My guruji – Ustad Rahim Fahimuddin Dagar

While singing a bandish dedicated to Devi Durga he explained, "this is not easy. One has to understand the entire personality of the god or goddess to present or dedicate the song. One has to allow that deiti to flow in so that the music as a medium can find its way." Sometimes in the evening he would go on singing ceaselessly and his eyes seemed so lost and hazy, his palms held together in prayer and as water filled his eyes and rolled down I could feel his body lose touch from this world and his soul now one with that of the Universe.

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