Bio & Contact

Vipul Rikhi is a poet, fiction writer, translator and singer. He is a co-creator of ‘Ajab Shahar’, a vast digital archive of Bhakti, Sufi and Baul music. His current work with Kabir Project includes extensive writings and translations in the field of mystic poetry, including forthcoming books. In the course of these journeys he developed a deep love for singing mystic poetry in the folk music traditions. In his musical performances, he likes to bring equal emphasis to the poetry and its insights as to the sheer beauty of the folk tunes. He was a Fellow for Literature at the Akademie Schloss Solitude in Germany in 2010-11, and is the author of a novel, 2012 Nights, and collections of poetry and short stories. His latest book is Bleed.

Write to him at vipulrikhi at G-mail.