Music Reviews


Om Guitar

This exceptionally soothing, calming and uplifting Cd by the accomplished composer/musician Stevin McNamara is a journey into the Classical music of Northern India using Western harmonies and instruments (primarily the… Read More→

Gathering In The Light

This heavenly combination of chant-master Krishna Das’s deep soulful singing with the haunting and enchanting overtone singing of Baird Hersey and Prana is a must have for all Krishna Das… Read More→

Taranga by Prem Joshua

Multi-instrumentalist Prem Joshua has created an evocative yet high energy Cd in the essence of the Sanskrit word Taranga: colorful waves of joy and enthusiasm. Moving away from his more… Read More→

Into the Bliss by David Newman

Sweet, soothing and uplifting, this 70-minute Cd and DVD captures the sprit and devotion of the Bhakti Yoga practice of kirtan. A rich, full sound is created using a simple… Read More→

Flow of Grace

In this latest recording, Krishna Das has devoted 2 Cds to singing songs to Hanuman, the monkey warrior, primarily through different versions of the Hanuman Chalisa. The “Chalisa” is a… Read More→

The Kirtan Kit

This beautifully designed box set contains Two Cds of contemporary and traditional kirtan chants, a 28-page instruction booklet, and other tools for the devotional yogic practice of sanskrit chanting. While… Read More→

Asana: OHM Shanti

Ecstatic Indian vocals, groovy tabla beats, thumping bass and swirling electronica elements merge together in the fourth volume of the Asana series from Meta Records. This time, legendary bassist and… Read More→

Moon on the Water

The shakuhachi bamboo flute is used primarily in Zen Buddhism in the practice of Suizen (blowing meditation). Using centuries old traditional compositions, Richardson plays the shakuhachi with beauty and precision,… Read More→

Eternal Embrace

Baird Hersey & Prana combine the overtone techniques of Tibetan Buddhist multiphonic chanting and Tuvan throat singing with standard Western singing to create a mysterious and otherworldly sound. Using only… Read More→

Yoga Ragas

These 72 minutes of improvisational Indian Ragas guide one’s awareness deeply inside to facilitate profound states of meditation and calmness. Nepali musician Manose’s delicate yet reverberating bansuri flute playing is… Read More→

Yoga Harmony

While this hour long Cd was composed and designed specifically for a Yoga class, its soothing rhythms and tranquilizing sounds would be suitable for other healing arts as well as… Read More→

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