Yogi Bhajan said “love is love.” I love this quote, because unless you are willing to really give it some time and consideration, it could appear to be fairly silly self-evident circular logic. Love is Love, and pizza is pizza, and forks are forks. Yes, everything is indeed itself. It may not surprise you to know that humans are a far more complicated than pizza and forks though. And, very often, we are very much not ourselves, which causes us to search for love in all the wrong places… sometimes even in pizza.
How did Brenda come to the practice of chanting? “In a surprising way,” she recalls. Brenda had been starting to do “a little yoga” after 15 years of being a musician. A friend invited her to a kirtan workshop in London, Ontario. She had no idea what the practice involved but her friend described it as “singing yoga,” and being a musician, she was intrigued.