As the Lotus Blossoms

by Jaya Lakshmi and Ananda

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Jaya Lakshmi and Ananda.

This album is a collection of some of the best live shows mostly from 2013. The album is sure to be a favorite, especially for those who love ecstatic chanting and Jaya Lakshmi's electric live performances. The songs were also captured in some of the West Coast's favorite festivals and venues such as Beloved Festival, Peace Village Festival, Harbin Hot Springs, Bhakti Yoga Shala and more. There are also many great videos on youtube of songs to this album. There are even two youtube videos of tracks directly off the album with their corresponding video from Beloved Festival:

Om Namo Bhagavate (6)
www.youtube.com/watch?v=Igi22q0xN8A

Maha Mrityunjaya (8)
www.youtube.com/watch?v=3NHQ-znPqF4

Jai Ma (4)
www.youtube.com/watch?v=bUyMq3ahvDY&ab_channel=AnandaYogiji

Jai Govinda Jai Gopal (3)
www.youtube.com/watch?v=UlldF8tQM1g&feature=youtu.be&ab_channel=AnandaYogiji

Hari Bol!!

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released April 1, 2015

Jaya Lakshmi: vocals, guitar, harmonium, shakers and kartals.
Ananda Yogiji: vocals, classical guitar, bansuri flute, harmonium, and shakers.
Deepak Ramapriyan: Vocals and violin on 'Jai Govinda Jai Gopal' and 'Om Namah Shivaya'. 
Ena Vie: Vocals on 'Ganesha Sharanam'.
Howard Lipp: Keyboard on 'Ganesha Sharanam'.
Al Torre: Lead guitar on 'Jai Ma'
Sara Tone: Vocals and cajon on 'Om Namo Bhagavate' and 'Maha Mrityunjaya'.
Ankush Vimawala: Tablas on all tracks
Jason Bailey: Hammer Dulcimer on 'Jai Ma', 'Om Namo Bhagavate', and 'Maha Mrityunjaya'.
Tubby Love: Vocals on 'Jai Ma'
Vyola Myst: Viola on 'Jai Ma'
Richard Cole: Bass on 'Ganesha Sharanam' and 'Jai Ma'.
Matura: Sitar on 'Om Namo Bhagavate'.
Brian BonTempo: Sarod on 'Om Namo Bhagavate'.
Paul Atkinson: Percussion on 'Ganesha Sharanam'.
Chuck White: Additional sitar on 'Maha Mrityunjaya'.
  
Special thanks to all the musicians who joined us at these wonderful concerts and for allowing us to use this material. Special thanks to those who contributed to our Indiegogo campaign to make this album possible: Luna and Larry's Coconut Bliss, Barbara and Stephan Cameron and Blue Lotus Chai, Tara Alder, Eric Kelly, Patricia Ceci, and Stephanie Saba. Thank you to our parents for the love and support they have given us to get to this point. Thank you also to our dear friends, promoters, venues and festivals who have supported these events. Thank you to all the beautiful friends who have housed us and fed us along the way. Thank you Jason Bailey for your continual support with recording, mixing and mastering support. Thank you Devis and Devas for this incredibly blessed life and for making all this possible.

Recorded, mixed and mastered by Ananda Yogiji with the support of Jaya Lakshmi.  All recordings took place in 2013 except for 'Ganesha Sharanam' which was in 2012.  Album graphics by Viandara.

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Jaya Lakshmi and Ananda are Oregon based musical artists in the genre of mantra music. They offer kirtan, healing mantra music and Kirtronica (kirtan and electronica fusion). In just over 4 years together, they have released 6 albums independently and on Sounds True and Spirit Voyage. They tour nationally and internationally holding their own events and retreats. ... more

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Track Name: Pancha Tattva
Mantra: Jaya Sri Krishna Chaitanya Prabhu Nityananda Sri Advaita Gadadhara Srivasadi Gaura Bhakta Vrinda ~Guru Dev Jaya Jaya Guru Dev

Definition: Opening praise in the Gaudiya Vaishnav traditions prior to chanting the Maha Mantra.

Translation: Praise Sri Krishna Chaitanya, Prabhu Nityananda, Advaita, Gadadhara, Srivasa. Devotees of Lord Gauranga (the golden one), all glories to you all. Praise our divine Gurus.

Chords-A maj
Track Name: Ganesha Sharanam
Mantra: Ganesha Sharanam Sharanam Ganesha-I take refuge in Ganesha, Lord of beginnings and remover of obstacles.
Om Gum Ganapatayei Namaha-Ganesha's seed or essence mantra.
Jai Ganesha Deva-Praise the God Ganesha. 

Chords:
Am-C-G-Am
G-Am
F-C-G
Track Name: Jai Govinda Jai Gopal
Jai Govinda Jai Gopal: Jai (Praise) Govinda (Fulfiller of all desires), Gopal (Protector of the cows).  

Keshava Madhava Dina Dayal: Keshava: The one with the beautiful hair. Madhava: Husband of the goddess of fortune (Lakshmi). Dina Dayal: Merciful to the fallen souls.

Radhe: Radhe-Goddess of love and beloved of Krishna. 

Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Krishna Krishna Hare Hare Hare Rama Hare Rama Rama Rama Hare Hare

The maha mantra, said to be the divine love song between Radha and Krishna.

