kirtan & mantra chanting

Kirtan Night in Auckland - Sing Your Heart Open​

Kawai Purapura kirtan collective began out of our passion for sharing sacred sound through chanting Sanskrit mantras and connecting to the bhakti tradition. The Kirtan experience enables vocal exploration, healing through sound and personal transformation.

Join us for this community event happening every second Tuesday of the month at the beautiful Kawai Purapura Retreat Centre in Albany, Auckland. Like our community page for updates!

Kirtan has roots in India, so many of the songs are in Sanskrit. This allows you to immerse in the sound, no words to distract the mind. The magic of the chants can then carry you within where connection with peace and wholeness is made.

Kirtan is the the yoga of the future!

Connect with more kirtan events in Auckland and NZ.

Kirtan - Vedic fire ceremony

Location: At your home, various yoga studios, spaces and retreat centres
Suitable for: Everyone


Havan - Vedic fire ceremony

The fire of Transformation

Havan is an ancient Vedic fire ceremony where 108 rounds of the universal mantra for healing are being chanted. As we offer to the fire transformation takes place - within us and around us.  It is a powerful practice to offer to the fire what no longer serves us and to connect with and balance our surrounding environment.


Contact me if you would like me to conduct a Havan in your home. The mantra will be Mahamrityunjaya mantra chanted 108 times.  

Mantra workshops & intensives

Location: Various yoga studios and retreat spaces

Suitable for: all levels, no experience required

Description:  These mini workshops & intensives contain many elements of working with sound

and mantra to create and sustain a daily experience of relaxation, peace and expanded awareness.
Learn the art and science of chanting mantras:

  • Mantras for healing and awakening energy like the Gayatri mantra

  • Swara Yoga/Nada Yoga - Sa Re Ga… to sharpen concentration and let go into resonance and vibration.

  • Kirtan and Bhajan – chanting that invokes energy and calms the mind.

  • Develop a home practice using mantra or infuse your existing practice with mantra to deepen it.

For enquiries and bookings contact

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