Krsna. My name is Vipramukhya dasa, a former sannyasi and former
spiritual leader in ISKCON. I presently live in Amarillo, Texas.
This website was developed when I was still
a sannyasi. Though these old pictures of me still have me dressed
as a sannyasi, I am no longer in that role, nor do I dress as a
sannyasi anymore. Click
here to read an announcement about my present status.
Although I no longer live in the association
of devotees, I used to play regularly and teach devotees how to
play this unique drum. If you ever wanted to learn how to play the
Mrdanga, you have come to the right place.
I'm going to teach you how to play. But
you have to read every word I say on every page (including this
one) and take every lesson without skipping ahead.
is a graphic only – you won't hear any sound coming out
of your speakers yet!
If you do that, I promise you
that by the time you finish this course, you'll be able to play
I don't look like the picture on the right
anymore, but that's what I used to look like when I was a
Here's a picture of me these days, taken
recently at the Grand Canyon in Arizona, USA.