Chords:
Am-D
Track Name: Jai Ma
Jai Ma Amritananda Mayi Ma-Jai (Praise) Ma (Mother) Amrita (Divine Nectar) Ananda (Bliss) Mayi (Mother) 
-Name for hugging saint Amma.-
Jaya Jagadambe Jai Jai Ma- Jaya (Praise) Jagad (Universe) Ambe (Mother).

Chords:
C-G-Am-F
Track Name: Shiva Shankara
Shiva Shiva Shankara Maha Dev- Shiva "Auspicious One", Shankara "Bestowing Happiness", Maha Dev "Great God" 
Om Namah Shivaya- Shiva's seed or essence mantra.  

Chords: Capo 3
Am-Dm-G
Am-F-G-Am
Track Name: Om Namo Bhagavate
Mantra: Om Namo Bhagavate Vasudevaya
Translation: Salutions to the Lord of the Universe (A mantra for liberation).

Mantra: Sri Krishna Govinda Hare Murari He Natha Narayana Vasudevaya

Translation: O Beautiful Lord Krishna! You are the Divinity
who draws our hearts to yours! O Govinda, you are the divine cowherd! O Hari, you are the one who steals our hearts! O Murari, you are the enemy of the demon Mura!  O my Lord! You are Narayana, the supreme Person!  O Vasudeva, you are the divine Soul of the universe!

Maha Mantra: Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Krishna Krishna Hare Hare Hare Rama Hare Rama Rama Rama Hare Hare

The Maha mantra, said to be the divine love song between Radha and Krishna.

Chords:
Em-C-G-D
Track Name: Maha Mantra
Maha Mantra: Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Krishna Krishna Hare Hare Hare Rama Hare Rama Rama Rama Hare Hare

The Maha mantra, said to be the divine love song between Radha and Krishna.

Krishna-Gob of supreme love, bliss and said to be all attractive.
Radhe-Goddess of love and beloved of Krishna. 
Govinda (Fulfiller of all desires), Gopal (Protector of the cows).  

Chords:
Dm-C-G
Track Name: Maha Mrityunjaya
Mantra:Om Tryambakam Yajamahe
Sugandhim Pushtivardhanam
Urvarukamiva Bandhanan
Mrityor Mukshiya Maamritat

Translation: Maha mrityunjaya is a call for enlightenment and is a practice of purifying the karmas of the soul at a deep level. It is also said to be quite beneficial for mental, emotional, and physical health.  "OM We worship Shiva, the Three-eyed Lord who is fragrant and who nourishes and nurtures all beings. As is the ripened cucumber (with the intervention of the gardener) freed from its bondage (to the creeper) May He liberate us from death for the sake of immortality."

Shiva "Auspicious One"
Shambo "Abode of Joy"
Maha Dev "Great God" 
Shankara "Bestowing Happiness"

Om Namah Shivaya- Shiva's seed or essence mantra.  

English lyrics: I have reached the inner vision and through thy spirit in me. I have heard thy wondrous secret. Through thy mystic insight, though hast caused a spring of knowledge to well up within me.

Holy fountain of power, pouring forth living waters. A flood of love ya, and all embracing wisdom. Just like the splendor of eternal light. Holy splendor of eternal light.

Chords: Capo 3
Em-D-Bm-C
Em-D-C-D
Em-Bm-C-D
Em-Bm-C-D

Em-Bm-C-D (Om nama Shivaya)

Em-D (End jam out)
Track Name: Jai Govinda Jai Gopal (Extended Version)
Jai Govinda Jai Gopal: Jai (Praise) Govinda (Fulfiller of all desires), Gopal (Protector of the cows).  

Keshava Madhava Dina Dayal: Keshava: The one with the beautiful hair. Madhava: Husband of the goddess of fortune (Lakshmi). Dina Dayal: Merciful to the fallen souls.

Radhe: Radhe-Goddess of love and beloved of Krishna. 

Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Krishna Krishna Hare Hare Hare Rama Hare Rama Rama Rama Hare Hare

The maha mantra, said to be the divine love song between Radha and Krishna.

Chords:
Am-D
Track Name: Maha Mrityunjaya (Extended Version)
Mantra:Om Tryambakam Yajamahe
Sugandhim Pushtivardhanam
Urvarukamiva Bandhanan
Mrityor Mukshiya Maamritat

Translation: Maha mrityunjaya is a call for enlightenment and is a practice of purifying the karmas of the soul at a deep level. It is also said to be quite beneficial for mental, emotional, and physical health.  "OM We worship Shiva, the Three-eyed Lord who is fragrant and who nourishes and nurtures all beings. As is the ripened cucumber (with the intervention of the gardener) freed from its bondage (to the creeper) May He liberate us from death for the sake of immortality."

Shiva "Auspicious One"
Shambo "Abode of Joy"
Maha Dev "Great God" 
Shankara "Bestowing Happiness"

Om Namah Shivaya- Shiva's seed or essence mantra.  

English lyrics: I have reached the inner vision and through thy spirit in me. I have heard thy wondrous secret. Through thy mystic insight, though hast caused a spring of knowledge to well up within me.

Holy fountain of power, pouring forth living waters. A flood of love ya, and all embracing wisdom. Just like the splendor of eternal light. Holy splendor of eternal light.

Chords: Capo 3
Em-D-Bm-C
Em-D-C-D
Em-Bm-C-D
Em-Bm-C-D

Em-Bm-C-D (Om nama Shivaya)

Em-D (End jam out)