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Panjab Digital Library - Digitization of Sassi Punnu
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Sassi Punnu

Description This "kissa" is written in a popular typical poetical metrical composition called "kali". In this meter, each sentence contains a fixed number of words which end in a long echoing melodious time. This "kali" is to be sung at a very high pitch by an accomplished singer only to the accompaniment of selected musical instruments like "Algeza" & Dholak. The whole composition is written in "kahan". Another distinct feature of this piece is that each "kali" is followed by its paraphrase in Punjabi prose. The poet also employs erotic imagery to describe the curves of beautiful heroine's shapely figure[edit]
Keywords Bhambor, Sassi, Rattan Kaur, Baloch, [edit]
Accession Number   BK-001678
Author Natha Singh
Script Gurmukhi
Language Panjabi
Publisher Bhai Pratap Singh Preetam Singh
Custodian Nanakshahi
Length 26.0
Breadth 17.0
Completion Incomplete
Condition Good
Pages                         24
 
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