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Kirtan is meditative chanting that calms the mind & spirit. This podcast is a weekly offering of music from contemporary kirtan artists such as Krishna Das, Dave Stringer and Ragani.

Kirtan is meditative chanting that calms the mind & spirit. This podcast is a weekly offering of music from contemporary kirtan artists such as Krishna Das, Dave Stringer and Ragani.
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Kirtan is meditative chanting that calms the mind & spirit. This podcast is a weekly offering of music from contemporary kirtan artists such as Krishna Das, Dave Stringer and Ragani.

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English


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Dave Stringer at the Corvallis Unitarian Universalist Fellowship

5/31/2019
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Five years ago Dave Stringer was one of the first kirtan artists to visit Corvallis, and last month over Easter weekend he came back to town for an incredible weekend of kirtan. His band had a stellar lineup of musicians … Continued

Duration:01:21:05

Our Favorite Chants to Hanuman

4/10/2019
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We have a strong kirtan scene here in Corvallis, and it’s been so gratifying to watch it grow. We’re a small town & there’s not a lot of live kirtan, so on the weeks we don’t have live music I … Continued

Duration:00:57:12

In The Bleak Midwinter

1/30/2019
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As I sit in my basement studio & look outside with today’s forecast calling for freezing rain, the title of this podcast seems appropriate. ‘In the Bleak Midwinter’ is a melancholy & evocative 19th century Christmas carol, and the title … Continued

Duration:01:10:46

Best of the Midwest Yoga & Kirtan Fest

12/7/2018
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In his edition of the New World Kirtan Podcast, we feature live cuts from a few of the artists who played at the Midwest Yoga & Kirtan Fest. What an incredible time we had together! I hope you can get … Continued

Duration:02:03:27

Healing

10/12/2018
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Thanks to our elected leaders we’ve had one hell of a few weeks here in the United States. The Supreme Court fight was a watershed moment for a lot of people, women and men — triggering for many women and … Continued

Duration:01:11:52

Community Kirtan: Pilgrimage of the Heart

9/13/2018
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In this edition of the podcast, we feature an interview with San Diego’s Pilgrimage of the Heart kirtan band, followed by the kirtan they played that night for their sweet community. You’ll hear Tom Warner, Sita Rose, Fast Heart Mart … Continued

Duration:01:08:35

Chants from ‘Mantra: Sounds Into Silence’, Part 2

8/21/2018
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This edition of the podcast is the second to feature chants from the soundtrack of the wonderful movie ‘Mantra; Sounds Into Silence’ — if it comes to your community please support it, or be a movie captain so YOU can … Continued

Duration:01:02:31

Chants From ‘Mantra: Sounds Into Silence’, Part 1

6/27/2018
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In this edition of the podcast, we feature music from the soundtrack of ‘Mantra: Sounds Into Silence’ — there are so many beautiful chants we’ll have two podcasts devoted to the music we heard in the movie. If you have … Continued

Duration:01:06:24

David Newman Live at Bhakti Fest Midwest 2013

5/9/2018
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April was quite the month for sacred music here in Corvallis! It began with a great weekend with David Newman — on Saturday night the Unitarian Church was full for his kirtan, and his band — which included Bejny & … Continued

Duration:01:38:28

A Day in New Orleans: Sean Johnson’s Bhakti Immersion!

4/2/2018
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I’m just back from Sean Johnson & the Wild Lotus Band’s Bhakti Immersion in New Orleans, and what a wonderful & transformative experience it was! I spent it with 40 beautiful people, most of them Yoga teachers, who wanted to … Continued

Duration:00:58:35

Fresh Tracks 35

2/15/2018
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“It seems appropriate to start the New Year with a Fresh Tracks set”, said I back in January when this podcast was taking shape and before the totally nasty sinus infection descended. Yuk, glad that’s over, thank you antibiotics. And … Continued

Duration:01:04:13

Dark Days — Chants for Winter Solstice

12/21/2017
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The dark and cold of winter lends itself to introspection, and lately I’ve been thinking about this past year & the changes it brought to my life. Last December I had just been diagnosed with a large spinal tumor, and … Continued

Duration:01:06:48

Interfaith Voices

11/22/2017
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The use of chanting and spiritual music for awakening has a long history, and in this week’s podcast we have chants from many different religious traditions. We’ll begin with a chant from the Sufi tradition with HuDost, then a Gregorian … Continued

Duration:00:58:45

Songs For The Soul

10/23/2017
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This week’s set is for those of you who don’t play an instrument but would like to gather in satsang to sing kirtan. It’s structured much like our Friday night kirtan here in Corvallis, and the chants are ones we … Continued

Duration:01:01:32

Community Kirtan with Jen Canfield & Ian Boccio! - New World Kirtan

9/28/2017
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I really loved doing this interview with Jen Canfield of the Call & Response Foundation & Ian Boccio of the Atlanta kirtan community & the kirtan band Blue Spirit Wheel, and it kicks off a new direction for the podcast. … Continued

Duration:00:58:33

Fresh Tracks 33 - New World Kirtan

8/30/2017
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This edition of the podcast is a rich Fresh Tracks set, and as it worked out several of the artists featured in the set will be playing at Omega Fall Ecstatic Chant this weekend, so I’m happy to give them … Continued

Duration:01:02:20

More Mantras For Prosperity - New World Kirtan

7/27/2017
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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 had to create a setlist that affirms power & … Continued

Duration:00:58:19

Deva Premal & Miten Come To Portland - New World Kirtan

6/16/2017
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I’m still glowing from the beautiful experience of seeing Deva Premal & Miten with Manose in Portland last week. Several members of our satsang were there, including the two friends who won the tickets in the giveaway. We were admitted … Continued

Duration:00:57:46