ADORATION 2 NOW AVAILABLE! ADORATION 2 - SACRED YOGA LOVE SONGS - the follow-up CD to the uplifting "Adoration - Chants for Meditation," is now available for the first time for digital downloads! It's been a long time coming, but this beautiful collection of devotional chants, original 'yoga love songs,' traditional bhajans of India, and chants by the great yoga master Paramahansa Yogananda is finally available for digital download online.
Includes the Academy Award-winning song, "Into the West" from Lord of The Rings, The Return of the King. Chants by Paramahansa Yogananda include "Dawn Chant," "Thou Art My Life," "Listen to My Soul Song," and "In the Land Beyond My Dreams," all of which are used by permission of Self-Realization Fellowship, Los Angeles, California. CLICK HERE FOR EASY DOWNLOAD.
A gifted singer from his teenage years, Michael trained at the Drama Division of The Juilliard School, and went on to an award-winning career on the stage, twice honored by the Joseph Jefferson Award in his native Chicago for work in musical theater.
Leaving his acting career to immerse in meditation at the Self-Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine in California, he turned his musical gifts to a devotional mode, serving for 15 years as chant and meditation leader in the traditional kirtan music of India.
Two acclaimed CDs of devotional music followed, Adoration - Chants for Meditation, and Adoration 2 - Sacred Yoga Love Songs.Tours of yoga centers throughout the United States ensued, as well as an invitation to perform devotional music at the interfaith gatherings of The Global Peace Initiative of Women, at such events as The United Nations Conference on Climate Change in Denmark in December 2009, and The Conference on The Divine Feminine in Assisi, Italy that same year.
HARMONIUM AND CHANT LESSONS ONLINE: Michael is now offering personal one-on-one tutoring via online video conferencing for those who wish to learn to play the harmonium as accompaniment to devotional chanting. For more information, click here.