BISMILLAH OF BANARAS, The Hindu [Sunday, August 27th, 2006]

In a delicious paradox that can only be Indian, the man who best embodied the spirit of the holy Hindu city of Banaras was a Muslim. Although he was born in Bihar, Bismillah Khan moved to Banaras as a young man, and lived there until he died, spending some seven decades in an old, crumbling [...]

 
 
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