Word Origin for kirtan
Examples from the Web for kirtan
With the whole party He went to Jagannth's temple, and began to chant (kirtan).
Knowing the fatigue of the kirtan singers, Chaitanya resolved to feast them.
The Bengal musical parties were singing the kirtan; on meeting the Master they began to weep in love.
The Master at this put an end to the kirtan and went to bathe in the sea with them all.
Thus the bhaktas spent four months at Puri, joining in His kirtan.