Bhupen was `a spiritual being`: Ravi Shankar

Last Updated: Nov 09, 2011, 13:55 PM IST

New Delhi: Spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Wednesday described legendary singer Bhupen Hazarika, who died Saturday, as "a deep spiritual being".

In a message mourning his death Saturday, the Art of Living founder said: "Bhupen Hazarika was a legend in Indian music and a pride of our nation. He was not only a musician but a deep spiritual being.

"His valuable contribution in the field of music as well as in visualizing the art and culture of the northeast of India will always be remembered. He will continue to live among us in the form of his soulful compositions, which will stay on to touch the hearts of many."

IANS