Tag Archives: Kirtan

New Moon Kirtan Tomorrow!

In this house, we love our kirtan, call-and response chanting in Sanskrit. (See latest chalkboard art, here, and here for reference.) Sitting on the floor after dinner with a glass of wine is very likely to result in Joyce leading … Continue reading

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Chalkboard Art & Childhood Art Classes: A Portrait Of Siblinghood

  “ Before the world existed, before it was populated, and before there were wars and jobs and colleges and movies and clothes and opinions and foreign travel — before all of these things there had been only one person, … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival With Some Chalkboard Art and Moon-Gazing

Happy Monday everyone!  I hope you got to do some moon-gazing for the Mid-Autumn Festival last night.  It was a bit cloudy in New York, but I could still make out the moon. So the festival was last night, but … Continue reading

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Kirtan: Chanting yogic mantras with percussive instruments.

Last night, Joyce, my friend Aminah and I all met up at the Integral Yoga Studio in the West Village to participate in Kirtan, which is call and response chanting in Sanskrit.  This session was being held in honor of … Continue reading

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