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Aisa kya hain us Dhol mein?

“Aisa kya hain us Dhol mein, ki jab Dhol lekar kahin jau, mujhe samman nahi milta" (What is there in the Dhol, that whenever I take it somewhere, I am not respected) Art has enjoyed undisputed importance in social and cultural realms. It is instrumental in the intellectual and spiritual upliftment of human beings. However,… Continue reading Aisa kya hain us Dhol mein?

From the Thar, Langa

A musical Fakir who crossed the border

  Main gada naheen hoon fakir hoon Main qalandaron ka ameer hoon Mujhe tujh se kuchh naheen chaahiye Mujhe maangne ki ada nah de - Fakir Gulzar Sabri I felt the mystique powers he spoke of surround me, when I found one ascetic’s immortal words to describe another’s monumental life. Across, in search of Music Amidst… Continue reading A musical Fakir who crossed the border