Monika Ryan is an award-winning New York-based recording artist, singer, songwriter, producer, arranger, and conceptual creative across multiple genres.
Siddhant works with some of the most celebrated artists in the world. He is an accomplished New Age vocalist, “with a tone and texture that has been compared to silk”…
Keerthy Narayanan is a GRAMMY®-acknowledged participant on nominated (Love Language) and winning (Winds of Samsara and Divine Tides) albums.
Tony®-nominated Broadway producer; three-time Emmy®-nominated producer; Remi Award®-winning filmmaker….
Gregg Braden is a five-time New York Times best-selling author, scientist, and international educator. He is renowned as a pioneer in the emerging paradigm based on science, social policy, and human potential. From 1979 to 1991, Gregg worked as a problem solver during times of crisis for Fortune 500 companies, including Cisco Systems, where he became the first Technical Operations Manager in 1991. He continues problem-solving today, as his work reveals deep insights into the new human story, and how the discoveries inform the policies of everyday life, and the emerging world. His research has led to 15 film credits and 12 award-winning books published in more than 40 languages.
Award-winning Santa Fe-based singer-songwriter, recording artist and multi-instrumentalist ,Martha Reich, is frequently compared to Joni Mitchell and Joan Baez. Her works draw inspiration from nature, and her unique style features an honesty and vulnerability that evokes “a sound almost woven out of the earth”. Reich sings from the brittle openings of the heart, and her songs possess exquisite poetry, capturing the depth of personal and universal subjects.
Pravin Godkhindi is an Indian classical Hindustani flute player. He has mastered the Tantrakari and Gayaki style of playing the flute. His father, Pandit Venkatesh Godkhindi, had trained him in the Kirana Gharana Gayaki style. He has performed with eminent musicians, such as Ustad Zakir Hussain, Dr. Balamurali Krishna, Pandit Vishwa Mohan Bhatt, Dr. Kadri Gopalnath, and Sivamani. He is a winner of two national awards as Co-Producer for the films, Beru, and Vimukthi. He was recently awarded the Honorary Doctorate from Tumkur University.
U Rajesh has performed in concerts across the globe. He was the youngest participant of the Magic Mandolin Festival in the 1980s, and has performed at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts (New York, NY). He has toured and recorded with greats, such as Ustad Zakir Hussain, Louis Banks, Ustad Sultan Khan, Ranjit Barot, Mike Marshall, and multi-percussionists Sivamani and Pete Lockett, as well as Karsh Kale, and Greg Ellis. U Rajesh has also performed live with both the Johannesburg and KNZ Philharmonic Orchestras, and has played for guitar maestro John McLaughlin on the GRAMMY®-nominated album, Floating Point.
Adnan Khan was born into a family of illustrious musicians. He is the son of renowned Sitar maestro Ustad Saeed Zafar Khan, and belongs to two lineages––Dilli Gharana, and Kirana Gharana. Adnan has performed in various prestigious music festivals, including Baba Harivallabh Sangeet Sammelan, ITC Sangeet Sammelan, MTV INDIA Music Summit, International Music Festival in Turkmenistan, Bengal Foundation in Bangladesh, the Indian and the Bahrain Festivals, international festival in Maldives, Salt Lake Music Conference, Arohi Music Festival, Rajiye Sangeet Academy, Ustad Vilayat Khan Foundation, and many more!
Danish is an exceptional violinist who belongs to the Ustad Bundu Khan tradition. Born in a family of musicians, he had the privilege of learning from his grandfather, the late Ustad Mohammad Ali Khan, a celebrated Sursagar and Sarangi virtuoso who was the disciple of Sarangi Wizard, Bundu Khan Sahab. Now, under the guidance of renowned Indian Classical vocalist and head of Delhi Gharana, Ustad Iqbal Ahmed Khan, Danish is an expert in both Gayaki Ang and Tantrakari. A refined rendition of Swaras, different types of Gamakas, Sapaat taans, and layakari, are his specialties, and he is equally proficient in Thumari performances.
Zuheb Ahmed Khan
Zuheb Khan began training at the age of three with his grandfather Ustad Hashmat Ali Khan’s support, and that of his maternal uncle—well-known tabla player, Ustad Akram Khan. A classical tabla virtuoso, Zuheb, the son of Ustad Naushad Ahmed Khan, belongs to the famous Ajrara Gharana. He has performed globally with many Indian Classical artists, including Ustad Shujaat Khan, Ustad Aashish Khan, Ustad Shahid Parvez Khan, Pandit Purbayan Chatterjee, and Pt. Satish Vyas. Zuheb has performed with great jazz musicians, such as Lars Møller, Jeff “Tain” Watts, Louis Hayes, and Kenny Baron.
Charu is an award-winning pianist, composer, and journalist, who became the first Indian-born jazz composer to perform at Carnegie Hall. She has received praises for creating a new sound in jazz, blending a trio with Sufi vocals and Indian ragas. Her jazz original, Bluesy, won a Silver Medal at the International Singer-Songwriters Association Awards (ISSA), and was awarded an ISSA Gold Medal for “Jazz Artist of the Month” by ISSA. Her latest release, The Book of Ragas vol. 2—scored for piano, vibraphone, and a Sufi singer—has garnered critical acclaim. Cellist Yo-Yo Ma, and double bassist Edgar Meyer, have performed Charu’s works, as well.
