Awakening Through Love: Devotional Kirtan and Practical Guidance to Open Your Heart

Awakening Through Love: Devotional Kirtan and Practical Guidance to Open Your Heart with David Newman (Durga Das)

Sunday, April 2 • 2:30–4:30 p.m.

Spiritual awakening is spreading like wildfire on the planet today, and many diverse paths and practices support seekers in their quest. One such path is the way of love, or bhakti. In this workshop we will explore awakening to truth through the practice of opening your heart and loving unconditionally as a way of life. The sacred musician David Newman (Durga Das) will illuminate the path through practical guidance for accessing the wisdom of your heart through Kirtan (mantra chanting), Satsang (group reflection), self-inquiry, and meditation. Learn to love fearlessly and wholeheartedly, fulfill your search for deeper meaning, and transform your life!



David Newman is a renowned Kirtan chant artist, singer and songwriter of sacred music, best-selling author, and inspirational teacher. David, also known as Durga Das, travels extensively sharing his music and teachings on the path of love as a vehicle for spiritual awakening. He has released numerous CDs and is the author of The Timebound Traveler. David is also the founder of the Stay Strong Project and Yoga On Main. He has been featured on NPR and in the Washington Post and Yoga Journal, among other places. David lives with his family just outside of Philadelphia.
“David Newman is reminiscent of George Harrison, Dylan, and Paul Simon when they are in soul mode.”
LA Yoga Magazine

“At David Newman’s concert, the event’s volume knob seemed to go from low-level joy to full-on bliss, the kind you feel after climbing a gorgeous mountain or ending a tough run on a strong sprint.”
Washington Post