Dhai Akhar Prem ka (Four Letters of Love)

Kabir (Indian mystic poet and saint 15th-century) पोथी पढ़ पढ़ जग मुआ, पंडित भयो न कोई ढाई आखर प्रेम के, जो पढ़े सो पंडित होए                                                               कबीर Pothi Padh Padh Jag Mua, Pandit Bhayo Na Koye Dhai Aakhar Prem Ke, Jo Padhe so Pandit Hoye Reading the scriptures everyone died, none became wise Only those who …

तोड़ती पत्थर – She was Breaking Stones

Poem by Suryakant Tripathi ‘Nirala’ (21 February 1896 – 15 October 1961 / Midnapore, West Bengal) Translated from Hindi into Greek by Dimitrios Vassiliadis वह तोड़ती पत्थर = Έσπαζε πέτρες देखा मैंने उसे इलाहाबाद के पथ पर = την είδα σ’ ένα δρόμο του Αλλαχαμπάντ वह तोड़ती पत्थर । = εκείνη έσπαζε πέτρες. कोई न छायादार पेड़ …

Sarnath

A Poem by Dennis Dinopoulos It is peaceful here, there is a presence, in the soft atmosphere, ‘invisibles’ seem to nibble at light, they churn in harmony facilitating surrender of ‘indispensables’; the body here knows its own requirements, is a well-wisher of particulars, a harbinger of inequalities, is attached by reason of necessity, demands no surplus exigencies, nor rights of passage. …

Weaves of Time: poems by Sangeeta Gupta

         I    With you Time           dramatizes into diamonds           into pearly moments.           Nay, I do not ‘spend time’, with you, I weave it           into a poem, a painting.                    II            Time? – – time           Is an abstract notion           you can …

Reading Amarjit Chandan’s Poetry as Philosophy

Satya P Gautam* Amarjit Chandan’s poetry can be read as an articulation – as a phenomenology of exile – a continuous and constant concern with the experiential realm of reflections – reflections on situating one’s locations, and transitions from those locations – of sojourns and movements – of journeys in the realm of imaginary consciousness –  journeys through which one moves from one perspective …

Presentation of Amarjit Chandan’s Poetic Collection “Wear Me”

The Indo-Hellenic Society for Culture & Development and Mandragoras Publications organized on Monday, 16 February 2015, at 19.30 at Polis art café (5, Pesmazoglou str. Athens), a presentation of Amarjit Chandan’s new poetic collection Wear Me. Speakers: The Punjabi poet Amarjit Chandan, Dr. Dimitrios Vassiliadis, Chairman of the Indo-Hellenic Society for Culture & Development, Katerina Aggelaki …

HERO CUP FINAL

   by Dennis Dinopoulos* Where was I walking to? Where was I running to in these wide and sprawling streets?  The night thick, aromatic.  I was caught in the midst this incredible current,  pushed along by sheer excitement, pumped by  an expectancy higher than the buildings enclosing me.  I was immersed in these invisible, intense, electrifying deregulators, together with fellow …