I Saw Myself

Gyaan Adab

Invites you to

I Saw Myself
Stories, Poetry and Songs from the world of Shah Latif Bhitai

ABOUT THE EVENT

This event explored the poetry of the great 18th century Sindhi Sufi poet Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai, through storytelling, translations and songs. Each story was invested with a deep spiritual charge and significance. Vipul Rikhi shared these stories along with interpretations of their deep significance for Latif, translations of the poetry in English, and, most importantly, songs of Latif in the ‘kaafi’ form, which are part of the folk oral traditions of Kutch, Gujarat.

ABOUT THE PERFORMER

Vipul Rikhi is a poet, fiction writer, translator and singer. He has published a novel and collections of poetry and short stories. His work with Kabir Project includes extensive writings and translations in the field of Bhakti, Sufi and Baul poetry. In 2010-11 he was a fellow for literature at the Akademie Schloss Solitude in Germany.


Date
: Wednesday, 19th April
Time: 7 PM
Donation Pass: Rs.100/-