Pundit Samavedula is a 6th generation Sama Veda pandit who was trained in the Vedas beginning at age 7. He attended the Shri Sarva Raya Veda Patha Shala school in South India, and after 12 years of study, received his Master’s Degree in Vedic Studies (Ganapati Pandit). Panditji has been coming to the Yoga Farm and Vietnam since 2009 performing pujas, homas, and giving workshops on mantras and rituals. He has a very powerful voice and when he teaches he uses humor to keep everyone engaged and inspired.
Ken Whiteley is one of Canada’s most respected grassroots musicians. Drawing on his incredibly rich background in blues, gospel, and folk styles, his performances are presented with humor, energy, and grace.