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Neuroscience and Meditation

Based on the assumption that different conscious states are accompanied by different neurophysiological states, a neuroscientific approach to meditation focuses on altered sensory, cognitive, and self-awareness experiences.

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Kirtan at Shakti Fest

Would you like a unique opportunity to connect with an international kirtan community? Win two free passes with camping to Shakti Fest, May 16-18 in the beautiful desert of Joshua Tree, CA. Join Call & Respose Foundation for 3 days with an unprecedented line up of...

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Stories from Shyamdas

Here are stories from Shyamdas, a beloved teacher who passed away in January 2013: What is it like to be in the bhava (deovtion)? I think it is a unique experience, because the relationship that souls have with their Maker, really, each one is unique, and because the...

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Kirtan Lyrics Songsheet

Enjoy this amazing comprehensive list of chant lyrics from the Boulder Kirtan community http://www.kirtancommunity.com/html/kirtan_chant_lyrics.html

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Jaya Jagatambe

Jaya Jagatambe he Maa Durgaa Jaya Jagatambe Jagatambe Maa Durgaa Maa Kaalee Durge namo namah Jagatambe is the Mother of the world. He Ma! means Oh Ma! We cry out in wonder when we get a taste of something real. Something comes flooding in and we see that everything we...

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Hanuman Chalisa

Click this link to read the Sanskrit and English translation of this sacred bhajan, or song, honoring the monkey god Hanuman, featured in the epic tale...

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Chanting and Sound Across Spiritual Traditions and Cultures

by: Jo Meszaros Many Christian traditions and the Catholic tradition specifically, use repetitive prayers and chants in their services. ”Chanting is an important part of the Jewish cabalistic tradition. Native Americans centered many of their religious rituals on...

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Chanting and Sound Across Spiritual Traditions and Cultures

by: Jo Meszaros Many Christian traditions and the Catholic tradition specifically, use repetitive prayers and chants in their services. ”Chanting is an important part of the Jewish cabalistic tradition. Native Americans centered many of their religious rituals on...

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Chanting and Sound Across Spiritual Traditions and Cultures

by: Jo Meszaros Many Christian traditions and the Catholic tradition specifically, use repetitive prayers and chants in their services. ”Chanting is an important part of the Jewish cabalistic tradition. Native Americans centered many of their religious rituals on...

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Poem by Jacopone da Todi

Poem by Jacopone da Todi, a Fanciscan friar from Umbria, Italy who wrote sacred and mystic poetry. It is the love of the mystic, the love so beautifully expressed by the Franciscan poet Jacopone da Todi: Love, love, my heart is so broken; love, love, I am so wounded....

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Interview with Prem Prakash

Click here to hear an interview with Prem Prakash, Co-Director of the Green Mountain School of Yoga Courtesy of Unity Online Radio’s Yoga...

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Harmonium class with Raghu

Check out this wonderful harmonium class with Raghu! https://www.udemy.com/easy-instructional-harmonium-for-yoga-kirtans-meditations/ Photo Credit: "Harmonium" by...

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Harmonium class with Raghu

Check out this wonderful harmonium class with Raghu! https://www.udemy.com/easy-instructional-harmonium-for-yoga-kirtans-meditations/ Photo Credit: "Harmonium" by...

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Harmonium class with Raghu

Check out this wonderful harmonium class with Raghu! https://www.udemy.com/easy-instructional-harmonium-for-yoga-kirtans-meditations/ Photo Credit: "Harmonium" by...

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Free Call & Response Music

Please enjoy free music from the talented musicians with whom we work. We are committed to providing free chant music.

If you like what you hear, consider making a tax-deductible contribution to Call and Response Foundation. Your generosity helps us bring chanting to prisons, at-risk youth programs, psychiatric wards, and orphanages world-wide.

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Kirtan By Natesh

The Foundation is deeply grateful to Natesh for sharing this book of chants, recordings, and kirtan inspiration. Click this link to access a kirtan compendium of sheet music, lyrics, chords, and recordings. In his words: If you haven’t done so already, may you soon...

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