About Pandit Divyang Vakil
Pandit Divyang Vakil (known as Guruji, or “respected teacher”) is a maestro of tabla and rhythm, renowned for his teaching excellence and intricate rhythm compositions; and a teacher of philosophy.
In his expansive music teaching career of over 35 years, he has produced innumerable music professionals. A prolific rhythm expert, his work as a composer extends well beyond tabla. As a tabla composer, he has given shape to a contemporary form of classical tabla playing though his body of work that numbers in the tens of thousands of compositions. As a rhythm composer, he has created works for a variety of instruments including African djembe, Korean janggu, drumkit, zen tambour, dholak, and more.
A spiritual guide and teacher of philosophy, Pandit Vakil does not belong to any tradition or religion and seeks to provide a balanced and unbiased perspective. His understanding of the mundane and subtler world lends itself to teachings that can be utilized by all. Disseminating essential knowledge of complex ideas in a simple manner, he tirelessly works to remove incorrect knowledge, one of the main reasons for confusion and human suffering.