Lalleshwari (लल्लेश्वरी) (1320–1392), also known as Lalla, Lal Ded or "Lal Arifa".She was a mystic of the Kashmiri Shaivite sect, and at the same time, a Sufi saint. She is a creator of the mystic poetry called vatsun or Vakhs, literally 'speech'. Known as Lal Vakhs, her verses are the earliest compositions in the Kashmiri language and are an important part in history of Kashmiri literature.
Lal Ded and her mystic musings continue to have a deep impact on the psyche of Kashmiri common man, and the 2000 National Seminar on her held at New Delhi led to the release of the book Remembering Lal Ded in Modern Times. A solo play in English, Hindi and Kashmiri titled 'Lal Ded' ... more »
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- I Searched For My Self
- Five Sayings of Lal Ded
- The Soul, Like The Moon
- Dance, Lalla, With Nothing On
- If You've Melted Your Desires
- At The End Of a Crazy-Moon Night
- They May Abuse Me Or Jeer At Me
- My Guru Gave Me But One Percept
- I, Lalla, Willingly Entered Through The ...
- O Infinite Consciousness
- Just For a Moment, Flowers Appear
- A Thousand Times I Asked My Guru
- To Learn The Scriptures Is Easy
- Your Way of Knowing Is a Private Herb Ga...
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