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Nabeel Khan performs Indian Classical Sarangi at BAPS Hindu Mandir Abu Dhabi

Embracing the spirit of the holy month, the newly opened BAPS Hindu Mandir in Abu Dhabi hosted its first Ramadan event `Omsiyyat’ uniting people from diverse religious and cultural backgrounds for a special evening of spiritual reflection, dialogue and community bonding. Nabeel Khan who is the youngest Sarangi artist and Indian vocalist performed at BAPS […]

Embracing the spirit of the holy month, the newly opened BAPS Hindu Mandir in Abu Dhabi hosted its first Ramadan event `Omsiyyat’ uniting people from diverse religious and cultural backgrounds for a special evening of spiritual reflection, dialogue and community bonding.

Nabeel Khan who is the youngest Sarangi artist and Indian vocalist performed at BAPS Hindu Mandir Abu Dhabi.
He was the first Indian Muslim specially who performed there and played for the hormony and gave the special message that music is the universal language and humanity and love is first religion.

And he gave the special speech about India-UAE relations. How we can make more powerful and strong relations through arts and culture which he doing in UAE from past 3 years.
He is promoting our India Classical art in the UAE and helping our culture to expand and make special strong relationship with UAE through music. Nabeel Khan is the first and only Sarangi player in the UAE.

Nabeel Khan has been the first Indian Classical musician to give Sarangi recitals of varied genres four times in UAE’s Theater of Digital Art (TODA) and Candlelight Concerts by Fever at Zabeel theatre in Dubai. Most recently he performed the first ever Indian Classical Sarangi recital for the Embassy of India, Abu Dhabi. He has also performed for Louvre Museum, Salt camp, Abu Dhabi, Sikka Arts festival 2023 & 2024, Emirates LitFest 2024 Dubai, Dubai Culture events, Dubai metro music festival, Embassy of India in Abu Dhabi, Dubai Opera, Abudhabi Festival, Al Hosn Festival 2023, Red Sea International Film Festival 2023 in Jeddah, KSA as the first Indian classical musician.

For the last two years, Nabeel has been working extensively on mental health Sarangi healing sessions worldwide through therapeutic specific ragas to soothe and heal people.
He has been immensely successful in spreading the joy of being in unison with music through his melodies. He has pioneered introducing Sarangi into the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, Oman and continues to be the first and only Sarangi player in the UAE who received Golden residency as an Indian Sarangi player.
Nabeel Khan also introduced Sarangi in the GCC for the first time. And told people about Sarangi its history.

“Presenting Indian Classical Sarangi admist an array cultures and their art
signifies the timeless importance of connecting
people via music .
Peace, harmony and spirit of accommodation are the basic principles which should govern our systems and our lives “ - Nabeel Khan
Among those who graced the occasion were Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence, Dr Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of State for Foreign Trade, and Dr Mugheer Khamis Al Khaili, Chairman of the Department of Community Development.

“The India-UAE relations are based on many common interests and values.
We cherish our friendship with the people of India and look forward to enhancing and strengthening this wonderful relationship now and in the future.”
Later, Swami Brahmaviharidas narrated a moral tale promoting love, friendship, and harmony.

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