April 2, 2014

Dave Stringer Comes To Corvallis

If someone had told me back in 2009 that in 5-years I’d be writing a blog post about Dave Stringer’s kirtan concert in Corvallis I would have though […]

November 5, 2013

Sunday Satsang (Blast From the Past)

This episode begins a new series for the podcast called Blasts From the Past. As mentioned last week, I’ve been trying to figure out the best way to put t […]

February 22, 2011

Sunday Satsang III

This week’s set was the convergence of two things; a really great satsang on Sunday, where we sang most of this set, and the arrival of several new kirtan […]

November 23, 2010

Sunday Satsang

This week’s set is eminently singable–this I know because our kirtan group sang these chants at our Sunday Satsang this week.  You can use the podc […]

 
October 16, 2010

Living Spiritual In A Material World

As you know we’ve been traveling, so this week we have a repeat podcast from July 2009.  We’ll be back to a regular schedule starting next week.   […]

 
July 13, 2010

Spirit Fest!

This week I have a very happy announcement–the podcast has been picked up by Spirit Voyage radio, a wonderful internet radio station designed for those of […]

 
May 4, 2010

Mouldy Oldies

Kirtan is by definition old, but the set this week was dictated by my need to sing some kirtan that fit like an old shoe.  These are a few of the songs our k […]

 
February 2, 2010

Wahe Guru

This week I thought I’d feature chants from the rich world of  Sikh kirtan music.  It was hard to pick just a few songs for the set, especially when lis […]

 
September 15, 2009

Back To The Front

Every once & awhile a chant will follow me around for weeks, and sometimes it suggests a theme for the podcast.  The chant haunting me lately is “Amm […]

 
September 1, 2009

Breathe In The Quiet Center

Summer is ending–there are changes coming & I’m feeling pensive.  Change is a constant–in the weather, in our bodies, in life.  As sweet […]

 
July 14, 2009

Living Spiritual In A Material World

I don’t know if Mother Meera is exactly my guru, but I go to see her whenever she comes to town & I read her books.  She explains the world in a way […]

 
June 10, 2009

Two Enchanted Evenings

Saturday night Shantala came to our town & gave the final concert of their most recent tour.  It was a magical experience to see them live and sing with th […]

 
April 21, 2009

Live Kirtan Rocks Big Time

Oh my.  I’ve never been to a concert like this one.  No applause.  Meditation between songs.  Musicians totally accessible.  The loving community cre […]

 
March 31, 2009

You Can Be the Change

This week’s set has MC Yogi’s “Be the Change” as the bonus track.  I hope you like it.  Artists such as  MC Yogi & the Kirtan Rab […]

 
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 […]

 
March 10, 2009

Sunday Satsang

I was introduced to kirtan in an unusual way.  Years ago I met Sujita, a Yoga teacher who lived in an old farmhouse just outside of town.  She had classes the […]

 
February 3, 2009

Radhe, Radhe, Radhe

I’ve put David Newman’s “Radhe Suite” in the podcast this week.  It’s the chant that has been following me around for several weeks, so now you get t […]

 
January 19, 2009

Celebrate Change!

The set this week celebrates the inauguration of  Barack Obama as our next President  The chants are all about about clearing out old energy and bringing in n […]

 
January 12, 2009

This Week’s Kirtan Set with Krishna Das, Wah! & More

NAME
ARTIST
CHANTBOOK

OM
Mercury Max

Namah Shivaya
Krishna Das
p.6

Krishna in 7
Wah!

Magic Mantra
Satkirin Kaur Khalsa
p. 11

Om Nam […]

 
December 21, 2008

Our First Kirtan Podcast, Happy Solstice!

Just a reminder of two upcoming kirtan events.  The first is on New Years Eve in Portland, OR.  The headliner is Wah!, and the event is “Jai Ganesh&#822 […]