Kirtan Is Universally Recommended
Kirtan Is A Joyous Celebration
Kirtan Is A Living, Moving Meditation
Kirtan Is The Path To Peace
Kirtan Opens The Door To Love
— Srimati Katyayani Devi dasi Thakurani
 

"Spirit Soul And Friends-A Musical Peace Troupe" are the Award Recipients of:

·      2018 Producers' Choice Honors (Counter Culture Award for Outstanding Spiritual Artists)

·      2018 Las Vegas F.A.M.E Awards (Outstanding Spiritual Music And Recorded Works for their documentary musical feature film, "Kirtan Peace Vibrations")

·      2017 Global Music Awards Bronze Medal-Music Video Category for their documentary musical feature film, "Kirtan Peace Vibrations With Spirit Soul and Friends”

·      2017 Global Music Awards Bronze Medal-World Music Category for the beautiful mantra, "Om Hari Om" from the soundtrack from the film, "Kirtan Peace Vibrations"

·       2010 Los Angeles Music Awards for World Music Artists of the Year and Showcase Artists of the Year.

·      2009 Producer's Choice Award for the music video, "A Song of Peace" (Nityananda Chaitanya) which was featured at the Los Angeles Music Awards Night Gala Event

·      2008 Los Angeles Music Awards Producer's Choice Award for the music video, "Loving Thoughts"

"Spirit Soul And Friends-A Musical Peace Troupe" provides a family-friendly interactive program designed for any private, corporate or public event.  They are entertaining and FUN!  This multi-talented versatile ensemble brings forth their common goal of taking music and dance to a higher level with inspiring original compositions, peaceful transcendental mantras and uplifting Kirtan accompanied by graceful Yoga Dancers. Audiences at every event are invited to joyously interact with songs and sounds of peace filled with messages of love and harmony.

"Spirit Soul And Friends" has over 16 years of experience in sharing the spiritual activity of Kirtan throughout the counties within Southern California and Las Vegas, Nevada to help spread peace, harmony, spiritual nourishment and LOVE to every community.

You are invited to come and experience Kirtan and partake in the activity of utilizing music, peaceful mantras, yoga and dance to help create a more peaceful society. The main goal is to give a gift of peace that you can take with you. You will be hearing and singing beautiful mantras and transcendental sounds that create peace and harmony by their spiritual potency wherever you go!

PEACEFUL INDIVIDUALS CREATE A PEACEFUL SOCIETY

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HAVE YOU HEARD OF KIRTAN? 
WOULD YOU LIKE TO EXPERIENCE IT? 
HAVE YOU BEEN TO A KIRTAN AND WANT MORE?

KIRTAN IS A JOYOUS CELEBRATION; A LIVING, MOVING MEDITATION


Kirtan is a universally recommended activity in all spiritual processes throughout the world. Engage and experience Kirtan, a non-denominational practice that has been passed down since time immemorial and a constant in all paths and religions.

Getting together as a group is a fun way to do this! It is a great activity for families and communities. We can sing mantras using all kinds of instruments and genres of music. Oftentimes, people will get up and move to the beautiful transcendental sounds or groove to a rock out kirtan. There are no hard and fast rules!

We invite you to come share the goal of utilizing peaceful mantras, music and dance to help create a more peaceful society. Our main goal is to give a gift of peace that you can take with you. You will be hearing and singing beautiful mantras and transcendental sounds that create peace and harmony by their spiritual potency wherever you go. Come and taste the sweet nectar of true happiness and peace.


