Babukishan is a 9th Generation Baul trained in the oral tradition of his Baul lineage. His family are the Bauls who first brought Baul to the world and promoted Baul for the past 60 years outside of India. Many new Baul singers have followed but it is Babukishan and his family who have paved the path of Baul singers traveling the world. They introduced Baul to the world... Most new Baul singers sing songs from this lineage but do not even know that Nabani Das Baul wrote the songs they are singing. Baul is not a religion it is a path of Sanatana Dharma and its roots are very deep.
Babu is an authentic Baul who believes Bauls should be educated in this modern world. To be a Baul one needs to have a huge memory, the Vaishnava Bauls were also Sanskrit speaking people, poets, philosophers.
Baul is about being a sadhaka, an energetic avadhuta.. full of life, full of energy, full of shakti with a smile on your face....
Babukishan is a Master of Baul songs, the lineage is in his blood...he was trained from birth 24/7 and has traveled from birth carried on the back of his Grandpa around India. He is the most energetic talented musical genuis that one can meet.. He is also a Master of Indian classical, folk music and Bollywood music with over 150 musical scores to his credit.. He is a genuis and has been traveling world wide promoting Baul for the past 40 years.
BA Indian Philosophy
MA Indian Music
written by his wife.. Trishula Das