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6th Annual
Lawrence Bhakti Festival

November 4th & 5th, 2017
Westside Yoga Studio, Lawrence, KS

Special Guests International Kirtan Artist


6 Kirtan Bands - 3 Yoga Sessions - Sound Healing
Veggie Feast - Workshop with Karnamrita

Karnamrita will be performing Saturday evening, plus
leading workshops on Sunday

Lawrence Bhakti Festival is another
Lawrence Old Guard Production

Lana Maree & the Sonic Mystics

Lana Maree (guitar, vocals), Clark Jamison (percussion), Malika Lyon (mandolin)

"Lana Maree and the Sonic Mystics" recently released their first CD, "Riotous Singing." They are regular kirtan presenters in the Chanting by Lamplight series. Lana is also a singer/songwriter with an album to her credit. One of her songs is included on the most recent album by Snatum Kaur. See Lana Maree and the Sonic Mystics on Facebook for details.

Heartsong Kirtan

Jeri Nirbhao Kaur Birdsall (harmonium, keyboards, vocals), Victor Dougherty (guitar, vocals), Clark Jamison (percussion, vocals)

"HeartSong Kirtan" leads kirtans on a regular basis in Kansas City, most recently at Mark Blanchard's Power Yoga. Info is at www.HeartSongPathways.com or Heartsong Kirtan on Facebook.

Whole Earth Kirtan

Core members: Larry Carter (guitar, vocals), Clark Jamison (percussion)

"Whole Earth Kirtan" usually mixes Sanskrit chants with other traditions, but since this is a bhakti festival they will be presenting chants from just the Hindu tradition. Whole Earth Kirtan frequently performs in Kansas and Colorado. Larry is the producer of Lawrence Bhakti Fest and Chanting by Lamplight. See www.LCarter.com for details.

The Bhakti Yogis

The Bhakti Yogis refers an energetic group of Krishna devotees connected with Gopi (manager of Westside Yoga) and the Bhaktivana Yoga Center south of Lawrence. They frequently host kirtans, dinners and talks featuring prominent Krishna Consciousness teachers. Talk with Gopi for details.

Cindy Novelo

A multi-instrumentalist on guitar, violin and viola, Cindy will be leading the morning kirtan. Her most recent album, "Meditation," has been described as "mesmerizing, enchanting, captivating."

Sound Healing
Lana Maree and "Free Hugs"

Mid-point in our festival is this wonderous sound healing session with Lana (of Lana Maree and the Sonic Mystics) and her new band, "Free Hugs."Experience the meditative qualities associated with singing bowls, and how to focus your attention on present moment experiences with openness, curiosity, and mindfulness.

Here is a great feature article
Lawrence Bhakti Fest
in the October 16, 2014 University Daily Kansan

Lawrence Bhakti Fest 2014

One of the 5 yoga classes

Lana Maree and the Sonic Mystics

Ras Mandala

HeartSong Kirtan

Whole Earth Kirtan

Jai Spirit

Karnamrita's workshop

Kanramrita's workshop

Gopi and Karnamrita

Please thank our sponsors!

KU South Asian Studies

Community Mercantile

Westside Yoga
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