When Nikhil Plays
It buzzes through my brain
Muffling and tangling within my brain
The brain which is full of ragas and chords but yet remain unspoken outwardly
If you put a note within the resolution then it would create a symphony of whirlpool
Oh don’t get hurt as I’m proclaiming myself as a good object
Don’t messed up me with the outward manifestation
Rather, this I will remain unspoken forever
I’ll flow with the complete supplement through the musicality!
3rd march, 2016
(Pt. Nikhil Banerjee is one of the eminent sitar maestro. A Bengali, died in his 50’s at 1986 but still renown as one of the best Sitar player of all time……. )
I had always thought that Bengali was one of the unique language of the world and now I feel so happy because all the linguists have already come to a point that the basic word order of the world is SOV(subject object verb) and Bengali is belongs to this word order. Although, its true that most languages of the world either belongs to SOV or SVO(subject-verb object). But still SOV is overwhelmingly dominating the world.
I don’t take it as a triumph but as humble self satisfaction. You know we are the 4th largest language of the world but the people are not swarming up through a Bengali learning center as they swarmed into the Alliance Francaise or Goethe Institute only because of our economical background, maybe or maybe not.
Yes, economy is not the only barricade here and other issues are social disintegration, long run experiment of colonization, religious intolerance, heinous division of greater Bengal and lastly could be the political instability and I’m not taking here Huge population as a great problem because I believe if people could discern the depth of the Bengali literature only then we could be reunited.
We don’t need to follow others Art of living as we have Rabindranath. Lalon, Nazrul, Jibonanondo, Sunil. I can still remember a question asked by a Japanese- “I cant understand why you people are still remaining poor when you possessed a great cultural heritage!”