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The Bauls of Bengal



Known for their highly spiritual singing for at least 700 years, the Bauls of Bengal is the collective name for several ensembles who reside in the Hindu and Muslim communities of Bengal. The Bauls of Bengal have gone through little change since the days of Baul singer Chaitanya Mahaprabhu in the 13th century and Baul songwriter Lalon Phaki (1774 -1890). Although they traditionally wandered from village to village supporting their humble lifestyle with tips, most Bauls now live ... Read more

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