Weather Wisdom in Sindhi Literature: Capturing weather as a force of imagination in Shah Jo Risalo
Weather stories and folklore are one avenue through which people have historically expressed their interactions with the environment. They not only capture the ways in which people interact with their environments, but also provide a force of imagination that influences understandings of the self, the universe, and broader perceptions of the human condition. In this blog, we consider stories that have been told about weather in the South Asian context. How have they shaped peoples’ engagement with their environments? How have they aided sensorial experiences of weather? And, what is the relevance of such stories in today’s climate-change driven context?