Atul Shankar

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The Sacred Pushkar Featuring Morning Raga with Atul Shankar

Atul Shankar is a flautist who received his training under his grandfathers, late. Pt Bhola Nath Prasanna and late Pt Khelvan ji, renowned exponents of Benaras Gharana. Currently, he is training under his dada guru Pt Shyam lalji for Shehnai. He is also honing his skills under his uncle Shri Ajay Prasanna. Not content with… Read more »

Hansa Sharma

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With the professional experience of 7 years in different streams of Yoga, Hansa will be steering morning sessions of Purna Yogaatthe Sacred Festival on the resplendentghats. Hansa understands that the core of the yogic philosophy and psychology hinges on a positive mind in a healthy body. Therefore, she will begin her sessions with DhyanaMeditation and… Read more »

Mir Mukhtiyar Ali

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Meer Mukhtiyar Ali

Meer Mukhtiyar Ali is a folk singer from Bikaner in Rajasthan. He was born in a small village called Pugal on the North-West frontier of India and belongs to the semi-nomadic community of Mirasis, who have been the traditional carriers of the oral tradition of SufianaQalam in India. Meer Mukhtiyar blends the Rajasthani folk idiom… Read more »

Rashmi Agarwal

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Rashmi Agarwal featuring in Morning Raga

Rashmi Agarwal is a versatile and accomplished Indian singer.She is known for Roohdari – The Mystic Voice; The Z Factor; Roohdari Rang. Her Albums include; Rang De Maula;Sentiments, Songs of Kabir; Folk Songs from Uttar Pradesh; Enchanting Chants;Deep Electric and Soul Box.Her tributes to great artistes like Begum Akhtar, Mallika Pukhraj, Meena Kumari, and poets… Read more »

Simon Thacker’s Svara Kanti

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Featuring Simon Thacker’s Svara-Kanti in the Evening Music

Simon Thacker: classical guitar, Raju das Baul: voice/khomok, Rupak Bhattacharjee: tabla Simon Thacker is a Scottish composer who set up a leading international collective in the intercultural collaboration called Svara-Kanti. The collective is the virtuoso’s vehicle for extending and creating new traditions and sound worlds through his deep lifelong immersion in the folk, classical and… Read more »

Geshe Chopa Tenzin Lhadron

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The Sacred Pushkar Featuring Meditation and Yoga with Geshe Lhadron

Last December, twenty nuns in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition became the first in Tibetan history to earn the prestigious Geshe degree, comparable to a PhD in Buddhist Philosophy. Chopa Tenzin Lhadron is one of those nuns. She was born into a semi-nomad family in the Zanskar Valley of Ladakh, a culture that did not expect… Read more »

Laboratorium Piesni

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Featuring LABORATORIUM PIEŚNI Evening Music

Formed in 2013, Laboratorium Pieśni (Song Laboratory) is a group of female singers from Tri-City (Poland), known for traditional and polyphonic singing, they are also proficient in a capella singing as well as with shaman drums, Shruti box, Kalimba, flute, gong, Zaphir and Koshi chimes, singing bowls, rattles etc. They create new space in a… Read more »