Guru Padmasambhava: The Buddha of Vajrayana

As Sahapedia co-organises a two-day conference on the life and legacy of Guru Padmasambhava (January 29–30, 2019, at IIC, Delhi), we outline the importance and contribution of this 8th-century monk, who has often been called ‘the second Buddha’. From founding the Nyingma sect to being one of the principle architects of Tibetan Buddhism, it is safe to say that the world may have lost the tradition of Vajrayana Buddhism if it weren’t for Guru Padmasambhava (Photo Source: Ayan Ghosh/Sahapedia.org)

 

Vanishing Traditions: Rare and Unusual Musical Instruments from Sarguja

 

यह वीडियो सरगुजा, छत्तीसगढ़ के विभिन्न प्रकार के दुर्लभ और असामान्य संगीत वाद्ययंत्रों का प्रदर्शन है।

This content has been created as part of a project commissioned by the Directorate of Culture and Archaeology, Government of Chhattisgarh, to document the cultural and natural heritage of the state of Chhattisgarh.

कहानीकार रामप्रसाद वासुदेवा की कथा | The Storyteller's Tale: Ramprasad Vasudeva on his Life and Community

 

इस वीडियो में राम प्रसाद वासुदेव एक कथाकार के रूप में अपने जीवन और समुदाय के बारे में बात करते हैं।

This content has been created as part of a project commissioned by the Directorate of Culture and Archaeology, Government of Chhattisgarh, to document the cultural and natural heritage of the state of Chhattisgarh.

Lore of the Ahirs

The Ahirs are a pastoral community, who in Chhattisgarh are seen to include the Rauts, Thetwars, and Yadavs. Their cultural practices include highly performative traditions that have in several ways defined the form and style of performance genres from this region.

राउत दोहे

 

पी सी लाल यादव इस लेख में छत्तीसगढ़ में राउत समुदाय के दोहे के बारे में बात करते हैं। वह 'बच्चों की देवारी' पर जोर देते हैं - बचपन और बच्चों पर आधारित दोहे।

P. C. Lal Yadav in this article talks about the dohas' (couplets) of the Raut community in Chhattisgarh. He emphasises couplets that describe childhood.  

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कंठी ठेठवार की प्रस्तुति , भुजबल यादव एवं मालिक राम यादव द्वारा | Kanthi Thetwar Performed by Bhujbal Yadav and Malik Ram Yadav

                                                                                         

                                                                                               (हर गीत के बाद बांस धुन बजा है)

 

 

सारांश              (In Chhattisgarhi, hereafter, C)