Images of Tantra, by Robert Powell
Mantra- Music- Meditation Concert by Edo and Jo
9th January 2015
20.30-21.30 at Yantra Hall
Edo and Jo are acclaimed Australian mantra musicians and singer-songwriters. For the past six years they have toured extensively throughout Australia, South-East Asia, India and most recently the US, playing at Bhaktifest and Pranafest. Their music is an enchanting mix of Eastern mantra and Western folk-pop that is both soothing and uplifting. Edo Kahn was previously signed with Virgin/EMI with his rock bands Gelbison and Kahn Brothers, and is an APRA award-winning songwriter.
Jo Mall Kahn is a singer-songwriter, classically trained musician and a qualified yoga teacher. Their music has been regularly aired on ABC Radio National as well as across the world on various online radio stations incl. Soul Traveler and New World Kirtan. Edo & Jo have been invited to play at local and international conscious events and yoga festivals, including The Conscious Club recently opening for Deepak Chopra, 1 Giant Mind Mass Meditation (Bali), Bali Spirit Festival, and at Australia's major yoga-music festivals, including Uplift Festival, Byron Spirit, Sydney Spirit and Bodhi Festival. Kirtan Alive, their first album, was released in 2012 and is one of Australia's most successful kirtan CDs. Their much-anticipated albums Bliss and Chakra Meditation albums were released on 16 August 2014:Two years in the making, Bliss runs deep. Oozing with devotion, Edo and Jo have transcended to new depths. Merging the ancient mantras with a vibrantly contemporary and sweetly unique sound of Edo & Jo. This music goes straight to the heart, soothing, uplifting, mesmerizing and electric! Chakra Meditation is an invitation to revitalize the body, calm the mind, soften the heart and deepen the divine connection within. The sound vibrations of your own voice tune the chakras in a way that promotes internal awareness, a calming of the mind and a reduction in stress.
Edo and Jo run yoga retreats, workshops and yoga training programs with renowned yoga teachers and schools including Simon Low, Paul Dallaghan (Samahita), BodyMindLife, InYoga, Dharmashala Bondi, Yoga Arts, Power Living, Yoga Moves, Radiantly Alive and Twee Merrigan.Dedicated to conscious living and seva, they co-founded A SOUND LIFE in 2013 (www.asoundlife.org), a charity harnessing the skills of volunteers to bring free yoga and music to those in aged-care, hospitals and underprivileged communities, with Ben Lee, Lisa Mitchell and Luke Steele (Empire of the Sun) as ambassadors. Entrance fee is 300 baht for Samui residents and vacationers. All proceeds will go toward Kamalaya's Charity Fund."