We are honored to have Girish
at Highland Yoga
for an amazing evening of bliss!
Love music? Chanting? A joyful and uplifting evening with friends old and new? Join us!!!
Having seen Girish perform 9 years ago, I can happily report that the experience and his music have been with me ever since. Join us in sharing his passion for Sanskrit mantras and the stories behind them. All are welcome!!!
Girish is the renowned artist behind the uplifting and soulful CDs – Reveal, Shiva Machine, Diamonds in the Sun, and his most recent release, Sky of the Heart.
Cost: $25 in advance/$30 at the door
More about the artist:
Girish is an eclectic artist with roots in jazz, world, and sacred music. His musical talents find expression in a wide array of instruments – including tablas, world percussion, guitar, harmonium, and voice. For as long as he can remember, Girish has created rhythm to accompany life. When he was eight years old, his parents gave him a little red snare drum as a bargaining tool to stop him from banging on everything else in the house.
Drumming has always been instinctual to Girish, flowing freely from his fingers and knowing no musical bounds. In his teens, he started experimenting with pop, rock, jazz and orchestral music. His first experience of music as sacred art came in college, playing with jazz bands. “During improvisational sessions,” he recalls, “there were these unexplainable moments of synchronicity and intuition that felt like magic.”
These moments came just as Girish was feeling pulled toward a sacred life. A college philosophy class inspired him to explore spirituality through Kundalini yoga, meditation, and the study of Eastern scriptures. By the time of his college graduation, Girish was so deep into these practices that he decided to move into an ashram in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee. Thus began an unexpected journey-a seeming detour that inadvertently nourished his musical artistry. Read more…..