hope you will find something of interest and value in the
music and the goals of the Manohara. It is our desire and
intention to create and offer inspired music to help promote
world peace, higher consciousness, unity and harmony with
all of our brothers and sisters on this planet and with
all the earth, all it's creatures and all of creation.
believe in the power of music to lift, to heal, to move
the heart and express the deepest truths in the human soul.
Swami Vivekananda said "Music alone can take you to
the highest." The highest Truth is realization of our
oneness with all of humanity, all creatures, all creation.
Music can help us to touch and feel this oneness and help
heal the wounds that divide us.
humanity is to progress, Gandhi is inescapable. he lived,
thought, and acted, inspired by the vision of humanity evolving
toward a world of peace and harmony. We may ignore him at
our own risk".
--Martin Luther King, Jr.
we have just one moral duty: to reclaim large areas of peace
in ourselves, more and more peace, and to reflect it towards
others. And the more peace there is in us, the more peace
there will be in our troubled world.
all the people living life in peace.
You may say I'm a dreamer,
but I'm not the only one.
I hope someday you'll join us,
and the world will be as one."
To see a videos of a Manohara concert with Ananda Ashrama Choir! Click Here
Breath of My Soul by Manohara with
Gordon Burnham and members of Ananda Ashrama Choir is a live recording of a concert/kirtan for world peace at SpiritWorks in Burbank, CA. and sponsored by the Jizo Peace Center.
Manohara was previously known as "The Gandharvas"
but needed to change the name because of confusion with
a previous band by that name.
This is a very rhythmic and engaging performance, mostly
Sanskrit kirtans with a few intense and heartfelt slow
universal spiritual songs. Vocals, Sitara, Tamboura, Guitars,
Tablas, Violin, Harp, Mandolin, Wood Flute, Bazooki, Percussion.
A mystical and magical evening of chant and song.