Cosmic Love Sound Bath with Cypress and Sharanam
Vocal artist and sound healer Cypress Dubin and Sharanam Anandama present an evening of transformational sounds and inspired live music. Sharanam’s “prayerformances” include improvised music played on electric dulcimer. Cypress blends her etherial vocals, mantra, and medicine songs with shamanic and world instruments. Soothing and uplifting, we invite you to join us for an evening of transcendence and beauty.
We’ll gather at heart tribe boutique in the heart of Fairfax. There will be some floor space for lying down, seated meditation, and a small couch. Bring pillow, eye mask, camping mat, water bottle, warmth etc to make yourself comfortable. No scents or perfume please.
Limited space advanced tickets suggested.
Friday May 17th
About the Artists
Vocal Artist * Sound Healer * Yoga Educator * Sacred Space
Cypress has studied music and the mystic arts for more than 35yrs. Her work invites us to experience music as medicine through sound meditation, breathing practices, yoga, and ritual healing arts— fusing ancient technologies with modern modalities. A Yoga Alliance Certified 500 RYT with over two decades of practice and study, she integrates traditional and therapeutic yoga, restorative, posture, back care, meditation, and nature-based traditions. An accomplished singer, graduate of the music program at Barnard College Columbia University and SAG-AFTRA member, she holds credits in major motion pictures such as Home Alone. Featured at Bhakti Village, Serenity Festival, Peace Village, Pure Yoga, BB Kings NYC, Reno International Jazz Festival, San Francisco State University, NYTimes Style Magazine. Cypress’ album Altarreleases 2019 featuring signature ethereal vocals with mantra, medicine songs, Himalayan singing bowls, world and shamanic instruments. www.cypressdubin.com
Sharanam Anandama born in San Francisco 1952. Comes of age in the "Flower Power/Make Love Not War" Generation. A very lucky early participant in original San Francisco psychedelic music era. Passionate Vietnam war protester and Conscientious Objector, standing up against the war machine, and refusing to kill or be killed. In 1973 at major concert at San Francisco's famous Winterland, Sharnam came under the influence of the late great Maharaji Neem Karoili Baba via Ram Dass, aka: Richard Alpert and his original band, Amazing Grace, whose members include, Bhagvan Das,Krishna Das,Jai Uttal, and other early spiritual seekers. At this auspicious meeting time and place Sharanam came involved with yoga, kirtan chanting, meditation, and the philosophies of Eastern religions Hinduism and Buddhism. From this point on Sharanam has been on The Spiritual Path, as a student, practitioner, musician, originator, and promoter of events featuring these arts.
Founder of The Harmony Festival in Santa Rosa California, and producer of countless other gatherings that promote World Peace, Spirituality, World Music and Culture. In the present era, he produces, presents and facilitates spirituality practices at gatherings such as, Bhakti Fest, Shakti Fest, Beloved Festival, Oregon Country Fair, Good Medicine, Pranafest, and many others. In 2003 at age 50 as per Inner Direction of Maharaji Neem Karoli Baba, he was directed to meet his Living Guru, Mata Amritananda Mayi Ma, aka: The Hugging Saint of India, and has been under direct care and protection ever since then. The name Sharanam Anandama is a Sanskrit phrase that means" i take Sanctuary, Refuge and Protection in the Name Of, The Mother of Infinite Divine Bliss" In the modern era he leads meditation, Bhakti Yoga, and musical practices. Sharanam delivers Dharma Transmission, discourse on the subject of finding one's Dharma, that is the individual Spiritual Path that will lead to the Liberation of Soul from samsara, the endless wheel of birth and death. His “prayerformances” are accompanied by improvised live music played on his electric dulcimer Oceana. These sessions are inspirational, soothing, uplifting, and transcendental.