Dada Nabhaniilananda

Meditation and Creativity Consultant
Dada Nabhaniilananda

Dada Nabhaniilananda, aka The Monk Dude, is a yoga monk, a meditation instructor, an author, a keynote speaker and a musician. Born in New Zealand, he was ordained as a monk in India in 1979 where he studied under the great spiritual master, Shrii Shrii Anandamurti. He has clocked up more than 30,000 hours of meditation and performed and spoken in more than 40 countries, including in Brazil in 1992 where he appeared on stage with the Dalai Lama before 10,000 people.

Dada started playing music at the age of four. He has recorded eight albums, won five international songwriting awards and has performed or recorded with a number of notable musicians including Paul Winter, Premik Tubbs (from Santana and John Mclaughlin bands) Harry Williamson (from Gong) & the late, great Daevid Allen (founder of Gong and Soft Machine).

Dada's book on meditation, Close Your Eyes & Open Your Mind, is available in twelve languages. In 2015 he published a comic fantasy novel, Real Dragons Don’t Cry.

Dada currently lives in California where he has taught meditation at UC Berkeley, California, and speaks on Mindfulness and Creativity for Technology Corporations. Clients include NVIDIA, LAM Research, Google, CISCO and Facebook.

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27160 Moody Rd
Los Altos Hills, California
94022

Areas of Specialty

Anxiety

Confidence

Emotional Disturbance

Life Coaching

Mood Disorders

Positivity

Self Esteem

Spirituality

Success Coaching

Other

Treatment Methods

Art Therapy

Coaching

Intuition Development

Life Coaching

Meditation and Guided Visualization

Mindfulness

Music Therapy

Sound Healing

Yoga

Books Dada has Published

Close Your Eyes & Open Your Mind

A Practical Guide to Spiritual Meditation

Dada Nabhaniilananda has in a masterful stroke answered many common questions on meditation, given useful tips and guidelines on how to practice interspersed with his subtly humorous stories, and clarified for the reader the essence of meditating with profundity and practicality. Not only does he sharenwith us the fine nuances of mantra meditation, he goes further than many current authors on meditation by offering us a glimpse into the social dimensions of genuine spirituality.

Articles Dada has Published
Why is Meditation so Popular These Days?
Why is Meditation so Popular These Days?

The image above is of course a dead give-away. Teaching the Beatles meditation has to count as the greatest PR coup of all time. But in this video I talk about the more recent trend where meditating is »

The image above is of course a dead give-away. Teaching the Beatles meditation has to count as the greatest PR coup of all time. But in this video I talk about the more recent trend where meditating is being accepted in the mainstream and is being taught by sports coaches, in schools, in businesses, prisons and more...

Dada Nabhaniilananda · August 21st, 2016

Dada Nabhaniilananda · August 21st, 2016

What is the Relationship between Meditation and Yoga?
What is the Relationship between Meditation and Yoga?

This is the second in my series of Meditation Q&A Videos. »

This is the second in my series of Meditation Q&A Videos...

Dada Nabhaniilananda · August 21st, 2016

Dada Nabhaniilananda · August 21st, 2016

The Benefits of Meditation (Video)
The Benefits of Meditation (Video)

This is the first of a series of Meditation Q&A videos I shot in Canada last year. »

This is the first of a series of Meditation Q&A videos I shot in Canada last year...

Dada Nabhaniilananda · August 21st, 2016

Dada Nabhaniilananda · August 21st, 2016

The Revolution of Love - TEDx talk
The Revolution of Love - TEDx talk

I gave this TEDx talk in New York in 2012. I talked about how I became a yogi and a spiritual revolutionary, and why I hold out great hope for the future of humanity. It ends with a short guided meditation »

I gave this TEDx talk in New York in 2012. I talked about how I became a yogi and a spiritual revolutionary, and why I hold out great hope for the future of humanity. It ends with a short guided meditation and my song, The Revolution of Love. Includes jokes. I hope you like it as much as these people who were kind enough to comment on the TEDx channel: "Wow, you've shown me so much in just this one..

Dada Nabhaniilananda · August 20th, 2016

Dada Nabhaniilananda · August 20th, 2016