At this unique meditation conference you will hear from a global meditation teacher, thought leaders and interact with hundreds of meditators. Whether you are a seasoned meditator or one searching for a simple but decisively effective practice or interested in crafting a holistic life or are a classical music aficionado – this is an evening not to miss!
The marquee Prudential Hall of the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) in Newark, New Jersey will host the event with:
Honor Finnegan is an award winning folk artiste. Her latest album, Roses and Victory, was #3 on the Folk DJ Charts for February 2016. Honor was the #3 artist, and top solo artist. Combining elements of musical theatre, comedy, traditional folk, and poetry, New York Music Daily says, “Can you think of another artist who’s this eclectic, haunting and hilarious, all at the same time?”. Honor Finnegan has been singing professionally since the age of 11, when she was cast in the 1st National Tour of “Annie”. She has shared the stage with John Gorka, Christine Lavin, Ellis, David Massengill, John Forster, and Buskin and Batteau. See what people say about her www.honorfinnegan.com .
Gabrielle Bernstein – A New York Times best-selling author and motivational, Gabrielle Bernstein has been named “a next-generation thought leader” by Oprah Winfrey. Gabrielle is the author of bestsellers “Miracles Now” and “May Cause Miracles”. Gabrielle is a regular guest on the Dr. Oz Show and has contributed to or been featured in media outlets such as Oprah’s Super Soul Sunday, NBC’s Today show, Anderson Live, CNN, Fox & Friends, PBS, The Bethenny show, The Queen Latifah Show, Kathy Lee and Hoda, Access Hollywood, OWN’s Help Desk, The New York Times Sunday Styles section, ELLE, Marie Claire, Health, The Sunday Times UK, US Weekly, People, Wall Street Journal, Sirius Satellite Radio, and many more. At the conference, Gabrielle will share her musings and also moderate a Q & A session with the spotlight speaker. About Gabby www.gabbyb.tv
Dr. Partha Nandi- M.D., F.A.C.P is the creator and host of the internationally syndicated medical lifestyle television show, Ask Dr. Nandi. Dr. Nandi is the Chief Health Editor at WXYZ ABC Detroit, a practicing physician and a renowned international speaker, his appearances include TedX, college commencements, numerous charity functions and premier medical meetings such as Digestive Disease Week. Dr. Nandi has partnered with the Ministry of Health in Jamaica and India, and collaborated with The World Health Organization. Dr. Nandi delivers passionate and inspiring talks to diverse audiences. At the conference Dr. Nandi will be master of ceremony and glue all aspects of the event together to make an impactful event. Visit http://askdrnandi.com for more information.
Dr. Partha Nandi
Kamlesh D. Patel – The evening’s spotlight speaker, Kamlesh Patel is the global teacher of Heartfulness meditation tradition that traces back to more than a century. A prolific speaker, Kamlesh has inspired audiences around the world with his ideas on the efficacy of meditation, the evolution of consciousness and practical guidance for daily life. He travels extensively and his meditation sessions and inspired talks draw thousands of people from all walks of life and backgrounds. Kamlesh will be taking questions from Gabriele Bernstein and conducting a relaxation and meditation session with Yogic Transmission. Read his blog at www.daaji.org .
Kamlesh D Patel
Shashank Subramanyam and team – Shashank is a Grammy-nominated exponent of bamboo flute who made his public debut at the age of six. At the age of 12, the Music Academy in Chennai invited him to perform in the senior-most slot at the Academy–often reserved for the legends of Indian classical music, a record unsurpassed in the history of South Indian music. In a career spanning more than three decades, Shashank has performed at the Smithsonian, the Kennedy Center and the National Academy of Sciences National Academy of Sciences. More here www.shashank.org
Irshad Khan is an internationally recognized sitar player and a leading surbahar (bass sitar) exponent of his generation. He gave his first public performance at the age of seven. By the age of 18, he made history by becoming the youngest soloist to perform at one of the most prestigious international music festivals held in London, known as the Indian All Night Concert at the Proms. Since then he has played in over 40 nations that include music festivals and conferences across all continents. Irshad Khan is the founder/president of Universal Academy for Musicians, based in Canada and India. http://www.irshadkhan.net/
Nitin Mitta is one of the most sought after tabla players in the music world and has quickly established a reputation as an artist with a rare combination of technical virtuosity, spontaneity, clarity of tone, and sensitivity to melodic nuance. He is an acclaimed accompanist who has performed with some of India’s most celebrated musicians. He has also made a mark as a versatile musician in other spheres, including a collaboration with 2010 Grammy Nominee Vijay Iyer and Guitarist Prasanna on their new Album titled “Tirtha.” http://nitinmitta.com/
Parupalli Phalgun is a world renowned and award winning percussionist who has performed with almost every acclaimed artiste of Indian Classical music. An extremely talented and dynamic performer, Phalgun was trained from the age of five. He hails from a family of great musicians such as Parupalli Ramakrishnaiah Pantulu, the guru of vocal Maestro M. Balamurali Krishna. Phalgun has been credited for his contributions on scores of CDs & DVDs.
And there is more coming! We are actively working to update the event offering. Please check back.
Saturday, June 25, 2016
Curtain Time: 4 PM -8 PM EST
Entry to Prudential Hall will be restricted by theater staff after 3:45pm to avoid inconvenience to seated patrons. Please ensure that you arrive by 3pm at the NJPAC Lobby for check-in.