One of the pleasures of reading blogs is the beautiful surprises thrown up at you at regular intervals.
AS all of my friends (and in fact most of my passing acquaintances) know, I am a ghazal freak. It’s the magic word that turns perfect strangers into lifelong friends of mine. I do not know or understand much poetry other than ghazals.
And my favourite shayar of all time? Mirza Ghalib. I think his poetry transcends time. There are layers to it that you discover every time you listen to it.
I have spent countless hours on the net trying to get Ghalib’s ghazals. They are available, but usually in Roman/English script. And that’s not much fun, is it?
So you can imagine my delight when Vivek Kumar posted a pdf of 37 ghazals of Mirza Ghalib. Go get it, guys!