Traditional Practices

Bauls receive money or gifts for performances. Associated traditional processes of this are: Madhukari, Sadhana, Sadhuseva and Mahotsav. Madhukari is an age old customwhere Bauls used to receive food, clothes as part of the barter system. Sadhana is the praxis of the disciplines of faith that the Baul must undertake. Sadhuseva and Mahotsav witnesses many Bauls coming together to sing their songs and discuss their philosophies, facilitated by one or many devotees.