Poem 249 from the Rubaiyat-e Sarmad, translated by the Indian scholar, activist, and politician Maulana Abul Kalam Azad.
This work was commissioned by Voices of Bhakti as a part of the Performing Voices of Bhakti series curated by Nikhil Mandalaparthy, writer, organizer, and curator of Voices of Bhakti, and Preethi Ramaprasad, dancer, musician, curator, and graduate researcher in Critical Dance Studies.
This program is being supported by Dhvani Ohio.
Concept, Choreography & Performance: Masoom Parmar
Cinematography & Editing: Mibin Mohan
Video assistance: Helen
Verse Composition & Vocals: Deepthi Bhaskar