The Wisdom of Sind
has been observed that it is becoming increasingly difficult for the
newer generation to speak the Sindhi language.
Perhaps the parents are partly to
blame, or maybe Providence willed it so. Possibly humanity needs to unite under
one language, one religion, one banner. Maybe we have to break the narrow walls
of constriction. The latter may be true, but that should not stop us from being
grateful to our ancestors for the seeds of wisdom that they sowed in our
subconscious psyche in the form of Sindhi proverbs.
These proverbs are an
the future generation. They are a whiff of fragrance from the past.
Scriptures claim that we Hindus
owe a debt to our fore-fathers for having nurtured our bodies and souls.
We could repay our debt by
re-instating our culture to the great pinnacle of glory it once enjoyed.
would feel amply rewarded if
this humble effort helps us in taking a step in that direction.
This book has been
sponsored by the 'Group 21',a Ladies' Club, of which I am a member, and whose
members contributed in putting together most of the 'Pahaakas' as proverbs are
called in Sindhi.