Author Archives: Prosad

Are you a lion?

There is a powerful story from the Vedas about a lion cub who forgets his true identity. You see, when he was just a baby, his mother was taken by a hunter and he was left all alone. Seeing the poor lion cub and having pity on him, a group of goats took him in…

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New Sitar EP – Offerings

Offerings (Reggae Sitar) by Prosad Hello my friends! I am really excited to share my new EP, Offerings. Offerings is an ambient sitar journey; floating on slow reggae beats, warm bass and an ultra-chilled vibe. Be prepared to take a soul-journey (and don’t forget to bring a friend with you). ūüôā Offerings: released 13 February…

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Walk by Prosad – featuring Taylor Rae

Walk – Prosad & Taylor Rae – 12 string, didgeridoo, stomp box, shaker – recorded live in studio. This song was originally written on Tallows Beach in Byron Bay, Australia. It is about having the strength and courage to follow your path in life, to live by the principles of truth & inner vision and…

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Tibetan Music with Sonam Tashi

I recently had the great honor and pleasure of working with traditional Tibetan musician, Sonam Tashi. His mission is to preserve the ancient music of Tibet. Traditional Tibetan music is in danger of disappearing due to the fact that it is transmitted through an oral tradition and also because of the cultural and political occupation…

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Sky

The sun was going down, we had about ten minutes before dark. The air was still, the crickets were chirping, the people were quiet. It seemed as if all of nature stopped to listen… and to sing as part of this great symphony. The migrating geese¬†had landed in the thousands on the sand bar nearby…

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Music for Meditation – Raag Bhimpalasi on Sitar

This is a live performance of Raag Bhimpalasi, an afternoon raga full of devotion, pathos, compassion and peace. I was performing for the Maitreya Loving Kindness Tour – a precious collection of sacred relics of the Buddha and many other Buddhist masters which is touring the world.¬†www.maitreyarelictour.com This version of Raag Bhimplalasi was taught to…

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Guitar and Sitar – Two Sides of Me

I want to share a piece of artwork that my amazing friend Ganga made.¬† It was done from two photos of me that were taken a few years back.¬† Her description of the “two sides” to my personality and music were pretty accurate.¬† This is what she said: “I wanted to capture the two sides…

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Hometown Performance

The show in Saskatoon was a great success and I was really excited to perform in my hometown after so many years! Thanks to Nekhat for the amazing photography!  Thanks also to Lorrel and the Yoga Republic for hosting us in this amazing space!

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How Limitations Fuel Creativity

This is a clip of me recording some guitar for¬†Nachur, my world-dub collaboration with New Zealand artist,¬†Isaac Chambers. We had already recorded most of the guitar parts for Fernweh, from our EP,¬†Cicada Sessions. In this clip we were working on doubling the basslines with some tasty muted guitar to make them stand out. One interesting…

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Sitar and Classical Indian Music

Beginnings Welcome to my first blog post on Classical Indian Music. My purpose here is to give some insight into the sitar as well as the profound and ancient music of India.¬† I am a humble student of this great art form, still learning, so I look to the masters for their grace and guidance…

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