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Light On Living with Lisa Berry: Lighten the Load of Life's Challenges: Mercedes Bahleda – Stories of Sacred Chants To Tara

Light On Living with Lisa Berry: Lighten the Load of Life's Challenges: Mercedes Bahleda – Stories of Sacred Chants To Tara

  11/29/2019  09:00 am PST

Mercedes Bahleda – Stories of Sacred Chants To Tara

Aired Monday, November 25, 2019 at 9:00 AM PST / 12:00 PM EST

Mercedes Bahleda and Klaus Hillebrecht have given us an album with songs that bring us closer to enlightenment as their music gently carries us along the path to peace.

Mercedes Bahleda is dedicated to helping people use the voice, body and mind as a path to realization and happiness —relating ancient teachings of the east to the modern world.

She is a teacher and yogini originally from New York City who is a dedicated practitioner of Yoga, Meditation, Voice, and Buddhist Philosophy.

As a popular musician and kirtan singer she has toured the world giving concerts and artist workshops.

On today’s show we get to enjoy a few songs from her newest album, which was done with Emmy-nominated music composer Klaus Hillebrecht, Sacred Chants To Tara.

Mercedes has traveled extensively throughout India and Ladakh studying Eastern disciples and spent over a year total in solitary silent retreat. Best known as an engaging teacher of the principals of karmic management and travels internationally offering seminars to corporations, groups and individuals.

Mercedes has three kirtan albums including the best selling Mercy Songs and Path To Bliss under White Swan Records.

One can only imagine the blessings and messages woven throughout the album with inspired songs from her own sacred life. Hearing the stories from Mercedes herself gives a new dimension to the listening experience and you’re invited to this special hour with us.

About Mercedes Bahleda

Mercedes Bahleda is a teacher and yogini originally from New York City who is a dedicated practitioner of Yoga, Meditation, Voice, and Buddhist Philosophy. She traveled extensively throughout India and Ladakh studying Eastern disciples and spent over a year total in solitary silent retreat. Mercedes is best known as an engaging teacher of the principals of karmic management and travels internationally offering seminars to corporations, groups and individuals.

As a popular musician and kirtan singer she has toured the world giving concerts and artist workshops. Mercedes has three kirtan albums including the best selling Mercy Songs and Path To Bliss under White Swan Records.

A student of Shri K. Pattabhi Jois (Mysore, India), Ana Forrest, David Life, Darren Rhodes, Maureen Fleming, Geshe Michael Roach (USA) and Charles Kellis, (The Juilliard School of Music) she is dedicated to helping people use the voice, body and mind as a path to realisation and happiness —relating ancient teachings of the east to the modern world. She has produced several instructional yoga and teaching DVDs as well as guided meditation and world music CDs. She is in the process of recording a new record and publishing a book of her translations on the Teachings on the Wise Woman Sutra, a conversation between the Buddha and a woman in India over two thousands years ago.

Certification: Certified Yoga Alliance Yoga Teacher 300 Hrs. Asian Classics Twelve Level Sutra Series, Asian Classics Twelve Level Tantric Series. The Yoga Studies Institute Advanced Philosophy Trainings; The Yoga Sutra, The Hatha Yoga Pradipika, The Bhagavagita, The Yoga Studies Institute Eight Level Tibetan Yoga Asana Training. Mercedes holds an honors degree in Performance from New York University where she has also served as faculty.

Publications: The Yoga of Lady Niguma, The Diamond Cutter Institute Level One Retreat Seminar, Yoga of the Ancients, The Path to Bliss, Mercy Songs & UMA (with Ferenz Kallos), The White Tara Mantra Album, Meditations for Passion.

https:/whiteswanrecords.com/artists/mercedes-bahleda

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Lisa  Berry

Lisa Berry

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