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News |  09 Jul 2019 14:42 |  By RnMTeam

'Bolava Vitthal'- The Voice Of Devotion heads for massive 14 city tour

MUMBAI: ‘Bolava Vitthal’ - a one of a kind devotional soiree is conceptualized by Pancham Nishad creative’s and is aimed at bringing the divine bliss to every listener who can deeply connect to the supreme spirit through music. The Voice of Devotion heads to Vashi, Thane and Mumbai with a massive 14 city tour from 5 July to 21 July 2019.

India is a land of varied religions, cultures, belief systems, languages, traditions and innumerable forms of art. The one binding force that has always unified the diversity in Indians is their devotional spirit.

The objective of ‘Bolava Vittha’l is to showcase and recreate the magic of Abhangwani, the musical legacy of Maharashtra and Karnataka, through a nationwide concert tour of 14 cities.

‘Ashadi Ekadashi’ is considered as one of the most auspicious days, thousands of devotees of Lord Vitthal is known as Warkaris walk in groups from their respective homes, singing the devotional songs/abhangs in praise and reach Pandharpur town on the propitious day of Ashadi Ekadashi to offer their prayers to Lord Vitthal.   

There are several paths elucidated to attain the Divine. However, in the present time, it is the path of devotion that reigns supreme. The Abhangas sung in praise of Lord Vitthal are compositions steeped in divine love, sung in simple verses, guiding the seeker in his inward journey towards the source.

These Abhang’s dedicated to Lord Vitthal, were penned in the form of prose, verses, and poetry by great Bhakti poets saints Sant Dyaneshwar, Sant Tukaram, Sant Gora Kumbhar, Sant Namdeo and Sant Janabai, Saint Purandara Dasa and Saint Jagannatha Dasa (Karnataka State) during the period from the 12 to the 19 century, which is seen as India's renaissance.

This year Bolava Vitthal an evergreen event in its 14 year would be spanning across 14 cities starting from Ahmedabad on 5 July 2019 followed by Vashi, Chennai, Indore, Bhopal, Ujjain, Thane, Mumbai, Nasik, Pune, Dharwad, Bengaluru, Hyderabad and concluding at Mangalore on 21 July 2019. The tour details are separately attached in short bringing their serene chorus of voices to cities spanning the West, South and Central Zone of India.

Pancham Nishad Creatives director Shashi Vyas said, “It gives me great pleasure to present this 14 city tour. The Indian devotional music is broadly divided into two parts Sagun (With Form) and Nirgun (Formless and Abstract) and abhang is a fine blend of both. Bolava Vitthal is an effort to bring the youth of India closer to our rich cultural heritage and Indian philosophy of life interpreted lucidly by many saint poets like Namdeo, Tukaram, Dyaneshwar, and Bahinabai.”

This event is supported by Bank of Baroda, Tata Projects, Union Bank of India, Inga Capital, Reliance Foundation, Indian Oil, BPCL and Global Insurance with an objective of promoting and preserving the rich cultural heritage of India.

Bolava Vitthal will be held from 5 July - 21 July 2019. Timings and venues vary. For details, Log on to www.panchamnishad.com

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Vashi

 Date: 6 July 2019

 Venue: Cidco Exhibition Centre, Swami Pranabananda Marg, Sector 30-A, Vashi, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra 400703, Near Vashi Railway Station

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Artistes: Ranjani and Gayatri, Jayateerth Mevundi

Thane

Date: 10 July 2019

Venue: Gadkari Rangayatan

Time: 8:00 p.m.

 Artistes: Shounak Abhisheki, Arati Ankalikar, and Anand Bhate

Mumbai

Date: 12 July 2019

Venue: Shanmukhananda Chandrasekarendra Saraswathi Auditorium, Mumbai

 Time: 5:30 p.m.

 Artistes: Suresh Wadkar, Jayateerth Mevundi, Aruna Sairam and Venkatesh Kumar