BuddhaFest: June 20-23 in Arlington, VA

I am VERY excited and honored to be performing on the opening night at BuddhaFest on June 20, after the screening of One Track Heart: The Story of Krishna Das. If you plan to be in the Washington DC area, I hope you can come and celebrate with us. Click HERE for tickets and more […]

Gaura Vani performing Surrender, May 2013

Gaura Vani and friends performing Surrender at Sivananda Yoga Retreat Bahamas, May 2013 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0SuFUNEMGPA&list=UUo4wYjUniSFrr18Cf5QB2Dg&index=1 

Debut Album from The Hanumen on iTunes

The Hanumen are coming to an mp3 player near you. Download the debut album on iTunes or order a Digipak CD at Mantralogy.com Read about who we are and how we create a Mantra Revolution HERE

Upcoming Events: Kirtan in DC, 4 Yoga Studios in Upstate NY, Philly and more

Harmonium Workshop and Kirtan at Sadhana Yoga Hudson, NY: May 24 Kirtan at Euphoria Yoga, Woodstork, NY: May 25 Kirtan at Yoga Mandali, Saratoga Springs, NY: May 26 Live Kirtan Yoga Class at Heartspace Yoga, Albany, NY: May 27 12 Hour Kirtan at Bikram Yoga, Philadelphia, PA: June 1

Washington Post writes about recent Holi Festival in Maryland

“A brilliant celebration of love and springtime”  Read more here: http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/hindu-spring-festivals-increase-in-popularity-and-welcome-non-hindus/2013/04/05/d4828e00-9bf4-11e2-9a79-eb5280c81c63_story.html

Events Coming up in Miami: Kirtan with The Mayapuris, Ratha Yatra and 12-Hour Kirtan

April 26 – my Wife Vrinda and I will join our dear friends and fellow Mantra Revolutionaries, the Mayapuris, for an ecstatic evening of kirtan at Synergy Yoga in Miami Beach. Event info HERE April 27 – Miami Ratha Yatra, The Festival of Chariots, followed by the Festival of India in Coconut Grove April 28 […]

The Dancing Revolution: Stories, Music and Dance Celebrating the Life and Message of Sri Chaitanya

Come and join my Mom Rukmini, my Wife Vrinda and myself as we celebrate the birth of the Mantra Revolution in an evening of storytelling, mantra music and classical Indian dance. Saturday, March 23, 7pm – 9pm Flow Yoga Center 1450 P St NW, Washington, DC $15 pre-registered, $20 at the door

Special Publication on Shyamdas from Navarupa

Stephen Theodore Schaffer, known to most as Shyamdas, was killed in a motorcycle accident in Goa, India on Saturday, January 19. He was 59. Namarupa has published a special 36 page issue containing an obituary, photographs and memories of Shyamdas and all the articles that Shyamdas ever wrote for Namarupa. Download the free PDF version […]

Shyamdas (1953–2013) – In Memory

By Gaura Vani On the early morning of January 20th, a rare and special soul was taken from this world. Shyamdas, world-renowned scholar, author and translator, kirtan leader and dear devotee of Krishna was killed in a motorcycle accident while in Goa, India. He was there with a group of friends, students, god-brothers and sisters […]

Shyamdas-ji, Where are you now? What do you hear? What do you see? Can you hear the sweet longing sound of Krishna’s flute? Can you hear the sounds of Gopis singing Krishna’s names? Are your feet covered in the dust of Vraj? Do you see the footprints of cowherd boys mingled with those of the […]