Bio & Contact

Vipul Rikhi is a singer, poet, storyteller and translator, immersed in the oral traditions of Kabir and other Bhakti and Sufi poets for over a decade. He is the author of a novel, 2012 Nights, a collection of poems, Bleed, a book of translations from the oral traditions, One Palace, A Thousand Doorways, and co-author of I Saw Myself: Journeys with Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai. His work with Kabir Project involves writing, translations, research, curations and the creation of a vast digital archive called ‘Ajab Shahar’. In the course of these magical journeys, he developed a deep love for singing mystic poetry in the folk music traditions and now performs widely. He has been a Fellow for Literature at the Akademie Schloss Solitude in Germany in 2010-11. He is currently based in Goa.

Write to him at vipulrikhi at G-mail.