Category Archives: literature

Poet Tulsi Das

  • Poet 16th century – wiki
  • Famous for popular Hindi translation of Ramayana
  • Hanuman Chalisa

 

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Shri Gusaiji and King Milinda

Exchange that is reminiscent in format to King Milinda’s questions to Buddhist monk Nagasena. In this context Emperor Akbar representing Milinda.

 

 

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Song/Poem – Kasumbi no rang

* Wiki link – written by Jhaverchand Meghani (Zaverchand Meghani)
* Patriotic Gujarat song (Kasumbi – bright red color – color of love – symbolizes patriotism – wetted Kasumbi Rang (Red color) cloth served on Jariji
* Famed for songs for independence from British Raj
* Google book link
citation:
@book{meghāṇī2003oral,
title={Oral Traditions of Saurashtra: A ruby shattered ; a collection of love-legends in folk-balladry form of Saurashtra},
author={Megh{\=a}ṇ{\=\i}, J.},
number={v. 3},
url={http://books.google.fr/books?id=7Hf6cQAACAAJ},
year={2003},
publisher={Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan}
}

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R.K. Narayan

  • Wiki
  • Author, hindu, marriage of daughter followed all hindu custom in 1956
  • The english teacher (published age 39 in 1945)
  • The guide (1956)
  • “..Narayan provides .. insight to the lives of his characters” (source: Wikipedia
  • “..  letting the words play in the reader’s mind.”[98]. (source: Wikipedia)
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Rabindranath Tagore

Nobel prize winner in literature 1913 

Selected poetry

Wiki

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