March 19, 2013

He Ma Durga

Durga. She is one powerful goddess. Later this week I’ll be posting the talk on the deities given by Dr. Manoj Chalam last month at the Denver Chant Fest […]

January 17, 2012

He Ma Durga

The word Durga means ‘invincible’ in Sanskrit. Durga is an incarnation of the Mother Goddess, and she is extremely powerful. She is also extremely p […]

 
August 11, 2010

Who’s That Knocking?

I have been playing some serious hooky–and not just because it’s August, although that’s part of it.  I haven’t been wanting to engage […]

 
August 3, 2010

Bhakti Fest!

New World Kirtan is going to Bhakti Fest–that would be four days of kirtan, yoga and workshops in Joshua Tree, CA September 9-12.
This blows the door off […]

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 […]

 
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 […]