The Syncretic History of Music in India

The Syncretic History of Music in India

    The music of India has a long and fascinating history even though the earliest periods are shrouded in myths and oral accounts. The priestly castes discovered that knowledge was power and so kept all knowledge to themselves. However, it is interesting that the earliest cultures had many features. The Indians believed that “Om”…

In Dispute

In Dispute

  This is all about a small shrine in a cave on a hill known as Baba Budan Giri, after a Muslim saint belonging to the 17th century. The same shrine is also known as Dattatreya Peetha – literally ‘seat’ – is widely used for holy places and shrines; and as Guru Dattatreya Baba Budan Swamy…