Percussive Power: Breaking Barriers with Kiran “Madame” Gandhi

In this extraordinary episode, we dive into the world of Kiran Gandhi, also known as Madame Gandhi, an artist and activist whose life is a testament to the power of authenticity and boldness.

Known for her unique blend of music and activism, Kiran has made headlines not just for her art but for her courageous stand on many issues, that you must listen!

She recounts the deeply personal and societal impacts of her decisions, such as, menstrual stigma, which she highlighted in a powerful way by choosing to free-bleed during the London Marathon.

We speak about her journey from drumming for internationally acclaimed artists to becoming a celebrated solo artist and activist.

Learn how Kiran’s personal values and experiences have shaped her approach to music and activism, creating a ripple effect of positive change.

Kiran shares her philosophy of living with joy and intuition, highlighting the importance of making choices that resonate personally rather than conforming to external expectations.

The significance of self-reflection and solitude in discovering one’s true joy and the transformative power of embracing one’s authenticity.

Insights into how spirituality and exposure to diverse cultures have shaped Kiran’s approach to music, activism, and life.

Be prepared to love and be inspired, and watch Kiran rise!

Quotable Quotes

“Authenticity is my guide, and joy is my compass.”

“Bravery isn’t the absence of fear but the decision to move forward with your heart as your compass.”

“Change begins with challenging the norms that no longer serve us.”

… and so many more!

ABOUT KIRAN GANDHI (aka Madame Gandhi)

Kiran Gandhi, who performs as Madame Gandhi, is an award-winning artist and activist known for her uplifting, percussive electronic music and positive message about gender liberation and personal power.

She began producing music in 2015, after her story running the London Marathon free-bleeding to combat menstrual stigma went viral around the world.

She is the former drummer for artists M.I.A and Thievery Corporation. She has been listed as a TED Fellow, Forbes 30 Under 30 in Music and BBC 100 Women. Her song “The Future is Female” was featured as the theme song for the 2022 Hillary Clinton Apple TV+ docuseries “Gutsy” about the world’s boldest and bravest women.

Madame Gandhi’s mission is to use her music and voice as a medium for a message about positivity, personal expression and human thriving.


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