Madhava, Radhika and Vrindavan Kritan return to Melbourne from March 30 to April 5
The kirtana of Madhava has an almost magnetic influence. The mind and heart get totally attracted, then drawn into the inside world where one can meet the soul of the universe. Tune in and you will have a deeply rewarding, spiritual experience. (Sacinandana Swami)
What is kirtana? 'Kirtana is a recitation that bestows eligibility to hear about spiritual subject matters. By this alone, all perfection will come.' (Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Thakura)
With roots in the Vedic anukirtana tradition, a kirtana is a call-and-response style song or chant, set to music, wherein multiple singers recite or describe a legend, or express loving devotion to a deity, or discuss spiritual ideas.
Kirtana performance includes an accompaniment of regionally popular musical instruments, such as the harmonium, the mrdanga (two-sided drum) and karatalas (cymbals).
Based in Switzerland, Madhava Dasa travels extensively with his partner Radhika Dasi and musician Vridavana Kirtana Dasa, enlivening audiences with the power of devotional kirtana. He fuses his Mauritian roots with the influences of India to produce a unique style of kirtana, but one in which the main ingredient is the heartfelt bhakti. Please bring your friends and family along to join us.
APR 2 Chant for Peace with Madhava, Thu 18:00 - State Library of Victoria Melbourne
APR 3 Kirtan with Madhava at Kindred Studios, Fri 18:00 - Maribyrnong
APR 5 12-hr kirtana with Madhava and Radhika, Sun 10:00 - Hare Krishna Melbourne, Albert Park