Mumbiram was inspired to dance for the first time during congregational sankirtan glorifying Shri Krishna in Seattle. His spontaneously discovered friendly attachment to Krishna was so exhilarating. The brilliant devotee Vatsara Das was just the right person to usher Mumbiram into the exalted brotherhood of Vaishnavas. There were many other Krishna lovers who bestowed upon Mumbiram their love and friendship. Mumbiram learned to play the kartals and sing. But the dancing seemed to come out of nowhere.
Dancing has been the happiest expression of Mumbiram’s love for Krishna.