Laraaji Nadananda is an internationally recognized recording artist best known for his specially designed electric zither, his vocal performances and his new music improvisation. He also uses the African Mbire, synthesizers, hand drums, percussion and Tibetan gong. He has presented concerts and laughter "playshops" for the global community since 1978, especially in Europe, Asia and the United States. A regular and much appreciated contributor to Ananda Ashram programs since 1980, he received special initiation from Shri Brahmananda Sarasvati. Visit his webpage for more information.