Aslam Mahmud,Shamsur Rahman Faruqi's Awadh Symphony: Notes on a Cultural Interlude PDF

By Aslam Mahmud,Shamsur Rahman Faruqi

Lucknow, the cultural capital of erstwhile Awadh sector, has charmed generations into writing concerning the urban. yet there is not any booklet that captures the entire elements of Awadhi tradition, heritage and traditions of the region.

Awadh Symphony: Notes on a Cultural Interlude is an generally precise quantity which takes you on a trip to a bygone period and provides a glimpse of lifestyle during this North Indian country. Revisiting Awadh, it bargains just about all features of human activity—from tradition, food, craft and spiritual ritual to video games, gala's and bazaars; from lifetime of traditional Muslim ladies to courtesans, who have been part of the recognized Sham-i-Awadh; from the culture of dastangoi to the recitation of marsiya; and masses more.

A staunch bibliophile and an ardent admirer of Lucknow, writer Aslam Mahmud had accumulated each attainable booklet on Awadh all through his lifestyles, consulting every one of those to pen the paintings of a lifetime—a compendium on Lucknow with infrequent details and an outstanding advisor to the existence and occasions of Awadh.

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