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The Villain

Can’t but help post this little gem from an eleventh-century Sanskrit author by the name of Kshemendra. This is the first chapter of his book Desopadesa which is a satirical work on different types of base people in the society. … Continue reading

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Ghalib and communication…

Nawab Agha Khan Ashq wrote the following lines about Ghalib, which I think also applies to a lot of `intellectuals’. अगर अपना काहा तुम अाप ही समझे तो क्या समझे?मजा कहने का तब है, एक कहे अैार दुसरा समझेजुबान मिर … Continue reading

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