Shanti Samsara was launched by Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi & President of France François Hollande at the United Nations Climate Change Conference COP21 (Paris).
Spearheaded by Grammy® Award Winning composer & conservationist Ricky Kej (India) and inspired by his conversation with the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, SHANTI SAMSARA is truly a global endeavor featuring over 500 musicians including 22 Grammy® Winners from over 40 countries. Ricky Kej went on to performing Shanti Samsara LIVE at the United Nations General Assembly and venues across the globe.
This album is a spiritual journey as much as musical one. In listening, we reflect not only on the subtle sounds of nature but our relation to them, and especially, our roles and responsibilities as children of Mother Nature. That is why Kej titled the album “Shanti Samsara.” The literal translation of the Sanskrit word “Shanti” means peace, but it has a broader meaning: peace, harmony, and equilibrium, in which we live in symbiosis with our surroundings.