June 5, 2017

The Shanti Mantras

Our set this week is based on one our satsang group loved several weeks ago. The selections are from a group of chants called Shanti Mantras or Peace Mantras, t […]

August 20, 2014

Fresh Tracks 24

We’ve just gotten back from our annual visit to Cape Cod, and the introduction to this week’s podcast was recorded by the lake at my mother-in-law&# […]

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 […]

October 16, 2012

The One For Peace

It’s election season once again, and here in the United States we have been subjected to a constant barrage of poisonous political ads for months. It&#821 […]

October 2, 2012

The Morning Within

The music for this week’s set came about in a beautiful way. When I was in the midst of caregiving for my Mom I received a message on Facebook from two listen […]

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 […]

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 […]

 
May 10, 2011

Being With What Is

The essence of life is change … and isn’t that just a big old pain? Joni Mitchell used to sing about it so eloquently, but I’m not about to be […]

 
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 […]

February 8, 2011

Kirtan Divas

Several friends departing for vacation last week prompted me to coin my new motto: Kirtan Is My Mexico!. To take a mental vacation from your cell phone & co […]

 
December 14, 2010

And Now For Something Completely Different

This week’s set is a mostly English set (that’s the different part).  Our favorite kirtan artists perform songs that aren’t in Sanskrit, and […]

 
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. […]

 
March 16, 2010

Kirtan To Snooze With

My goal this week was to create a deeply peaceful set, and I think I succeeded–because while listening to it today I fell asleep!  That wasn’t te […]

 
February 16, 2010

Thou Art The Lover

This week’s podcast is a special edition for Valentine’s Day.  It has some surprises–when you devote something to Divine Love you can never b […]

 
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 […]

 
October 27, 2009

Mantras For Precarious Times

Last week I mentioned a new CD I found by Deva Premal called “Mantras for Precarious Times”.  It’s a selection of seven mantras chosen specifical […]

 
June 30, 2009

Home Again, Home Again

And although LA was great, it’s good to be home.
I really like this week’s set, I hope you do too.  Enjoy your week.  Namaste.

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June 17, 2009

Time To Vacate

I’m off to LA for a bit of a vacation at the end of the week to visit with my brother, among other things, and since I’ll be away from my studio the […]

 
May 27, 2009

Kirtan Galore!

We continue to have glorious weather here in Oregon, the sun makes such a big difference in our lives!  The artists continue to send me their beautiful CD&#821 […]

 
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 […]

 
March 17, 2009

The River Saraswati

I don’t know a lot about the mythology of the Hindu gods, but being involved in an artistic pursuit (voice acting) always has me searching for the elusive […]