speak, so that we understand your silence

Long long agohalf a millennia before Jesus was borna prince went away far from the madding crowdto find answers to the questions that would not let him sleepthat would not let him live or die.  After six years of travelling and searchingone day he gave up his efforts and felldeep into silence.He became one with the …

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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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