Beautiful beginning

https://kshetraarusanskriti.in/index.php/kas/article/view/8 A beautiful beginning of the year with the publication of an article. This is a motivation for me - to keep scribbling.  Article title: সংগ্ৰহালয় আৰু সাংস্কৃতিক ঐতিহ্য: এটি চমু আভাস Title in English: Museums and Cultural Heritage: A brief introduction Journal name: ’Kshetra Aru Sanskriti, Axom’ is a Peer-Reviewed Multidisciplinary Assamese Web Journal …

December acquisition: A book ‘Krishna in the Garden of Assam’ by T. Richard Blurton

About the book: This beautifully illustrated book brings an extraordinary and important object Vrindavani vastra to a wider audience and to illuminate the culture of Assam, where devotion to Krishna continues to this day. Vrindavani vastra: This is a rare piece of textile from Assam, India. It was believed to be weaved during the late …

Goalpariya Lokgeet: Journey of a Genre Blog 2: Genre Description

Goalpariya Lokgeets are sung in local dialects, which is very close to Bangla language. Grierson mentioned in his Linguistic Survey of India, Vol.5 Part-I that the language spoken in Goalpara and neighbouring north Bengal is a part of the Bengali language. Later on some scholars have used the term ‘Kamatapuri’ or ‘Kamrupi’ also for this …

Goalpariya Lokgeet: Journey of a Genre Blog 1: The Genre

This is about a journey of a song genre of Assam, a state in the north eastern part of India. The genre is known as Goalpariya Lokgeet. I have been trying to study the journey of this song genre from the local to a more popular pan-Assamese mainstream song genre and the role of important …