Articles
13 Jun

The bazaar of the heart

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  Written by Arka Mukhopadhyay

A journey into the courtyard of memory, where for the past seven centuries the Qawwali has been the bridge between Amir Khusrao and Nizamuddin Aulia

03 Jun

Seven ways to One love

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  Written by Namrata Kartik

The 17th-century Sufi poet Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai speaks of his search for the Beloved through the  heroines of seven famous love legends

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02 May

Call of the flute

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  Written by Shabnam Virmani

What does an assertive, 21st-century woman make of Mirabai, the epitome of feminine submission?

13 Apr

City of mirrors

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  Written by Arka Mukhopadhyay

Bengali fakir Lalon's life was an attempt to discover the man inside, the one that defies categorisation.

05 Mar

A community of the spirit

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  Written by OS Team

Rumi, the mystic poet urges us to close our eyes and open our 'other eye', to be the noise and the silence...

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01 Mar

Ulat Bansi

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  Written by OS Team

Ulat Bansi, a form of poetry used by Kabir and other mystics, forces us to re-think everyday conventions...

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01 Mar

My personal and political Kabir

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  Written by OS Team

Even those who grow up with Kabir's words resonating on ear and tongue, often 'discover' Kabir afresh as adults.

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01 Mar

The age of entanglements

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  Written by Samina Mishra

Interwoven? Tangled? Good luck to anyone who tries to sort out our many-layered identities, says film-maker Samina Mishra!

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