Kashmiri Proverbs Volume II

  • Rs.399.00

  • Author Name: Dr. Raj Kachru
  • Format: Paperback 
  • Print length :- 354 pages
  • Language:- English
  • Publisher:- Notion Press
  • Publication date:- 6 October 2022.
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  • Delivery time 4-9 working days (India).
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The proverbs included in this collection are concise statements that primarily draw wisdom from traditional sources. They express universally held truths, offer advice based on common sense and experiences, and encapsulate the values and beliefs of a society. The remarkable aspect of these proverbs lies in their timeless relevance and the careful refinement they have undergone throughout generations.

It is worth noting that these proverbs are widely used in colloquial Kashmiri language, adding a touch of distinctiveness and flavor. They can be considered as the "spicy jargon" of the Kashmiri language.

This compilation presents 151 new Kashmiri proverbs, with each proverb translated into English, Hindi, and Urdu to ensure broader accessibility and assist readers in pronouncing them correctly. The inclusion of detailed descriptions, interpretations, and usage examples, whenever possible, enhances the reader's understanding and engagement with each proverb.

Readers will find noticeable improvements in the quality of presentation, language, and ease of comprehension compared to the first volume. These proverbs aim to evoke nostalgic memories among Kashmiris, specifically, while also garnering a positive reception from other regions by drawing parallels with similar proverbs in their respective languages.

About Author Dr. Raj Kachru:-

Dr Raj Kachru, a Kashmiri Pandit, hails from the family of 18th century’s leading Kashmiri Poetess, Arnimal, known for poignant poetry, and Munshi Bhawani Dass Pandit Kachru, an erudite Persian scholar and historian at Rainawari, Srinagar, Kashmir. Raj Kachru did his earlier schooling in the valley, graduated from IIT, Kharagpur, and PhD from MSU, USA. A globe trotter, he has worked in USA, Iran and India, including IIT, Kharagpur. His last position was as the Assistant Director-general (Process Engineering) at ICAR, New Delhi. 

During his 50+ years of professional career, Raj Kachru has published more than 390 papers and 16 books (the last being Kashmiri Proverbs Vol-1, May 2021), designed and developed 18 prototypes and delivered more than 160 invited lectures in India and abroad. He has received many national and international awards including the prestigious gold medal by the Institution of Engineers (India), ISAE Commendation Medal for R&D and Rajendra Prasad award by the ICAR. Raj Kachru has a passion for literature especially, Urdu, Kashmiri and English poetry, and a love for all types of music and Ghazal singing. At present, he lives in Bhopal with his wife, Madhu (former Professor and Head, Sociology, Post-Graduate Women's College, Bhopal).
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