sep
23
Sep 25

Monroe, NY: Bhakti Retreat

Ananda Ashram

13 Sapphire Road, Monroe NY 10950

**I will be singing on Sunday, September 25, at 9am with Arjun accompanying on tabla at this retreat. 

This is a unique gathering for kirtan, bhakti, storytelling, yoga, sacred literature, blessed food and good association. Reserve your tickets now for this intimate bhakti retreat at the scenic Ananda Ashram in Monroe, NY, just 45 miles north of NYC. Stay with us onsite or choose from various nearby hotels. This is the most beautiful time of the year to visit this region and a gathering that stands out for its bhakti bhav. **Single day tickets now available**

FEATURING: Jai Uttal (via live stream), Prema Hara, SRI Kirtan, David Estes/Ananda Rasa, Adam Bauer, Karnamrita Dasi, Radharani Renee Finkelstein, Nina Rao, Devadas Labrecque, Steve Gorn – Bansuri Virtuoso, Arundhati Sherbow, Richard Davis, Naren Budhkar; Jivamukti Yoga with Sharon Gannon; John Smritic; Yin yoga with Keli Lalita; Bhakti teachings with Shri Milan Goswami (via live stream), Prof. Premdas David Haberman, Vallabh Das….. and YOU!

More Information and tickets: 2016 Bhakti Retreat

Joshua Tree, CA: Hanuman Chalisas and Kirtan with Nina Rao
Sep
9
Sep 11

Joshua Tree, CA: Hanuman Chalisas and Kirtan with Nina Rao

Making my annual pilgrimage to Joshua Tree, for Bhaktifest, to chant with you all, accompanied by my friends and musicians Arjun Bruggeman, Mark Gorman, David Estes, Daniel Johnson, and more...
Fri Sep 9, Sat Sep 10, Sun Sep 11: 8am-9am Chanting Hanuman Chalisas in the Sanctuary
Sat Sep 10am-11:30am Kirtan on the Main Stage

Tickets: available here 

I will also be with Krishna Das for his kirtan set on Saturday night and workshop Sunday afternoon.

This year Bhaktfest is giving me two tickets to sell and can offer a discount of $50 off the listed price. If would like to support me and want to buy a ticket or two, please email me at chant@chantkirtan.com.

Rhinebeck, NY - Heart Practice of Chanting
Sep
6
11:00 am11:00

Rhinebeck, NY - Heart Practice of Chanting

As part of this daylong retreat I will lead Hanuman Chalisas chant in the morning.

 No experience required. For the workshop we will slowly read the words together, discuss the pronunciation, the deeper meaning, and chant the prayer 11 times. Word sheets will be provided.

Tuesday Sept 6 from 11am to 12:30pm

Ticket Price: $80

For information and tickets -
Telephone: 800.944.1001

Email: registration@eomega.org

Website: Heart Practice of Chanting Registration

Remarks: This is a special opportunity to study with one of the foremost devotional singers in the world, exploring the spiritual path with group chanting of Hanuman Chalisas with Nina Rao Chant, call-and-response chanting, stories about Das’ beloved guru, Sri Neem Karoli Baba, and discussions about life, with plenty of opportunities for questions and answers.

Brooklyn, NY: Kirtan with Nina Rao accompanied by Arjun Bruggeman
Aug
19
8:00 pm20:00

Brooklyn, NY: Kirtan with Nina Rao accompanied by Arjun Bruggeman

Friday, August 19 from 8pm to 9:30pm
Brooklyn Yoga School
82 6th Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11217
Doors open at 7:30p

$10 - $20 Sliding scale donation


Nina learned traditional chants from her grandfather in a village in south India when she was nine years old. The chants quietly stayed with her until she rediscovered chanting with Krishna Das in New York in 1996. In 2007, she recorded a track "Nina Chalisa" on Krishna Das' CD, Flow of Grace. In 2013, she released her first CD: Antarayaami - Knower of All Hearts. She is also featured on Kirtan! a new live chant CD recorded at Brooklyn Yoga School. 

 

Hudson NY: Kirtan with Nina accompanied by Arjun Bruggeman and Keli Lalita
Aug
9
8:00 pm20:00

Hudson NY: Kirtan with Nina accompanied by Arjun Bruggeman and Keli Lalita

Tuesday, August 9 from 7:30 pm to 9 pm
Sadhana Center For Yoga
403 Warren St, Hudson, New York 12534


Entrance is by suggested donation of $15 if possible.


Join Nina and Arjun for call-and-response chanting. No experience required. This practice is a meditative and helps to quiet the mind and open the heart. Nina and Arjun have been chanting/playing together with Krishna Das (and without) for many years. 

Arjun recently released a solo album of his original music as well. More information at: http://www.mantralogy.com/offerings/arjun-bruggeman/
 

Kripalu, MA: Transformational Vinyasa: The Body and Beyond
Jul
8
Jul 10

Kripalu, MA: Transformational Vinyasa: The Body and Beyond

I will join Lesley Desaulniers, Anjula Prasad, Eric Fraser and Tom Cuccinota for a powerful weekend of yoga practice, music and great joy.

Transformational Vinyasa Yoga uses body, breath, and mind to help you find energy, contentment, and focus. This unique and inspiring retreat takes you on a journey to serenity and self-awareness.

* Experience the dynamic healing power of vinyasa practiced to live music.
* Find greater strength, stability, and freedom in your poses.
* Learn to release old habits, fears, conditioning, and other obstacles to joy.
* Renew energy, passion, and purpose through real-world spiritual teachings and esoteric anatomy explorations.
* Practice meditations for health, happiness, and peace.

Join renowned yoga teacher Lesley Desaulniers and guest musical artists Anjula Prasad & Nina Rao for a workshop enlivened by music, meditation, chanting, and soulful, sweaty vinyasa.

Register Here:

https://kripalu.org/presenters-programs/transformational-vinyasa-yoga-body-and-beyond

About Lesley:

Lesley Desaulniers is known for her energizing, soulful and inspiring classes. She was trained in yoga under the expert guidance of Sharon Gannon and David Life of Jivamukti Yoga, and is one of Northern California's most in demand teachers. Lesley's classes are imbued with a rare blend of sweaty Vinyasa, scholarly study, spiritual awareness, and good humor. She has been featured in many yoga and health publications, and leads 'Transformational Vinyasa' workshops and retreats at premier yoga destinations throughout the year.
www.lesleyd.com