 PARTICIPANTS OF "SPIRIT SOUL AND FRIENDS - A MUSICAL PEACE TROUPE"

  • Patita Pavana: Community Entertainment Project Coordinator Of Spirit Soul And Friends-A Musical Peace Troupe / Organizer of San Diego County Kirtan MeetUp, Orange County Kirtan MeetUp, and Ventura County Kirtan MeetUp and Social Media / Vocals, Electric Acoustic Guitar, Harmonium, Ukelele, Keyboard, Djembe, Hand Percussion

  • Madhavaya: Organizer of Las Vegas Kirtan And Mantra Meditation MeetUp and Social Media / Vocals, Cajun, Guitar, Harmonium, Percussion

  • Dee Kiana Laborte: Vocals, Congas, Djembe, Doumbek, Hand Percussion, Guitar

  • Harinama: Vocals, Keyboard, Guitar, Djembe, Hand Percussion

  • Karuna Sundari - Yoga Dance, Vocals, Harmonium

  • Jyoti Jennings-Roth: Vocals, Guitar, Yoga Dance

  • Ivy Jennings-Roth - Yoga Dance

  • Jhulana Jennings: Vocals, Guitar, Bass Guitar, Yoga Dance, Ballet

  • Janaki Jennings: Vocals, Electric Guitar, Mandolin, Bass Guitar

  • Mahamantra - Assistant Project Coordinator

  • Elijah Bustos: Vocals, Electric Acoustic Guitar, Ukelele, Bass, Djembe, Drums

  • Sankirtan: Emcee

  •  Ted Takeuchi - Vocals, Guitar

ACHIEVEMENTS:

  • Counter Culture Award for Outstanding Spiritual Artists - 2018 Producers' Choice Honors

  • Outstanding Spiritual Music And Recorded Works for the documentary musical feature film, "Kirtan Peace Vibrations" - 2018 Producers' Choice Honors/Las Vegas F.AM.E. Awards/Best Of Las Vegas

  • "Kirtan Peace Vibrations With Spirit Soul And Friends" (Documentary Musical Feature Film) - Bronze Medal - "Music Video Category" - 2017 Global Music Awards

  • "Om Hari Om" (track from the film, "Kirtan Peace Vibrations") - Bronze Medal - "World Music Category" - 2017 Global Music Awards

  • Showcase Artists Of The Year ~ 2010 Los Angeles Music Awards

  • World Music Artists Of The Year ~ 2008 through 2010 Los Angeles Music Awards

  • Los Angeles Music Awards Producer's Choice Awards - 2008 through 2010 World Music Artists Of The Year

  • Los Angeles Music Awards Producer's Choice - 2010 Music Video (Featured at Main Event) "A Song of Peace/Nityananda Chaitanya"

  • Los Angeles Music Awards Producer's Choice - 2008 Music Video / "Loving Thoughts"

  • Music Ambassadors for the Supercut's Rock The Cut program

  • Music Team/Music Directors for the Art Miles Mural Project

  • Official Hosts of The Moon Stage for the San Diego Earth Fair/Balboa Park (2009 through 2015)

 

PERFORMANCES & PARTICIPATION:

  • Unity At The Mohave Valley (Las Vegas Kirtan And Mantra Meditation) - Bullhead City, AZ

  • Juicy Beets (Las Vegas Kirtan And Mantra Meditation) Las Vegas, NV

  • Violette’s Organic Vegan Cafe & Juice Bar (Las Vegas Kirtan And Mantra Meditation) - Las Vegas, NV

  • Unity Of Las Vegas (Las Vegas Kirtan And Mantra Meditation) - Las Vegas, NV

  • SoCal VegFest, Orange County, CA

  • Yoga By The Sea With Marketa Huelskamp, Ventura, CA

  • Yoga Channel Studio, Oxnard, CA

  • Oxnard Women's Festival, Heritage Square, Oxnard, CA

  • Global Truth Center - Fund Raiser - Westlake Village, CA

  • Los Angeles Music Awards Gala Event - Paramount Pictures Studios, Los Angeles, CA

  • Los Angeles Music Awards Showcase Series - Whiskey A Go Go, Los Angeles, CA

  • Los Angeles Music Awards Gala Event - Avalon Theatre (Producer's Choice Award/Presentation of "A Song of Peace" - Nityananda Chaitanya Music Video), Los Angeles, CA

