Sufi-Nama: Stories & Songs from Kabir & other Sufis


Sun, 08 Mar 2020 11am - 12.30pm


Sufi-Nama: Stories & Songs from Kabir & other Sufis
By Vipul Rikhi
Tickets: Rs 300 @
(Partial floor seating)

Vipul narrates stories from the lives and worlds of Kabir, Bulleshah, Shah Latif, Meera and others, and sings songs from the Bhakti and Sufi traditions linked to these stories. Legends, folk tales, allegorical anecdotes all come alive along with passionate songs speaking of profound truths.

About the Artist:
Vipul Rikhi is a singer, poet, storyteller and translator, immersed in the oral traditions of Kabir and other Bhakti and Sufi poets. He is the author of a novel, ‘2012 Nights’, a collection of poems, ‘Bleed’, a book of translations from the oral traditions, ‘One Palace, A Thousand Doorways’, and co-author of ‘I Saw Myself: Journeys with Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai’. His work with Kabir Project involves writing, translations, research, curations and the creation of a vast digital archive called ‘Ajab Shahar’. In the course of these magical journeys, he developed a deep love for singing mystic poetry in the folk music traditions and now performs widely.
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