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Be a part of my next music video in Rishikesh!

November 30th, 2016|

FREE KIRTAN CONCERT IN RISHIKESH!JANUARY 11th, 20173:30pmPARMARTH NIKETAN ASHRAMInfoHere's the story:The creation continues!!!! Most of you have read or heard me mention my upcoming new album, ROOTS, ROCK, RAMA!, many times, and you're probably wondering "well, where the heck is it?" As I'm constantly needing to learn and relearn, every 'birth' has its own tempo [...]

Walk in Devotion with me starting Tuesday

October 21st, 2016|

Dear Friends, I'm so excited to share that my new online experience Everyday Bhakti is finally here! The course begins next Tuesday, October 25th, and you're all invited to join me. The more the merrier — each and every one us contributes to creating the most beautiful circle of devotion. When you register for the course [...]

Sneak peek at my new album “Roots, Rock, Rama!”

September 28th, 2016|

Hi friends,Happy Autumn Equinox! I hope that the slowly shortening days and lengthening nights are drawing you all inward to the tranquillity and introspection of Winter. Actually, here in Northern California, it's been so hot we can barely breathe! The fan is on, the windows are all open and I'm looking forward to a good [...]

What does it mean to “Walk in Devotion?”

September 12th, 2016|

Dear Bhaktas,  Walking in devotion is just how it sounds — putting one foot in front of the other with the intention to walk with grace and love with each and every step.  Even for a sadhu on a remote mountain top, finding and watering the seeds of divine love can feel like a journey [...]

The Untold Story

August 31st, 2016|

Friday night Kirtan at San Quentin Prison was a completely mind-blowing experience. I've tried to describe it to several people, but I've found that words have failed me. I've been going into the prison on and off for about three years, along with my Bhakti brother and sister Radhanath Das and Kilimba, and we've [...]

Join Nubia & me for Bhakti & Kirtan in Mexico

May 18th, 2016|

ANNOUNCING BHAKTI BLISS SOUL CELEBRATION Bhakti & Kirtan in Mexico with Jai Uttal, Nubia Teixeira & Visvambhar Seth December 23 - 30, 2016 Come join us in paradise for an ecstatic heart-filled holiday retreat, an inner journey of devotional exploration, powerful emotions and deep practice. Through singing, dancing, breathing, asana, stunning nature and many more [...]

Get access to exclusive content — join me on Patreon!

March 22nd, 2016|

Hey friends, welcome to Patreon. What is Patreon? Well, it's a very new and great experiment based on very ancient models of royal patronage. I'll never forget listening with awe to my music guru, Ustad Ali Akbar Khan, relating his memories of being a court musician to one of the kings of Rajasthan. Without financial [...]

Online course starts tomorrow! Sign up now.

February 29th, 2016|

Hi friends,My first online course, Awakening Bhakti, STARTS TOMORROW, March 1! REGISTER HERE Dive into the vast ocean of Bhakti Yoga through singing, Japa, prayer, offering, laughing and crying. Awaken and nourish the seed of devotion within yourself in this four week online course. Share, explore and open your heart through mantra, song and Divine [...]

Sign up for my online course, Awakening Bhakti, beginning March 1

February 19th, 2016|

Hi friends,Well, we have eleven days until the launching of my first online course, Awakening Bhakti on March 1. Jessica Durivage, who has created the online "university" Where Is My Guru and who is hosting me, suggested that we do an Instagram Challenge called "Seeds of Bhakti" to create more awareness about the course. I was, [...]

Awakening Bhakti: my first online course!

January 11th, 2016|

Dear friends, Well, it's 2016, and I want to wish you all every blessing for the coming year. I hope and pray that it can be a year of peace and sanity in this crazy world. Sometimes I feel like we're in ancient times, the era in which Ravana and his demons were taking over [...]