Metaphors for the Lover in Songs

Posted on Trivia – The Spice of Life on 05/03/2022 The strong oral tradition of India is acknowledged world wide. Be it the Vedas, the Ramayana or the Mahabharata, all of them were transmitted orally for generations before they were actually reduced to writing. Michael Witzel who has written on the oral tradition in HinduismContinue reading “Metaphors for the Lover in Songs”

The Mela Songs

Posted on 20/11/2021 on Trivia – The Spice of Life There are umpteen Hindi movies where siblings get lost in a mela only to providentially meet years later as strangers. The mela or the fair, thus, is infamous for being the venue for orchestrating such disunion. While a lot has been written about this trope,Continue reading “The Mela Songs”

The Rendezvous Songs

Posted on Trivia- The Spice of Life on 23/10/2021 Courtship is the slow, systematic process of pursuing the other person. It is the romance of long and intimate conversations (as well as time) spent with a person before you decide to go for the long haul. It is the real process of wooing someone byContinue reading “The Rendezvous Songs”

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