Noted exponent of lap slide guitar, an innovative version of the western musical instrument guitar, Pt. Debashish Battacharya along with his fellow musicians offered a soulful musical evening here on the second session of Aradhana Mahotsavam today.
Titled ‘Yaadein’ or “Memories Of Divine Spirit’ the programme consisted of songs specially composed by the Pandit, of lingering memories of Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai.
With his sister Anandi on vocal, brother Subashish on Tabla along with Vishal Pandey on Electric Guitar and Pavan Mahajan on Keyboard they produced an evening of soulful music, a mix of east and west paying rich tribute to Baba whom the artist hailed as The Father, The Mother, Mentor and God Himself…Avatar!!!
Beginning with a Ganesha offering his compositions for the evening included Karunamayi Sai Sathya Sai Sundaram… Reflections Remains…etc. The one-hour presentation was interlaced with commentary by the Pandit narrating the tone and tenor of the composition, dwelling into his wonderful memories of Beloved Bhagawan.
Mangala Arathi at 1850 marked the end of the proceedings.
Sri Sathya Sai Central Trust