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!




Mercury Max
The Eternal 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


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


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 […]