Sunday, July 21, 2024

Orange power

As a wholetimer I make a point of wearing my uniform wherever I go. I think it’s important. All too often we make the excuse of not being able to do so, citing local cultural, religious or legal restrictions....
Introduction In this article on kiirtan, I shall explore some of the writings of P.R. Sarkar on kiirtan and its place of origin. If one was asked how long do you think that kiirtan has been popular, most people probably...
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KaZifYXbIB8] About two years ago, Sanjay Mahato and I became aware of how many local kiirtan groups were singing more rang or ‘popular song melodies’1 rather than the traditional Rāṛhi kiirtans. We decided, to hold a kiirtan competition with...
Yes it was true that the name of that Sector was changed from Sydney sector to Suva sector. The reason for this that at that time the Sectorial Secretary was Dada Paritoshanada. His visa was refused so he has...

Tantric sounds

Namaskar, I have always liked music and rhythms. To me the genre distinctions themselves haven’t ever been important. What is important to me is the emotional content of the music. I was lucky enough to grow up in a time...