Monday, August 26, 2019

Centuries old art of Kashmir

Without music, life would be an error- Fredrich Nietzsche History is witness to the powerful influences exerted by music on human civilizations. Music, in fact,...

Dastaan – story of India’s partition

Horse-drawn baggis on dirt parts, with mustard fields stretching on both sides; villagers discussing weather, the year’s crop, and marriages in town in crisp...

Colours, Lines And Shapes

A collection of canvas paintings by an artist, Sameer Ashraf, from Kashmir. He lives in New Delhi.  "Art arises when the secret vision of...

Mirza Ghalib, b. Agra, 1797-1869

          By Mayank Austen Soofi Do we laugh or cry for Ghalib? Is it possible without writing a book-length biography to convey the contrasts of...

‘Let me tell you about winds’

Palimpsestic Landscapes in Agha Shahid Ali’s 'A Nostalgist’s Map of America' and Michael Ondaatje’s 'The English Patient'

Kashmir: On way to?

It used to be that whenever someone would ask me where I was from, I’d tell Kashmir. Depending on the listening party, there was...
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