here's a photo taken just before the tour began - deva's family celebrating her very cool auntie klara's 90th birthday. deva's mom, viten, is standing center, and big sis ilonka is standing far right, being cuddled by her partner gerd.
a rainbow show in nuremberg before we begin rehearsals
viten, deva's mom, gave us her music room to rehearse for the tour.
our first dates were up in scandinavia - here's sharon, our lighting director with her flags and translators.
dancing for joy - nity is back where he belongs - on the road.
spencer climbing slowly back in the saddle
joby making notes
detail of manose's station
deva's secret song charts
deva and our dear manager hannah preparing for the travels.
a photo from nizhny novgorod - good to know the russian people make fun of their politicians, too!
receiving a warm welcome from our promoters in nizhny novgorod - deepest russia, flowers, and such warm smiles!
typical wooden-brick house in nizhny novgorod
a chai before the concert
we have been so lovingly welcomed by all our promoters - check out this banquet.
and so many beautiful bouquets after the concerts
manose and his helpers counting the donations for nepal - we have reached almost 100,000 euro since we began the tour. that green box (plus 5 others) travelled all over russia with us, courtesy of our moscow promoters, usha and veetmano.
slogan: help nepal. and so many of you did. thank you.
joby's wife theresa joined us - here they are enjoying a backstage cuddle.
spencer nods off while bill adds his ever-present support - backstage in berlin.
singing karuna for the nepalese people
backdrop detail - designed by our beautiful light fairy-director, sharon - and hand painted in usa.
the great jocelyn b smith joined us on stage in berlin.
whenever possible we take a walk in mother nature...here's an enchanted forest in hamburg.
playing my friend atirup's beautiful lakewood guitar - accompanied by three kermits
manose in full flight
great shot of joby concentrating on his bow-ing technique during the sarveshaam mantra
manose brings joy to us all
happy deva namaste
receiving the love - how beautiful
i can feel the wind in my wings...
in our sangha hugging is very important
a quiet moment in almere, holland
grandson dylan at the london concert
ahhhh...spring in siberia
celebrating the beatles - they made it all the way to ekatarinburg in the heart of russia
joby visits the steinway piano factory in hamburg
knees up in amsterdam
a real restaraunt in russia
backstage at almere - just about to begin the concert - photo by rob vanhorst
spencer in the steinway factory checking out the instruments - joby looks on in admiration
i can feel the wind in my wings...! photo by rob vanhorst
here comes your second chance!
meeting friends after the concert in st. petersburg russia
at the end of the evening - a wave and namaste!
while taking in a stroll in ekatarinburg, we were suddenly approached by this young man who presented deva with a sweet bouquet of spring
flowers. "...i love your music!" he said. we had to take a photo of this sweet moment.
arriving in cologne germany
deva in cologne with our dear friend anama and her faithful dog, momo
eating the ultimate in indian cuisine, created by our sweet, long time ashram friend, devapriya, in cologne.
what a feast - fit for osho himself!
shining our light in moscow
more hugging - sharon and nity
making friends with the waitresses - we invited them to the concert
joby and theresa - we love to travel by train when the chance arises...time for reflection and dreaming
mantras in siberia!
...and such a warm welcome from our new friends at the novosibirsk airport!
the amazing denis and nastya, who joined us on stage in st. petersburg, russia
and finally, our great band.
(photo by rob verhorst)
thanks to you all!
meet the band and the crew: http://devapremalmiten.com/meet-dpms-tour-team/