The Washington Post — Kirtan’s call-and-response chanting draws a growing number of Washingtonians
One recent Saturday night, more than 50 people packed into a second-floor Dupont Circle yoga studio to hear lawyer-turned-yogi David Newman, a kirtan celeb.
NPR "All Things Considered" — 'Lotus Feet' Brings Indian Tradition to U.S. Pop
Singer Durga Das performs music known as Kirtan, a form of very old call-and-response devotional music from India. But now, as Kirtan finds its way into American culture, it is evolving in unexpected ways.
Yoga Journal — Get Out and Vote for “Peace and Love” This Election Day
Singer-songwriter and sacred chant artist David Newman just released a new single and music video called “Peace and Love” to inspire yogis to get out and vote.
Levitating Monkey — Living Bhakti, A Conversation with Durga Das (aka David Newman)
David travels extensively sharing kirtan, devotional music and the spiritual, meditative and musical aspects of Yoga. David’s music embodies a devotional mysticism, distinctive musicality, poetic intimacy and a joyous, often ecstatic quality.
Chapín Coffee — Fuel Your Day With Purpose... and meet the artist behind our newest signature coffee
We sat down recently - over coffee, of course! - with our friend singer-songwriter David Newman. This autumn, we collaborated with David to develop a new Artist Signature Coffee, inspired by his 10th album Love is Awake.
The Morning Call — 'Graceland' musicians to play Concert for Peace at Godfrey Daniels
Joining them will be Philadelphia sacred recording artist David Newman, who worked with Kumalo and other "Graceland" musicians on his 2015 album "Love is Awake."
The Urban Howl — Stay Strong: 8 Heart Activating Sing-A-Longs With David Newman aka Durga Das
“Your mind is a garden. Your thoughts are the seeds. You can grow flowers or you can grow weeds.” ~Dhiraj Raj