In the realm of Kirtan, some stand out. Amongst those who stand out is a luminary, a maestro of Kirtan, an exceptional person whose music transcended boundaries and filled hearts with ecstasy and feet with tiredness – Kadamba Kanana Swami. As we come together to honor the one-year mark since his passing, we gather to honor his taste for Kirtan.

Kadamba Kanana Swami was more than just a kirtaneer; he was a vessel through which the spiritual essence flowed, touching the lives of countless souls. His unique style of Hare Krishna Kirtan was not just music; it was a profound expression of devotion, love, and surrender to the divine. And it rocked. It always rocked.

As we come together to celebrate his life and music, we are joined by a host of Kirtaneers like Madhava, Saci suta, Acyuta gopi, Akinchana Krishna, and many from the KKS Godfamily grace our gathering, bringing with them their own unique styles and interpretations of Kirtan, yet all united in the spirit of honor and reverence for Kadamba Kanana Swami.

May his melodies echo through eternity, reminding us that no one plays Kirtan like him anymore…

…or do we?


If you are coming to the Tirobhava & samadhi Inauguration Festival (click here) you can relive those special kirtan vibes again. The Kirtan Tribute for Kadamba Kanana Swami will be held during the Samadhi festival. Visit the festival grounds from the 25th till the 28th of March for those wonderful tunes.