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Sing, Pray Heal: Neo-kirtan and the Health Benefits of Westernized Group Chanting: Supplemental Files
Date
2018-06
Main contributor
Brulotte, Tiffany Sparrow
Summary
Supplemental thesis files for "Sing, Pray Heal: Neo-kirtan and the Health Benefits of Westernized Group Chanting: Supplemental Files" by Tiffany Sparrow Brulotte, Dept. of Music, University of Alberta. 
Subject
Kirtan
Genres
Health; Religious
Languages
Sanskrit; English; Tamil
License / Terms of Use
Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)
Locations
Cooranbong, NSW, Australia; Peedam, Thirumalaikodi, Tamil Nadu, India
Collection
Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
Unit
Graduate Studies and Research, Faculty of
Notes

Contents

1. "Dhanvantari Mantra." / June 15, 2018, sung by Shakti Durga in Sanskrit.
From Shakti Durga Interview (a), 12:22 – 12:40.
Field recording, audio by Tiffany Sparrow Brulotte, Cooranbong, NSW, Australia.

Shakti Durga singing a mantra for Danvatare to assist with healing from illness and disease. --

2. "Dhanvantari Mantra at Pūja." / June 2018, sung by Shanti Mission Community Members in Sanskrit.
From Lakshmi Puja, 4:48 – 5:56.
Field recording, audio by Tiffany Sparrow Brulotte, Cooranbong, NSW, Australia.

The Shanti Mission community singing a mantra for Danvatare in the context of a larger ritual. --

3. "Gayatri Mantra Audio." / June 17, 2018, led by Maitreya, Shakti Durga and Shanti Musicians, in Sanskrit and English.
Performed during Musical Meditation Two, 37:43 - 47:25.
Field recording, audio by Tiffany Sparrow Brulotte, Cooranbong, NSW, Australia.

A Vedic mantra presented in Shanti Mission’s neo-kirtan style. --

4. "Jaya Jaya Narayani." / date unknown, sung by Sri Sakthi Amma and the Peedam Bhajan Singers in Sanskrit.
Excerpt from audio recording Sakthi Geetham Volume 4, track 2.
Included with Permission from Sri Sakthi Amma.

A commercial recording of Sakthi Amma leading a devotional call and response song. --

5. "Jaya Sri Ganesha Vigna Nasha Gajanana" excerpt. /Sung by Arun Das and Hari in Sanskrit.
Edited and posted by Sai Roma, September 16, 2013.
Accessed June 15, 2019, from

A devotional call and response song led by South-Asian musicians from the Sathya Sai Baba tradition. --

6. "Lakshmi Pūja." / June 7, 2018, performed by the Shanti Mission Community, Led by Shakti Durga in Sanskrit and English.
Field recording, audio by Tiffany Sparrow Brulotte, Cooranbong, NSW, Australia.

A devotional ritual conducted within the Shanti Mission community in Australia. --

7. "Musical Meditation (Satsang) One." / June 10, 2018, led by Shakti Durga and Shanti Musicians in Sanskrit and English.
Field recording, audio by Tiffany Sparrow Brulotte, Cooranbong, NSW, Australia.

Entire audio of this satsang event. Includes kirtan placed within the context of the verbal instruction, visualization and spoken releases and affirmations (cognitive refocusing). --

8. "Musical Meditation (Satsang) Two." / June 17, 2018. led by Shakti Durga and Shanti Musicians in Sanskrit and English.
Field recording, audio by Tiffany Sparrow Brulotte, Cooranbong, NSW, Australia.

Entire audio of this satsang event. Includes kirtan placed within the context of the verbal instruction, visualization and spoken releases and affirmations (cognitive refocusing). --

9. "Om Ennum Pranava Roopa Nayaka." / 2019, led by Zoë Narayani and the Peedam Bhajan Group in Tamil.
Audio recording by Zoë Narayani, Peedam, Thirumalaikodi, Tamil Nadu, India.
Included with permission from Zoë Narayani.

A "traditional" song, interpreted and led by an Australian musician in Tamil Nadu. --

10. "Song To Ganesha" Excerpt. / 2016, sung by Rishima Bahadoorsingh, Music by Anne Leader in Sanskrit
Downloaded from Youtube August 27, 2019 with permission from Rishima Bahadoorsingh.

Example of a "traditional" devotional call and response song led by a South-Asian musician from the Sathya Sai Baba tradition. --

11. "Sri Suktam." / June 7, 2018, sung by Shanti Mission Community Members in Sanskrit.
From Lakshmi Puja, 29:40 – 34:13.
Field recording, audio by Tiffany Sparrow Brulotte, Cooranbong, NSW, Australia.
A long-form mantra performed in the context of a ritual at Shanti Mission. --

12. "Gayatri Mantra Video." / June 17, 2018, led by Maitreya, Shakti Durga and Shanti Musicians Sanskrit and English, performed during Musical Meditation Two, 37:43 - 47:25.
Field recording, audio by Tiffany Sparrow Brulotte, Cooranbong, NSW, Australia.

A Vedic mantra is presented in Shanti Mission’s neo-kirtan style. --

13. "Mahāmṛtyunjaya Mantra." / June 24, 2018, led by Shakti Durga and Shanti Musicians, performed during Musical Meditation (Satsang) Three.
Field recording, video by Tiffany Sparrow Brulotte, Cooranbong, NSW, Australia.

A Vedic mantra presented in Shanti Mission’s neo-kirtan style. --

14. Musical Meditation (Satsang) Three. / June 24, 2018, led by Shakti Durga with Shanti Musicians and the Shanti Mission Community.
Field recording, video by Tiffany Sparrow Brulotte, Cooranbong, NSW, Australia.

Entire video of this satsang event. Includes kirtan placed within the context of the verbal instruction, visualization and spoken releases and affirmations (cognitive refocusing). --

15. Musical Meditation (Satsang) Four: Open Your Heart to Love and Bliss. / August 19, 2018 led by Shakti Durga with Shanti Musicians and the Shanti Mission Community.
Video recording and editing by Hanumani and Ganga Ma, Cooranbong, NSW, Australia.
Included with permission from Shakti Durga.

Entire video of this satsang event. Includes kirtan placed within the context of the verbal instruction, visualization and spoken releases and affirmations (cognitive refocusing). --

16. Musical Meditation (Satsang) Four: Open Your Heart to Love and Bliss, Excerpt, "Jai Ganesh." Written and led by Maitreya, performed during Musical Meditation (Satsang) Four: Open Your Heart to Love and Bliss on August 19, 2018.
Video recording and editing by Hanumani and Ganga Ma.
Included with permission from Shakti Durga.

Excerpt from this satsang event. --

17. Musical Meditation (Satsang) Five: To Heal a Difficult Situation. / November 18, 2018, led by Shakti Durga with Shanti Musicians and the Shanti Mission Community.
Video recording and editing by Hanumani and Ganga Ma, Cooranbong, NSW, Australia.
Included with permission from Shakti Durga.

Entire video of this satsang event. Includes kirtan placed within the context of the verbal instruction, visualization and spoken releases and affirmations (cognitive refocusing). --

18. Musical Meditation (Satsang) Six: To Enhance Deep Learning. / February 2, 2019, led by Shakti Durga with Shanti Musicians and the Shanti Mission Community.
Video recording and editing by Hanumani and Ganga Ma, Cooranbong, NSW, Australia.
Included with permission from Shakti Durga.

Entire video of this satsang event. Includes kirtan placed within the context of the verbal instruction, visualization and spoken releases and affirmations (cognitive refocusing).