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New album ROOTS, ROCK, RAMA! out today!

Hey friends, ROOTS, ROCK, RAMA! is out today!! Buy here Wow! Even though it only took about eight months to actually make this record I feel like I've been working on it for 50 years!!! [...]

Be a part of my next music video in Rishikesh!

FREE KIRTAN CONCERT IN RISHIKESH!JANUARY 11th, 20173:30pmPARMARTH NIKETAN ASHRAMInfoHere's the story:The creation continues!!!! Most of you have read or heard me mention my upcoming new album, ROOTS, ROCK, RAMA!, many times, and you're probably wondering [...]

Walk in Devotion with me starting Tuesday

Dear Friends, I'm so excited to share that my new online experience Everyday Bhakti is finally here! The course begins next Tuesday, October 25th, and you're all invited to join me. The more the merrier — [...]

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Become my patron on Patreon

My musical Guru, Ali Akbar Khan, used to speak so sweetly about his time in the Rajasthani court, playing for the king who became his patron and benefactor. Khansahib, as we lovingly called him, claimed he would never have become the maestro that he was without having had that patronage. And the same is true for so many of the greatest artists, playwrights, scientists and musicians of history – they all had patrons helping them to achieve their life’s vision.

Well, it’s 2016 and times have changed. The days of royal patronage are long gone. But now, with crowdfunding and other miracles, we’re relearning the art of giving in a new and very modern way. As we rediscover our interconnectedness and interdependence, we find the awareness that we all need to become patrons of each other.

Jai Uttal Kirtan