#47 What Shines

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Parvathy Baul is a practitioner, performer and teacher of the Baul tradition from Bengal, India.

She studied closely with two of the most respected Baul Gurus of the previous generation, Sri Sanatan Das Thakur Baul and Sri Shashanko Goshai.

​According to her Guru’s vision, Parvathy Maa has created Sanatan Siddhashram – as a place of learning, practicing and preserving the oral history of the Baul tradition.

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Artwork by Sekhar Roy


  • 00:00 – Introduction
  • 02:27 – The Poet Chandidas
  • 19:50 – Vibrational Transmissions
  • 21:58 – Instruments of the Baul
  • 30:02 – Surrender and Devotion
  • 37:46 – Lineage of Baul Music
  • 46:04 – Sacred Music in a Concert Setting
  • 54:50 – One of Parvathy’s First Songs

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