This month again the poetry lovers will continue the discussions & reading of “The Bijak of Kabir”. There are thousands of poems popularly attributed to Kabir but only a few written collections have survived over the centuries. The Bijak is one of the most important anthologies, being the sacred book of the Kabir Panth and […]
Events in May
A Mehfil dedicated to the life of Persian poet Rumi. It will be performed in the Naqqali format. Naqqali is an ancient Persian storytelling art form. It will narrate the life story of Rumi through his original Farsi ghazals and their Hindi-Urdu translations. The show is written and performed by Ashwin Afraad, who has been
Indian authors have a rich tradition of writing short stories that explore a wide range of themes and offer unique insights into Indian Culture & Society. The short story form has been popular in India for centuries and has been used to capture the essence of life in India through vivid characterizations and immersive storytelling.
Play for Humanity is conducted by Two Tea Productions in Association with Raah-A Literacy & Cultural Centre, which under its Raahat Charitable Foundation, is greatly involved in supporting and uplifting HIV infected women and their families, as well as welfare of women and children from underprivileged backgrounds. This fun evening will include drumming the Djembe,
Anjuman is an open forum for poets from various cultures and languages to share their writings and expressions. Initiated to spread the love for Hindi/ Urdu poetry and encourage new writers to write better and enjoy the company of like-minded people, Anjuman today is a community of prolific published poets and young new talent. Anjuman
Acting has been described variously as an art, a craft, a reaction and a state of being. Indeed, drama as a whole, is a function of doing. Hence, Raah along with Shiv’s Academy is bringing in a Summer Drama Workshop where the children and teens will get to learn Meisner Technique of Dramatics. What is
Learn to do glass painting with Bangalore based Roma Girish, who is the founder of V Learn Arena. She is also a certified artist, registered astrologer, Vaastu expert as well as an academic expert. Know More.
A dash of kajal (kohl) is all it takes to brighten your face. Did you know you could make organic kajal at home? Join Neha’s workshop to learn the technique of making long-lasting, smudge proof and water proof kajal. Neha is a passionate crafter who has been hosting workshops for more than 15 years. She
A poet-priest of the late Edo period, Ryokan (1758-1831) was the most important Japanese poet of his age. This volume contains not only the largest English translation yet made of his principal poems, but also an introduction that sets the poetry in its historical and literary context and a biographical sketch of the poet himself.
“A day without laughter is a day wasted”- Charlie Chaplin Enjoy an evening of clean, relatable comedy filled with smiles and laughter with Stand-Up Comedian Vaibhav Gupta. Apart from being a Stand-Up comic Vaibhav is a Storyteller and a Poet with over 10 million YouTube and Facebook views. Know More.