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  • Radha Krishna Records: Mantra Music Sees Upbeat Embellishments

    London's Radha Krishna Records is rejoicing a fruitful year ahead as it flows in to its 12th year as a not-for-profit record label. There is lately a wave of buzzing activity for the label as it introduces Mantra Lounge Volume 4 later this year.

  • A Unique New Song “Sound Is The Weapon Of The Revolution” by The Hanumen Has Been Released

    "This song is perhaps best described as a revolutionary bhakti journey on wings of orchestral and choral Hindustani and Reggae chanting with incredible world percussion and an occasional tip of the artistic hat to Bollywood," Vishvambhar explains.

  • Second Generation Kirtan Leaders Commit to Initiation Vows

    Initiates hailed from Houston, Washington D.C., New York, and London, and included prominent kirtaniyas such as Gaura Vani, Jahnavi, Tulasi, Ananta Govinda, and Janaki Priya. All others in the group are also dedicated to regular ISKCON service in their areas.   

  • India Kirtan Adventure Steeps Participants in Bhakti Culture

    The group comprised of twenty-six aspiring devotees and newcomers to Krishna consciousness from the U.S. and Australia. It included yoga studio owners, teachers, artists and even a state coroner from Pennsylvania.

  • Grammy-Nominated Jai Uttal Collaborates With ISKCON Devotees on New Album

    Jai Uttal, one of today’s best-loved and most popular kirtan artists, has released his latest album Roots Rock Rama! with Mantralogy, an ISKCON devotee-run record company that has also worked with The Mayapuris, Jahnavi Harrison, Gaura Vani and more.

  • CHANT4CHANGE 2016: Lincoln Memorial

    Lincoln Memorial, Washington DC 10/08/2016.

  • Devotees Called Upon to Attend Historic ‘Chant 4 Change’

    Already ISKCON communities in Chicago, Houston, Dallas, Alachua, Maine and New York are mobilizing large contingents of devotees to attend what promises to be an historic event this October 8th – Chant 4 Change.Kirtan chanter and organizer Gaura Vani is imploring all devotees from throughout the U.S. and beyond to come en masse and make a powerful statement on a public stage. That statement is that there’s only one way to heal the racism, sexism and terrorism that is currently plaguing the globe – and that is chanting God’s names.

  • CHANT4CHANGE 2016: Lincoln Memorial - Poem by Gaura Vani

    Chant4Change: Lincoln Memorial on October 8th, 2016 - “Raise Your Voice.”

  • "Sri Ram Jai Ram ( Let the Shadow Be Undone )

    The Juggernauts at Rutgers University Sacred Sounds, April 28 2016. Gaura Vani Buchwald, Visvambhar Sheth, and Purusartha Dasa with special guests Vrinda Devi Sheth ( dance) and Andrea Brachfeld ( flute). "Sri Ram / Jai Ram Let the Shadow Be Undone" ; (words and music by Gaura Vani Buchwald and Marianne Sutin)

  • Multifaith Gathering to Chant for Change at Lincoln Memorial

    As many as 10,000 people from multiple faiths and backgrounds are set to sing God’s names together in what could be the biggest chant gathering in American history on October 8th, exactly one month before the U.S. presidential election. Organized by second generation ISKCON devotees, the free event “Chant 4 Change” will take place in Washington D.C. on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, where Martin Luther King Jr. spoke his famous “I have a dream” speech.

  • Chant4Change: Lincoln Memorial - Poem by Gaura Vani

    An inspiring video to invite people to Washington DC to the Chant4Change event on October 8th, 2016. 

  • South Korean Kirtan Tour Soothes the Seoul

    Despite its 50-million-strong population and renowned tiger economy – it’s the fifth leading exporter in the world – South Korea has been largely overlooked by ISKCON so far, with just two small preaching centers, and only one difficult-to-understand scientific translation of Bhagavad-gita As It Is.

  • He Gopal

    MUSIC: "HE GOPAL" BY AS KINDRED SPIRITS http://www.gauravani.comMost artwork courtesy of The Bhaktivedanta Book Trust International,Inc.

  • Mantra, Sounds into Silence - Teaser Trailer

    Mantra — Sounds into Silence is a feature-length documentary in production that, through the eyes – and ears – of its’ protagonists, explores the new music and social phenomenon of chanting.

  • Gaura Vani & As Kindred Spirit - Surrender

    Kirtan is a sure way to transcend the mundane preoccupations of the mind and enjoy the bliss of Divine.

  • Many Voices, One Heart: 1400 Devotees Chant At North Carolina Retreat

    It’s almost noon. The organisers Rasika Siromani Devi Dasi, Rama Vijaya Das  and Govinda Charan Das are discussing last minute festival details over breakfast at the registration tables. Just across the street, surrounded by picturesque Blue Ridge Mountains, there are around 1400 devotees immersed in chanting the Holy Names. 

  • Gauravani: Surrender

    Gaura Vani and As Kindred Spirits performing a moving rendition of their song -"Surrender"-from the album Ten Million Moons- at the Rhythm Hut in Gosford, NSW -Australia. (Dance: Vrinda, guitar: Bhakta Clayton Frick, bass: Shree Shyam, and Jahnavi Harrison on vocals and violin.)

  • The Hanumen: A CD Review

    When I first heard the Hanumen at the famous Menla Mountain Resort in Phoenicia, New York, I was taken by the fact that they sat in a circle, and concentrically around them sat the audience. Attendees were almost indistinguishable from the band

  • The Hanumen Come Jumping In, Set the Music World Ablaze

    They describe the group as an experiment in musical interfaith dialogue. “Each Hanumen member has his own perspective, and we’re coming together and using music as an opportunity to explore our own faith in connection with others,” Gaura Vani says.

  • Rutgers University Students Get Down to Sacred Sounds
    At 8:45pm on May 1st, the doors of Rutgers Student Center opened, and over six hundred students poured into the Center’s large multipurpose hall. Their excitement was palpable through the hum of conversation.
  • Kirtan’s Call-and-response Chanting Draws a Growing Number of Washingtonians
    Sitting on the floor chanting Sanskrit phrases under soft lights isn’t for everyone, but it’s for a lot more people than it was a few decades ago, when Sanskrit chanting was reserved for the Hare Krishna. Demand is suddenly so great that kirtans are being offered at many local studios for yoga, which, like meditation, has become a gateway to the transcendent for millions of secular Americans who still, in some quiet corner, believe in God.
  • Kirtan Artists to Play at SXSW Rock Festival in Austin, Texas
    Artists from Mantralogy, the ISKCON second-generation-run ‘Mantra Music’ imprint of rock label Equal Vision Records, will be adding a more soothing option for music fans at Austin, Texas’ South by Southwest music festival this March.
  • Countdown to Kulimela Australia

    Kulimela Australia will be drug and alcohol free and will be packed with productive seminars focusing on Health and Medicine, Business and Management, Spiritual and Community Development, and Arts and Entertainment.

  • East Meets West

    Gaura Vani, a Hare Krishna musician who combines traditional Indian kirtan music with Western elements such as 12-string guitar, gospel choruses, and hip-hop rhythms, is a musical product of his environments.