Cosmic Kirtan Connection
December 7, 2019 at 7pm
Join Mira Devi & Friends, with special guest Dr. John Keller, for an evening of cosmic chanting and conversation. A full spectrum, live music experience, from soothing to grooving, will combine with Sanskrit mantras and stunning visuals for a multi-sensory tapestry of healing. Dr. John Keller will share perspectives on Indian constellations and cosmology woven into the chanting practices. Feel free to chant along, get up and dance, or sit back to enjoy the sounds and sights.
Mira Devi’s band will offer up an east/west fusion of Hindu and Buddhist inspired mantras, sonic soundscapes, singing bowls, guitar, harmonium, dilruba, hammered dulcimer, sitar, and tablas...all while soaring through the universe! Come along with us as we journey to the depths of the heart and the furthest reaches of the cosmos. All are warmly welcome. No experience necessary. Band features Noah Rouse Wilson IV on dilruba and sitar, Stephen Bross on tablas, Susanna Miniciello on harmonium and vocals, and Paul Rakestraw on bass.
No backpacks or large purses will be allowed into the theater. We reserve the right to search all bags.
Tickets: $20 (Members save 25% - $15)
Note: Online deals such as Groupon, Living Social, Fiske Vouchers, and any other discount coupons WILL NOT be accepted.
More about Mira Devi: Mira Devi is a kirtan artist, singer/songwriter, and healer whose journey has been inspired by eastern philosophy for over twenty years. A lifelong musician, Mira spent a decade at Shoshoni Yoga Retreat, an ashram near Boulder. There she was introduced to the practice of chanting, and she recorded several CDs of original music with the ashram band, Shiva’s Garden. A certified Ayurvedic Counselor, Certified Yoga Teacher, and Licensed Massage Therapist, Mira integrates the contemplative, healing, and performing arts through chanting events, live performances, yoga workshops, and Ayurvedic bodymind therapies. She has been creating, recording, and sharing sacred music for many years.
More about John Keller: Dr. John Keller is Director of Fiske Planetarium at CU Boulder. Over his career, Keller has taught astronomy and other science classes as a high school science teacher, as a middle school astronomy camp director, and as a college professor. Keller obtained his PhD in Planetary Science from the University of Arizona and his scholarship currently centers around astronomy education research and
coordinating a citizen science astronomy research network studying the outer Solar System. He also enjoys hiking, mountain biking, playing the guitar, and kirtan.