The idea shift behind ‘Kitte Mil Ve Mahi’

A TRAVELOGUE IN HISTORY, MEMORY AND OBLIVION: Revisiting little traditions of the Punjab

In the beginning…the IDEA

That memory is also a great binding force, conserving the most humane of values of a given society doesn’t come naturally to mind in times of its rampant abuse. Perhaps each epoch renders certain memories invisible. Yet, they carry on, by turning into personal memories of individuals, collective memories of a village, a sacred tradition among the bards and musicians, and preserve themselves in a thousand different ways. That is what we would call the little traditions.

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