Recitation of the sacred Avesta Holy Gathas

The Gathas are 17 Avestan hymns traditionally believed to have been composed by the prophet Zarathushtra (Zoroaster). They form the core of the Zoroastrian liturgy (the Yasna). They are arranged in five different modes or metres. The Avestan term gāθā ("hymn", but also "mode, metre") is cognate with Sanskrit gāthā (गाथा), both from the Proto-Indo-Iranian… Continue lendo Recitation of the sacred Avesta Holy Gathas

MARTINHO DA VILA – Festa de Umbanda (1974)

Martinho da Vila (born February 12, 1938) is a Brazilian singer and composer who is considered to be one of the main representatives of samba and MPB. He is a prolific songwriter, with hundreds of recorded songs across over 40 solo albums. He also has many songs that were recorded by singers from different musical… Continue lendo MARTINHO DA VILA – Festa de Umbanda (1974)

DEAD CAN DANCE – Dionysus [fvll albvm] (2018)

Dead Can Dance is an Australian music duo first established in Melbourne. Currently composed of Lisa Gerrard and Brendan Perry, the group formed in 1981. They relocated to London the following year. Australian music historian Ian McFarlane described Dead Can Dance's style as "constructed soundscapes of mesmerising grandeur and solemn beauty; African polyrhythms, Gaelic folk,… Continue lendo DEAD CAN DANCE – Dionysus [fvll albvm] (2018)

CHRISTIAN BOLLMANN -Obertongesang

Christian Bollmann (born February 19, 1949) is a German singer, conductor and trumpeter. After the first tours and the musical production of his songs in the duo Midnight Circus, with Torsten Schmid, he studied trumpet with Manfred Schoof at the Cologne University of Music. In 1969, he discovered the phenomenon of pitch-singing in a performance… Continue lendo CHRISTIAN BOLLMANN -Obertongesang

RUMI – I Am Drunk And You Are Insane | Buddha’s Lounge

Redefining the Musical Territory of Downtempo/Chill-Out/Lounge/Global Electronica The Buddha Lounge series has developed into one of the niftiest sources for downtempo/chill out tracks and its own brand of elegant electronica. Sequoia Records is dedicated to creating music to enlighten the mind, nourish the soul and celebrate life. For over 20 years the music of Sequoia… Continue lendo RUMI – I Am Drunk And You Are Insane | Buddha’s Lounge

JESSIKA KENNEY & EYVIND KANG – Kidung [Ideologic Organ]

The second beautiful album by the duo of Jessika Kenney-a vocalist known for her haunting timbral sense, as well as her profound interpretation of Persian vocal traditions,and Eyvind Kang - a violist for whom the act of music and learning is a spiritual discipline. The compositions on this album are about drawing the binary from… Continue lendo JESSIKA KENNEY & EYVIND KANG – Kidung [Ideologic Organ]

AMIR KOUSHKANI & EYVIND KANG – Sufi Invocation

This is the opening track of the album In the Path of Love: Improvisations on classical Persian and Indian music (2001), by Amir Koushkani and Eyving Kang. Amir Koushkani is an Iranian ethnomusicologist, composer, performer, and instructor of traditional Persian stringed instruments such as the Tar and the Setar. Dr. Koushkani’s training in Persian music began in… Continue lendo AMIR KOUSHKANI & EYVIND KANG – Sufi Invocation

“Namo Avalokiteshvara”, a Buddhist chant of compassion – PLUM VILLAGE

The Plum Village Monastery (Vietnamese: Làng Mai; French: Village des pruniers) is a Buddhist monastery of the Plum Village Tradition in the Dordogne, southern France. It was founded by two Vietnamese monastics, Thích Nhất Hạnh (a Zen master and Buddhist monk) and Chân Không (a Buddhist nun), in 1982. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SNRvtJ6nQhw In Buddhism, Avalokiteśvara (Sanskrit: अवलोकितेश्वर,… Continue lendo “Namo Avalokiteshvara”, a Buddhist chant of compassion – PLUM VILLAGE

Namo’valokiteshvaraya Chant – PLUM VILLAGE

In memory of our beloved teacher, Thich Nhat Hanh we are releasing our best recording of the Namo’valokiteshvaraya chant of compassion, which was recorded in the Still Water Meditation Hall, Upper Hamlet, Plum Village, France, in autumn 2020. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IZkjX_c4hm4 For a full listing of upcoming live-streamed ceremonies in honor of Thich Nhat Hanh, visit: https://plumvillage.org/memorial/… Continue lendo Namo’valokiteshvaraya Chant – PLUM VILLAGE

EYVIND KANG – Plainlight

From the album Sonic Gnostic (2021). Eyvindur Kang (born 23 June 1971 in the United States) is an American composer and multi-instrumentalist. His primary instrument is viola, but has also performed on violin, tuba, keyboards and others. In addition to his solo work, Kang has worked extensively with Bill Frisell and John Zorn. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F70m49DzFUo Eyvind… Continue lendo EYVIND KANG – Plainlight