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Baul sangeet

A single string of “ektara” and powerful words Baul singers for hundreds of years have spread the message of love and spirituality in Bengal. A Baul singer, photo by Swiatoslaw Wojtkowiak

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Music of Nagore

Nagore is famous for Sufi saint Syed Abdul Qadir popularly known as Qadir Vali. Syed Abdul Qadir born in Manikpur in present day UP in the year 1504 (910 hijri). Around the age of 18 he left home seeking a … Continue reading

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Beyond Borders – With Shubha Mudgal And Tina Sani

Music is contributing towards reclaiming shared heritage of India and Pakistan. Continue reading

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Ustad Vilayat Khan

Have you ever heard of someone refusing Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan, and Padma Vibhushan? These are the highest civilian awards in India after Bharat Ratna. Vilayat Khan, Sitar genius was one such person. He refused Padma Shri in 1964 and … Continue reading

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