Bhojpuri song by Malini Awasthi, Reliya Bairan

Malini Awasthi is a student of Srimati Girija Devi, and specialises in folk music from Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. रेलिया बैरन पिया को लिये जाय रे, this song is a catharsis for millions of migrants from villages and small towns of Uttar Pradesh, Madhya

29 October, 2014




Shiv Tandav Stotram, Sanskrit video

Sung by Ramesh Bhai Ojha I heard this first at Haridwar where a couple of teenaged Sanskrit scholars sang this joyously and very beautifully in a tiny Shiva temple on the banks of River Ganga. This was post sunset at Ram Dham, Niranjani Akhara

16 January, 2011




Malini Awasthi – folk song – Saiya mile larkaiya

Malini Awasthi, a disciple of Girija Devi, presents a folk song from Eastern Uttar Pradesh, India : Saiya mile larkaiya mai ka karu?! Lyrics: Baali umariya mai byaah ke aayi Mai bholi, saiya naadan Aisi vipatti pari guinya Kachu na

25 February, 2009




Sarus crane counting drive in Uttar Pradesh on 20 June 2010