Author Archives: Venkateshwaran S

February 8, 2011

Ruhaniyat – A meeting of the Enlightened

By - on 08/02/2011 at 12:28 pm

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I just came back from what was surely one of the most mesmerizing evenings of my life. For four hours today, I felt one with nature, one with God and closer to my true love. There are times in life when one rejoices in the joy of others. Today was one such evening. Ruhaniyat- an all Indian Sufi and Mystic music festival was being held in Pune for the seventh year now. The setting couldn’t have been more spectacular. An open patch under the cover of centuries old Peepal and Banyan trees nestled in the heart of Pune cantonment. The Empress Botanical Garden; home to this festival in Pune, is one of the seven venues…