We must know that the only way we can keep healthy is through our Indian Classical Music.

H. H. Adishakti Shri Mataji Nirmaladevi 27-1-1986.

If they listen to this Indian Classical Music they will have no diseases, no heart attacks, nothing...

H. H. Adishakti Shri Mataji Nirmaladevi 27-1-1986.

Indian classical music coupled with Shri Mataji Nirmaladevi's Meditation has the power to cure illness and relieve stress.

Nirmalanand-Acharya Dr. Sadanand Ganpati Mankar JP.

World peace begins with inner peace.

Nirmalanand-Acharya Dr. Sadanand Ganpati Mankar JP.

ABOUT US

Acharya Dr. Sadanand G. Mankar JP (Nirmalanand)

Indian Classical Music Research Academy Australia

The ICMRAA was founded by Acharya Dr. Sadanand G. Mankar JP

The ICMRAA was started in 1999 and offically registered on the 15th of June 2006 in Australia. The aim of the ICMRAA is to respect and follow the teachings of H. H. Adishakti Shri Mataji Nirmaladevi in order to increase the appreciation of Indian classical music and to use ragas to help deepen and spread Shri Mataji Nirmaladevi's meditation to the rest of the world. World peace begins with inner peace

Director, Sangeetacharya Dr. Sadanand G. Mankar JP, Ph.D.(AM-Music) Vidhya-Vachaspati Indian Classical Singer

Sangeetacharya Dr. Sadanand G. Mankar was born in a family of Saint Namdeva shimpi-bhajan singers and Indian (Natak) drama-artists. Sadanand's father Shri Ganpati Vishnu Mankar was a drama artist. When he left the Natak- Drama Company he became a tailor as source of income and he established Shri Krishna Bhajani Mandal and devoted his life to bhajan singing. Sadanand used to accompany on the Pakhawaj/tabla for his father's bhajans. Having studied Indian classical music in a disciplined and devoted manner following the ancient principle of Guru Shishya Parampara since the tender age of five, he was blessed to learn under the guidance of many renowned Gurus, such as Vedasampanna kai.Pt. Gajanan Bakhare, Kai.Pt. Anandbuva Limaye (Kolhapur), Pt Shrikrishna -Babanrao Haldankar (Mumbai), Ustad H. Sayeeduddin Dagar-Dhrupad exponent, Darbargavai Kai.Pt. Nilkanthbuva Chikhalikar, Kai.Pt Ramesh Abhyankar (Mumbai), Pracharya Pt. Arun Jere (Disciple of Kai.Pt. Sudhakarbuva Digrajkar), Prof Pt. Arun M. Kulkarni, Dr. Bharati Vaishampayan (MA Music Dept Shivaji University), Kai.Pt Dr. Arun Apte ( CEO Late PK Salve International Art Academy), Prakash Patil and Tabla-Ustad Amod Dandge. Sadanand has completed Sangeet Visharad, Sangeet Bhushan, Sangeet Parangat, Sangeetacharya -Doctorate in Indian Classical Music (Gayanacharya-Vocal) from 100 year old Government Recognised Devgandharv- Bhaskarbuva's Bharat Gayan Samaj in Pune. He also holds a M.A. Music(Vocal) and Ph.D.(AM-Music Th.)=Vidhya-Vachaspati and has a number of awards. He is also a life member of the Akhil Bhartiya Gandharv Mahavidhayala (music board-India). In his youth he completed B.Sc. (Electronic Eng.), Master of Computer Management, Ph.D.(Management)became a member of the Australian Institute of Management, a Senior member of the Australian Computer Society and a Senior life member of CSI. He also worked on a number of projects, supercomputer high level jobs as a top level manager. Now it is his intense personal desire and promise to those who passed this pure knowledge of ragas on to him, to increase the appreciation of Indian classical music, and use ragas help deepen and spread Shri Mataji Nirmaladevi's meditation to the rest of the world. He has devoted his life to his guru H. H. Adishakti Shri Mataji Nirmaladevi since 1989. He uses the name Nirmalanand in Indian Classical music.

For classes in Khayal, Dhrupad and Dhamar Hindustani-north Indian classical Raga music contact Dr Sadanand G. Mankar on indianmusic@icmraa.com or 61- 407561662.