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Bhajan - In Raga Pranav Ranjani (Jogi Ek Bair Bol)
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Raga Puriya - Chhota Khayal (Sapne Me Aye) in Teental
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Raga Puriya - Bada Khayal (Sugara Bana) in Vilambit Ektal

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With the death of Pandit Omkarnath Thakur, on December 29, 1967, India lost one of its most influential musicians. Gifted with a voice that inspired Mahatma Gandhi to claim that "he can achieve through a single song of his, what I cannot achieve through several speeches," Thakur was equally inspiring as a music educator. He assumed control of Guru Shishya's music institute in Lahore, the Gandharva Mahavidyalaya, while still in his twenties, and was later appointed the first dean... Read more

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