Acharya Dr. Vrajotsavji Gokulotsavji Maharaj
VrajRang and GuruRang
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Acharya Dr. Pandit Vrajotsav ji is a multifaceted vocalist of Indian Classical Music in Khayaal, Dhrupad, and Dhamar. He is ‘Vaggeykaar’ means poet , composer, writer.
Panditji’s melodious voice and mercurious intricate fast taans up to three octaves is the major attraction of his gayaki. Vrajotsavji Maharaj sings very spontaneously and presents with Gamak oriented Taans, MeruKhand, Bal-Pench, Chutt-Sapaat, Phand, Humphit, Gumphit, Murchit, Kampit, Andol, Gitkari, Dhuran-Muran, Jam Jama, Khatka, Zarab, etc.
He is the direct descendent of Jagadguru Shri Vallabhacharya ji Mahaprabhu and he himself is Acharya of Jagadguru Vallabh Sampraday and Aacharya of Haveli Sangeet(Pushtimargiya Vallabh Sampraday Music) .
Under the guidance of eminent scholar and Murdhanya classical singer world famed Artist Padma Bhushan awardee Aacharya Dr. Pandit Gokulotsavji Maharaj (Founder of Sarvang Sampurn Gayki) who is not only his father but even Guru of Acharya Dr. Vrajotsavji Maharaj based on Guru-Shishya Parampara.
Acharya Dr. Vrajotsavji Maharaj inherited mystical knowledge of his Traditional Parampara of Prabandh Gaan, DwiPadi , TriPadi , ChatushPadi , ShatPadi , AshtaPadi, Haveli Sangeet, and Dhrupad Dhamaar .
Under the pen name of ‘Vrajrang Piya’, ‘Vrajrang’, ‘Gururang’, ‘Gururang Piya’ has Dr. Aacharya Goswami Vrajotsavji created more than 300 bandishes ,compositions in Khayal,Dhrupad, Rag malas, Tarana, Haveli pad, and Kavita.
Some of them are published in two biographical books 'Shastriya Sangeet Ke Surya ' and 'Shastriya Sangeet Ke Bahuayami Stambh' written by Indian Classical Vocalist Dr. Neeta Mathur (Associate professor at Delhi University) in various publications.
Creative Projects For Revival Of Ancient Culture
Pandit ji is also the scholar of SamaVeda (mother of all music) and Krishna Yajurveda.
Acharya Dr. Vrajotsavji performs ancient Vedic Somyagya with Samvedic Gayan around the length and breadth of the world with the aim of the revival of ancient Vedic Culture and Samvedic Gayan and has performed 50(fifty) Somyagyas.
To pen down some most notable events where Dr Pt. Vrajotsavji has performed.
Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan – London,
Music Festival at Dubai, Bahrain & France,
Victoria Hall – London,
Nehru Centre – London,
Rashtreey Tansen Sangeet Samaroh - Gwalior,
Indira Gandhi Manav Sangralay, Bhopal,
Agaraniy Gayako ki Gayan Sabha - Gayan Parva , Bharat Bhavan Bhopal,
World Habitat centre – Delhi,
Triveni Auditorium – Delhi,
Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan – Mumbai,
National Program of Music – All India Radio
Swami Haridas Sangeet Sammelan Mumbai ,
Dhrupad Festival , ihc , New Delhi
Jawahar Kala Kendra [JKK], Jaipur
Sankalp Music Festival (Saptak) - Ahemdabad,
Hemu Gadhvi Hall – Rajkot, Gujarat,
Girnar Mahotsav – Junagadh, Gujarat,
Abhinav kala Samaj – Indore,
Shrota Biradari –Indore,
National Kalidas Samaroh, Swarn Jayanti – Ujjain,
Mahakaleshwar Samaroh – Ujjain,
Rashtriya Sangeet Sangoshti – Indore,
Apart from this, he has given many programs in Europe & India.
Acharya Dr. Vrajotsavji Maharaj is been honored for his contributions by Cultural Director Shree Ajay Ambedkar in the presence of Additional Commissioner Shree Dilip Shinde, MP Shree Gopal Shetty, Padma Shri awardee Ravindra Jain, Pandit Kartik Kumar(Senior Sitar Maestro), Pandit Ramesh (Senior Veena Maestro), Vidushee Suhasani Koraatkar, Pandit Nityanand Haldipur(Flute Maestro), Pandit Vrajnarayan (Senior Sarod Maestro), Padma Shri awardee Suresh Talwalkar(Senior Tabla Maestro) .
Acharya Dr Vrajotsavji Maharaj was also felicitated by Padma Bhushan awardee Vidushee Mrs. Shano Khurana [Senior Vocalist, Disciple of Ustad Mushtak Hussain Khan Sahab] and Vidushee Mrs.Malti Gilani [Senior Vocalist, Disciple of Ustad Bade Gulam Ali Khan Sahab], Pandit Abhay Narayan Malik (Senior Dhrupad Vocalist of Darbhanga), Vidushee Mrs. Sulochana Brahaspati [Disciple and Wife Of Pandit Acharya Brihaspatiji], Ustad Ikbal Ahmed Khan-Delhi , Pandit Sunil Mukharjee (Senior Sarod Maestro), Ustad Mujaheed Hussain Khan -Delhi(Rampur Sahasvan) and other senior artists.
Girnar Sangeet Ratna – on the occasion Girnar Mohotsav Music Festival, Junagarh, Gujrat