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Religion and Work

Ravi Shankar’s teacher, Allaudin Khan, had an almost unbelievably heroic dedication to music. He ran away from home at the age of 8 because his parents wouldn’t let him become a musician. Here are more reminiscences by Shankar: “Baba’s views … Continue reading

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Cosmopolitanism

Recently was very moved by a BBC documentary about Ravi Shankar. The music is great of course, and he is another artist who inspires by his dedication. He also offers a new perspective on the religion of work, the true … Continue reading

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