Suno Saadho: A Workshop on Kabir

Suno Saadho! An immersive listening and singing workshop led by Vipul Rikhi around the songs, poetry, and ideas of Kabir and other Bhakti/Sufi poets such as Gorakh, Meera and others. The workshop will be deep-dive into their core ideas through songs, stories, poetry, conversations, and reflective exercises.

Vipul will lead the participants into the worldview of the mystics, and their understanding of the immensely relevant themes of love and longing, sleep and awakening, simplicity and freedom, wisdom in the body, and impermanence and death.

Songs and poems around these themes will be shared with the participants. You will have the opportunity to learn a few folk songs of Kabir, in order to sing them together and experience the power of song in the body. There will be some reflective exercises to go deeper into what is described in the poetry.
No prior experience of music or singing is necessary.

The workshop will be from June 1 – 4, followed by a public concert on June 5. It is mandatory to attend all sessions.

No Fees. By Donation.

About the Teacher—

Vipul Rikhi is a singer, poet, storyteller, writer and translator, immersed in the oral traditions of Kabir and other Bhakti and Sufi poets for over a decade. He is the author of several books of poetry, fiction and translation, most recently One Palace, A Thousand Doorways. His work with the Kabir Project has involved writing, translations, research, curations and the creation of a vast digital archive called ‘Ajab Shahar’. He sings mystic poetry in the folk music traditions and performs widely.
Web site: https://vipulrikhi.com/

Hourly Schedule

Day 1 – Day 4 (June 1- 4)

9:00 am - 10:30 am
Session I
10:30 am - 10:45 am
Tea Break
10:45 am - 12:00 pm
Session II
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lunch + Break
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Session III
4:00 pm - 4:15 pm
Tea Break
4:15 - 5:30 pm
Session IV

Day 5 (June 5)

9:00 am - 10:30 am
Session I
10:30 am - 10:45 am
Tea Break
10:45 am - 12:00 pm
Final Session

Day 5 (June 5)

7:00 - 8:30 pm
Concert

Date

Jun 01 - 05 2022

Time

All Day