Author Archives: Rajan Parrikar

I hear that a photo circulating showing Harry Chaurasia (of SILSILA fame) paying his respects to Annapurna Devi has the custodians of “Hindu culture” up in arms. Harry’s great violation, claim the apostles of purity of all things Hindu, was to have his footwear on while bowing to Ms Devi. Yes, the choice of hideous […]

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A few years ago I received a precious gift from Tejpal Singh-ji, of the Singh Brothers duo and a pupil of Amir Khan, in the form of his books. These are some of the photos from his work Sangeet ke Dedipyaman Soorya, Ustad Amir Khan (translation: The Radiant Sun of Music, Ustad Amir Khan), co-authored […]

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A concert has been arranged on August 11 at the Banaras Hindu University in Varanasi to mark Ramashreya Jha‘s 90th birth anniversary. Shubha Mudgal, Dr. Aneesh Pradhan, and Sudhir Nayak are slated to perform. Details in the announcement below. Contact Dr. Ram Shankar at ramshankarsingh7@gmail.com for additional information.      

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