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Yesterday Today

A memory from childhood Hardy was talking about. This is a traditional Punjabi boli … any Punjabi would know it … Bari barsi. But wait a minute … would any Punjabi? He said he heard this at weddings when growing … Continue reading

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Happy Holi

Holi is the wonderful festival of colour, celebrated all over India in different and colourful ways. The festival of Holi has a number of legends attached to it. Here are some. When the demon king Hiranyakashyap wanted to kill his … Continue reading

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More Folk

Quite a few posts about re-packaging tradition. So what is this theme, and why? Today, we see that many of our traditions are fast fading away, whether through lack of support or audience, or due to the fact that the … Continue reading

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A Rafi Medley

On a Sunday afternoon, to get you saunter down memory lane, heres some of the favourite songs from yesteryears, by one of the favourite singers of those days … Mohammed Rafi. When one thinks of Mohammed Rafi, can one help … Continue reading

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Like What You Dont?

Bear with me while I try to explain why the title of this blog post is what it is. Well, the other day, Hardy was going on about something on these lines. If you have grown up in northern India, … Continue reading

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Kala Doriya

For all my Punjabi friends from around the world, this should be a throw-back to Grandma, as it is for me. These are ladies who would be contemporaries to elderly folks nearing the century mark, if not more. Some of … Continue reading

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A Legend – A Little Tribute

At first I thought the title of this post should be “The End of a Legend”, but then legends never ends. Like the grand old man of Indian music, a legendary singer, who left the world today, but whose legend … Continue reading

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