Join us for this special all-day Kirtan chanting in aid of the homeless Kirtan. The practice of singing and chanting opens our heart and as our voices come together we can experience inner joy, peace and freedom.
This all day, all for love festival will run over 10 hours with over 20 inspirational leaders including Nikki Slade and Sivani Mata Francis with Tabla Tom. We will be offering an event special dhal bowl, rice and a chai tea for £2.50.
Our Kirtan leaders
Nikki is the founder of this event and been working in Kirtan and voice work for over 30 years. This includes close to two decades at Tri Yoga and has taken Kirtan into addiction programmes such as The Priory and outreached to Wandsworth Prison and many others. She is the creator of the first accredited 200 hours Learn to Lead Kirtan Course here in the UK. Her recordings Nectarine, Monsoon, Ephinany and book The Healing Power of Chanting have inspired and uplifted people all over the world.
Sivani Mata is a renowned and well loved kirtan leader who is steeped in the devotion of this practice. For over a decade Sivani has led Kirtan here in London and all over the world. She has created three albums Shakti Love, Surrender and most recently Jasmine Garden. Sivani offers Kirtan in the spirit of universal love and devotion and has been influenced by many teachers and traditions.
Tom Simenauer aka Tabla Tom is an extremely gifted tabla player and Kirtan musician. He has facilitated workshops in all the elements of leading kirtan for many years and is well loved in the Kirtan scene. Tom has supported and toured with many Kirtan dedicated groups and leaders including Goma, Krishna Das, Craig Pruess as-well as Nikki and Sivani who are leading on the day.
We look forward to seeing you for a day of love for a special cause! Children from 10 yrs old are welcome.