Summer Kirtan Camp with Jai Uttal

Mon. Aug 5, 2019 at 12:00pm - Sun. Aug 11, 2019 at 6:00pm PDT
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Price: $1,400.00
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Greetings Dear Bhakta!!!!!


Thank you so much for your interest in joining Jai Uttal for his 17th Annual Summer Bhakti Kirtan Camp 2019. We would love to welcome you into our ever-growing Bhakti family and have you experiencing Jai's legacy of music and devotion.


This offering will be held in Fairfax -Northern California (USA) as a Non-Residential Training. 


We will meet from August 5th to the 11th from 12noon to 6pm on the first and last days. On the other days from 10:30am to 6pm


Jai will be joined by guest teachers Daniel Paul and Prajna Vieira.


All of your personal questions about this training can be sent to Nubia: [email protected]


ABOUT THE TRAINING 


This training is for those who aspire to lead Kirtan; those who wish to enhance their Yoga teaching with chanting; and those who simply wish to immerse themselves in the vast ocean of Bhakti.


In this immersion, we will share some of the many tools that we use in our Bhakti practices. Our hope is that everyone will leave this retreat with the inner experience and knowledge that we are all able to dive into this world of devotion and sing and share our hearts with others.


Subjects to be covered:


Kirtan – As the essential practice of Bhakti, Kirtan will be the main focus of this training.


Bhakti Yoga – Understanding the path of Bhakti as a journey of surrender and offering of one’s entire being to the Divine will.


Mantras – Experiencing the invocational power of the ancient Sanskrit syllables and names in ecstatic song and silent contemplation.


Gods and Goddesses – An exploration of the energies embodied by the different deities of Hinduism.


Ramayana – Studying and reciting the multi-leveled epic adventures of Ram, Sita, and Hanuman; and how this story relates to our daily lives.


Saints – Reflecting upon the lives of some of the saints of modern India, particularly Neem Karoli Baba.


Vocal Training – Opening the voice and learning to love the sound that comes from our bodies.


Rhythm – Beginning to understand the rhythms associated with Kirtan.


Learning Harmonium – Gaining a beginning understanding of the rudiments of harmonium for accompanying Kirtans.


"Kirtan is the calling, the crying, the reaching across infinite space —digging into the heart’s deepest well to touch and be touched  by the Divine Presence."


For more information about the Kirtan Camp read this article: http://www.sfyogamagazine.com/blog/2018/9/12/finding-love-devotion-and-passion-at-summer-bhakti-kirtan-camp


Extra Information:


TRAVELING:


You can fly into SFO - San Francisco airport or  into OAK - Oakland airport.


From either one of these two airports you are about one hour away from us in Fairfax.


There are bus services from the airports to San Rafael and from San Rafael you can take a cab to Fairfax (10 minutes).


HOUSING IDEAS:


If you don't have a local friend, 


Airbnb is a GREAT source available: https://www.airbnb.com/s/Fairfax--CA?s_tag=ydWRgdoB


or https://www.cabbi.com/region/Marin-County


Couch Surfing: https://www.couchsurfing.com 


Another great place to look into is TripAdvisor http://www.tripadvisor.com/Hotels-g155988-c2-Marin_County_California-Hotels.html 


Nearby Hotels 


Fairfax In is the closest, walking distance: http://fairfaxinn.com


More confortable a little far, biking distance: http://www.sananselmoinn.com


In San Rafael, driving distance, super comfortable: http://www.gerstlepark.com


 


INVESTMENT 


Non refundable deposit of: $800.00


Early Bird Price: $1,250.00 if paid in full by April 15th 2019


Regular Price: $1,400.00 after April 15th 2019 ($800 deposit + remainder due by July 1st).


Cancellation Policy:


Deposit of $800 is non-refundable. 


50% of remainder refundable if cancellation is done by June 20th 2019.


Fee is non-refundable after June 20th 2019.


 

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