Tag Archives: Translation from Gujarati

The Boat That Sails on Rapids — From Dr. Darshana Dholakia’s ‘A Festival of Relationships’ (‘પરિચયપર્વ’)

[‘A Festival of Relationships’ (‘પરિચયપર્વ’) is a bouquet of introductory pen-portraits.  The book is an anthology of short characterizations of great personalities, close relatives and friends, distilled from subtle observations of their lives made by the author.] To name my … Continue reading

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How Old is Kutch – Translation of Chapter ‘કચ્છ કેટલું જૂનું?’

More you know Kutch, more you appreciate its historical and ancestral perspective. We come across several instances of Kutch as we delve deeper into the history.  This goes on to show that Kutch was known across the world since the … Continue reading

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Synthesis of Rainbow and Music in mud-grey Rann — Translation of Chapter ‘ભૂખરા રણમાં મેઘધનુષ્ય અને સંગીતનો સમન્વય’

Rann – the desert. On hearing the word desert, images of huge sand dunes fill up our minds. Winds start blowing suddenly, causing sands to fly-off and shift the dunes. The sandstorm fills up the skyline, hiding the sun. You … Continue reading

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On Writing The History of Kutch — Translation of Chapter ‘ક્ચ્છના ઇતિહાસના લેખન સંદર્ભે’

Kutch has a long history, extending up to Harappan era. It has remained multi-faceted across ancient to middle to contemporary times. It is also not, further segmented to eras, like Slave era, Lodi era or Moghul era, akin to history … Continue reading

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