Seeking the Divine

Just when you think the worst might be getting over, an even uglier face of humanity thrusts itself out. Insane, intense hatred, mindless destruction, far reaching negative impact on the Planet Earth. Where are we headed? The voice of sanity seems to be getting buried even deeper with each passing day. The need for Soul searching was never felt so desperately and so urgently.

The answers are within us, around us, only if we looked sincerely, said the wise ones.

To help connect with the wisdom of the wise, realized masters from around the world, Ruhaniyat is back for the 23rd consecutive year!

Once again, thanks to the national presenting partners TCS, the festival will be presented in all the 8 cities i.e. Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Ahmedabad and Pune. There are several never seen before artists and forms both from across India and other countries.

Conceived & Produced By Banyan Tree

Banyan Tree Events is a premier cultural organization of India, known for its world class presentations. It works with special focus on discovering and nurturing the rich cultural heritage of rare, traditional performing arts featuring the finest of artists from across India and other countries.

Ruhaniyat Program 2023-24

DelhiFriday, 24th November 20236.15pmShriRam Bharatiya Kalakendra Lawn
AhmedabadSunday, 26th November 20236.15pmShri Rangam Amphitheatre – Sreyash Foundation
KolkataSaturday, 2nd December 20236.00pmTollygunge Club
MumbaiSaturday 9th & Sunday 10th December 20236.15pmChhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya
Bengaluru Friday, 26th January 20246.00pmJayamahal Palace Hotel
Hyderabad Sunday, 28th January 20246.00pmTaramati Baradari Amphitheatre
ChennaiSunday, 4th February 2024 6.00pmMadras Race Club
PuneSaturday, 10th February 2024 6.15pmEmpress Botanical Garden


Ruhaniyat Artists

Some of the solo/group presentations from India to be featured between the 8 cities include:

Tibetan Chants – Buddhist monks
Ancient Khasi Wisdom from Meghalaya – Elisheba
Rumi-Emre meet Khusrau-Kabir:  Madan Gopal & Chaar Yaar
Lalvakh of Kashmir- Abdul Rashid Hafiz
Enchanting Glimpse of the Baul world – Parvathy Baul
Invoking the Feminine Force – Gondhali Narayanji Dhongade
A Bridge across sand dunes- Kachra Khan
Tarpa- Haunting wind instrument of Maharashtra
Resonating Hills & Coasts of Kerala- Suchithra Balasubramanian
Through eyes of Meera – Mukhtiyar Ali / Meghwals of Jaisalmer
So said the saints of Maharashtra- Avadhoot Gandhi
Dasi Jeevan na Bhajano- Hemant Chauhan
Kabir panthi songs- Prahlad Singh Tipaniya
Shabad – Ashupreet Kaur
Qawwali – Lakhwinder Wadali, Chand Nizami, Sarfaraz Chisti, Timmu Gulfam, Nizami

Some of the Overseas artists /groups include

Hunn Hurr Tu – Republic of Tuva
Nathalie Schaap – Netherlands
Mehdi Emami – Iran