July 27, 2017

More Mantras For Prosperity

This week’s set is based on one released in 2013 that is by far the most downloaded of our podcasts over at Soundcloud — it also came from a desire I ha […]

February 4, 2016

Divine Healing

About a year ago I was in terrible pain from a back spasm that ultimately became a spiritual journey. I did some of the hardest & deepest work of my life d […]

April 15, 2014

Deep Chill

This week’s podcast is another that features a guided meditation at the beginning, followed by chants that continue the mood. We’re featuring relaxa […]

January 14, 2014

Kundalini Fresh Tracks

This is the first podcast to feature all new music from Kundalini artists, and there are some beautiful offerings here. I especially loved Krishna Kaur’s […]

August 14, 2013

Mantras For A Prosperous Life

Prosperity means different things to different people. For me it encompasses more than money — it’s a fullness of love, family, Spirit, community &a […]

June 4, 2013

Shakti Fest 2013 Wrap-Up

After a festival like Shakti Fest, returning to the world takes a while. Always I feel as though the cells in my body have been shaken up & put back togeth […]

November 20, 2012

Sleepytime

It’s Thanksgiving once again, time to savor and give thanks for the good, the bad and the ugly in our beautifully messy lives. I have much to be thankful […]

August 13, 2012

Fresh Tracks Redux

The first Fresh Tracks set was in 2010, and they have been opportunities to bring you new tracks from the world of kirtan. This is the first of those sets, fill […]

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 […]

March 20, 2012

Nighty Night

This week’s set is the first podcast I’ve done for children, or it could be for the child in all of us! The set is structured so it can be used to e […]

January 24, 2012

Sat Nam

This week’s set brings you the best of the Kundalini chants I’ve listened to recently. Kundalini music is fascinating stuff, and if you want to lear […]

December 6, 2011

Let’s Play Kirtan!

If you play a musical instrument and like to sing kirtan, this week’s set is for you. It’s five chants that are eminently singable and as a bonus th […]

November 8, 2011

Wish I Was There

This week I got a hankering for some of the live stuff. I missed my fix at Bhakti Fest this year, and OMmersion in April was just too long to wait. So, an all l […]

October 25, 2011

Toolkit For The Rough Ride

When you’re standing watching a tsunami of grief coming at you, knowing you can’t escape, knowing it will change your life … what is there to […]

 
July 26, 2011

The Power Of Prayer

This week’s podcast is a bit unique, as it was produced when I was back in Philadelphia, and is based on a podcast produced back in February. I’ve b […]

June 7, 2011

Gems

You’ve probably noticed the podcast is a day late this week, and if you’ve ever spent several hours loading software under a deadline you have an id […]

May 19, 2011

Sunday Satsang IV

I love the Sunday Satsang sets. I know if I cue one up on my IPod, soon I’ll be singing along. It’s better than just about anything I know to get me […]

 
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 […]

February 1, 2011

Kirtan Kriya

The Kirtan Kriya meditation was mentioned in last week’s podcast, and I’ve been enjoying it so much that I was inspired to dedicate this week’ […]

January 25, 2011

Kirtan All Stars

This week I wanted to put together a set of my favorite kirtan chants, and found it was a very hard task indeed!  We just have to have more All Star sets, beca […]

January 18, 2011

Enter The Sound Current

This week’s set was inspired by an article on Spirit Voyage’s blog called “Healthy Living: 10 Reasons to Meditate”.  The blog tells how […]

 
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 […]

 
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 […]

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 […]

 
November 2, 2010

Kirtan For Election Night

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 […]

 
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.   […]

August 18, 2010

Fresh Tracks 7

Putting the podcast together is a miraculous process–I’m always curious to see what Spirit has planned for the show.   This week, the perfect CD s […]

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. […]

 
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 […]

 
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 […]

 
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 […]

May 26, 2010

Dance of Kali

I’ve heard the goddess Kali described as gentle mother, fierce warrior.  That could also describe my mother … the fiercest warrior in our family. […]

 
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 […]

 
April 6, 2010

Spirit Voices

In my spiritual practice of singing kirtan there are vocalists I resonate with–their voices open my heart.  When I hear them sing their glorious songs, s […]

 
March 30, 2010

The People Of Love

Sunday night my husband, son & I went to see Snatam Kaur sing kirtan.  What a light she is, standing in her faith so strongly that it’s impossible […]

 
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 […]

January 19, 2010

The Gratitude Shower

This morning I was feeling very “February in Oregon” as I was taking a shower–when I decided I had had enough.  It was time to turn my mood a […]

 
December 28, 2009

Happy Birthday New World Kirtan!

The New World Kirtan podcast is one year old, and it has been downloaded over 73 thousand times!  That number just knocks my socks off.  This podcast started […]

December 8, 2009

Songs For Sid

Last week our beloved black Lab Sid left us, and it was both a terrible & beautiful experience. His last gift to our family was his death and the healing i […]

 
November 24, 2009

Thanks A Lot

The chants in this week’s podcast are some of my favorites from the new kirtan CDs I’ve listened to over the last several weeks.  It’s a podc […]

 
November 17, 2009

Getting To Real

One of my all-time favorite books is “The Velveteen Rabbit”, and getting to “real” has been a personal & professional goal.    So […]

 
November 10, 2009

Warming Up With Mantra

If you’re a podcast listener, you know that I work as a voiceover actress.  I like to sing to warm up my voice before I start work, and this week I&#8217 […]

 
October 6, 2009

No Place Like Home

After a wonderful trip to the East coast (my second home) it feels very good to be back in Oregon where we are having an amazing Indian summer.  This is my fav […]

 
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 […]