May 3, 2016

The Gayatri Mantra

This week’s New World Kirtan Podcast explores the deeper meaning of the Gayatri Mantra, one of the oldest & most powerful mantras in existence. Here […]

January 5, 2016

Return of the Light

This week’s set is based on one we sang with our Kirtan/Meditation Group at Winter Solstice. It’s many variations on the chant “Om Asatoma Sad […]

June 24, 2015

Light of the Sun — The Gayatri

Lately I’ve been sort of obsessed with the Gayatri Mantra. According to Hindu mythology the Gayatri came into being at the very beginning of the Universe […]

February 1, 2015

Cure Your Kali Yuga Blues

This week’s show started out being about the Kali Yuga — otherwise known as the Age of Quarrel — and ended up being about an epic back spasm t […]

May 27, 2014

Ong Namo Guru Dev Namo

This week’s podcast first posted back in April 2012, and is one of our most downloaded shows. I hope you enjoy this blast from the past my friends. Until […]

June 10, 2013

Kirtaniyas featuring MC Yogi — Nitai Gauranga

This video, filmed at the Holi Festival of Colors in Utah and out less than a week has been watched almost nine thousand times on YouTube. I must admit I accou […]

August 7, 2012

The Hare Krishna Set

The podcast this week is a listener requested re-run. Enjoy!
The chant “Hare Krishna” has gotten a bad rap. Since the 1960s the chant has become wel […]

April 18, 2012

Songs to Krishna

The chant “Hare Krishna” has gotten a bad rap. Since the 1960s the chant has become well known outside of India, mostly due to the efforts of the In […]

April 3, 2012

Ong Namo Guru Dev Namo

“Ong Namo Guru Dev Namo” is the Adi Mantra. Translated “I bow to the Creative Wisdom, I bow to the Divine Teacher, it is chanted at the beginning of […]

February 12, 2012

The Om Set

The tracks this week are of just one chant, the very powerful Om chant — a single syllable that is sacred in the traditional Hindu religion. Om is a man […]

December 20, 2011

Bismillah

I’ve been haunted by the song “Bismillah” since I heard it several weeks ago. The word “Bismillah” comes from the Islamic traditio […]

November 1, 2011

Om Namah Shivaya

This week’s podcast is about honoring Shiva, the name of the consciousness that lives within each one of us. “Om Namah Shivaya” means “I bow to […]

 
August 9, 2011

What The World Needs Now …

… is love, sweet love? Close, but no cigar. The world can always use more love, but this week’s podcast is all about compassion. For Tibetan Buddhis […]

March 8, 2011

Green Tara

Spring is springing up here in Oregon, and so the set this week was inspired by the life force represented by the goddess Tara. In the Buddhist tradition, Tara […]

 
March 2, 2010

100% Gayatri

The Gayatri Mantra has an impressive resume.  Revered for thousands of years by Buddhists & Hindus alike, it is considered a supreme vehicle for enlightenm […]