Grammy nominee - Jahnavi Harrison special performance for MantraLive project.
"Happiness, joy, peace, contentment, and a sense of well-being are hidden within us. When we begin to see that they don't come from the outside, then we no longer get disappointed by looking for something where it is not." ~ Krishna Das
Join Self-Realization Fellowship monks for a three-hour meditation with kirtan (devotional chanting) as part of the 2021 SRF World Convocation, a free weeklong program of online classes on Paramahansa Yogananda’s “how-to-live” teachings and meditation techniques, guided meditations, virtual pilgrimage tours to the ashrams where Yogananda lived and communed with the Divine, and more. To experience all the aspects of this special program, register for free: https://convocation.yogananda.org Paramahansa Yogananda said: “A song born out of the depths of true devotion to God and continuously chanted, audibly or mentally, until response is consciously received from Him in the form of boundless joy, is a spiritualized song. Such songs like live matches produce the fire of God-awareness whenever they are struck on the foundation stone of devotion.”
As a multi-instrumentalist and multi-media enchantress, Marya Stark creates the way she breathes; without choice or hesitation. She is a carrier of myth, mystery, and medicine songs with which she embarks to create a ceremony of the human experience, taking her audience on a lucid journey through the caverns of the soul.
We hope you enjoy this excerpt from Alam Khan's Director's Cut concert where he plays two beautiful compositions, the first one is a dhun in Mishra Piloo set to a serene, madhyalay 7-beat cycle in Rupak taal and the second, a famous drut gat in Raag Piloo spread over a 16-beat cycle.
Academy Award-winning actor @Matthew McConaughey asks Sadhguru about Karma, crafting one’s destiny, the connection between yoga and religion, and exploring the unknown. Sadhguru offers insights on how we should not confuse our lifestyle — a consequence of the times we live in — with life, the real thing!
GuruGanesha wrestles with questions of life and death in his newest single, Undying. Written and recorded in the midst of the stark fragility of life in a pandemic, this intimate song embraces the attachment to the beauty of life and the deep journey of the soul’s passage beyond. GuruGanesha’s musical style on this song pulls you into the warm spaces of his heart, with his gentle acoustic guitar, rich deep vocals and the sweet sounds of Hans Christian’s cello that feel like they are played on your heartstrings. Evoking Johnny Cash singing over Santana’s guitar, this is a song that you will not only listen to, but feel deep down inside of yourself.