Kashmiri Pandits' Association, Mumbai, India


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June-July 2003 issue

The Natural Ice-Lingam of Shri Amarnathji

The Natural Ice-Lingam of Shri Amarnathji
(Photo from ‘Kashmir’ by Francis Brunel)  

Table of Contents

Koshur Music

An Introduction to Spoken Kashmiri


  Project ZAAN

Kashmiri Language Workshop

Prelude to 4th Kashmiri Quiz Contest

Venue: Kashyap Bhawan, Bhawani Nagar,

Andheri (E), Mumbai 400 059.

Date: 7th September 2003


To Promote Spoken, Reading and Writing Kashmiri.

To Acquaint with the Standardised Devanagari-Kashmiri Script, as finalized by the Expert Committee under the auspices of Northern Regional Language Institute.

To Improve the Content and Conduct of Kashmiri Language Section of the ZAAN QUIZ.


Note 1: Features and Timing of the Workshop will be intimated to the Prospective Participants separately.

Note 2: Revised Edition of the ‘Basic Reader for Kashmiri Language’ will also be available at the venue.

Note 3: Entry Form, should be filled in all respects and submitted at Kashyap Bhawan.


Last date for submission of Form at

Kashyap Bhawan: 31 August 2003.

Forms can also be submitted thru e-mail at projectzaan@yahoo.co.in

or can directly be accessed at:

www.zaan.net <http://www.zaan.net>


4th Kashmiri Quiz Contest ZAAN

On Sunday, 19th Oct. 2003 at

Kashyap Bhawan

Features of the Contest for Children

1. Story Telling / Recitation (Kashmiri Only) Age Group ~ Upto 12 Years

Time ~ 3 Minutes . Prizes to be won ~3

2. Elocution ~ Language No Bar

Time: 3 Minutes. Prizes in each group ~3 i) Age Group ~ 12 Years to18 Years

Topic: My Favourite Tirath in Kashmir

ii) Age Group ~18 Years to 25 Years

Topic: Kashmir - The Land of Pilgrimages

3. Quiz Contest :

Prizes in each group ~ 3

i) Age Group ~ Upto 12 Years

(Kashmiri names for Parts of Body, Common Fruits, Vegetables & Basic Relations)

ii) Age Group ~12 Years to 18 Years

(Quiz based on the information given through Information Digests, Volume 1, 2 & 4)

iii) Age Group ~18 Years to 25 Years

(Quiz based on the information given through Information Digests, Volume 1, 2 & 4)

4. Reading Devanagari-Kashmiri from Basic Reader for Kashmiri Language-Modified Version.*

Prizes in each group ~ 3

i) Age Group ~ Upto 12 Years

(Reading Words in Devanagari-Kashmiri)

ii) Age Group ~ 12 Years to 18 Years

(Reading Sentences in Devanagari-Kashmiri)

iii) Age Group ~18 Years to 25 Years

(Reading a Passage in Devanagari-Kashmiri)


* Revised Edition of the 'Basic Reader' will be available at the 'Kashmiri Language Workshop' to be held on 7th September 2003 at Kashyap Bhawan.

Quiz Contest for Elders

Elders will be entitled to participate in the 'Quiz Contest' and 'Reading Devanagari-Kashmiri' only. There will be no 'Elocution' for them.

Participants will be divided into teams of 3 or 4 persons each. They will be allowed to select their own team combination. All teams will be given a name and their sequence fixed alphabetically. Name of the teams will be decided by draw of lots if need be.

Questions will be taken from the Information Digests Volume 1, 2 & 4. For 'Reading Devanagari-Kashmiri', participants will be asked to read paragraphs from the Volume 3, i.e. 'Basic Reader for Kashmiri Language'.

Rules regulating the 'Quiz for Elders' will be announced at the venue itself before the start of the Quiz.




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