The Sounds of Silence .. (with an adulatory nod to Simon and Garfunkel)

    “Naam gum jaayega, chehraa yeh badal jaayegaa meri aawaaz hi pehchaan hai…. Gar yaad rahe” – Sampooran Singh “Gulzar” [(The) Name will get obscured, (this) countenance will get altered only the voice is the ipseity … should one (wish to) remember] This emphasis on “aawaaz” (literally, the voice) illustrates the importance of SOUND, …