Author Archives: Das
Back in 1978 Hansadutta composed the lyrics to “The Holy Name” as a poem offering to Srila Prabhupada for Vyasapuja, the occasion of the anniversary of the spiritual master’s appearance. He later sang it on his LP cover “Nothing to … more
Here is the George Harrison classic “My Sweet Lord”, and another lesser known but at one time Number One on the charts in Europe: “Krishna, where are You?” with vocals by Laxmi Shankar (Ravi Shankar’s sister), lyrics and music arrangement … more
So here we have kirtans from 20 tapes distributed under the label of Golden Avatar Productions! These are classic (vintage) Hare Krishna kirtans and bhajans. They don’t make ’em like this any more!
This album, produced in 1971 by George Harrison on the Apple Records label, begins with “Govindam Adi Purusham”, arranged by George Harrison, who is thought to have played harmonium and bass guitar for both “Govinda” and “Hare Krishna Mantra”, with … more
On November 14, 1977, His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada passed away, surrounded by disciples singing Hare Krishna kirtan. Hansadutta was one of the disciples who had maintained a bedside vigil, singing kirtan for hours on end. After Srila … more
In his final hours, Srila Prabhupada called for Hansadutta to sing kirtan by his bedside. Hansadutta sang for hours straight, sometimes accompanied by others in the room.
We’ve just added to the collection: classic kirtans from record albums produced in the early days of the movement, including those produced by Hansadutta in Germany. Listen to streaming music or download the single kirtans or download entire albums, as … more
Here we have a single, “Gopinatha”, and LP, “Govinda”, from America’s west coast contingent of devotees.
Click on images for larger view. Download Album (RAR/67 MB) There are two versions of this LP: one produced by devotees in France and the other by devotees in Netherlands, though reportedly identical except for a slight variance in cover … more
Click on images for larger view Download Album (RAR/57.1 MB) Achyutananda Swami recorded this album in Mayapur, though it was produced by the German Yatra, circa 1973-1974.