Dhai Akhar Prem ka (Four Letters of Love)

In Memory of nun Isychia (+6 November 2015), abbess of the Holy Monastery of Aghios Artemios, Korydallos, Greece. 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 …

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 …