The Mendicant Mystics and their Songs of Being Human (poems and poets -2)

I am talking about the Bauls of Bengal and the Mahima people of Odisha. For the members of these spiritual sects 'Being Human' is not a mere slogan to be displayed on T-shirts to redeem past sins. Their whole being radiates human values when they sing and dance while travelling from place to place. The …

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The lunatic, the lover and the poet, are of imagination all compact

“The lunatic, the lover and the poet, are of imagination all compact.” The statement appears in Shakespear’s play ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ Somebody who does not confirm to our logical mind, we call him/her mad. Love is beyond logic. So is poetry. Love is so much beyond logic, some say love is blind. So one …

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