“Most awesome Kirtan.” --Yoga Education Society of San Diego 

Kirtan is an joyful, uplifting experience rooted in music and involves chanting, singing and meditation. Pilgrimage of the Heart Kirtan has combined traditional kirtan with American folk music,bluegrass and original tunes to create a fun and heart felt experience that has delighted audiences for over 7 years. 

Sita Rose (vocals, keyboards, ukulele, guitar, harmonium and songwriter) draws from her background as a board certified music therapist and yoga teacher to create and offer healing melodies shining from the heart. She is humbled to share the transformational aspects of chanting, mantra, and song. She has played with Pilgrimage of the Heart Kirtan since 2012. 

Fast Heart Mart (vocals, guitar, banjo, harmonica and songwriter) has released 10 solo albums. His message is to encourage the world to follow their bliss and live life passionately. He has played with the Pilgrimage of the Heart Kirtan band since 2013. 

Joe Schwab (drums and Tibetan bells) has been playing drums since the 2nd grade. He integrates his roots in rock, country and bluegrass into his kirtan rhythms and grooves. 

Tom Warner (vocals, bass, guitar, ukulele, harmonium, hand percussion and songwriter) has been the backbone of the band for over 8 years offering over 400 Kirtan events.Find him on Instagram @tom.warner_ 

Sujantra McKeever (rhythm guitar, vocals, tablas, songwriter) is the founder of Pilgrimage of the Heart Yoga and has taught meditation and yoga in over 25 countries. He studied meditation with Sri Chinmoy for 27 years.

New Years Eve 2016 at the World Beat Center, San Diego. (Doug Green on percussion.)