Grateful to Center for Spiritual living Simi Valley for sharing their beautiful sacred space and having us play Kirtans there!
Hare Krishna Hare Rama in traditional style of call and response Kirtan with Kamini Natarajan leading the group at Jyoti Mandir Encinitas.
Sri Ram Jai Ram Kirtan with Kamini. Chanting and singing names of Sri Ram at Jyoti Mandir Encinitas, CA. Singing with Kamini is little Shivali- her daughter. Traditional call and response style of singing for deep meditation.
This is a Kirtan written and composed by Kamini Natarajan for Shiva- one of the three trinities of Hinduism. This is a live recording of call and response style of Kirtan at Beautiful Jyoti Mandir in Encinitas, CA. Accompanying Kamini are Dan Blanchard on Santoor and Manohar Gurung on Percussions
Kirtan with Kamini is a sacred world music event and a spiritual gathering. Kirtan and Bhajan singing, chanting, meditation with music from traditional heritage.
Live video from beautiful Jyoti Mandir in Encinitas, CA. Accompanied by Dan Blanchard on Santoor and Manohar Gurung on Percussions.
Here is a recording from my daily morning practice. This is a morning raga “Ahir Bhairav” very beautiful, calming and meditative.
Chants for Meditation by Omneity: Music Producer Ken Elkinson and Kamini Natarajan. This chant is called Universal Joy. Fifth track of Chants for Meditation is from “Upanishads” Sarve Bhavantu Sukhinah is peace mantra. ॐ सर्वे भवन्तु सुखिनः सर्वे सन्तु निरामयाः । सर्वे भद्राणि पश्यन्तु मा कश्चिद्दुःखभाग्भवेत् । ॐ शान्तिः शान्तिः शान्तिः ॥ Om Sarve Bhavantu Sukhinah Sarve Santu Nir-Aamayaah | Sarve Bhadraanni Pashyantu Maa Kashcid-Duhkha-Bhaag-Bhavet | Om Shaantih Shaantih Shaantih || Meaning: Om, May All become Happy, May All be Free from Illness. May All See what is Auspicious, May No One Suffer Om Peace, Peace, Peace.
A live recording from Kirtan on August 23rd 2015. This is a Chant for Guru.
Kamini singing Raag Kedar at Kathmandu Boutique for its 10th Anniversary.
4 yr old Shivali Kamini Chandrashekar joins me to sing “Ganesha Sharanam” Kirtan at 10th Anniversary of Kathmandu Boutique on June 15th 2015. A BIG thanks to James ” Maha Krishan” for sound, Reena ji for organizing this event and Manohar Gaurang and Haribol for Percussions!
An awesome gathering of awesome people!! A HUGE thanks to Reena Gauchan and everybody who contributed in organizing it. delicious Nepali- Indian vegetarian food, chai and special thanks for making this event ZERO waste!!! A Big thanks to all the wonderful musicians as well! Thanks Dave Cipriani and Saheb Singh and Dahveed Haribol Das for playing with me. Here is video. Raga Puriya Dhanashree in 16 beat Teentaal.
A live video from Kirtan with Kamini 1-25-2015 event. This one is for Goddess – Devi.
Here is a video from my most recent event- An Evening of Devotional music at Hindu Temple Ventura County. Thanks a lot dear friends at Hindu Temple for supporting and encouraging Music and Art at your Temple. It feels divine and I love to perform at your temple !
Singing and chanting the divine name of Goddess Saraswati – the Goddess of art, music and wisdom.
Video of a Kirtan: Shiva Om Shiva Namah Shivaya
The video was created to commemorate Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday on October 2nd 2012 which is also the UN declared International Day of Nonviolence. Please share the video to spread the message of Nonviolence.
My Composition in Raag Desh. Saheb Singh on Tabla and Will Marsh on Sitar.This was the first time we ever met and played together. This song is in a 16 beat cycle called “Teen Taal”
Live recording of a Bhajan from a Temple. Singing Raag Malkauans in a 12 beat cycle called “Ektaal”
Video recorded for IndianRaga Labs, Southern California. This is a song for world Peace. Maithreem Bhajata is a composition on world peace in Sanskrit by Jagadguru Chandrasekharendra Saraswati of Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam. The song is set to a Ragamalika in Yamuna Kalyani and Kapi by Vasant Desai. Performed at IndianRaga Southern Calfornia Labs, August 2014 by: Anupama Damodaran – Carnatic Vocal Govind Damani – Hindustani Vocal Kamini Natarajan – Hindustani Vocal Saadhvi Chari – Carnatic Vocal Shreyas Peruvemba – Tabla Venkatesh Sankaran – Harmonium
This is a recording from a live performance at Hindu Temple Ventura County, CA. Accompanying me on Tabla is Saheb Singh.