Kirtan: the Yoga of Singing. Of Course.


Just heard Jai Uttal and his group (Jai Uttal and the pagan love orchestra) singing “Om Nemah Shivaya”, a gorgeous Hare Krishna-esque chant from their “Nectar” album. Upon visiting his website, I’ve discovered that there is– suprise!– a “yoga of singing,” called “kirtan.” And here is some information about a workshop Uttal will be holding […]

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The Fourth Reich: Avoided for Now?


Admittedly, I am not very good at keeping up with the latest news. I mean, I just found this today (from March 11th), about Colorado High School Social Studies teacher Jay Benning being reinstated in his job after originally being placed on leave for comparing certain of PrezBush's Jan 06 State of the Union address […]

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Who Frames the Parameters of the Debate?


Currently Listening ambient@hyperreal.02 Compilation CD By Forrest Fang, Stephen Philips, Farfield, Jason Sloan, eM, Numina, Jonathan Hughes, Isomorph, dreamSTATE, Musical Nature, Craig Padilla, JackTheTab, and more Various Artists – Ashera see related OK, you know what pisses me off about the Bush administration and people (like this guy Gary Schmitt of the Dallas Morning News, […]

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The Lotus Cup is Closed Forever


From the Lotus Cup website: 10 Feb, 2004 After three years, eleven months & ten days (but who’s counting?), Milena and I have decided to call it quits. It is time for us to move on. It has been quite a ride; we have seen several significant setbacks, and we made it through most of them, […]

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