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A Poetic & Musical Journey of the Soul: Rumi, Hafiz & Others

  • Rudra Mandir 830 Bancroft Way Berkeley, CA, 94710 United States (map)

Time: Saturday, March 31st, 2018.

The door opens at 5:30 PM. The show starts at 6:00 PM.

Please arrive 30 minutes before the start of the show.

Venue: RudraMandir: A Center for Spirituality & Healing, 
830 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA, 94710

Description:

An intimate journey featuring the ecstatic poetry of Rumi, Hafiz, Amir Khusrau, Bulleh Shah & Others. Recitations in Farsi and Hindi with accompanying translations in English. Bathe in waves of divinely inspired poetry with transcendent soundscapes provided by the Murmurations Duo (on cello, shruti, tuning forks, saxophone, clarinet, tibetan bowls, blossom bells, frame drum, balafon, glockenspiel, chimes, voice, small percussion, and gong.

Comments:

“Such extraordinary, luminous sounds are born from this collaboration.” - Kathleen Farrell/Infinity Energetics - Soul Tones

“Murmurations Duo is an experience not to be missed. Their mystical sound journeys will take you to untraveled territories...This ensemble creates a powerful space for connection and transformation…” Prem Dasi - Spiritual Wellness Coach

The Murmurations Duo previous Ecstatic Poetry and Music event sold out very quickly.

Advance online booking is strongly recommended. 

Tickets:

Early Bird (20 Tickets): $20.00
Regular Price (60 Tickets): $25.00
Support the Artists (10 Tickets): $35.00
At the Door: $25.00

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Please consider supporting Kaavya Connections. Cash donations are welcome & appreciated. Your contribution will provide funds for the organization's activities and logistics. 

Note: Chairs, yoga mats, cushions, pillows, and carpet will be available for your relaxation and enjoyment.

The venue and the room are set up to be cozy, relaxing, with peaceful energy. Tea will be provided.

Murmurations Duo
Website: https://www.facebook.com/murmurationsduo

Album “Starlings” by Murmurations Duo: https://store.cdbaby.com/cd/suellenprimost

Kaavya Connections
Website: https://www.kaavyaconnections.com/

Contact: contact@kaavyaconnections.com

Meetup Website: https://www.meetup.com/Kaavya-Connections-World-Poetry-and-Literature/

Journey: https://medium.com/@imaxxs/poetry-and-literature-in-bay-area-my-perspective-3273d7b16d7b

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/kaavyaconnect/

Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/kaavyaconnect/

Email: contact@kaavyaconnections.com

Contact:

Mahendra 404 791 1276

Shashank 415 589 9570

Pranjali 408 960 9394


BIOS:

Suellen Primost, a seasoned, conservatory trained cellist, recording artist, and sound healer, is known for her soulful expressivity and versatility across genres ranging from classical and jazz to many types of world music: Celtic, Middle Eastern, Balkan, Indian Classical and Ambient. With Jérémy Marais and The Murmurations Duo, Suellen offers Music/World Poetry Salons and Sound Healing. She performs with Sonic Shamanic, Soul Tones, Espiritu Ensembles, Spiral Dance Chamber Jazz, Rumi’s Caravan, Ya L'ayl, Laura Inserra, Rajhesh Vaidhya, Janapriya Levine, Shivpreet Singh, Gary Hegedus, Shay Nicols, Christine Tulis, Eostar Kamala and Clare Hedin. See www.reverbnation.com/suellenprimost

Jérémy Marais, born and raised in the French Alps, started to study saxophone as a kid and very soon developed a strong interest in improvised music. He has been living and studying traditional music in various parts of the world: West Africa, Spain, India, Turkey, and Israel. As a multi-instrumentalist, Jérémy, in addition to alto and baritone sax, performs with clarinet, frame drum, kalimba, Shruti box and various little percussions.Jérémy performed with international bands touring internationally for many years. During the last 10 years through various significant spiritual experiences, Jérémy discovered the power music has to affect reality, to help shift, heal, let go, release, journey and grow. He is now using his musical skills toward this goal doing regular “Sound Healing Journeys” with the various project: “The Murmurations Duo”, Laura Inserra and “ Sonic Shamanic”. He offers one on one healing sessions using voice, music, energy healing and somatic approach. Jérémy also offers weekly workshops on “Music Sound and Voice Improvisation”. More info atwww.vibratingcells.com