AshaShanti @AshaShanti

South Africa Offline


Joined 3 years ago

About Myself

I have been around in virtual worlds since 2008 - been part of all kinds of projects, educational/art related and others. I find this way of connecting and sharing very versatile and lots fun.

My Interests

world cultures, world music, languages, mindfulness

Favorite Quote

💗 W h a t e v e r y o u d o | D o i t w i t h p a s s i o n 💗
💗 Be kind 💗

Music I Like

I explore music from around the world with a special focus on Africa, India, and Hungary. I love to learn about new instruments, new styles of music. I prefer folk music that has deep roots in a culture.

Films I Like

Hideous Kinky

Books I Like

Madness of crowds, The alchemist

My Regions

Africa
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A region dedicated to the continent of Africa. Turn on stream to hear the sounds of the continent.
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Sunvibes
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A sim dedicated to my world music project called Sunvibes that I have been running on different grids. The stream plays a unique playlist that changes regularly as I carry on discovering new styles and tunes from around the world. The music has an African/Indian/Hungarian focus but you will hear tun...
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Shanti
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A place to meditate, there is yoga, tai chi. Turn on stream for a relaxing mix from India. Visit the MettaCafe for a very unique world music playlist. Enjoy :)
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Activity

Visit the Kippies Jazz Club on the Africa sim to learn about the story of Kippie Moeketsi - father of South African jazz - and his club "Kippies" in Johannesburg that became the place to go for those interested in SA jazz.

Click the images on the wall to learn about some of the artists - and turn on stream to listen to the ever growing collection of jazz vibes from the Southern tip of Africa.

Sample the jazz here : http://eu.ishout.net:8254
Colorful typer for Holi - to celebrate India's festival of colors :)
Just add and type in local chat to see the colors around you. Copy and add more for more intense effect.

Available at the welcome area at Shanti.
Happy Holi!
Time again for the festival of colors in India :)

"Holi - also known as the Festival of Colours, Festival of Spring, and Festival of Love, is one of the most popular and significant festivals in Hinduism. It celebrates the eternal and divine love of the god Radha and Krishna."

Visit Shanti to learn a bit about this fun annual happening in India and take home some color textures and effects - the Holi spot is right next to the welcome area.

Pop in for a visit - chill by the Hippo pond - AfroJazz on stream. Perfect for a 10 min coffee/tea break from work :)

( Sample the jazz here : http://217.23.11.64:8262 )

Wishing all a wonderful Christmas time!

Here is a sunvibe-y tune from Africa/Jamaica to get into the Christmas spirit ( the African way :):

https://youtu.be/anjTd9mraeA

Happy Holidays from Africa to all Opensimers :)

Symphony: Thank you! :)) Merry Christmas 5 months ago
How about a joint while listening to some South African jazz at the Africa sim :)

You will find the joint at the welcome hut - hopefully it is full perm - it is meant to be shared.

It has a potleaf poof effect ( for a few seconds ) when attached.

Have a great week :)
Happy Diwali :)

Visit Shanti to get your fun fireworks effects - click on the boxes at the welcome area to get them. While on Shanti - remember to turn on stream to hear sitar music, visit the Rangoli isle to learn how to create colorful Rangoli designs.

Come pop in to hear a fun list of tunes from Celtic reggae to Desert blues, tunes from India to Ivory Coast and beyond. Get this colorful poofer at the Welcome area. Have a great weekend :)

Visit the Marula pub to learn more about the Marula tree. On stream at Africa today : gentle samba-style tunes by a unique AfroTrio - Toto, Bona, Lokua ( Cameroon’s Richard Bona, Congo’s Lokua Kanza and the Antilles’ Gerald Toto ).
Listen to tunes like Weed Samosas And Sriracha, Laughing Buddha and many others - on today's playlist at Sunvibes : Delhi 2 Dublin and Afro Celt. While there, check out the little Freebie shop for Africa inspired tops, Fractal images and other Africa inspired items. Happy weekend :)

Today on the Africa stream : African blues by Boubacar Traore and Vieux Farka Toure. Visit the Blues hut, turn on stream and enjoy the African atmosphere and the sounds of the blues from Mali.


Kashi Takeshi: Awesome place ! nice work Asha xox 8 months ago

Today at the Africa sim - music from Zululand on the stream. Pop in for a song or two to hear this unique guitar style and to enjoy the atmosphere of the little village.

Today on the Africa stream : sounds of Mali and Senegal. Pop in to enjoy some Afro vibes.


Woody: It was so beautiful 8 months ago

Check out the Ndebele shebeen (pub/cafe) - tune into the stream for more South African jazz, get some of the pottery that is on display and a copy of some of the Ndebele patterns :)

Come visit Africa to hear some South African jazz this weekend. Turn on stream and enjoy the vibe. Happy weekend :)


Kashi Takeshi: Love the place....feels like ....................... Africa! :) 9 months ago
Find Rangoli isle on Shanti to learn about this art form from India.

Rangoli patterns are created on the floor or a tabletop using materials such as dry rice flour, coloured sand, flower petals, and coloured rocks. They make a beautiful addition to any home.

Visit Rangoli isle to learn more, take home some rangoli patterns, and find links to videos that teach how to create these colorful patterns.

Turn on stream for a special selection of tunes from india.

Kashi Takeshi: It is Remmy, great art and Asha is a kind hostess that will explain all. 9 months ago
Come get Bona-fied at Sunvibes with Encantadas Stick people.

This weekend you can hear Richard Bona's music. He is a Cameroon born international jazz sensation - if you like ethno jazz / jazz fusion - he is a great one to listen to. If you don't like jazz fusion - then come only for the freebies :)
Come visit Africa - a region dedicated to the music, art, wildlife and cultures of Africa. Turn on stream to hear today's playlist - tunes from Mali, Senegal, South Africa, Benin and more :) Happy weekend :)

Come visit Sunvibes - turn on stream to hear the sounds of Freshlyground ( South African band ) and pick up some Africa inspired tops - and African fabric textures. Have a great weekend :)

test :)


Kashi Takeshi: Lovely place :) 10 months ago
Come visit Sunvibes for a unique playlist this weekend - tunes from Ivory Coast, Senegal, Mali, Benin, Niger, South Africa and beyond. You will also find a selection of African fabric textures at the Freebie shop and other goodies. Happy weekend :)

Visit Shanti's little freebie shop - for a collection of fractal textures generated with Ultrafractal, Apophysis and Qosmic.


Marianna : I LOVE fractals!! In SL I created fountains and at that time my friend was a fractal artist so she wanted her fountain fractalized lol it looked cool!! 10 months ago

Come visit Sunvibes to hear my latest playlist - music from Africa, India, Hungary and beyond. The list changes all the time so you will always hear new styles and vibes as time goes on.

Visit the Metta Cafe for a unique world music playlist from Africa, Caribbean, India and beyond. Remember to turn on stream and enjoy :)

Take home some fractal art work (take copy).

Evening meditation

Visit the Metta Cafe and turn on stream to enjoy a unique selection of music from Africa, India, Hungary and beyond.

Wishing everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from Africa :)

Happy Thanksgiving to all those celebrating :)


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My Reviews

Nothing

An exploration of Nothing. Nothing like it. I definitely recommend it.

Eros Yoga Center

Truly serene and beautiful - will be back.

Xinashi

Great experience - what a beautiful yoga spot - and there is much more to discover so have to go back to check all the other corners. Thanks for the warm welcome :)

Little Gull Island

Beautiful :) I will be back :)

Moonrose Welcome

Beautiful :)

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