Chanting the Name in service of the One
Chant your heart open with Kirtan Path. Sanskrit mantras are woven into melodies - the drone of the harmonium combined with stirring lead vocals and the heart beat of the drum. Experience the energy and vibrations of communal singing, connecting to the Divine and each other in this meditative, peaceful, uplifting practice of Bhakti Yoga.
Kirtan Path has been singing with the greater Twin Cities kirtan community since 2009. They participated in several local festivals over the years, such as the Twin Cities Kirtan Festival, the Twin Cities Yoga Festival, India in Iowa, and the Inner Peace Festival.
Kirtan Path was honored to sing at three Bhakti Fest Midwest festivals as well as the 2018 and 2019 Midwest Yoga and Kirtan Fests. They released one CD to date, titled Samgayati - A Gathering in Song.
Kirtan Path currently consists of the wife/husband team Parvati (harmonium/vocals) and Doug (mrdanga).
We are currently not playing live events due to gathering restrictions during the pandemic. Let's hope that the actions of all to curb the spread of the virus will enable us to gather again soon. We miss you.
Parvati and Doug
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What is kirtan?
Kirtan is the sacred tradition of call-and-response chanting, brought to us from India. Kirtan is one of the principal activities of Bhakti Yoga (the path of devotion). The chants come from the Hindu tradition, but people of all faiths and cultural backgrounds participate in kirtan - it is in essence a meditation, repeating the names of God, turning inward towards ourselves. We experience the energy and vibrations of communal singing, connecting to the Divine and each other, opening our hearts and quieting our minds. Everyone participating contributes to the experience, emanating loving energy to the universe.