Step into the enchanting world of Lalla Dyad, a revered woman saint-poet of the early fourteenth century Kashmir, whose profound verses have captivated hearts for centuries. In "The Word of Lalla," esteemed author Richard Carnac Temple brings to life the timeless legacy of this legendary figure, beautifully capturing the essence of her spiritual journey.
Originally passed down through generations in oral tradition, the verses of Lalla Dyad were finally documented in written form by Baba Dalud Mashkwati in his seminal work, "Asraral Abram," in 1654. Preserved in the rich tapestry of the Persio-Arabic script, these verses reveal the depth of Lalla's wisdom and illuminate her spiritual insights.
Bhaskara Razdan, a luminary of the 18th century, recognized the significance of Lalla's verses and painstakingly compiled them in the Sharda script. Known as "Lallavaakya" or "Lalla's sayings," this collection became a precious treasure, shedding light on Lalla Dyad's profound teachings and experiences.
In "The Word of Lalla," Richard Carnac Temple invites readers on a transformative journey through the poet-saint's verses, exploring themes of love, devotion, spirituality, and self-realization. Immerse yourself in the ethereal beauty of Lalla's words as you uncover the hidden layers of meaning and contemplate the profound messages within.
This book is a testament to the enduring power of Lalla Dyad's voice, transcending time and connecting readers to a spiritual tradition that continues to inspire and uplift. "The Word of Lalla" is a literary masterpiece that breathes new life into ancient wisdom, making it accessible to modern readers seeking solace, enlightenment, and a deeper understanding of the human spirit.
Embark on a transformative journey with "The Word of Lalla" and let the verses of this remarkable woman saint-poet touch your soul, leaving an indelible imprint on your heart and mind.