Online Programmes (April 1 - May 31, 2024)

  • Women’s Voices from South Asia

    Instructor: Shruthi Veena Vishwanath
    An online course exploring songs of women mystics of South Asia. Through learning the songs of 5-6 poets including Meerabai, Janabai, Akka Mahadevi and others, participants will get an insight into the diverse expressions of bhakti by the mystics, their ways of asserting agency, and their navigation of society and self. While a lot of poetry by women has been extensively translated into English, in the oral traditions it is the singing of this poetry that truly keeps the poetry alive. 
    Duration: 8 weeks
    Frequency: Every Monday from April 8, 2024, 6 – 7:30 PM IST
    Format: Interactive and performance-based engagement
    Pre-requisite: Passion for creative pursuits


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