Bhakti Stream: Virtual Kirtan Concert with the Mayapuris and Petros & Friends
From:  August 7, 2021
To:  August 7, 2021
Location:  Via Zoom - After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Price: Donation based. Send to artists via Paypal [email protected] Please specify which event you are donating for.

Join the Chant with the Mayapuris

and

Petros & Friends

 

Meet the Musicians

 

 

Petros Haffenrichter

Petros (above left), musician, yogi, philosopher, life-artist is a senior Jivamukti yoga teacher, opened his first yoga-school in 2002. He has been a regular guest teacher and performed kirtan in yoga schools of different traditions around the world and at intl.festivals for many years, teaching and lecturing. Asana, pranayama, Nada yoga, and philosophy. Through his present, funny, and deep teaching he has been influential to many practitioners and has taught and educated hundreds of yoga teachers globally.

Visvambhar Sheth

Visvambhar Sheth (above right), starting at the age of 5, he has spent his life leading Kirtans in the ISKCON (Vaisnava) tradition. He is a multi-instrumentalist, and a master of the Mridanga drum and performs in traditional as well as fusion styles. Vish started performing in the modern yoga studio culture 2009, and since then he has performed at countless studio gatherings and well known spiritual venues like BhaktiFest and Omega Institute. Vish has not only mastered his art but has a rare capacity to invoke the ‘rasa’ of the essence do the transcendental energies that define the Kirtan path.

 

 

Kish

Kishor is a musical adept, his various talents as a composer and artist enhanced by the depth of his practice. Kishor’s flute playing hums with spiritual resonance and a deep devotion to the path. His rhythmic style is distinct and creative, his kirtan is soulful, and he has been the prime engineer manning the helm throughout the “9 islands” recording project. Many facets of the Mayapuris have been crafted by his management and administrative acumen. Kishor is also the head of a non-profit organization meant for sharing the culture of kirtan and bhakti with youth from bhakti centers all around the world.

 

 

 

Bali Rico

Bali Rico is a lyricist, multi-instrumentalist, author and academic. Born in the U.S. to Colombian parents, he and younger brother Kish spent their formative years living in ashrams in the sacred land of Mayapur, West Bengal, learning the traditions and music of ancient India. Bali’s mridanga drum playing is fiery, funky and precise, helping to create the group’s signature sound. As a hip-hop lyricist, Bali’s flow mirrors the intricate rhythm of a born percussionist, with thoughtful prose full of insight, philosophy and personal reflection. His highly anticipated hip-hop album brings together his eclectic musical influences and unique artistic talent.