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  • Golden Drum 97 Green St Brooklyn, NY, 11222 United States (map)

Music Is The Medicine is a vibrant series that showcases virtuosic musicians, cutting edge research on sound and vibration, film, and sound healers, all with a profound connection to the human spirit. Each event is exquisitely curated to evoke the power of imagination, to ignite the creative fires of our passion, to engage the senses and bring each participant new knowledge and inspiration in the fields of sound, vibration, music and performance. Music is the Medicine is collaboration between the Golden Drum and the Sacred Arts Research Foundation to bring you the timeless medicine that is music. 

2 Time Grammy nominee and Professor of Yoga
DALIEN, aka 13 HANDS is stopping by for a very sacred and special offering of sound healing, chant and vibrationally insightful discussion for after our inspiring film shorts The Ceremony of Original Innocence and
Inner Worlds, Outer Worlds

The event will flow as follows
7:30pm doors open - tea / food / sweets available for sale

7:45pm to 8:45 1 hour video shorts with food available for sale

9pm - 10:30pm Healing Talk and Sound meditation & Chants w 13 HANDS

Cost: $25
If you PRE-REG, 
you'll get a Root Chakra Meditation download for FREE!

Dalien, aka 13 HANDS will be stopping by THE GOLDEN DRUM to share sound healing, chant and an opening talk about sound, vibration
as it relates to his inspiring journey through near death curing Crohns/Colitis and other endocrine system challenges

He'll segue way into a very sacred, Shamanic journey offering via Native flutes, hang drum,
intuitive channeled voice, ambient percussion and other sacred instrumentation to guide you deep into
a state of dreambody, nada yoga and inner reflection/healing.

Just lie down, be comfortable and dream... 
explore the healing states of the theta and delta brain wave state, dreaming and sleep will bring an incredible blissful, relaxing and spiritually insightful experience.  
Bring an offering, an intention for change/growth or if there is an issue, person or energy you would like to release from your life then the opening prayer circle 
will help with setting those intentions before we begin the experience.
You'll be brought back respectfully with light guitar and into some very inspiring, integrating and heart opening chants to seal all this positivity we've
co-created together!

Presented by


BHAVANTU from new album Trinity -

SPACE JESUS from new album Trinity -

13 HANDS, aka DALIEN, is a two-time Grammy nominee, Professor of Yoga, ERYT500 instructor, kirtan wallah, presenter and sound therapist who has been immersed in many studies, approaches and styles of yoga, holistic health education, shamanism, Native American and Peruvian traditions and contemporary/ world chant music for over 20 years. With 13 albums, playing over 25 instruments and touring approximately 100-150 events a year, he’s created a very unique, spiritual and people-centered, lifestyle company 13 HANDS / NOMADYOGA, that integrates all of his skills, talents and services. A survivor of Crohns/Colitis and other endocrine issues, he healed himself completely through a very inspiring journey to go on and implement this wisdom and stages of healing into the programs, workshops, teacher training modules, concerts and personal development work he shares to help people with general health, stress reduction issues and in the recovery of post traumatic stress disorder symptoms.  Additionally, his instrumental healing music that has been proven to reduce anxiety and improve sleeping challenges. Yogically on the mat 22 years teaching 15, he runs the gamut of styles into various integrated approaches that he customizes to the student, group or setting to strike a balance between the ego, authentic range of motion, astrology and chakra relationships.  With a seeker’s mindset and never ending curiosity of a child (he’s a Gemini!) he’s studied Hatha, Vini, Vinyasa, Ashtanga, Kripalu, Iyengar and Anusara combined with the muscular energy principles of Eastern Martial Arts, primarily, Qigong.

He shares with so much joy, love, passion, community, a super sense of humor and has shared those gifts presenting along side and/or with at events with The Dali Lama, Jack Kornfield, Anne Lamott, Mark Nepo, Shiva Rea, Seane Corn, Dr. Masaru Emoto, Gary Null, Amy Ippoliti, Dharma Mitra, Elena Brower, RUN DMC, Ani DiFranco, Marjorie Fair, Ours, Paula Cole, Laurie Anderson, the late Pheobe Snow and beloved Shyamdas, Krishna Das, WAH!, Snatam Kaur, Guru Ganesha, Jai Jagadesha, Sean Johnson, Dave Stringer and many more.....along with many other wonderful teachers, healers and artists at festivals, ashrams, retreat centers like Kripalu, Omega, ECA, WSSC fitness conferences and other spiritual/yoga events like Yoga @ the Great Lawn, Global Mala, Sounds True Wake Up Festival & Wanderlust NYC and a recent Tedx talk.  He’s also a graduate of Hippocrates Institute and is kind of a “living proof, raw foodie, testimonial to the healing powers of a yogic, spiritually conscious and organic, raw, enzyme and oxygen rich, living foods.  
Honestly, he’s just happy to be alive and getting a 2nd chance.