Kirtan Yoga with Sri Prahlada: catch him while you can!

Saturday 4th Apr 2020

Briefly back from overseas, we are blessed to host Sri Prahlada on a flying visit to Sydney.

Join him and his band of musicians for a special evening of chanting and music to open your heart and connect directly with the Divine in all of us. His visits are always a highlight and can take your spiritual practice in wonderful and enjoyable new avenues.

Any visit by Sri Prahlada to Qi was a moment to treasure over many recent years, so we are especially happy to welcome him back from his travels on a brief stop-over to Sydney to share spiritual stories, a musical groove and an irresistible smile and just enjoy being part of our yoga community.


Kirtan is mantra meditation as song. The Sanskrit word man means mind, while tra means to free. Mantra meditation calms your mind of fear and anxiety, and opens your heart to reveal your spiritual nature of eternity and bliss. The process of kirtan involves singing sacred mantras to the accompaniment of musical instruments. Generally, the mantras are sung a repetitive call-and-response style, where the leader sings a mantra and the audience chants in response. Thus, kirtan includes the audience in the performance. Kirtan is a culture where people can share spiritual meditation in a joint spiritual experience. This practice of repetitive prayer is present in varied forms within most spiritual traditions in the world, although the yoga tradition of India generally gives more emphasis to it as a specific discipline. Often kirtan begins with all the participants sitting meditatively, but ends with joyous dancing as kirtan awakens the natural joy of the soul.

Get ready to raise your voice and lift the roof!

Doors open 6.30pm for 7.00pm start


Cancellation up to 48 hours prior to event date is possible subject to a $5 cancellation fee. Less than 48 hours’ notice of cancellation is only possible if we can fill your place from a wait-list.


Saturday 4th Apr 2020
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


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Kirtan with Sri Prahlada was a delightful and soulful experience. He holds the space beautifully, and creates an ambience that invites kirtan newcomers and seasoned chanters alike to participate in the call and response. Supported by an amazing line-up of talented musicians, Sri Prahlada’s kirtan takes you to new heights of bliss!

Nicole Walsh – owner of InYoga

Sri Prahlada is a master of building that feeling of connection. In one kirtan he guided just the men to chant together, then just the women together. We repeated this several times, building the energy, until at last we joined together to sing as one. Pure bliss!

Spiritual stories were artfully woven between the kirtans, keeping the flow going while settling the energy, and allowing us to develop a deeper appreciation of the yoga tradition underpinning the practice of kirtan.

Premjyoti - Manly Yoga