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Kirtan music on the radio

Kirtan is a form of devotional music that originated in India's Bhakti movement. It is a call-and-response style of singing where a lead singer sings a mantra or a hymn, and the audience repeats it. The purpose of kirtan is to create a spiritual and meditative atmosphere where one can connect with the divine.

One of the most popular kirtan artists is Krishna Das, who has been credited with popularizing kirtan in the West. He has released several albums and has collaborated with other artists to create a unique blend of traditional Indian and Western styles. Other popular kirtan artists include Jai Uttal, Snatam Kaur, and Deva Premal.

There are several radio stations that specialize in playing kirtan music. One of the most well-known is Radio City Smaran, which is based in Mumbai, India. This station plays a variety of devotional music, including kirtan, bhajan, and aarti. Other radio stations that play kirtan music include Kirtan Radio, which is based in the United Kingdom, and Radio Kirtan, which is based in the United States. These stations stream online and can be accessed from anywhere in the world, making kirtan music accessible to a global audience.