May 26, 2016

Fresh Tracks Redux 2

I don’t repeat podcasts very often, but the Fresh Tracks shows are an exception. Fresh Tracks are podcasts with all new chants, and sometimes I bring them […]

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 […]

November 11, 2014

Dance Dance Evolution 2

Dance Dance Evolution. Because every once in a while you just want to dance your way into the Lightness of Being.
Until next week dear friends.

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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 […]

May 21, 2014

Jai Jai Ma!

This set was inspired by a walk I took last week. As I was walking ‘He Ma Durga’, the Donna De Lory chant in this week’s set came up, and I beca […]

March 12, 2014

Jai Maha Lakshmi

This week’s podcast has a few surprises. There’s a different format — it starts with a meditation on abundance with a chant to Lakshmi from De […]

 
December 3, 2013

Fresh Tracks 21

This week we have another set of new music from artists familiar and brand new, and there’s more to come — the next Fresh Tracks will be from Kundal […]

November 13, 2012

Running With Kirtan

Running used to be a passion of mine. I ran for years, usually to music, and loved it. Running has since been replaced with swimming & Yoga, and I love my n […]

October 23, 2012

Invoking Tara

The chants from this week’s podcast invoke Tara, the Goddess of Peace & Protection. Tara appears in virtually every culture on Earth, and represents the M […]

September 13, 2012

Girish, Bhakti Fest 2012

A sweet & funky set by Girish, in the late Sunday morning slot at Bhakti Fest — the last song never fails to bring me to tears. Sunday was pretty coo […]

January 31, 2012

Fresh Tracks 10

This week’s podcast once again features the best of new artists to the podcast, and also new releases from some old favorites. Enjoy the set! Namaste.

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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 […]

 
May 31, 2011

Yo Ganesh — it’s me, pick up!

This week’s set was inspired by several requests for a set to Ganesha. We have one in the back catalog called “Ganesh Is Fresh”, here’s […]

 
March 29, 2011

The Faces Of Ma

Ma, Earth Mother, has many faces. She can be benevolent & peaceful, but some of her other faces can be powerful & frightening. I’ve chosen the cha […]

January 4, 2011

The Power Of Intention

The mighty ape Hanuman is featured in the music this week, in honor of his Birthday.  Hanuman is said to represent the untold power that resides within each on […]

 
August 25, 2010

Resistance Is Futile

If there’s anything I’ve realized from my time listening to kirtan it’s that I can always count on it.  No matter my mood, if I listen to som […]

June 15, 2010

Kirtan With Shantala

Kirtan with Shantala is always magical.  Heather’s angelic voice & guitar teamed with Benjy’s virtuoso esraj & spine-chilling vocals is an […]

 
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 […]

February 23, 2010

Ganesh Is Fresh!

He’s our favorite elephant, isn’t he?  I like to think of Ganesha as dancing on the path before me sweeping obstacles out of my way with his trunk, […]

 
January 26, 2010

Shiva Shoutout

I love putting the podcast together, for me it’s a magical process.  It’s always a surprise to see the songs that have decided to show up for the w […]

 
May 5, 2009

Kirtan To Move You

This week’s set came about because of a task I had to do when I was tired.  I needed something to focus my mind & energize me, so I put together a se […]

 
April 7, 2009

Welcome Spring

Sometimes the feel for the whole podcast is inspired by a song.   “Bhaja Mana Ma” by Shantala combined with the sun in my eyes served as inspirati […]