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Ananda Monet coming to EnChant!

This Saturday for Kirtan at EnChant: Mantra Meditation, we are very fortunate to have Ananda Monet presenting with us Join us in bringing 2016 forth with devotional singing and storytelling! "Ananda grew up in a family of musicians in Russia. She studied bhakti yoga and mantra music meditation and has cultivated a taste for the ancient practice of singing sacred Sanskrit mantras, called kirtan.

Having learnt Russian traditional music at college, Ananda discovered a link between Russian and Indian cultural roots, which has influenced her style profoundly. Her singing blends the two traditions in a unique way, bringing together the passionate notes of the Slavic folk and the beauty of the Eastern ragas. She released her debut Russian language album in 2007. Ananda now lives in the UK where she contributes to many mantra music projects and events. Her latest album Inevitable Time was launched in May 2015 at Camden Centre accompanied by Samadhi Dance"


Enchanted Winter Special!

Kirtan Vancouver is delighted to announce that we are bringing you the third annual Enchanted Winter Special! Join us in celebrating through movement and sound on December 12th and the Karma Teachers studio!

Like a River to the Sea

It has been a fantastic year for new Kirtan albums and this is one of our top picks for the year! Jahnavi Harrison has melted our hearts with her beautiful voice and compilations and we want to share this experience with you :) The brand new album by Jahnavi Harrison is available now! Pick up "Like A River to the Sea" at any of these places: Amazon: iTunes:…/like-a-river-to-the…/id1001241063 MerchNow:

New Year's Resolutions!

Shared from Huffington Post

10 Resolutions for Growth and Compassionate Living for 2015

Author, TEDx speaker, and Chaplain at New York University and Union Theological Seminary

It's that time of the year again where we muster up the strength and courage to make resolutions for ourselves that will allow us to improve and grow. Most of us already have a pretty good idea of our weaknesses, tendencies, and patterns, but we know all to well how difficult change is. It always helps to have an impetus for change. Perhaps the idea of a new beginning and a fresh start in the New Year can provide the necessary motivation to break the cycles we're trapped by.

Change requires hard work. Too often, in our endeavor for change, we bite off more than we can chew. We over commit and think that transformation has to be immediate and this is the mistake that will lead to disappointment. So, as we begin to make our resolutions, lets be realistic and practical. Pick a resolution or two and give it a go for one month and then renew it for another month. Once that becomes a habit just add another. With that said, good luck with your resolutions and wishing you all a very Happy and Spiritual New Year!

1. APPRECIATE the contributions, talents, and gifts that others bring to the table.

2. Be accepting of constructive FEEDBACK.

3. READ spiritual texts of another faith with an open mind.

4. Be open and flexible when CHANGE happens in life.

5. Set spiritual GOALS to meditate and pray everyday, even if it's only for 10 minutes.

6. Contemplate the presence of the SOUL in people of all colors, races, and genders.

7. Treat all ANIMALS -- dogs, cows, cats, pigs, and birds -- as if they were your pet.

8. Take steps to reducing your CARBON footprint.

9. Reduce your KARMIC footprint by living ethically and compassionately.

10. Aspire to TRANSCEND the cycle of birth and death.



Gearing up for our winter special!

Last year was so much fun, we just had to do it again! Kirtan Vancouver presents the second annual Enchanted. Come out and enjoy an evening of spiritual bliss. There will be kirtan (mantra meditation) with Anirudh Kansal and friends, dancing, ecstatic yoga with Emerson Lim, and a live DJ set with Raghunath Khe. There will also be delicious vegetarian food available, as well as books on spirituality. Click for more info

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Upcoming Event: 6 HOUR KIRTAN!

.. KIRTAN VANCOUVER presents .. ::: 6 HOUR KIRTAN :::

.. Saturday August 23rd - 4:00pm - 10:00pm ..

Featuring live kirtan sets and bhajans led by some of the most talented local kirtaniyas in BC, along with a special guest or two from Seattle and maybe even Calgary!

The practice of kirtan/mantra meditation is a process of bhakti (devotional) yoga. The practice has a powerful heart-opening effect which is best understood through direct experience.

Traditional instruments used in the kirtan are harmonium, mrdanga(drum), and kartals(hand cymbals).

:: Tickets ::

$15 - advance $20 - at the door

Advance tickets can be purchased online at

Bring a bit of extra cash as there will be a variety of delicious vegetarian treats for sale, along with a limited supply of Kirtan Vancouver t-shirts and books on Bhakti Yoga.

We hope you're all able to join us for a blissful evening of mantra meditation, friendly souls and delicious vegetarian eats!

Kirtan Vancouver Events Society (Kirtan Vancouver; KVan) is a non-profit, grass-roots organization dedicated to making Vancouverites more aware of how small steps such as yoga, breathing, and chanting can bring about large and positive changes in health and wellness. We support other like minded NGO's to support our goal of giving back.


Thanks for visiting us at the Krishna Das event last Friday! We look forward to seeing you at another one of our upcoming events soon... maybe at EnChant! Come chant with us @ Unity Yoga - 6PM this coming Saturday!