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Krishna Das, on Singing, Looking Within, and Living Life

Written by on September 19, 2014 in Art and Music, Conscious Living with 0 Comments
Krishna Das, on Singing, Looking Within, and Living Life

In this video, Anjula Ram interviews Krishna Das, who kindly graces us with some authentic dialogue on a number of matters such as: what kirtan is, why he sings, the difference between gurus and teachers, transcending religion, the role of having a practice, and dealing with ourselves, others and what’s going on in the world.

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Scientists Identify Rare Brain Disorder Linked to Kirtan Chanting

Written by on April 6, 2014 in Conscious Evolution, Conscious Living, Meditation with 1 Comment
Scientists Identify Rare Brain Disorder Linked to Kirtan Chanting

Symptoms of a new condition brought on by kirtan chanting – coined “bhav brain” – include markedly decreased attachment to one’s self-identity, blurring of the demarcation between “self” and others, disillusionment with materialistic gain, and reduced anxiety about what the future may bring. In extreme cases, Bhavakirtananda said, bhav brain can produce symptoms that can mimic intoxication or drug use, including inexplicable elation, stumbling or aimless wandering, or general “spaciness.”

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