Mughal History During Akbar and Humayun's Time | Gulbadan by Rumer Godden
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by Kalampedia
1w ago
In the concluding episode of this 3-part series, I discuss the Mughal Empire during Akbar and Humayun's times as seen through the eyes of Princess Gulbadan. Let me know your thoughts about this book at contactkalampedia@gmail.com and what books we should discuss in future ..read more
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Babur in India | Gulbadan by Rumer Godden
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by Kalampedia
3w ago
In the second part of our book conversation on Gulbadan by Rumer Godden, I narrate the sequence of events when Babur moves to India from Afghanistan. Keep following the podcast to find out the fate of Mughal Empire after Babur's death ..read more
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A Malayalam Short Story | The Flood by TS Pillai | Thakazhi
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by Kalampedia
1M ago
Alappuzha Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai, popularly known as Thakazhi after his place of birth, was an Indian novelist and short story writer of Malayalam literature. In this episode, I narrate one of his short stories. The story is called The Flood and it's about a dog who is stuck at a hut during the floods. Let me know how you found the story ..read more
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A Punjabi Short Story | A Whirlwind by Sant Singh Sekhon
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by Kalampedia
1M ago
In this episode I narrate a short story called 'The Whirlwind' written by Sant Singh Sekhon. Sant Singh Sekhon (1908–1997) was a Punjabi playwright and fiction writer. He is part of the generation of Indian authors who mark the transition of India into an independent nation, scarred by the tragedies of partition ..read more
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Pankaj Mishra in India | Travel Book | Bollywood
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by Kalampedia
1M ago
In the final chapter our discussion on Pankaj Mishra's book Temptations of the West, I share his visit to the Bollywood. Let me know what you think of the book ..read more
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How to Love in Sanskrit | Romantic Verses from Ancient India
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by Kalampedia
1M ago
In this episode, I bring some romantic poetry from the ancient Indian literature. The poetry has been curated in a recently published book called How to Love in Sanskrit ..read more
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A Book on Indian Art | Jamini Roy by Anuradha Ghosh
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by Kalampedia
1M ago
In this episode, I discuss Anuradha Ghosh's wonderful monograph on Jamini Roy. Jamini Roy was a 20th-century Bengali painter who drew inspiration from Indian folk art and blended it in his art. Let's learn more about his life and works. Feel free to share your thoughts at contactkalampedia@gmail.com ..read more
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Indian Queer Literature | Entering the Maze by Krishnagopal Mullick
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by Kalampedia
1M ago
In this episode, I take you to the 20th-century Calcutta, where we explore the queer literature of Krishnagopal Mullick amidst the hustle and bustle of the Bengali city. The book, Entering the Maze: Queer Fiction of Krishnagopal Mullick, contains two short stories apart from the novella with the same title. Let's find out more about the book ..read more
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Folk Stories in Andaman's Bo Language | Anvita Abbi
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by Kalampedia
1M ago
In this episode, I narrate some short and wonderful stories from Anvita Abbi's book Voices from the Lost Horizon. In this book Abbi traces down and chronicles the stories and songs of Bo language of the Andaman islands, which has since gone extinct. Visit kalampedia.org to know more about the book. Keep sharing your thoughts and ideas ..read more
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A Sindhi Short Story | Manjri by Lekhraj Tulsiani
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by Kalampedia
1M ago
In this episode I narrate a short story from Sindhi literature. Written by Lekhraj Tulsiani, the story recounts a tale of a poor woman in the court room. Let me know how you like the story ..read more
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