February 21, 2012

The Faces Of Ganesh

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 […]

 
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 […]

 
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 22, 2011

Prayers

It’s spring break here … yeeha … and it’s also time for me to take a little break. This show played about a year ago, and since I&#8217 […]

 
December 7, 2010

Toss & Turn Kirtan

One of my least favorite times of the day is around 4AM.  That’s because I’m often awake, up much earlier than I’d like, and trying to get ba […]

July 27, 2010

Songs For Sid Redux

‘Songs for Sid’ originally posted back in December, and was my attempt to express in music my emotional ride with the death of a beloved family dog. […]

 
June 23, 2010

Simple Gifts

Often the simplest gifts are the most moving.  Several weeks ago, Spirit Voyage’s free Friday download gave me a gift in the form of a beautiful kirtan l […]

 
April 27, 2010

Prayers

In kirtan I think there are subtle distinctions between prayers, invocations and mantras — but I was in a praying mood this week, and these were the chant […]

 
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 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 12, 2010

Praise God, From Whom All Blessings Flow

When I was younger I was employed as a singer in a church choir located in center city Philadelphia.  Every Sunday the choir would gather in the vestibule of t […]

 
January 5, 2010

It Was A Dark And Stormy Night . . .

Welcome to the New Year, dearest New World Kirtan listeners.  January in Oregon is windy & rainy–there are lots of dark and stormy nights.  Probably […]