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Aria Morgan is a yoga teacher, doula and music lover who finds inspiration in nature: ariamorgan.com.

The Dream — Jai Uttal and his Guru meet at the Train Station

Jai Uttal at the Parmarth Niketan Ashram The Dream A few weeks after his experience climbing a Stupa (read more here!), Jai traveled to the northern Indian city of Allahabad, where the Khumba Melas are held. The Maharaj-ji was rumored to be visiting there, soon. Jai told me the story, “By that time, I [...]

By | May 3rd, 2017|Don't Show on Home Page, Music|0 Comments

Jai Uttal: The Journey from Disillusionment to Devotion

  Photo of Jai Uttal by Jeffrey Newberry   Attending a Jai Uttal kirtan, or call-and-response devotional music event, feels like being led by the hand of your beloved into a communal celebration of the Divine. He gives unrestricted access to his heart. We feel a deep, exposed inner truth, rather than a [...]

By | May 3rd, 2017|Music|0 Comments

Mantra as Medicine: A Conversation with White Sun’s Gurujas

Gurujas from White Sun photographed by Julia Yang IG: @julia_photographs Music so powerful that it wins a Grammy and the attention of UCLA researchers doesn’t just happen by chance. This is music created with intention and purpose. Yoga supergroup White Sun's second album broke through the Grammy mantra barrier. After hitting #1 on [...]

By | March 1st, 2017|Music|0 Comments

White Sun wins a Grammy for White Sun II

Grammy Winning White Sun II Album Release Party. Photo by Santosh Khalsa Powerful music is timeless: it envelops us, welcomes us into its essence, and stays with us long past the last song on the album. The mantra music created by yoga supergroup White Sun is good music that uses mantra to nourish [...]

By | February 13th, 2017|Music|0 Comments

Sukha Music Review

Sukha, an accessible blend of mantra rock inspired by the root chakra. Sukha is comprised of husband and wife team Sukhmani (Nicole) on vocals and Sukhman (Steven) on acoustic guitar. Created in 2011, Sukha shares their unique blend of Kundalini mantra rock. The name Sukha is derived from the Sanskrit word for happiness, bliss, and ease. The album, [...]

By | March 31st, 2016|Music|0 Comments

The Mystical Prism of Being music review

Brian Michael Tracy takes listeners on a three act performance in his latest release The Mystical Prism of Being. Writer and musician Brian Michael Tracy’s latest release, The Mystical Prism of Being, invites us into a soundscape of emotion, desire, and repentance through a sonic filter that merges Tracy’s mystical poetry as spoken word performance [...]

By | March 3rd, 2016|Music|0 Comments