Kathleen Karlsen Leading Chanting and Mantras
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Radio & Interviews

One-hour interview of Kathleen Karlsen by Geri Habstritt on October 29, 2019.

For more of Geri's interviews, visit Oneness Talk Radio.

Segments from a three-hour interview of Kathleen Karlsen by Jacobus Hollewjin on March 30, 2019.

For more programs with Jacobus, visit Health Talk Radio.

Gesundheit! Radio Show

Introduction to Kathleen Karlsen and the practice of kirtan.  Include's Kathleen's background and interests. How did she come to write her book Vocal Medicine: Transformation through Sound? What is the meaning of the band name Shakti Bliss Kirtan? How does chanting bring positive energy into your life?

What is kirtan music? Includes the instruments of kirtan: harmonium, tabla, kartals, and more. Discussion of band-style kirtan and variety of music in the kirtan genre. Role of call and response chanting versus sing-a-long. Example of basic chant: Sita Ram.

Chanting as a Spiritual Practice: The vibrations or manifestation of God in many traditions and forms including nature and the feminine energies of goddesses. Kathleen healing her thyroid with chanting and conscious life changes. Variations in kirtan practice. Chant: Lokah Samastah Sukino Bhavantu. "May all beings be happy and free. May my life contribute in some way to the freedom and happiness of all."

Chanting as a spiritual practice: thevibrations or manifestation of God in many traditions and forms including nature and the feminine energies of goddesses. Kathleen healing her thyroid with chanting and conscious life changes. Variations in kirtan practice. Chant: Lokah Samastah Sukino Bhavantu. "May all beings be happy and free. May my life contribute in some way to the freedom and happiness of all."

Creating a kirtan band. More about the harmonium. Effects of mantras on the brain: dopamine, oxytocin, lowers stress hormones. Impact on endocrine system including the pineal gland, pituitary, thalamus, hypothalmus. Work of Hans Jenny (1904-1972) with sound wave phenomena and effects of acoustics on matter.

The science and psychology of sound. Creating form through sound. The science of yantras. The psychology of Impressionistic art. Understanding the impact of music: Pokemon Shock Syndrome, synesthesia, Mozart effect, ancient healing temples.

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