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Sacred Love

by Shambhu

  • Streaming + Download

    Sacred Love features an all-star list of collaborators who joined with Shambhu in this landmark debut, including Grammy Award-winners Windham Hill Records founder Will Ackerman (co-producer) and recording and mixing engineer Corin Nelsen.

    The artists that Shambhu and Ackerman assembled are no less impressive. They include: Tony Levin on bass (tours with Peter Gabriel), George Brooks on saxophone (recorded with John McLaughlin and Zakir Hussain), Ravichandra Kulur (performed with Ravi Shankar and Anoushka Shankar), Jeff Haynes on percussion (toured with Pat Metheny), Celso Alberti on drums (toured with Steve Winwood), Charlie Bisharat on violin (toured with Shadowfax), Premik Tubbs on flute and wind synth (toured with Santana and Mahavishnu Orchestra), Michael Manring on bass, and Eugene Friesen on cello (toured with Paul Winter Consort).

    Digital download of 12 songs, includes "Guide to the Journey".
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  • Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

    "Sacred Love" -- Ride the Wave...12 songs that will leave you breathlessly satisfied. Includes digital download -- liner notes, photos. Enjoy "The Making of Sacred Love" on the SHAMBHUMUSIC Channel on YouTube.
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  • Buy 10 Copies and Save!!! Gift Sacred Love to those you love. Shambhu will also include a free signed copy for you. Also includes a download of all 12 tracks in your choice of 320k mp3, FLAC, or just about any other format you could possibly desire. And downloadable PDF 8-page guide.
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    Get all 8 Shambhu releases available on Bandcamp and save 15%.

    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality downloads of Life Passage: Soothing Guitar for a Peaceful World, Mars Dawn, LIFE PASSAGE, Heart Awakening, Lilac Skies, SOOTHE, Dreaming of Now, and Sacred Love. , and , .

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Together 04:51
Revelation 04:10
Imagine 03:25
Maui Breeze 04:40
Nirab Amare 04:48
Shiva Grove 05:25
Humility 07:16


Produced by Windham Hill Records founder Will Ackerman and Shambhu, Sacred Love invites full-on listening and continually draws you in deeper and deeper, revealing your own core. This extraordinary debut by acclaimed guitarist and composer Shambhu features an all-star cast of musicians: Tony Levin (bass), George Brooks (sax), Celso Alberti (drums), Eugene Friesen (cello), Ravichandra Kulur (flute) and Jeff Haynes (percussion).

“One of the best of the year (or any year!)”~ Common Ground magazine

“Shambhu is a superb guitarist and a true composer. Creating this dynamic and beautiful recording together was a joy.” ~ Will Ackerman, Founder, Windham Hill Records

“…as close to perfection as it can get.” ~ Kathy Parsons – MainlyPiano.com

“…one of the most beautiful and most impressive guitar albums I have ever had the pleasure of listening to.”
~ Raj Manoharan – RajMan Reviews

“…a work of art for those seeking enlightenment of any kind through music.”
~ Keith Hannaleck – MuzikReviews.com

“Superbly crafted…Shambhu’s compositions are beautiful and intriguing, engaging over repeated listens. An impressive debut, highly recommended.”
~ Scott Ericson – Music Sojourn

“This work has one goal: to convey a celestial abode in music and superb musicianship that invites listeners to explore, enjoy and reflect within.” ~ Astreaux World

“A sonic masterpiece …this is an awesome sounding record on virtually any speakers or headsets.” ~ John Weeks, SPECTRUM FM RADIO NEWS

“Solid gold entertainment … takes off and ascends to new heights.” ~ John P. Olsen, New Age Music World

“A sumptuously delicious smorgasbord of melody and rhythm….the sheer virtuosity is mind-boggling. Strongly recommend this album…” ~ Bill Binkelman, NEW AGE RETAILER

“The musicianship on the album is second to none. Shambhu is a very fluid and articulate guitarist, with a lightness of touch that makes his music worth seeking out. Sacred Love: Feel The Journey is on regular rotation on my CD player – can’t say fairer than that.“ ~John, The Borderland

Watch "The Making of Sacred Love" at the SHAMBHUMUSIC Channel on YouTube.


released October 1, 2010

Produced by Will Ackerman and Shambhu
Engineered and Mixed by Corin Nelsen
Mastered by Adam Ayan at Gateway Mastering
Composed and arranged by Shambhu. Except "Imagine" by Will Ackerman and Shambhu, "Nirab Amare" by Sri Chinmoy, and "Shiva Grove" by Shambhu, George Brooks and Ravichandra Kulur.
Published by Sacred Love Music (BMI)

Recorded at Imaginary Road Studios, Windham County VT. Also recorded at The Mix Room, San Rafael, CA, Studio D, Sausalito CA, The Complex, Los Angeles, CA and Infinite Studios, Alameda, CA

Cover design by Tyler Nilson.
Photography by Shalom Ormsby.


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Shambhu Westhampton, New York

Shambhu expresses himself through a blend of folk, Indian and jazz styles and a music that seek to lift the inner Spirit. His songs emerge in quiet introspection. His touch evokes delicate yet intricate expressions of nuance and subtlety. His performances provide audiences an experience that some have described as “magical”, “a journey” and “opening a space within”. ... more

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