Washuntara is an Australian singer/songwriter and speaker based in Nashville, Tennessee. In addition to working on his label, Passionworks Music, he also conducts relationship workshops and men's outreach to further his mission "to craft passionate lives that work."
Washuntara is a Seeker; he is also a Performance Artist, Singer, Songwriter, Public Speaker, multi- instrumentalist and storyteller. His Label Passionworks Music has its home on Nashville's famous Music Row.
A global citizen, Washuntara brings together a successful and thriving musical career with over three decades of service and leadership to the community. With an unforgettable voice and powerful songs, this vital Australian's music, mirth and message has garnered a grassroots following across the world.
Off stage, his innate ability to "meet people where they are," finds him at work in the world, a Buddhist Spiritual Teacher challenging people to wake up and reclaim the happiness in their lives. As co-founder of the international not-for-profit organization, "Circle of Men," he has led the fight against social isolation and loneliness in men for over twenty years. In response to the need for better communication between men and women, he created "He/She/We" relationship workshops that offer a rare opportunity to discover more deeply how the genders tick. Despite all the seriousness in life, as Washuntara says, "We don't really grow up until we've had our first good belly laugh at ourselves!"
World Class Talent
•His songs hit Top Ten status in Australian and European markets, and had major success in the USA.
•Shared the stage with Sir Paul McCartney, The Eagles, Jerry Lee Lewis, Moody Blues, Keith Urban, Garth Brooks, and a host of other international greats.
•Internationally recognized Buddhist educator and speaker.
•Co-founder of the international organization Circle of Men, a global not-for-profit that focuses on men's well-being.
The name "Washuntara" means Fire and Strength. It comes from the Buddhist tradition and is a testament to the grace and grit of a man whose life purpose is to "Co-create powerful and authentic lives that work."