Live-looping [beatbox, handpan, Buddhist chanting] / Meditation, Ecstatic Dance
Yogetsu Akasaka is a Tokyo-born musician and Zen Buddhist Monk who combines Buddhist chanting with live looping, beatboxing, and handpan to create a unique musical experience. After starting his musical career in 2005 as a street performer, Yogetsu became a Zen Buddhist Monk in 2015 to deepen his spiritual growth. He practiced at the Soto Zen Buddhism Monastery for 2.5 years before returning to music. During the pandemic, Yogetsu’s music went viral, reaching 11+ million views and earning him global recognition as a mental health advocate. His wisdom, music, and lifestyle inspires and harmonizes audiences around the world.