November 24th 2018 - February 18th 2019

"So long our kirtan is alright there is no difficulty at all"

Letter to Rayarama, San Francisco, January 30, 1967


Kirtan Academy offers unique training in both deepening one's relationship with a Holy Name in form of Japa and Kirtan through highly informative and transformative daily Nama Tattwa sessions, paired with daily kirtans and weekly 64 round days, as well as unparalleled practical training in mastering mridanga, karatals, harmoniums and vocals from the best teachers, to be most suitably skilled to offer one's heart's devotion via the medium of beautiful kirtan.

"I have seen in the Bible that Lord Jesus Christ recommended this Kirtan performances in the Bible"

Letter to Kirtanananda, San Francisco, April 7, 1967


11/24/2018                      Orientation
11/26/2018     Week 1     Overcoming inattentive chanting
12/3/2018      Week 2    Guror Avajna / Guru Tattva
12/10/2018    Week 3     Suddha Nama, Namabhasa, Namaparadha
12/17/2018    Week 4     Sadhu Ninda
12/24/2018   Week 5     How hearing about Krishna can improve our chanting
12/31/2018    Week 6     Other offenses to be avoided
01/07/2019   Week 7     Uprooting the weeds that choke bhakti lata
01/14/2019    Week 8    Lord Caitanya in Jagannath Puri
01/21/2019    Week 9    Nama Ruci, Jiva Doya, Vaisnava Seva
01/28/2019   Week 10  Mayapur Parikrama / Gauranga Katha
02/04/2019  Week 11   Diving deep in the songs of Vaisnava Acaryas
02/11/2019    Week 12  Our Mission: Spreading the glories of the Holy Name
02/18/2019                    Nityananda Trayodasi (Graduation)

"Forget everything and go on with your Kirtan that will bring us all transcendental bliss"

Letter to Kirtanananda, New York, April 14, 1967


9:30 - 10:00      Harmonium Men
10:00 - 10:30     Harmonium Ladies
10:30 - 10:45     Karatals
10:45 - 11:30      Mridanga
11:30 - 12:30      Vocals

16:00 - 18:00    Nama Tattwa Classes
18:00 - 19:30    Kirtan

4:30 - 12:30     64 rounds
14:30 - 17:00    Sadhu Sanga in the park

Free day/ Rest/ Practice  

"Wherever you may remain please do not forget Krishna Kirtan and it will do good to you and your friends"

Letter to Hayagriva, Delhi, September 27, 1967


┬ęKIRTAN ACADEMY 2013 - 2018.  
In loving service to His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
ISKCON Founder Acarya