Ghazal, as a form of poetry, has been practised for generations. It has travelled far; From the royal courts passing from the markets, streets, cinema, television and now on to our cellular phones. Facing many a hurdle & obstacles on the way, it has survived & evolved. A lot of times, we are even listening to one and not realising it's a strain of a melody or form from aeons ago.
This Ghazal Writing workshop will start with the basics of the form, it's history and origin and will end with you getting a taste of writing one yourself. Even if you don't write or intend to, this will sure give you a sense of appreciating it more in its true essence.
Contents of the workshop :
* History & Origins
* Introduction to Basic Elements of Gazal
* Fundamentals of Meter (Beher)
* Actually Writing in Meter (Beher)
Open to all. However; knowledge of Hindi Script (Devnagri) is mandatory.
The workshop will be conducted by Devroop Sharma.