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 […]

November 19, 2013

OM Shiva

Lord Shiva, “he who is oblivious to the world“, is the most powerful of the Hindu deities. He is known as the destroyer, and is believed to be at t […]

December 21, 2012

Shift Happens

It’s December 21, 2012 and could the day be more auspicious? It’s the winter solstice, the end of the Mayan calendar, and New World Kirtan’s 5 […]

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 […]

March 15, 2011

Kirtan For Surrender

The theme for this week started out as “Surrender”, but originally I meant it  in the sense of surrender when practicing Yin Yoga. As the week prog […]

 
June 9, 2010

Singing in the Rain

As much as I complain, I really do love the cool green dampness of the Pacific Northwest. Good thing too, because last week was a record-breaker in the rain de […]

May 26, 2010

Dance of Kali

I’ve heard the goddess Kali described as gentle mother, fierce warrior.  That could also describe my mother … the fiercest warrior in our family. […]

 
April 20, 2010

Spring!

Mother Nature is serving up some glorious stuff these days.  I highly recommend walking outside with kirtan, you can read about my experiences with it here. […]

 
December 15, 2009

Guardians Of Being

In the podcast this week I mention a book that I loved reading in the last week, and one I would recommend to any animal lover.  It’s called “Guard […]