Varanasi live 12.11.2011

70 pics with Mahadev Cometo, Rajaneesh Tiwari (tabla), Jean-Louis Gafner (magic) and Betrand Siffert (sound).

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Indian Tour Setup 16.11.2011

With Mahadev Cometo, Jean-Louis Gafner and Betrand Siffert.

Find the guy checking electronics,
– first with his finger
– then with his tongue !

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Eye- and Ear-Catching

Mahadev Cometo, Rajaneesh Tiwari, Hari Paudyal, Jean-Louis Gafner and Bertrand Siffert in a live performance at Assi Ghat, Varanasi, november 2011, playing The Beatles’ song «Tomorrow Never Knows»

Same crew, same place, Varanasi 2011:
Mahadev playing the mythical song «Lyoba» as a reminescence of his origins.


Nepal – India Tour 2014


Mahadev Cometo, together with Jean-Louis Gafner, magic lightshow, and Bertrand Siffer, sound.

Impressions from the Nepal-India tour (+Silence Festival, Nepal), oct/nov. 2014, s. video Concert Assi Ghat Varanasi 2014

About 100 images.
Just click on the first image, click then on the fullscreen-icon and let it go hitting first the PLAY-button.

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Headliner at the Silence Festival in Kathmandhu, Nepal 2014

Playing sitar with hard rockin’ Guido Wyss, s. videos on
With Jean-Louis Gafner and Bertrand Siffert.
Some pics of the Silent Festival, s. image-gallery above.
Festival poster, check Event-List .

Mahadev Cometo discussing with Guido Wyss (drum, percussion)

Mahadev Cometo and Guido Wyss (drum & tatoo!) attacking the Silent Festival

Guido Wyss in action, Silence Festival, Kathmandu 2014

Guido in action – Silence Festival, Kathmandu 2014


Agni Pooja Varanasi, 2014

A group of priests performing “Agni Pooja” (Worship to Fire) wherein a dedication is made to Shiva, River Ganga,  the Sun, Agni (Fire), and the whole universe, – at the Dashashwamedh Ghat, Varanasi. Every evening!


India Tour 2015

Mahadev Cometo, together with J.-L. Gafner, magic lightshow, and B. Siffer, sound.

Impressions from the India tour, oct. 2015 (domestic flights and trains.pdf).

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Playing at the Ganga river on daybreak,
Varanasi 2015


Just icing on the cake – La cerise sur le gâteau ?

Invited to play at the govermental program of Indian traditional classical music…
– with some e-psychedelic side effects :- )

Flyer: Subah-e-Banaras (Varanasi Concert)

Subah-e-Banaras – “Morning of Varanasi”

Every morning before sunrise at Assi Ghat, Varanasi:
«A mystic blend of nature’s grandeur and human existence»,
– as the District Cultural Commitee of Varanasi is saying.

Following a well structured programme,
– including «Fooding» ;–

  • Morning Prayers
  • Sehnai recital
  • Morning Raga / Light Music
  • Yoga Meditation and Spirituality
  • The significance of the day – Daily Details
  • Interpretation of the traditional format, significance and meaning of Gala/celebration
  • Fooding


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