Monthly Archives: November 2010

Close Reading: Safal Rajni – 1

Now let’s go back to the close reading of the next Narsinh Mehta poem. Here is the text, transliteration, and the translation. Safal Rajni Safal rajni havi, aajni abhinavi, palang besaari vaahaale haas keedhun, kar darpan dhari vadan avlokataan prem … Continue reading

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Close Reading: Safal Rajni – 2

Narsinh Mehta begins this poem without any preamble. It’s a successful night, safal rajni. A woman is speaking about her fulfilling night after which her beloved is kissing her while looking at their reflection in the mirror.  We have been … Continue reading

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