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जलियाँवाला बाग में बसंत: सुभद्रा कुमारी चौहान कविता

जलियाँवाला बाग में बसंत - सुभद्रा कुमारी चौहान

Jallianwala Bagh (जलियांवाला बाग़) is a public garden in Amritsar, and houses a memorial of national importance, established in 1951 by the Government of India, to commemorate the massacre of peaceful celebrators including unarmed women and children by British occupying forces, on the occasion of the Punjabi New Year (Baisakhi) on 13 April 1919 in the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre. Colonial …

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परशुराम की प्रतीक्षा: रामधारी सिंह दिनकर की कविता

परशुराम की प्रतीक्षा - रामधारी सिंह दिनकर

A just society does not occur spontaneously. It has to be nurtured and protected with valor. Here is a poem so characteristic of Ramdhari Singh Dinkar. Compare with his other works like “Shakti Aur Kshma“, “Vijayi Ki Sadrish Jiyo Re” and Rashmirathi in this collection. Before the contemporary poem evolved as an expression of self, there were poets like Dinkar …

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Maha Shivaratri Bhajans For Hindu Devotees

Maha Shivaratri Bhajans: Hindu Culture & Traditions

Mahashivaratri is an auspicious occasion for Hindus. It is the festival when Lord Shiva, one of the deities of Hindu Trinity (the other two being Lord Brahma and Lord Vishnu), is worshiped with immense devotion. The ceremonious occasion, which honors Lord Shiva, falls on the moonless 14th night of the new moon in the Hindu month of Phalgun, which corresponds …

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Shiva Chalisa: Maha Shivaratri Prayer in Hindi

Shiva Chalisa: Maha Shivaratri Culture & Traditions

Mahashivaratri is a special day for the devotees of Lord Shiva. On the festival, people would observe a fast for the entire day and sing bhajans and songs in the praise of the deity. Lord Shiva temples are flocked by devotees, as special puja is conducted all through the day. Different types of Abhishek are performed, with the use of …

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Maithili Sharan Gupt Classic Hindi Poem Panchvati चारु चंद्र की चंचल किरणें

Maithili Sharan Gupt Classic Hindi Poem Panchvati चारु चंद्र की चंचल किरणें

Here is an excerpt from the famous poem Panchvati by Maithilisharan Gupt. The description is of the cottage in Panchvati forest that was the abode of Ram, Laxman and Sita during the terminal year of their 14 years banvas. As Ram and Sita sleep inside, Laxman is on guard outside. This poem further goes on to describe the cutting of nose …

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Naqsh Faryadi: Mirza Ghalib Urdu Ghazal Lyrics

Naqsh Faryadi - Mirza Ghalib

Naqsh Faryadi: Mirza Ghalib – Urdu Script نقش فریادی ہے کس کی شوخیِ تحریر کا کاغذی ہے پیرہن ہر پیکرِ تصویر کا کاو کاوِ سخت جانیہاۓ تنہائی نہ پوچھ صبح کرنا شام کا لانا ہے جوۓ شیر کا جذبۂ بے اختیارِ شوق دیکھا چاہیے سینۂ شمشیر سے باہر ہے دم شمشیر کا آگہی دامِ شنیدن جس قدر چاہے بچھائے مدّعا …

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युगावतार गांधी: सोहनलाल द्विवेदी

Hindi Poem about Father of the Nation - Mahatma Gandhi युगावतार गांधी

चल पड़े जिधर दो डग, मग में चल पड़े कोटि पग उसी ओर, पड़ गई जिधर भी एक दृष्टि पड़ गए कोटि दृग उसी ओर। जिसके शिर पर निज धरा हाथ उसके शिर-रक्षक कोटि हाथ, जिस पर निज मस्तक झुका दिया झुक गए उसी पर कोटि माथ॥ हे कोटिचरण, हे कोटिबाहु, हे कोटिरूप, हे कोटिनाम, तुम एकमूर्ति, प्रतिमूर्ति कोटि हे …

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तुम्हें नमन: सोहनलाल द्विवेदी की प्रेरणादायक कविता

तुम्हें नमन - सोहनलाल द्विवेदी

Albert Einstein said about him, “Generations to come will scarcely believe that such a one as this walked the earth in flesh and blood”. What a phenomenon our Father of the nation was! He took on an empire about which it was said that the “sun never sets on it”, and lead a whole subcontinent to freedom. That too while …

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अरुण यह मधुमय देश हमारा: जय शंकर प्रसाद

अरुण यह मधुमय देश हमारा - जय शंकर प्रसाद

A lovely classic by Jai Shankar Prasad. Hindi is a bit difficult so I have provided the meanings of difficult words… अरुण यह मधुमय देश हमारा: जय शंकर प्रसाद अरुण यह मधुमय देश हमारा। जहां पहुंच अनजान क्षितिज को मिलता एक सहारा। सरस तामरस गर्भ विभा पर नाच रही तरुशिखा मनोहर छिटका जीवन हरियाली पर मंगल कुंकुम सारा। लघु सुरधनु …

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हिमाद्रि तुंग शृंग से: जय शंकर प्रसाद की देशप्रेम कविता

Jaishankar Prasad Inspirational Desh Bhakti Poem हिमाद्रि तुंग शृंग से

Here is an old classic inspirational poem by Jay Shankar Prasad. हिमाद्रि तुंग शृंग से: जय शंकर प्रसाद हिमाद्रि तुंग शृंग से प्रबुद्ध शुद्ध भारती – स्वयं प्रभा समुज्ज्वला स्वतंत्रता पुकारती – ‘अमर्त्य वीर पुत्र हो, दृढ़- प्रतिज्ञ सोच लो, प्रशस्त पुण्य पंथ है, बढ़े चलो, बढ़े चलो!’ असंख्य कीर्ति-रश्मियाँ विकीर्ण दिव्यदाह-सी, सपूत मातृभूमि के – रुको न शूर साहसी! …

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