June 5, 2017

The Shanti Mantras

Our set this week is based on one our satsang group loved several weeks ago. The selections are from a group of chants called Shanti Mantras or Peace Mantras, t […]

December 13, 2012

Oh Canada!

This week’s set is filled with the music of  kirtan artists from Canada. Enjoy!

SONG

ARTIST

CD

Om
Mercury Max
The Eternal Om

OM
Wade Imre Mo […]

November 13, 2012

Running With Kirtan

Running used to be a passion of mine. I ran for years, usually to music, and loved it. Running has since been replaced with swimming & Yoga, and I love my n […]

December 20, 2011

Bismillah

I’ve been haunted by the song “Bismillah” since I heard it several weeks ago. The word “Bismillah” comes from the Islamic traditio […]

 
May 24, 2011

Just Breathe

“Breathe and stay in the present moment.” It’s so simple, and so difficult to do. Modern life bombards us with seductive distractions, and it […]

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 […]

 
November 30, 2010

Not In Our Town

There was a candlelight vigil in our town tonight.  It was organized as way to surround a mosque firebombed this weekend with light and community support.  Th […]

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. […]

 
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 […]

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 […]

 
October 27, 2009

Mantras For Precarious Times

Last week I mentioned a new CD I found by Deva Premal called “Mantras for Precarious Times”.  It’s a selection of seven mantras chosen specifical […]

 
September 21, 2009

Inside

It’s time for me to take a little break, my friends.  It has been an emotional several weeks, and it’s time for me to ground out for awhile on the […]

 
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 28, 2009

Swimming In Kirtan

I’ve been doing some lap swimming this summer, especially in the last week when Oregon has been so hot.  A wonderful discovery has been the chant playing […]

 
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 […]

 
June 3, 2009

Wake Up Sleeping Soul!

I borrowed the title of this week’s podcast from a song on Ten Million Moons, the title of the newest CD from Gauravani & As Kindred Spirits.  This i […]