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New Review of “Trickle on Down” Appears Online

The online music site Jamsphere.com did a review of my CD.  Here it is: Dada Veda: “Trickle On Down” – music that belongs to the world! Originally from New York, Dada Veda is a meditation and yoga teacher, as well as a singer-songwriter. Although Dada has been playing the guitar and singing for the past 40 years, it was only in the past ten years that he tried his hand …Read More

Busy Spring and a Busy Summer Coming Up!

I recently received shipment of a new CD and a new book. The new CD is “Trickle on Down” and is a World Music album. The title track is done in a reggae style and addresses the issue of economic inequality.  In the same vein we have re-recorded my song “Waiting for that Time” which expresses my desire to see a world where there is social justice everywhere.  The other …Read More

The immorality of the Health Insurance Industry

By Dada Vedaprajinananda My late friend, Dada Pranakrsnananda, used to wear a vest which proclaimed “People who profit from the sufferings of others are immoral.”  It was a bright orange and white vest which he wore over his orange monk’s uniform.  When he had the vest made, he wanted to go to Wall Street to show what he thought of Casino Capitalism.  He indeed went to Wall Street and also …Read More

Do We Really Need Philanthropy?

The recent announcement that Mark Zuckerberg, the Facebook founder, and his wife Priscilla Chan would be “giving away” their fortune to charity has become the subject of some controversy. It turns out that the new charitable entity that Zuckerberg and Chan have set up is actually a for-profit company and several critics have said that what is really happening is that this rich couple is just trying to evade taxes …Read More