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  • Date: October 9,2015

    Time: 06:30 pm

    Venue: Conference Room 1

    Title: Eating God A Book of Bhakti Poetry

    Description:

    The book edited by Arundhati Subramaniam, will be introduced by Shri Ashok Vajpeyi

     

    Ms Arundhati Subramaniam will trace the trajectory of the book, interspersed with readings of translations 

    By Shri Keki N. Daruwalla and Shri H.S. Shiva Prakash

     

    Chair: Dr. H.K. Kaul, The Poetry Society (India)

     

    Eating God: A Book of Bhakti Poetry edited by Arundhati Subramaniam (Penguin, 2014) has been described as ‘a wonderful mix of 48 voices, spanning several centuries, in adept, stylistically varied translations’ [with an} ‘extensive and deeply intimate introduction…elegantly ushering readers into a trance-like receptiveness’ (The Sunday Guardian)

     

    Arundhati Subramaniam is the author of four books of poetry. Her recent collection was awarded the inaugural Khushwant Singh Poetry Prize, selected as the Winter Choice of the Poetry Book Society, UK and shortlisted for the T.S. Eliot Poetry Prize

     

    (Collaboration: The Poetry Society, India; and Penguin Books, India)