Kirtan is devotional singing. Kirtan is part of Bhakti Yoga, the yoga of the heart.
According Satyananda Yoga, Bhakti Yoga is the yoga of today. We live in a time when we learn by devotion rather than harsh discipline. Bhakti yoga is for opening our hearts, letting love flow and thereby achieving Yoga – oneness.
Kirtan is to play and sing mantras, mostly sanskrit, repeated again and again. Actually, anything can be sung as long as it is sung with openness, direct from the heart.
Through kirtan joy and love for life is expressed, often with a self-reinforcing effect.
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