Kirtan with David Newman (Durga Das)

Wednesday, September 22, 2010 | 8:00pm – 10:00pm | $20 + hst in advance, $25 + hst at the door

Join us for a heartfelt evening of ecstatic call and response chanting, devotional music and sacred song with Kirtan Chant Artist David Newman (Durga Das). David’s distinct approach to Kirtan embodies a heartfelt devotional mysticism with an adventurous musicality and poetic intimacy. His Kirtans are a joyous and spiritually uplifting journey into bliss! David will be joined by his wife Mira, a gifted vocalist and percussionist.

David Newman or Durga Das, as he is also known, is a Kirtan Chant Artist, sacred singer songwriter and a practitioner and educator of Bhakti Yoga – the Yoga of Love. David travels extensively sharing Kirtan, devotional music and the spiritual, meditative and musical aspects of Yoga. David’s music embodies a devotional mysticism, distinctive musicality, poetic intimacy and a deep respect for India’s ancient chant tradition. David records for the Nutone Music Label. His CDs include Lotus Feet: A Kirtan Revolution, Soul Freedom, Leap of Grace: the Hanuman Chalisa, a CD/DVD set entitled Into the Bliss and his latest release Love Peace Chant. His live Kirtans are joyous, ecstatic, uplifting and exploding with energy. A dedicated Chant Troubadour, David tours throughout the world with his wife Mira, a celebratd devotional singer, recording artist and percussionist. He is also the author of Merging with Grace and the founder of Yoga On Main in Philadelphia. Visit David Newman’s website at

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