Mahalakshmi is an American singer-songwriter.
She is a nada (sound) yogini
who has been composing music for over twenty five years.
Mahalakshmi has performed in US, India, and Europe.
Mahalakshmi weaves poetic lyrics into catchy melodies
while accompanying herself on keyboard (piano).
She writes music in service to humanity,
with messages of hope and sanity,
of Truth, Simplicity, and Love.
She also performs & leads groups
in original and traditional kirtan,
an extremely healing & transformative
practice of singing the names and attributes
of the Divine in Sanskrit.
Mahalakshmi often shares the stage with her husband Emam
in their band Mahalakshmi & Emam.
Emam plays tabla and dumbak and is also a composer and music producer.
|Mahalakshmi has performed with the following maestros:|
(Iran): baglama, divan, daf
Mahalakshmi is the featured vocalist & keyboardist
in Emam's long-standing world fusion band Emam & Friends.
She is also a contributing composer.
Her work can be heard on Emam & Friends' last two albums:
She and Emam also join forces in the band
where they perform traditional & originally composed
devotional fusion music from the heart.
Mahalakshmi is the featured singer on
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"I discovered a lifeline in music.
Divine music came to my ear beyond any conscious intent
and often arrived with words and chords complete.
It was through sound that I discovered bliss and peace
in the midst of the stormy sea.
"Music creation is a continual uncovering of treasure,
a redefining of self and experience,
instantaneously, and often surprisingly,
beyond any previously held bounds.
"Due to the freedom music brings me to create entirely new worlds,
and the effortlessness with which songs come,
I knew early on that my work in this life
is to write and perform music
that bathes myself and the listener
in beauty and truth,
for the sake of my and our evolution.
"Sound is the most powerful mechanism
for showing oneself and others the soul,
and I wish to gift the world the music that has transported me to my true self,
to deeper feeling, deeper life, deeper love.
These sounds come from our shared humanity,
with a pure intention of heart,
and they are as much your creation as they are my own."