John Wubbenhorst (bansuri) and Samrat Kakkeri (tabla) will perform ragas and tell leelas of their trip to Fiji this Sunday, August 28th, 2011, at 4 pm, in Hands Up Hall (the Gauer house), in Lake County, California.
Suggested donation: $15 (no one will be turned away) Call 301.346.0789 for more information
At 7:30 pm, on Friday, July 29, 2011, John Wubbenhorst (bansuri) and Samrat Kakkeri (tabla) will be telling leelas of their trip to Adi Da Samrajashram and playing ragas. (John and Samrat were in Fiji June 30-July 23.)
This evening will be hosted at: 2043 Eldorado Court Novato, CA For more information, call: 415-710-7935
This recording of Above the Clouds was made in November 2010, during a three day, 24-hour-a-day vigil of meditation and puja on the veranda of Aham Da Asmi Sthan, Adi Da's home on the island of Naitauba. Devotee John Wubbenhorst speaks of the sacred occasion of being dropped out into the space of being 'not really there' while the Guru plays the musical instrument (and the instrument that is one's body-mind).
"Above the clouds, There Is Always The Sun — Forever Free Of Earthly Weather. By Tendency, You Are Always Looking At the local weather, and Not At The Sun Itself. That Is What egoity Is About — Always Suffering The Changes Of The local Patterning That Is the body-mind In its egoic Bondage. Instead, You Must (In every moment) Turn To Me . . . "
A special evening with a presentation about Adi Da's Art, a movie with Adi Da speaking about His work and a screening of His work with live music from Naamleela Free Jones (keyboards), John Wubbenhorst (flutes), Samrat Kakkeri, and others.
An Introduction to Transcendental Realism Saturday, September 25, 7pm Killian Hall Hayden Library, bldg. 14 MIT Cambridge, Massachusetts $10 suggested donation (students free) email: email@example.com
A special evening with a presentation about Adi Da's Art, a movie with Adi Da speaking about His work and a screening of His work with live music — with Naamleela Free Jones (keyboards), John Wubbenhorst (flutes), and others.
September 19th, 5pm, at the Montgomery College Music Building (next to the Robert E. Parilla Performing Arts Center) at 51 Mannakee Street, Rockville MD. 20850. $15 admission (no charge for students). Information at www.Brightworldarts.org/events.
Facing East Productions and Adidam Bay Area Present a Sacred Offering - A Celebration of Music & Art to benefit Naitauba, Fiji for Hurricane Relief. July 17, 2010 at St. John's Presbyterian Church in Berkeley, CA @ 7:15pm.
For three days in mid-March, 2010, Adi Da Samrajashram (the sacred island of Naitauba) and many neighboring islands in Fiji were battered by Cyclone Tomas, a category 4 storm. After 27 hours we emerged from shelter to a scene of staggering destruction. We urgently need your help!
Naitauba Island is the Hermitage Sanctuary of His Divine Presence Adi Da Samraj, spiritually empowered by Him, as the primary place from where His Divine Blessing flows perpetually to the world. For 25 years, Adi Da worked to establish the island of Naitauba as a unique esoteric and ecological treasure. Adi Da Samrajashram is devoted to the principles of green living, sustainable energy, cooperation, tolerance, and peace, and Adi Da's devotees and the local Fijian and Indian staff live together harmoniously, serving and protecting the sacred environment of the island. It is a uniquely pure and untouched sanctuary in the world today.
This is the selection, "Descending Grace", from the CD, "True Water" recorded by John Wubbenhorst (flutes,vocals and keyboards) and Ken Anoff (percussion). This recording, inspired by the wisdom of Adi Da, is a unique collection from these world travelers, available at www.facingeast.com.
Saturday July 17th, 2010 7-9:30 pm St. John's Presbyterian Church 2727 College Avenue Berkeley, California
Featuring the Facing East group, with John Wubbenhorst (bansuri), Steve Zerlin (bass), Rishabh Dhar (packhawaj), Kit Walker (keyboards), and Samrat Kakkeri (tabla). Also music from Adi Da's daughter, Tamarind Free Jones (vocal), and a performance by Peter van Gelder (sitar) and Tim Witter (tabla).
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