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Guru Gobind Singh Gurpurab

A festival commemorating the birth anniversary of the 10th Sikh Guru, Guru Gobind Singh

Guru Shishya Parampara

The bond between student and teacher within Indian classical music and dance traditions

Goddess Saraswati

The Hindu deity of wisdom, learning, knowledge, and patron of the arts

Gharānās

Communities or “families” of musicians which vary according to musical ancestry and methods of playing.

Ghungroo

A musical anklet of metallic bells strung together, worn by dancers during traditional classical Indian dances.

Giddha Boliyan

A popular folk dance of women in the Punjab, usually combined with Boliyan as the singing at Punjabi celebrations, festivals and weddings.

Ghatam

A percussion instrument shaped like an ordinary Indian domestic clay pot used in Canartic music of South India

Guru Purnima

A festival celebrating Gurus, or teachers on a full mon day to honour spiritual and musical teachers.

Ganesh

The Hindu elephant-headed deity known as the remover of obstacles

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