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Sahaj Ma


From 3 years old Sahaj Ma started her classical Talim. Her first Guru was her mother, who taught her the Sargam when she was 5 years old. Later She went to Pandit M. R. Goutam for 4 years and after that to Smt. Sunanda Patnaik (Orissa) for 5 years. Sunanda Patnaik was from Vishnudigamber Gharana. A turning came after marriage when she decided to learn and go to folk song with her husband who was doing research work on folk song. Utpal Sadhan Das Bairagya & Maki Kazumi (Guru Maa) Diksha Guru and Siksha Guru. Subal Gosai and Sanatan Das Baul was also Siksha Guru.



Utpal Faqir


From long time Utpal Faqir was in search of spiritual soul of Boul & Faqir's. In this period he wrote two poem books based on them. In instrument like violin and flute he learned from Senia Gharana. In the same time he went with Bauls & Faqir's to learn and collect their songs. He stayed with them in Akhra for long time to achieve their sadhana.
His Diksha and Siksha Guru is Faqir Sadhan Das Bairagya, Subhol Gosai and Sanatan Gosai are also Siksha Guru.
After Diksha he started writing his songs on Boul and Sufi. His "Akhra-life' with the Boul's adds the original rustic touch to his compositions.
later he become an artist and composer of HMV and made "Folktail" and "Bautani", "Allah Meherban" from Folktail was superhit song of his and shown in MTV.

Books written by Utpal Faqir:



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