Sacred Music: Creativity & Spirituality – David Nichtern in Dialog with special guest Krishna Das
A workshop and book signing event to celebrate the release of David’s new book Creativity, Spirituality & Making a Buck.
A friendly, funny, practical guide for creatives and entrepreneurs, written by a four-time Emmy award-winning and two-time Grammy-nominated composer-guitarist-producer who has worked with Paul Simon, Stevie Wonder, Jerry Garcia, Lana Del Rey, and Krishna Das, among many others. Also a beloved and highly regarded Buddhist teacher, David teaches readers how to integrate their creative process with their spiritual practice and livelihood.
Wednesday, November 6; 7-9PM | General:$25/Members:$22.50
David Nichtern is a senior Buddhist teacher who has been practicing and teaching meditation for over 40 years. He was one of the initial American students of renowned meditation master Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche and studied closely with him soon after his arrival in the United States in 1970.
He is also a business consultant with companies creating a variety of offerings integrating meditation in a larger health and well-being context – including Goldman Sachs, Journey Meditation, True Nature Meditation(Tokyo), Balanced Athlete, The Center for Health & Healing, and Om Births, among others.
He has been featured in The New York Times, The Huffington Post, Buddhist Geeks podcast, Duncan Trussell Family Hour Podcast and many others.
David is the author of the critically acclaimed Awakening From the Daydream: Reimagining The Buddha’s Wheel of Life and the forthcoming Creativity, Spirituality & Making a Buck
He also mentors individual students both in person and online, and leads meditation teacher training programs around the world.
David is also a multiple Grammy-nominated and Emmy award-winning musician. He has recorded and played with Stevie Wonder, Christopher Guest, Jerry Garcia, Lana Del Rey, Maria Muldaur, Paul Simon and many others. Among his many credits in records, film and TV, David wrote the classic song “Midnight at the Oasis” and has produced multiple records for and periodically tours with Grammy nominated kirtan artist Krishna Das. For more information check out www.davidnichtern.com and facebook.com/davidnichtern
Krishna Das is world renowned for his deep soulful chants, moving hearts deeper into Love. He is a Grammy-nominated artist of 16 albums and has been touring and chanting with people around the globe since the 1970s. He is the author of the book Chants of a Lifetime and subject of the documentary One Track Heart: The Story of Krishna Das. Krishna Das’s longtime assistant and accompanist, Nina Rao, will lead a chant or two. For more information check out www.krishnadas.com