Russ explains his style of play as “fusing Spanish, Flamenco, jazz, Latin, Cuban, and Brazilian, simultaneously without worrying about what particular rules go with each style. A Latin/rumba base exists in all my songs, but each with a distinctive movement.” Russ is a Voting Member of The Recording Academy (Grammy Awards®), and for the Latin Grammy Awards®. His recordings, Bajo El Sol, Alma Vieja, and Cielo Nocturno resulted in global recognition and five Top 40 Smooth Jazz singles. He is the recipient of five Telly Awards, a Silver of which was for music he composed for the feature film, Thirst: Mission Liberia, and a Bronze in the Documentary category.
Swaminathan Selvaganesh is the grandson of Padma Bhushan-winning and GRAMMY®-winning T. H. Vinayakaram. Swaminathan learned to play instruments from his grandfather, and gave his first stage performance at the age of 12 at Siddhivinayak Temple in Mumbai. He has acquired the South Indian music art of Konnakal, where he sings percussion syllables vocally. Swaminathan is known his use of the small Kanjira, with which he mixes songs of different genres.
Soul Diviners came to existence through the sheer magic of serendipity. As we embarked on our journey to discover spirituality and got closer to what lies within us, we connected with many talented artists, exceptional musicians, marketing professionals, promoters, and organizations who could relate to project Aakasha. With a shared vision and concrete goal to achieve, Soul Diviners is harnessing the power of big immersive technology, e-commerce, and frequency-based meditations to create a shared platform for self-healing, holistic wellness, mindfulness, and spiritual growth around the world.
Soul Diviners is our step to make this world a better place, to help it become more of itself through each of us. It’s a pathway that we’re building for each one to walk towards themselves and the beyond. We create Meditative Music that enables healing ahead of imagination, where you connect with your deep emotions and learn to communicate with them to alleviate the anxiety and become the best version of yourself.
Resensitize Records is a US-based, independent record label owned and operated by Monika Ryan and Jeremy Ryan in partnership with Metamorphosis Agency, LLC, producing, releasing, and distributing music and media globally with a focus on craftsmanship and positive messaging.
Signal Analytics Pvt. Ltd.
Signal is an Emerging Business venture in the Edutainment sector. Focusing mainly on Content, Subscription, gaming, and Robotics. Signal is a subsidiary of Xelpmoc Design and Tech Limited. Xelpmoc offers Tech solutions, Data Science for smart business decisions, and Design services to inspire, engage and be a cut above the rest. The Xelpmoc and Signal team have been there throughout to support us on every step of the way.
Co-Founder, Soul Diviners
Sandipan is a statistician at heart (“The philosophy of Math”). He is actively working in the field of technology, and product, to deliver mass market solutions. He enjoys, and thrives in, solving problems. He is a voracious reader and listener. “Music is like my capacitance layer. Aakasha is our endeavor to set forth our best realizations in that dimension, to be shared with everyone”.
Co-Founder, Soul Diviners
As a serial entrepreneur, creative enthusiast, and meditator, Mallika envisions the essence of Aakasha manifesting itself through global big-tech and a humanistic approach to dealing with everyday problems. Especially during the pandemic, Mallika has, through selfless service, influenced the lives of many. “Aakasha is like a teacher whose guidance illuminates for you how to get where you want to go, and accompanies you on every step of your journey to fulfillment”.
Co-Founder, Soul Diviners
Sakshi enjoys taking abstract ideas and implementing a structure within them. “Being in touch with my inner self, my deep emotions, helped me realize my life’s mission early on. Aakasha‘s vision resonates with my philosophy, and I joined the Soul Diviners team as soon as the opportunity presented itself. Through Soul Diviners, I want to facilitate healing that is conscious, long-lasting, and beyond illusion. Aakasha is our lovely gift to the Universe which resides within each of us.”
Art Director & Designer
Charu is a seasoned marketing professional, known in the industry for her innovative ideas, creativity, and artistic design prowess.
Says Charu, “We don’t need to reach rock bottom before beginning the journey back up. Therefore, we bring to you—Aakasha. Meditation and music should be an integral part of life. Aakasha will help you learn to recognize and understand your emotions, and build healthy coping skills. We sincerely hope Aakasha will offer you comfort, positivity, and abundance!”
Nirvaan K Rai
Nirvaan is an Audio Engineer, and multi-instrumentalist, with a passion for acoustic and organic music, and aspires to recreate such tunes in a modern-day context. His musical sensibilities have been integral in the compositions of Aakasha.
Rishabh is an Audio Engineer and Producer with an interest in experimental and ambient music. As a tabla player, his work draws inspiration from Indian Classical music, clearly reflected in his tones and textures for Aakasha.
Manas is an Audio Engineer and Composer, passionate about all forms of audiovisual content. A history graduate and musician at his core, he combines his learnings to create unique music. Manas’s acumen with acoustic instruments has flavored the arrangements of Aakasha.
Tapas is an Audio Engineer, Producer, and DJ, with a keen sense of sound design, synthesis, and for modern music. He performs live, and in the studio, working in several genres. His unorthodox approach adds a fresh dimension and shape to the tone of Aakasha.
Sound Engineer~Sound Design
Prathyash enjoys a 10-year collaboration with SoulTrax, and has worked on several commercial and award-winning projects. He is the Sound Designer for Aakasha, adding incredibly lush texture to the album.
Harshada V Khandale
Social Media Coordinator
Harshada is an expert visual artist with a Masters in Contemporary Art Practice, instrumental in Aakasha social media engagement and design language.
With an MBA in Media Management, Prateik is an expert marketeer with a love of exploring uncharted territory. He began his career in advertising, and specializes in brand building and logistics and supply chain management. Prateik imparted his wealth of experience, and his abundant knowledge base, to impart seamless operations management for Aakasha.
Coco is our forever-cheerleader and feel-good factor! We all need more of Coco in our lives.