Ishwar Allah Tere Nam: Celebrating 150 years of the Mahatma

21 Sep 2019
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Concept: Ashit Desai
Singers: Roopkumar Rathod, Sadhana Sargam, Ghansham Vaswani, Hema Desai, Alap Desai & Ashit Desai
(approx. 120 mins)

An NCPA Presentation

“The prayer... is not exclusive. It is not restricted to one's own caste or community. It is all-inclusive. It comprehends the whole of humanity. Its realisation would thus mean the establishment of the Kingdom of Heaven on earth.” Thus observed Mahatma Gandhi, who had established a prayer routine at his Ashram. He maintained that his prayerful search gave him the revealing maxim 'Truth is God', instead of the usual one 'God is Truth'. That maxim enabled him to see God face-to-face as it were. At the Ashram, originally sung by Narayan Moreshwar Khare, a senior disciple of the legendary Guru V. D. Paluskar, the prayers were drawn from various Hindu, Islamic, Zoroastrian, Sikh and Christian sources by Gandhi himself. Well-known singers will pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhi with a selection of hymns and devotional songs from the above compilation, presented in several languages: Sanskrit, Gujarati, Hindi, Marathi, Sindhi, Bengali and English.

 

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Venue: Tata Theatre
Price: Member: ₹300, 225 & 150/-
Non-Member: ₹400, 300 & 200/-
Saturday 21 Sep
6:30 pm
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