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Daily Meditation: Communication

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 02.25.2015 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

Daily Meditation: The Power Of Voice

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 11.05.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

What Music Do Animals Like?

Trevor Cox | Posted 08.27.2014 | Science
Trevor Cox

Research published today by the American Psychological Association has shown that chimpanzees prefer listening to West African akan and North Indian raga over listening to silence. What does this say about the evolutionary purpose of music?

Daily Meditation: Heartstrings

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 05.28.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these daily meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

Music, Media and Storytelling

Kanniks Kannikeswaran | Posted 11.25.2013 | Impact
Kanniks Kannikeswaran

The stories we tell and the themes that we communicate through music do have a lasting effect on the audience. We as musicians and composers have with us a unique opportunity and a responsibility; that of telling stories that can empower communities and enable six billion of us human beings to create new possibilities for a shared future.

Asha Puthli at the GRAMMY Museum

Elizabeth Sobieski | Posted 10.27.2013 | Arts
Elizabeth Sobieski

Asha Puthli was to become the first female Indian pop star, vocalizing breathily pre-Donna Summer, implementing her stupefying trills, scats and roars on numerous recordings in various genres and in multiple languages.

A Devi Diva at the Highline Ballroom

Michal Shapiro | Posted 08.07.2013 | Arts
Michal Shapiro

The lady has chops, for sure, honed by a lifetime of rigorous study with various Indian vocal gurus.

The Wyld Olde Souls Merge Psychedelic Folk, Indian Ragas, and Renaissance Madrigals

Holly Cara Price | Posted 11.12.2012 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

Dreamy, trippy, with a lyrical guitar solo, lush orchestral arrangements and Vale's stunning alto, "Leave Her" begins where Lee Hazlewood's "Some Velvet Morning" left off.

WATCH: The Spirit Of Tabla

Ankita Rao | Posted 05.02.2012 | Religion
Ankita Rao

Tabla, one of the oldest Indian drums to date, lends an increasingly common rhythm to movie soundtracks, world music compilations and fusion songs. The Chhandayan School of Music tries to sustain the spirituality of the practice.

Indian Legend Ustad Amjad Ali Khan and Sons Perform in NYC

Jim Luce | Posted 12.26.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

The Metropolitan Museum of Art was the place to be last week as maestro Amjad Ali Khan and his sons Amaan Ali Khan and Ayaan Ali Khan performed in a s...

Famous Singer Dies At 70 | Posted 12.10.2011 | Home

The Associated Press NEW DELHI — Doctors say prominent Indian singer Jagjit Singh has died after several weeks in the hospital following a brain ...

Between Bombay and Brooklyn: The Bollywood Remake Project

Zachary Stockill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Zachary Stockill

This album packs a sonic punch that can, and will move audiences from Bombay to Brooklyn and everywhere in between in search of "new sensations."

Dance Like an Indian: Red Baraat Live (VIDEO)

Michal Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Michal Shapiro


A Hindu's Search For Meaning In Sound And Silence

Deepa S. Iyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Deepa S. Iyer

Take a minute to stop and listen to anything -- it can easily turn into a rather profound metaphor of life's experiences.

A.R. Rahman's Concert Delights in Toronto

Marissa Bronfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marissa Bronfman

A.R. Rahman brought Indian music to the ears and hearts of millions in the west with the Slumdog Millionaire soundtrack, but he's now proving he's more than just Jai Ho on a world tour.

Chasing The Spirit Through Song

Krishna Das | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Krishna Das

We are always who we are. We are not what we do. These practices give us the strength to love totally and completely. But we have to to create pathways for the love to flow to our own hearts.

Afghanistan's Youth Rock To Western Pop

Global Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Jean MacKenzie and Mohammad Sediq Behnam HERAT -- Sex, drugs and rock n' roll: It's the young person's menu of choice the world over. Afghanis...