Religion & Spirituality
#31 The Kirtaniyas
Vijay Krsna is the band leader of the Kirtaniyas. The group is a global collective of talented musicians producers and dancers. Vijay studied devotional Indian folk music in the sacred village of Vrindavan India. This rare traditional art from is an ancient call-and-response mantra chanting practie originating over 5000 years ago. The group has traveled to over 25 countries infusing new life to these ancient chants with youthful spirit and energy. In this episode we covered:
-What is kirtan?
-What is Bhakti Yoga?
-What is sangha?
-Why it is so important and powerful to participate in kirtan
-How Vijay was introduced to devotional chanting.
-How can people start their own chanting practice.
-Building a sacred space in your home.
-What is Prasad?
-The power of devotion.
-The power of the sanskirt language.
-Stories about Hanuman and Krishna
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