Most of this website's content can be downloaded. Just right-click on "rm" or "mp3"
link and select "save target as" on the menu.
Wherever thou seest a great end, be sure of a great beginning. Where a monstrous and painful destruction
appals thy mind, console it with the certainty of a large and great
creation. God is there not only in the still small voice, but in
the fire and in the whirlwind.
The greater the destruction, the freer the chances of creation. Those who hope violently, despair swiftly.
Neither hope nor fear, but be sure of God's purpose and thy will to
Wherefore God hammers so fiercely at his world, tramples and kneads it
like dough, casts it so often into the blood-bath and the red hell-heat
of the furnace? Because humanity in
the mass is still a hard, crude and vile ore which will not otherwise be smelted and shaped;
as is his material, so is his method. Let it help to transmute
itself into nobler and purer metal, his ways with it will be gentler
and sweeter, much loftier and fairer its uses.
Here I present a collection of audio renderings of telugu poetry by various
Sorry for the poor audio quality of some of these recordings. They
have been made using simple personal audio recorders by various friends and
relatives of mine. Even getting access to them was difficult.
Also, if you have any personal collections of such nature, I'd be very grateful
if you could share them with me to be put on my website for everybody's benefit.
I'm looking for kavitA paThanam/gAnam.
Here is a very good webpage that provides introduction to chhandas (Indian
notion of poetic rhythm) called
101. I created a
local copy to avoid losing it.