  • Los Angeles Music Awards Showcase Series - Life at Wilshire, Los Angeles, CA

  • Orange County Fair, Costa Mesa, CA

  • San Diego Earth Fair, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA

  • SOKA International Cultural Festival, Aliso Viejo, CA

  • San Diego Veg Fest, North Park, San Diego, CA

  • Green Festival – LA Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA

  • Mom Expo & Health Fair, Agoura Hills, CA

  • Dharma and Yoga Fest, Norwalk, CA

  • Tustin Tiller Days, Tustin, CA

  • Cal State Long Beach - Children’s' Day, Long Beach, CA

  • Irvine Global Festival - International Cultural Festival, Irvine, CA

  • One Earth, One Dream - Festival of the Arts - Endangered Planet Foundation, Laguna Beach, CA

  • Art Miles Mural Project - Muralthon, Anaheim, CA

  • Art Miles Mural Project - Chatsworth University event, Mission Viejo, CA

  • Across The Street - Mueller College of the Healing Arts, San Diego, CA

  • Green Valentine Festival - Laguna Beach, CA

  • Montage-Laguna Resort, Laguna Beach

  • "Passport to the World" - Valencia Elementary School, Mission Viejo, CA

  • Beyond Hot Yoga - Kirtan event, Dana Point, CA

  • Ocean Beach Kite Festival, San Diego, CA

  • Oceanside Festival of the Arts, Oceanside, CA

  • Thousand Oaks Street Fair, Conejo Valley, CA

  • Anaheim Fall Festival, Anaheim CA

  • Laguna Nursery, Laguna Beach, CA

  • Lotus Festival - Echo Park - City of Los Angeles Parks and Recreation, Los Angeles, CA

  • Holistic Healing and Wellness Festival - Ventura, CA

 

COMMUNITY KIRTAN 

  • Juicy Beets (Las Vegas Kirtan And Mantra Meditation) - Las Vegas, NV

  • Unity Of The Mohave Valley (Las Vegas Kirtan And Mantra Meditation) - Bullhead City, AZ

  • Unity Of Las Vegas (Las Vegas Kirtan And Mantra Meditation) - Las Vegas, NV

  • First Unitarian Universalist Church Of San Diego – San Diego, CA

  • Yoga Channel Studio - Oxnard, CA

  • A Place Of Peace - Ventura, CA

  • Au Lac Vegetarian Cuisine - Fountain Valley, CA

  • Common Ground Spiritual Center - Tustin, CA

  • Unitarian Universalist Church – Costa Mesa, CA

  • Unitarian Universalist Church - Ventura, CA

  • The WAV (Working Artists of Ventura/Arts & Performance Center) - Ventura, CA

  • My Om Yoga Home - Huntington Beach, CA

  • Yoga Sanctuary and Wellness Center - Tustin, CA

  • RiseYogaHB - Huntington Beach, CA

 

MESSAGE OF PEACE

It’s time to appreciate and celebrate the beauty of finding the same spiritual truths and recommended spiritual activities in all scriptures of the world as living proof that God exists…And that He cares so much about all souls He creates everywhere to deliver the same foundational spiritual truths which

Transcend national and language boundaries

Transcend racial and ethnic boundaries

Transcend all temporary bodily identities

Transcend time

Oftentimes in modern society, there is a tendency to look to an organization or politician to establish world peace.

Too few of us consider that peace starts with each separate individual as Spinoza did when he said, “Peace is not an absence of war;

it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence and justice.”

And E.F. Schumacher who wrote: “We can say today that man is far too clever to be able to survive without wisdom. No one is really working for peace unless he is primarily working for the restoration of wisdom.”

Peaceful individuals create a peaceful society.

You are pure spirit soul; you are not the material body. You are part and parcel of God.

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

In Hawaii, we have something called "Aloha Spirit" which is the foundation to World Peace. "Aloha" is a word we use not only in parting, but also in greeting and to express love. It is appropriate in all these situations. The word "ALOHA" is made up of three Hawaiian root words: a - lo - and ha. "A" means that which enables one to see. "Lo" means of the earth, and "Ha" means the life force. When I say "Aloha" to you, I am saying "I can see the life force within your earthly form." And when you say "Aloha" to me, you are saying, "I can see the life force in your earthly form." This is a gift that Hawaii can give to the World.

ALOHA & NAMASTE

PEACEFUL INDIVIDUALS CREATE A PEACEFUL SOCIETY