Contribution of Lal Ded to the Composite Culture of Kashmir: A Study of her Poetry
Keywords:Tranquillity, Discrimination, Sumptuous, Harmony
The present paper aims at exhibiting how Lal Ded’s poetry depicts a tendency of rediscovering and popularizing the centuries old rich legacy of Kashmir’s composite culture which enables people of all races, cultures, creeds, colours, and religions to live in mutual harmony, peace and tranquillity, thus has a universal appeal. For centuries, the valley of Kashmir has nourished composite culture perfected by Bhaktas, Sufis, and Rishis. Kashmir has been a multicultural and multi-traditional society where people of different faiths like Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Shiviasm, Sufism, etc live together with love and affection.
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