Sandhya bhasa

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Mimlu Sen
Md. Intaj Ali: What is the historical genealogy of Bauls and how can it be traced? Mimlu Sen: Linear ideas of history are difficult to apply to oral traditions which have survived uniquely through “bouche a l’oreille” in Bengal. But for those who require historiographical evidence, I remember…
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Md. Intaj Ali
Baul is widely known and appreciated as a folk music of Bengal but it is a religious sect that espouses a specific philosophy through their songs. Members of the sect are called bauls, and what they sing is popularly called baul-gaan (baul songs). This wandering musicians has a special place in the…
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