Music Reviews — 09 October 2018

Karin Reber’s review of Manish Vyas’ recently released album: “The songs fit very well into a cozy yoga class, or are a nice way to slow down after an exhausting day and to go back to our own self.”

Mangalam by Manish Vyas‘Mangalam’, in Sanskrit meaning auspicious, is the name the Indian musician Manish Vyas has given to his newest CD. In fact, the mantras, kirtans, and religious songs are a balm for the soul and lead to an absolutely relaxed atmosphere.

Manish, who now lives in Switzerland, has recorded, together with well-known Indian musicians, seven songs that echo all that is considered auspicious in India: deities, days to marry, rain, peacocks, drums or rivers.

The soulful melodies have emerged based on these traditions. They follow the structure of classical Indian music and spread a positive energy. Accordingly, the songs fit very well into a cozy yoga class, or are a nice way to slow down after an exhausting day and go back to our own self.

Review by Karin Reber, first published in Yoga! Das Magazin, Switzerland 10.2018

Watch on YouTube

Album available from Manish’s website: manishvyas.com

Manish Vyas grew up in a sannyas family in Gujarat, India. He played live for Osho together with musicians from all over the world. This period helped his musical horizon expand. Manish has since performed, recorded and travelled with Prem Joshua, Chinmaya, Snatam Kaur, Shastro, Praful, Sudha, Maneesh and many other musicians. He has also composed mantras for Deva Premal. manishvyas.com


More reviews and tracks by the same musician on Osho News

Share