Deobrat Mishra In Concert

Posted September 28, 2016 at 5:51 am by

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Deo­brat Mishra — Con­tributed photo

Fundrais­ing Music Tour

The DAYA Foun­da­tion and Benares Acad­e­my of Indi­an Clas­si­cal Music present the ven­er­a­ble Deo­brat Mishra for an evening of sacred music and sang­ha. Deo­brat Mishra is a world tour­ing Indi­an Clas­si­cal sitarist in the tra­di­tion­al style of Benares Gha­rana. He is also the direc­tor of the non-prof­it orga­ni­za­tion Acad­e­my of Indi­an Clas­si­cal Music in Varanasi, India, where this hun­dreds of years old tra­di­tion is being passed down to the next generation.

The DAYA Foun­da­tion is a non-prof­it yoga stu­dio deliv­er­ing acces­si­ble yoga alter­na­tives to diverse pop­u­la­tions. Their unique style of yoga ther­a­py is one they envi­sion repli­cat­ing in var­i­ous com­mu­ni­ties across the North­west U.S.

Togeth­er these orga­ni­za­tions have teamed up in an effort to raise aware­ness and funds to fur­ther their orga­ni­za­tions’ mis­sions with­in their communities.

We invite you to be a part of this spe­cial fundrais­ing musi­cal event increas­ing the reach of yoga and music to those in need. Join us in Fri­day Har­bor on Fri­day, Sep­tem­ber 30, 2016, at 7:30 pm at the Brick­works build­ing. Advance tick­ets: $20, tick­ets at the door: $25. There is also an oppor­tu­ni­ty to become a patron “change-agent” (tick­et cost plus addi­tion­al dona­tions, tax-deductible) pro­vid­ing direct schol­ar­ship oppor­tu­ni­ties for yoga stu­dents with dis­abil­i­ties and music lessons for Varanasi school children.

For infor­ma­tion and tick­ets vis­it www.brightstarevents.net/deobrat-mishra

All pro­ceeds from the tour will go direct­ly to the non-prof­its, DAYA Foun­da­tion and Benares Acad­e­my of Indi­an Clas­si­cal Music, to pro­vide study oppor­tu­ni­ties for stu­dents in need. At DAYA Foun­da­tion, they pro­vide sig­nif­i­cant med­ical schol­ar­ships for spinal chord injuries, trau­mat­ic brain injuries, Parkinson’s, mul­ti­ple scle­ro­sis, and PTSD. DAYA also pro­vides teacher train­ing pro­grams for North­west pris­ons, devel­op­ing teach­ing com­mu­ni­ties on the inside! Benares Acad­e­my of Indi­an Clas­si­cal Music also pro­vides stu­dent schol­ar­ships for stu­dents of all ages and com­mu­ni­ties, includ­ing those con­sid­ered “Untouch­ables” in India.

“Across con­ti­nents and cul­tures, togeth­er Deo­brat Mishra and Sarahjoy Marsh share a com­mon vision: to men­tor indi­vid­u­als and com­mu­ni­ties by cre­at­ing schools that wel­come stu­dents of all abil­i­ties, ages, life expe­ri­ences, eco­nom­ic capac­i­ty, cul­tur­al capac­i­ty, and even psy­cho-social-men­tal capac­i­ties. As they share the life-chang­ing expe­ri­ences of music and yoga, com­mu­ni­ties are renewed and indi­vid­u­als are empow­ered. Both music and yoga change brain struc­tures toward increased effi­ca­cy, inter­per­son­al aware­ness, social engage­ment, and com­pas­sion. Deo­brat has seen this in the most vul­ner­a­ble chil­dren in his home com­mu­ni­ty in Varanasi: chil­dren of the “Untouch­ables” would oth­er­wise be shunned. At the Acad­e­my of Indi­an Clas­si­cal Music, they’re invit­ed to explore music, build rela­tion­ships, and cross the cul­tur­al divide of the now out­lawed but still pal­pa­ble caste sys­tem. Sarahjoy and the DAYA Foun­da­tion see this dai­ly, week­ly, and year-to-year when those mar­gin­al­ized by pover­ty, crime, edu­ca­tion, or the pro­found health chal­lenges asso­ci­at­ed with trau­ma expe­ri­ence yoga and dis­cov­er they are innate­ly more capa­ble of par­tic­i­pat­ing in healthy communities.”

Friday Harbor DAYA + Deobrat Mishra Fundraising Music Tour PRESSAbout DAYA Foundation
DAYA Foun­da­tion is a change-agent orga­ni­za­tion. We empow­er stu­dents to dis­cov­er their essen­tial life skills through the tools of yoga, which include asana, pranaya­ma, med­i­ta­tion, com­mu­ni­ty, inquiry, music, and dhar­ma. We teach to diverse pop­u­la­tions, includ­ing those iso­lat­ed by cir­cum­stances such as trau­ma, incar­cer­a­tion, res­i­den­tial treat­ment cen­ters, men­tal health chal­lenges, or sen­sori-motor diver­si­ties. Schol­ar­ships pro­vid­ed by this music tour. We also pro­vide yoga teacher train­ing pro­grams in NW pris­ons, train­ing adults in cus­tody to become yoga instruc­tors for oth­er adults in cus­tody, specif­i­cal­ly those who have devel­op­men­tal delays, trau­mat­ic brain injuries, and men­tal health chal­lenges. To learn more vis­it www.dayafoundation.org, call us at 503.552.YOGA (9642), or email tanya@dayafoundation.org.

Friday Harbor DAYA + Deobrat Mishra Fundraising Music Tour PRESSAbout Benares Acad­e­my of Indi­an Clas­si­cal Music
Benares Acad­e­my of Indi­an Clas­si­cal Music pro­vides a school and a home for stu­dents rang­ing from inter­na­tion­al trav­el­ers to the com­mu­ni­ty of indi­gent chil­dren in India. Indi­an Clas­si­cal music instruc­tion is offered by schol­ar­ship pro­vid­ing stu­dents the oppor­tu­ni­ty to study music that engages the brain, heart, body, and mind toward inte­gra­tion, opti­mism, and ser­vice. To learn more vis­it www.benaresmusicacademy.com or email us at mishramusic@hotmail.com.

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