MahaShakti Tim Lechuga is a singer, songwriter, recording artist, and performer- playing for over 40 years in countries around the world.
In 2005 his rock music roots took a turn for the sacred after meeting his guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar and hearing for the first time the profound music style of devotional kirtan.
Applying his western musical roots to recording has resulted in 4 West meets East cds, each a musical statement in its own right- each exploring the deep devotional path toward self awareness, peace, and harmony.
In 2018 Tim received a MAMA music award for his continued development and exploration of his musical persona.
A student of ancient Vedic sciences, Sanskrit, and the mythology of Hindu epics,Tim leads kirtan, mantra and mindfulness workshops, performs at healing ceremonies, conducts Sacred Singing Bowl sound baths and does hands-on demonstrations at elementary schools with the sitar and Himalaya Singing Bowls.
Tim has an Education Specialist Credential in Moderate to Severe Disabilities, and in 2019 received a Bridge Builder from the Stanislaus County Office of Education for his work with children with autism, and a Teacher of the Year Award from the ABC affiliate in Sacramento, California.