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”

Songs of ‘Surrender’

The songs of ‘surrender’ are those where there is both inordinate faith and praise for the beloved – sometimes bordering on self-deprecation and subjugation. I have tried to make a playlist of these songs and believe me, they are all musical gems. However, I do have some reservations about some lyrics and the concomitant picturisation.Continue reading “Songs of ‘Surrender’”

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