The Art & Practice of Kirtan with Jai Uttal - Level 1 Online Kirtan Course 

Starts April 10, 2022 

A 12 week online Kirtan Training with Jai Uttal. Deepen your chanting practice! Anchor yourself on the path of Bhakti Yoga by focusing on some of its main practices (Kirtan, Japa and storytelling), which connect you to the ever present source of love that flows within our hearts and throughout all of creation. 

• Sunday, April 10, 2022 1 - 2:30 pm PT
• Sunday, May 1, 2022  1 - 2:30 pm PT
• Sunday, May 22, 2022  1 - 2:30 pm PT
• Sunday, June 26, 2022  1 - 2:30 pm PT 

All live classes will be recorded and available in the House of Bhakti course platform in addition to 6 Episodes of lessons from Jai with over 16 hours of instruction that you can work through at your own pace.

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Bhakti Yoga Online Course with Jai Uttal

Build your devotional foundation

• Explore the 💗 heartful path of Bhakti Yoga 

• Create and nurture a daily practice of Kirtan and Japa

• Honor and follow tradition

• Discover your unique and personal path of devotion

Jai Uttal, Online Kirtan Training

Learn directly from Jai Uttal

• Explore your voice through the practice of Sargam, the Indian system of notes

• Learn to sing Jai’s unique Kirtan melodies, and accompany yourself on harmonium and/or guitar (no instrument needed to join)

• Connect your voice to your 💗 heart

•  Hear inspiring stories from Jai’s 50 years of practice on the path of devotion


The Art and Practice of Kirtan Online Training with Jai Uttal

Cultivate a meaningful and sacred life

• Chant the ancient mantras
and connect to the divine

• Explore Bhakti as our intimate relationship with the Source

• Join a Bhakti community, shining light and goodness to the world

Online Kirtan Training with Jai Uttal  - A 12 week journey into the heart of devotion with LIVE online classes.

Do you ever wish you could learn to chant? Do you have an existing mantra or kirtan practice and want to go deeper? Have you been wanting to connect with other people who love yoga, mantra and kirtan?

The world is sorely in need of healing vibrations and by singing together from the depths of our hearts we can continue to ‘ripple outward’ and help envelop the planet in a blanket of Love, while strengthening ourselves and our vibrant Bhakti community.

You will receive:
⭐️ In-depth singing practice sessions with Jai Uttal. This will help us refine and tune our God-given vocal instruments which, in turn, will help us to connect our voices to our emotions and to spirit. 
⭐️ Four LIVE 90 Minute interactive zoom classes with Jai Uttal
⭐️ Over 16 hours of instruction to absorb at your own pace
⭐️ Learn Jai's beautiful melodies on harmonium and guitar
⭐️ Share stories and chants in our private online community group

All of the LIVE sessions will have ample room for questions and answers.

Level 1 Online Kirtan Training with Jai Uttal

Episode 1: Homecoming - Build your devotional foundation
Let us explore the deepest chambers of our hearts, the bubbling wells of long forgotten emotions, and the little fires that need to be tended, through the ancient practices of Bhakti, or Devotional Yoga. We all know how easy it is to lose touch with that precious jewel within, but through the practices of Bhakti, particularly the singing of mantras, we can nurture the return path home.

Episode 2: Sanctuary
In this episode we will explore the practice of saying and singing the names of God and Goddess, and creating a sacred space within our hearts and in our homes. Learn Radharani Ki Jai on harmonium and guitar, or focus on the vocal alone.

Episode 3: Love and Longing
This episode is entitled “Love and Longing” which are, Jai believes, the two main touch stones of Bhakti, of devotion, of relationship with God, Goddess and our own souls. The anguish of separation and the ecstasy of being fully connected in love can sometimes be felt simultaneously in the churning waters of our hearts. Learn the Maha Mantra.

Episode 4: Healing the Heart
In Bhakti we experience the power of Love, we feel the extraordinary and transformative power of expressing our feelings and emotions through songs and mantras, and we are graced with the healing power of sacred sound. Mysteriously, as we chant, this sonic medicine intertwines with molecules both near and far, and purifies all that it touches. By singing in our homes, our homes became a reservoir of sacred sound and project healing energy throughout the world.

Episode 5: Resting in Grace
The practice of listening and telling stories is a big part of the path of Bhakti. Stories from all traditions can be very fun, uplifting and engaging. One might ask the question, why is storytelling so important in Bhakti? Jai explains this in a simple, yet powerful, way and talks about the lighthearted joy and deep spirituality he feels when he shares vignettes from the ancient epics. Learn Om Namah Shivaya.

Episode 6: Rippling Outward
Like a small pebble that is thrown into a lake, our songs and our kindnesses will ripple further and further outward, spreading joy and healing to the world. Learn Om Namo Narayanaya.


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Jai’s Kirtan Camp is life changing!

I took the very 1st one back in 2003 and this training fully opened up the path of kirtan and Bhakti for me. I give the highest recommendation to anyone wanting to dive deeper into kirtan and Bhakti to take this training!!! – Govind Das, Owner Bhakti Yoga Shala Santa Monica Ca

It is something I cherish and will never forget.

Online Kirtan Camp with Jai was a wonderful experience. It helped me to deepen my Kirtan practice and inspired me to use my own voice to share these beautiful prayers with the world. Deep bows Jai for all you have done to pave the way for so many!  – Marti Nikko, Vocalist


I felt supported, inspired and motivated to bring chanting and devotion more deeply into my life!

Engaging and emotional storytelling, wonderful musical support, humble devotion and oftentimes rocking kirtan bliss are a few of the highlights for me. – David Lurey, World renowned yoga teacher and kirtan artist.

What can I expect from this course?

In 12 weeks you will have an opportunity to develop and receive support for a deeper inner and outer practice as well as make meaningful connections in our growing community. We will be sharing lots of goodies and surprises!

You will receive a treasure chest of inspiring and stimulating musical and philosophical material to enrich your heart and the hearts of others; enough to last many years!

This kirtan 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 kirtan course 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 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.

As we sing and share together, we will both expand (zoom out) and magnify (zoom in) our focus on the subtle nuances of the path of love. questions? Contact us.