Discover a pathway to joy. The Art and Science of Mindfulness, Compassion and Awe starts August 11.


David Estes

David Estes

David Estes
is the lead singer of the Ananda Rasa Kirtan band. His kirtan is rooted in traditional sanskrit chants sung to original Indian raga melodies and explores the ecstatic and mystical moods of Bhakti.

Harmonize: Discover Kirtan and the Yoga of Devotion

Sep 27 - 29, 2019 Begins in 2 months
with Gopi Kallayil, Kirtaniyas , David Estes & Prajna Vieira

In the midst of our busy lives, we need opportunities for open-hearted joy and connection. From breath to voice to chant, there is an undeniably restorative power in lifting our voices together. During this celebratory weekend of kirtan — India’s ancient call-and-response form of devotional music — we invite you to deeply unwind and let your voice, heart and spirit soar.



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