Author: Krishna Das
The Hindus consider Goswami Tulsidas one of their greatest poets, and of his large body of works, Hanuman Chalisa is his most famous: 40 lyrical verses of praise to Hanuman the “monkey god, ” the deity known as the pinnacle of bhakti (devotion) and the remover of fears. It is said that just by chanting these powerful Sanskrit words, you will gain strength and confidence, and be filled with divine energy. Now, with Flow of Grace, Krishna Das offers us the rare opportunity to chant these transformative verses along with him, and to experience the devotional power of Kirtan (sacred chant) at its best.
|I bow to the goodness within myself, known as Lord Shiva, who is the true teacher… So begins OM Namah Shivaya--a traditional Sanskrit mantra whose specific combination of words and seed syllables are said to hold great mystical power. Thousands of yogis and meditation practitioners open their practices with this prayer. Now, Ty Burhoe has composed stirring music to accompany this ... |
If you think all Celtic music sounds the same, then you probably haven’t heard Deirdre Ní Chinnéide, Ireland’s rising female tenor who is reshaping the genre that has captivated millions. Celtic Passage presents the North American debut of this passionate vocalist, embracing the energy of the wholly empowered feminine through a rich soundscape of moving verse, raw emotion, and traditional arrangements that are at once ethereal and grounding.
Of all the Buddha’s teachings, perhaps his greatest gift can be found in the bodhisattva ideal, a template for living in the world as an “awakener”, a peacemaking spiritual warrior serving the highest good. With his previous bestsellers, including Awakening the Buddha Within, American-born Tibetan-Buddhist teacher Lama Surya Das has made the helpful, healing insights of the Buddha accessible to millions. Now, with Buddha Is As Buddha Does: The Ten Original Practices for Enlightened Living, he offers a 4-CD session based on his latest book to invite you to “be and become a bodhisattva.” Join him to explore:
|Buddha Is As Buddha Does (CD)|
Tapping into the richness of Tibet’s meditation tradition, Nawang Khechog has created his most relaxing album yet—wholly focused on helping you experience inner stillness. On Tibetan Meditation Music, Nawang combines Tibetan spiritual chants with his own masterful flute compositions.
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“Kirtan is the calling, the crying, the reaching across infinite space—and digging into the heart’s deepest well—to touch and be touched by the Divine Presence, ” teaches world music pioneer Jai Uttal. On Kirtan! The Art and Practice of Ecstatic Chant, Jai guides listeners through the practice of Kirtan—singing the many names of God and Goddess—an essential part of Bhakti yoga, or the yoga of devotion. This sacred music form is for all people; there are no experts, nor beginners, and the practice itself is the teacher, guiding us to ourselves.
|Kirtan! the Art and Practice of Ecstatic Chant (CD)|
Legendary composers like Beethoven, Bach, and Chopin instinctively understood the profound effect that music can have on our emotions and physical bodies. Now, best-selling author and physician Dr. Andrew Weil has joined with producer and sound researcher Joshua Leeds to bring you Dr. Andrew Weil’s Music for Self-Healing Series—classical music for promoting good health.