Product description. This app on Lal Ded has been constructed by the process of restructuring Buy Lal Vakhs: Read Apps & Games Reviews – Listen to Arti Kaul Lal Vakh MP3 song. Lal Vakh song from the album Yaar Lokchaar By Arti Tiku Kaul is released on Jan The duration of song is Lalleshwari () was a mystic of the Kashmiri Shaivite was a creator of the mystic poetry called vatsun or Vakhs, literally “speech”. Known.

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For bakh she is a Yogini, for some she is a sufi, for some she is a devotee of Shiva, some consider her as an avatar; but all consider as a wisest Kashmiri woman.

The importance of Lal daed’s role in Kashmirism is that her name and vakhs evoke deep resonances in the human mind providing spiritual solace.


She is an example of the Kashmiri society which provided liberal education to the women in those days. From her vakhs, it is thought that she was educated in the early part of her life at her father’s house. Her poetry gave a new meaning to Kashmiri Literature as Lal Vakh forms the foundation of the same because most of the saints and sages of Kashmir before Lal Daed had their work in Sanskrit. Murphy calls her the “chief exponent of devotional or emotion-oriented Triadism”.

Every Kashmiri has some of her sayings Lal Vakh on the tip of their tongue. She continued the mystic tradition of Shaivism in Kashmir, which was known as Trika before Barnett organized a gathering of learned pandits and these wise sayings were properly interpreted and compiled. This page was last edited on 23 Octoberat Since the s, however, Kashmir’s confluential culture has frayed thin under the pressure of a prolonged conflict to which transnational terrorism, State repression and local militancy have all contributed.

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Retrieved from ” https: Chitkara vahk January She was born in AD in Pandetheran to a Kashmiri pandit family. While the above translation uses the hindu terms in the translation that are actually there in the original, Lal Ded has since been appropriated by later day Islamic culture and analysed from Sufi prism.

Your browser does not support iframes. Exploring the immeasurable depths of the Divine. Beyond several new translations of Lal Ded’s vakh, there are other contemporary performative arts that are based on Lal Ded’s life and poetry.

Whatever work I’ve done, whatever I have though, was praise with my body and praise hidden inside my head. Lal vakhs are not just about praising Lord, but at the same time they are rebellion against the tradition which oppresses the poor soul.

Lal Ded’s Vakhs

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. It is said that Lal Vakhs were not written down during her time. It was Lal Ded who breast-fed him. Share We are now Mobile. Lalleshwari ‘s contribution has been unique: We humbly invite everybody having faith in such values and traditions to come forward, lead and contribute in this endevour. Hindu female religious leaders Hindu mystics Kashmiri Shaivites Hindu poets Kashmiri poets Indian women poets births deaths 14th-century Indian poets 14th-century Indian women writers 14th-century Indian writers Hindu saints.

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What this points to is the non-sectarian nature of Lal Ded’s spiritual life and her song-poems. Yet, her life and work have been used for various religious and political agendas over time.


By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Over the years, these Shalokas became preamble to any auspicious recitation in Kashmir; where all faiths adopted it and got equally benefitted.

Views Read Edit View history. However, like many other scholarly and religious works of India, foreigners took a special lead in this task.

As author and poet Ranjit Hoskote writes:. She is considered to be the creator of the Kashmiri mystic poems or Vatsuns or Vakhs; which inspired many sufis in Kashmir. It was the memory of her listeners who passed it to generations and hence were gradually recorded and sung to next generations. It is true that Lal Ded was constructed differently by each community, but she was simultaneously Lallesvari or Lalla Yogini to the Hindus and Lal’arifa to the Muslims; today unfortunately, these descriptions are increasingly being promoted at the expense of one another.

Whatever work I did became worship of the Lord; Whatever word I uttered became a prayer; Whatever this body of mine experienced became the sadhana of Saiva Tantra illumining my path to Parmasiva.

For example, there are contemporary renditions of Lal Ded’s poetry in song. Lal Ded and her mystic musings continue to have a deep impact on the psyche of Kashmiris, and the National Seminar on her held at New Valh led to the release of the book Remembering Lal Ded in Modern Times.

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