Punnu Singh Wasu is an Indian vocalist, musician, songwriter and multi instrumentalist. He was born and raised in Hyderabad into a family that has a true love for Kirtan (devotional music) and spirituality. He began studying harmonium and singing at the tender age of 5. At age 10, he moved on to studying the Indian Classical Music (Hindustani) while traveling with his father throughout India singing the beautiful verses of Kirtan. Later on his knowledge of mandolin and tabla became his focal point. Punnu has been invited to sing Kirtan in some of the most sacred places in India including the Golden Temple Amritsar, Vrindavan, Hemkunt Sahib, Rishikesh and Haridwar. Nowadays he performs Kirtan, Xtatic Kirtan, Indian Fusion, Indian Classical music, Sufi, Bollywood music as well as Sound Healing around the world. He has his own Kirtan Academy and also leads music workshops in combination with yoga & meditation.
He recorded two cds, his début album called Bhakti Child which was released in 2011 followed by Karuna in 2013. Both are available on his website, iTunes and cdbaby.
Punnu’s interest in spirituality, meditation and healing formed in his early years as he was influenced by his father and other Indian masters. He has studied different healing modalities (Reiki, Pranic Healing, Crystal Healing, Chakra Balancing, Quantum Touch, Psychic Surgery, Oneness Deeksha Blessings, Spiritual Counselling, Shiatsu Anma and Swedish Kata Massage). He is a Grand Master in Reiki and has over 23 years of experience. He studied different traditions of Reiki with Grand Master Kandy Beth Brandt in Russia and with Dr. Kanta Nagpal in India over several years. He offers all healing modalities on a daily basis and teaches Reiki trainings (level I – Grand Master) on a regular basis.
From early age he was interested in learning and practicing meditation. He has studied in different ashrams and meditation schools from which some are Osho commune, Gandhi Gyan Mandir, Art of living, Amma Amritanandamayi, Oneness University, Vipassana, Transcendental meditation and many more all over India, Philippines and Indonesia. Punnu teaches meditation classes several times a week, offers 2-day meditation workshops as well as 100hr & 200hr meditation teacher trainings on a regular basis.
Currently, Punnu resides in Bali where he works at the world renowned yoga centre The Yoga Barn in Ubud. He is on the monthly schedule teaching Hatha Yoga, leading meditation, singing Kirtan and offering blissful Sound Healing melodic journeys. He also leads Kirtan Academy – Bhakti Bliss trainings, meditation workshops and 100hr & 200hr Meditation Teacher Trainings, spiritual courses and Reiki trainings (level I – Grand Master) regularly. Holistic Healing at The Yoga Barn features him as one of their onsite healers and he offers healing sessions and spiritual counselling daily.