Parvati
 
Laura Berryhill .. Alyssa Narum.. Anton Mizerak

Parvati (pArvatI) means Craggy Mountains in Sanskrit - and that is where we live

Upcoming Parvati Kirtans:
Sunday May 26
Shastasong Events Studio
519 Red Bud Drive. Mount Shasta, CA
  7PM Kirtan
Sunday June 2
Soul Connections Community Center
329 North Mount Shasta Blvd. Mount Shasta, CA
  7PM Kirtan
Friday June 21
Soul Connections Community Center
329 North Mount Shasta Blvd. Mount Shasta, CA
  7PM Kirtan
Sunday June 23

Unity in Redding
1905 Hartnell Avenue
; Redding, CA

  Kirtan at noon
Sunday August 4

Unity in Redding
1905 Hartnell Avenue
; Redding, CA

  Kirtan at noon
     
Youtube Videos:
     
Kirtan with Parvati: Anton Mizerak, Laura Berryhill and Alyssa Narum on June 4, 2023 at Soul Connections Community Room in Mount Shasta, CA. This was our first public performance. Alyssa Narum on lead vocals and harmonium, Anton Mizerak on tabla and response vocals, Laura Berryhill on response vocals and manjira. This is a bit of the slow (vilambit) section.  
Kirtan with Parvati: Anton Mizerak, Laura Berryhill and Alyssa Narum on June 4, 2023 at Soul Connections Community Room in Mount Shasta, CA. This was our first public performance. Alyssa Narum on lead vocals and harmonium, Anton Mizerak on tabla and response vocals, Laura Berryhill on response vocals and manjira. This is a bit of the fast section.  
The Pavamāna Mantra a purification recitation from the Brihadaranyaka Upanishad sung in the traditional three tone system first attested in the Sama Veda. Alyssa Narum on lead vocals and harmonium, Anton Mizerak on tabla and response vocals, Laura Berryhill on response vocals and manjira. This recording is from an August 13 church service at the Center for Spiritual Living Rogue Vally in Medford, Oregon.  
Gaṇesha sharaṇam is a traditional chant to Gaṇesha, the remover of obstacles . It is traditionally sung at the beginning of a Kirtan. The musical group, PārvatI, consists of Anton Mizerak on tabla and vocals, Laura Berryhill on manjira vocals and manjira, Alyssa Narum on vocals and harmonium. This recording is from an August 12 Kirtan at the Center for Spiritual Living Rogue Vally in Medford, Oregon. The melody was composed by Laura Berryhill in the Rag Charukeshi.  
Gopi Gopala (the cow protector of the cowgirls) is a traditional Indian chant to Krishna, an incarnation (avatar) of Vishnu, the protecting energy of the universe. Pārvatī, consists of Anton Mizerak on tabla and vocals, Laura Berryhill on manjira vocals and manjira, Alyssa Narum on vocals and harmonium. This recording is from an August 12 Kirtan at the Center for Spiritual Living Rogue Vally in Medford, Oregon.  
Good News by Parvati is a traditional gospel song sung by the Kirtan trio group Parvati. Anton Mizerak on keyboards and vocals, Laura Berryhill on vocals and Alyssa Narum on vocals. This video was recorded at the Center for Spiritual Living Rogue Valley on August 13, 2023.  
The Lords Prayer by Albert Hay Malotte performed by Parvati. The three of us have been performing this piece separately for years. This is the first time that we all performed it together on August 13 at the Center for Spiritual Living Rogue Valley. The musical group, Pārvatī, consists of Anton Mizerak on keyboards and vocals, Laura Berryhill on vocals, and Alyssa Narum on vocals.  
Maha Lakshmi is the goddess of abundance and consort of Vishnu. The Sanskrit Mantra Om shri Maha Lashmiyai svaha translates to: OM obeisance (pra-anjali) to the great resplendent goddess Lakshmi. The music was composed by Jaya Lakshmi. Performed and recorded at the Center for Spiritual Living Rogue Valley on November 5, 2023. The musical group, Pārvatī, consists of Anton Mizerak on keyboards and vocals, Laura Berryhill on vocals, and Alyssa Narum on vocals. This is part of the alap section.  
Maha Lakshmi is the goddess of abundance and consort of Vishnu. The Sanskrit Mantra Om shri Maha Lashmiyai svaha translates to: OM obeisance (pra-anjali) to the great resplendent goddess Lakshmi. The music was composed by Jaya Lakshmi. Performed and recorded at the Center for Spiritual Living Rogue Valley on November 5, 2023. The musical group, Pārvatī, consists of Anton Mizerak on keyboards and vocals, Laura Berryhill on vocals, and Alyssa Narum on vocals. This is part of the drut (fast) section.  
     
 

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