Stories about bhakti and tasawwuf (‘sufism’) are told in puranas, kirtans and malfuzat (conversations with Sufi pirs). Each teller adds something of her own. 'Suni Sunai' is a retelling of such stories inspired by the Hindustani tradition of dastangoi.
The stories here are taken from northern…
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The British and other Western colonial powers often used ‘great exhibitions’ to showcase the ‘splendours’ of their colonies as they saw them—strange and exotic. But, as we find, in the famous Jaipur Exhibition of 1883—under the patronage of Maharaja Madho Singh II—the nature of exhibition…