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Yogi Trivedi is a doctoral student in the Department of Religion at Columbia University, and the Teaching Assistant for the course "Musics of South and West Asia," in Columbia's Music Department for Fall 2013.
Yogi is a trained Hindustani classical, devotional, and folk singer. He has performed at various venues around the world, including the Continental Airlines Arena, Carnegie Hall, and Alexander Palace.
His research focuses on the expressions of Bhakti or the devotional strand of Hinduism through music in Early Modern Gujarat, India. He works primarily with the bhakti-poetry of the Swaminarayan Sampraday. His background as a broadcast journalist also allows him to assist in teaching courses at the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism.
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