Golden Memories

Golden Memories

Memories are extremely precious, and in my case, extremely haunting. When I feel alone, very old memories take me back to those sunlit, golden days back in Calcutta. I have written a lot about it, both in English and Bengali. And I am going to write a lot more....
My Immigrant Life in America

My Immigrant Life in America

This Friday, October 9 at 7 P.M., I am going to read a few pages of my memoir manuscript. Location: Park Slope Food Coop, Brooklyn. The event is free and open to all. I will also play a couple of songs off my Tagore CD album. I invite you to come and encourage and...
Ravi Shankar: Sitar, Shanti and Soul

Ravi Shankar: Sitar, Shanti and Soul

Sitar virtuoso, Indian music legend Ravi Shankar is no more. Pandit, Guru Ravi Shankar passed away in his California home on Tuesday. He was 92. Many Indians, particularly the pre-kitsch, non-Bollywood-type Indians, and surprisingly a large number of Westerners know...
My Tagore, My Spirituality

My Tagore, My Spirituality

This is a departure from my normal blog routine. Here I write about Tagore music that is my inspiration, my spirituality, my healer. I hope you join me on this blissful journey. For those who appreciate Indian music, and particularly the Tagore school of music, I...