October 25, 2016

A Conversation With Miten

I so totally love Miten’s new CD ‘Temple at Midnight’ — we sang several of the chants this year at Fall Omega Ecstatic Chant, and I’ve had the CD […]

March 10, 2016

Fresh Tracks 30

30 Fresh Tracks sets — that’s some kind of milestone! I love introducing new artists and new offerings from our favorite artists so these sets are s […]

December 22, 2015

Surprise Package 2

Winter Solstice is always special to me because it marks the anniversary of the launch of the New World Kirtan Podcast. It hardly seems possible that it has bee […]

February 14, 2015

Kirtan/Meditation Circle 1

We’ve started something new here in Corvallis. Our local Unitarian Universalist Fellowship is sponsoring a weekly kirtan/meditation circle that has been d […]

December 20, 2014

The Great Invocation

Tonight is Winter Solstice, and it’s also the 6th anniversary of the launch of the podcast. This has been a beautiful path of seva for me, a joyous circle […]

September 2, 2014

Bhakti Fest West 2014 Sampler

At long last the time has come to pack our bags and head to Joshua Tree, CA for Bhakti Fest. For a lot of us who go to the festival it’s an annual pilgrim […]

August 27, 2014

A Conversation with Deva Premal & Miten

Years ago I was doing Yoga to a CD by Shiva Rea, when I heard a voice on the soundtrack singing words that were unfamiliar to me. The voice was so pure & c […]

April 23, 2013

The One That’s All Deva Premal and Miten

Years ago I was doing Yoga to a CD by Shiva Rea, and the background music caught my attention. It was the the purity of the voice — who was the artist and […]

May 1, 2012

The One For Mom

Mother’s Day is coming up, and this is the first Mother’s Day my Mom won’t be here. The podcast this week honors her. Mom never had an underst […]

November 27, 2011

Sunday Satsang V

My Thanksgiving cooking/Christmas decorating/shipment unpacking has kind of taken over my life. But things are progressing — I can sit down in my living r […]

January 11, 2011

Sunday Satsang II

The chants in the Sunday Satsang sets are designed to be sung!  You can sing them in a group, as we do, especially if you’re also in a small town where l […]

 
December 7, 2010

Toss & Turn Kirtan

One of my least favorite times of the day is around 4AM.  That’s because I’m often awake, up much earlier than I’d like, and trying to get ba […]

 
September 11, 2010

An Evening In the Bhav

We got back from Bhakti Fest too late last night for me to post (yawn)–I either have to get fitter or younger, because getting tired is a drag when there& […]

 
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 […]