10 Inspirational Quotes By Bhimsen Joshi, The Mellifluous Indian Vocalist That Will Tug The Strings Of Your Heart.

Bhimsen Joshi was an Indian vocalist who is still remembered for his renditions of khayal songs and even devotional songs. After bagging his first singing contract with HMV at the age of 19, there was no looking back for the maestro. He sang Hindi and Kannada devotional songs initially. Riding on their success, Bhimsen dabbled with classical songs which were equally well received by critics and audiences alike.
As his popularity increased, he received numerous offers for stage performances. His schedule became such jam packed that he travelled back to back from Bombay to Belgaum only to end up in Pune the next day.
Recounting one such incident a close acquaintance recalls, "Sometimes as I sat at my table in the office, the phone would ring 'Hello Govindrao! This is Bhimsen. I am coming to Bombay by the morning plane. I have to go to Calcutta by the afternoon flight, please book my seat.'"
There will be times when Bhimsen would drop by at his office unannounced only to inform that he was flying out of the city as he has another show there. Apparently Bhimsen spent so much of his time air-borne that the flying officials of Air India gave him the nickname 'flying musician'.
Here are a few motivational quotes by the legendary singer himself.

God is a philosophical black hole, the point where reason breaks down.

- Bhimsen Joshi

It is impossible to imagine existence void of any intelligence.

- Bhimsen Joshi

Humanity is the crime; God is the criminal.

- Bhimsen Joshi

It is profoundly tragic that I am a slave, but it is profoundly joyous that I am Gods slave, not that of a devil.

- Bhimsen Joshi

The most fundamental tragedy of my life is that the ones who I see do not exist and the one who exists I do not see.

- Bhimsen Joshi

Life is a question asked by God about the way He exists.

- Bhimsen Joshi

After marriage, husband and wife become two sides of a coin; they just can’t face each other, but still they stay together.

- Bhimsen Joshi

The world is the court of God. The criminal is God; the punisher is God; man serves the sentence.

- Bhimsen Joshi

The goal of science is to understand the fundamental reality and the goal of technology is to change that reality.

- Bhimsen Joshi

The failure of the past philosophers is largely the failure to see the self-evident.

- Bhimsen Joshi

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