A good vs. evil story with an elaborate magic system, set on the background of intriguing political & religious landscape with enough twists and turns to keep you occupied. What else could a fantasy fan want? Brent Weeks brings the first book of his Lightbringer trilogy “into the light” – The Black Prism. He brought it [...]
Posts Tagged ‘Literature’
Tags: Amritsar, Creation, Creator, Earth, friend, Guest blog, Gurpreet Singh Rana, Literature, Man, parable, Peace, Philosophy, Punjab, wisdom
This is the first contribution “guest blog” by Gurpreet Singh Rana, and that too without his knowledge. His writings may seem small like marble, but if you look closer, they envelop the universe. I hope he will contribute more “knowingly” in days to come and tickle our gray matter.
Tags: Ghazals, infatuation, K.C. Kanda, life experiences, Literature, love, personal, Urdu, wisdom
I call it my magnum opus. This was the very first time, I wrote and still one of my favorite. It changed over time, but stayed the same in spirit. I had recently finished reading Masterpieces of Urdu Ghazals by K.C. Kanda.
Tags: Assa Singh Mastana, Batalvi, Bhupinder & Mitalee Singh, birha, Ek Kudi, Hans Raj hans, Jagjit & Chitra Singh, Ki Puchdey O Haal Faqiran Da, Literature, Mahendra Kapoor, Nusrat fateh Ali Khan, Punjab, Punjabi, Sahitya Academy Award, Shikhar Dupehar Sir Te, Shiv Kumar Batalvi, Surinder Kaur
Shiv Kumar Batalvi is an Sahitya Academy Award (1967) winning poet of Punjabi language. He is known for his romantic poetry for its passion, pathos and the pain of separation. Batala (District Amritsar, Punjab) became his home town in India after the partition, and that also gave him his takhaluss, “Batalvi”. It is said that [...]