I am reminded of an erstwhile Governor of New York, at one time a Presidential hopeful, Mario Cuomo. He famously advised politicians to “Campaign in poetry but govern in prose.”
For our newly minted current President, Donald Trump, it’s always campaign season. He makes policy, manages our...
"Mera Jeevan Safar" (Autobiography of Prof. H. S. Virk) - Book Review by Dr. D. P. Singh*
Book : Mera Jeevan Safar (Punjabi)
Author : Prof. Hardev Singh Virk
Publication Year : March 2017
No. of Pages/ Cost : 160, Rs 250
Published by : Gracious Books, 23 Shalimar...
What are your thoughts on me reading Sufi poetry and listening to Sufi music? I just find it beautiful, their principles are very similar to ours. The foundation stone of Harminder Sahib was laid down by Mian Mir by Guru Arjun Dev Ji's request. I see nothing wrong with it as long I keep the one...
PUNJABI POETRY ON WAR
Performance video at this link http://sikhfoundation.org/article-Amarjit_Chandan.html
I hail from a cursed land – partitioned land of five rivers – the Punjab. Since 1947, the East Punjab is in India, and the West Punjab is in Pakistan. Being the...
Image: Guru Angad adapting the Gurmukhi script
Poetry, Medium and Message
By ERNIE LEPORE
Here is a question that has been confounding or even infuriating poets for eons.
So what is your poem about?
(If you happen to personally know any poets, you may even have empirical evidence of this.)...
(see also for Baba Farid ji in Sri Guru Granth Sahib ji, http://www.sikhphilosophy.net/sufism/34509-sufism-connecting-mankind.html#post142265 )
Pathanay khan Sings - Khawaja Ghulam Farid * Medaa Ishaq Vi Tuoon
YouTube - Pathanay khan Sings - Khawaja Ghulam Farid * Medaa Ishaq Vi Tuoon *...
(see also for Baba Farid ji in Sri Guru Granth Sahib ji, http://www.sikhphilosophy.net/sufism/34509-sufism-connecting-mankind.html#post142265)
Abida Parveen Sings Bulleh Shah (Sade Vere Aya Kar)
Baba Bulley Shah By Molvi...
Forwarded by forum mentor Gyani Jarnail Singh Arshi ji
Shiv Kumar was born on July 23, 1936 in Bara Pind Lohtian (Shakargarh tehsil), in Punjab (now Pakistan). His father was a Patwari by the name of Pandit Krishan Gopal. After the partition his family moved to Batala. As a child Shiv is...
Contemporary Sikh Poetry
Jasdeep Hari Bhajan Singh Khalsa and Onkardeep Singh Khalsa, brothers and enthusiastic Sikh poets have released an exciting new book called: ‘Spiritual Poetry: A Disciple’s Journey’. The book contains 108 poems to inspire people in their lives. They have been written...
A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a love sickness.
Poetry is what gets lost in translation.
Poetry is just the evidence of life. If your life is burning well, poetry is just the ash.
All the arts come from God and are to be respected as divine...
:)This is to bring to your kind:) notice that I have posted Japuji Sahib in English poetry. I have relied on the work of Prof.Sahib Singhs Guru Granth Darpan. I would like to know your comments on my work which you will find in the website: Japji Sahib
WaheGuru Ji Ka Khalsa, WaheGuru Ji Ki Fateh.
I often write poems. I have composed more than 2000 poems till date.
Some of my poems are as under:
I wish to write
The words of my heart,
The cause of its beats
The delicacy of thoughts.
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A million reasons
Still to know,
The beats of...