Bhakti pervades literature, music, dance and painting. And there are a hundred voices here, a variety not just in the gamut of the nine kinds of bhakti (nava vidha bhakti) or the nine rasas or emotive saturations, but also in the very concept of that which is ... The Hindu, 2 months ago
A museum to showcase the life and legacy of renowned Hindustani classical singer Pandit Kumar Gandharva will be set up in Dewas, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said. The CM made the announcement while participating in 'Anhad Samaroh', ...Business Standard, 2 months ago
Sarod maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan has authored a book on the lives and times of some of the greatest icons of Indian classical music. Having known these stalwarts personally, Khan recalls anecdotes and details about their individual musical styles, bringing ...Business Standard, 3 weeks ago
'There has never been a problem between Hindus and Muslims in Kairana.''We are a people that smoke from the same hookah.'Once the seat of an influential tradition of Indian classical music, Kairana has become a metaphor for the exodus of Hindus.Rediff.com's Archana Masih visits the town in Western UP to discover there is more to Kairana than palayan (Hindu exodus).Photographs: Seema Pant. IMAGE: Gurjar farmers smoke the hookah at the Kalsyan panchayat in Kairana. The Congress election slogans ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
The morning session next day opened with a vibrant vocal recital by Kalapini Komkali, the disciple and gifted daughter of Kumar Gandharva. The day being also the Makar Sankranti, she opened with a special composition of Kumar Gandharva inspired by a poem of ...The Hindu, 2 months ago
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