In this edition of the podcast, we feature music from the soundtrack of ‘Mantra: Sounds Into Silence’ — there are so many beautiful chants we’ll […]
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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One of the best things about 5-years of producing the podcast is the huge file I’ve accumulated of my all-time favorite kirtan chants. The show this wee […]
This week’s podcast is very different from our usual Bhakti Fest wrap-up, and it’s because this year I had a very different experience at the festiv […]
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 […]
The Fresh Tracks sets are my favorite shows to produce. It’s exciting to hear new offerings from artists I’m familiar with, and others from unknown […]
This week’s show has the music to get you up and dancing through your last minute holiday errands and into the New Year — it’s also the last p […]
After what we just went through in the United States with the government shut down, I’m feeling angry — how about you? Being angry is not a pleasant […]
This video, filmed at the Holi Festival of Colors in Utah and out less than a week has been watched almost nine thousand times on YouTube. I must admit I accou […]
Nataraj is the dancing form of Lord Shiva. Usually you see this depicted in bronze as the god Shiva dancing in a circle of flames with his foot crushing a demon […]
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. It̵ […]
I found this week’s set to be inspiring, because the featured music brings us fresh, new interpretations of chant & kirtan. From Ian Boccio’s re […]
This week we have a Fresh Tracks set, which means the artists are either new to the podcast or they’ve been featured before & now have a new CD. The m […]
Ganesh pops up a lot on the podcast. We have shows dedicated to him here, and here. Ganesh is the guy you want ahead of you on the path, clearing the way with h […]
This is one of my favorite interviews, one that Wisconsin Public Radio did with MC Yogi. Enjoy!
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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 […]
Happy Solstice everyone, and Happy Birthday to the New World Kirtan podcast! As we turn two years old our podcast community continues to grow–and so doe […]
Probably like most of you, I’m constantly struggling with my need to be informed and my desire to stay positive. A balance has been especially hard to a […]
We arrived in Joshua Tree late this afternoon, and went over to Bhakti Fest just as the sun was going down. We barely had time to see it all, and it’s a […]
This set should be called “The Jewels”. For this last show before the live updates at Bhakti Fest, I asked for suggestions of artists you would c […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
I don’t know about you, but I’m a God-a-phobic. I was raised a strict Catholic, and in that worldview God isn’t someone you could ever think […]
Lately I’ve had the classic R&B channel on in the background. It’s great–it plays all the funk & soul music I listened to growing up i […]
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 […]