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frequently asked questions

requently asked questions

for a closely knit community

  • What is the meaning of Triveni?
    In the Indian tradition, Triveni means the confluence of three major rivers: the Ganga, the Yamuna, and the Saraswati. Here, it signifies India, Japan, and the world coming together to revel in haikai literature. You can know more about Triveni and its meaning in our about us page.
  • How can I join the workshopping forum
    You can send us a request to join the workshopping forum in 3 easy steps. Step 1: Sign up for an account in Triveni Haikai India website. Step 2: Visit and send us a mail with the subject 'Forum'. Step 3: Wait for the forum moderators to approve your request. And then you're set! You will gain access to the forum automatically after that.
  • Where can I find a list of Indian Season words?
    You can visit Gabi Greve’s India Saijiki, which will help you to begin. We, at Triveni Haikai India are also trying to build a comprehensive saijiki pertaining to India at
  • I am new to haiku. Where should I begin?
    It’s best to begin with the blog section (, where there are many features to help you to understand about haiku and tanka. You can even post appropriate comments in these threads. Hopefully, this should give you a grasp of this art form! But do remember, Japanese short forms of poetry are 400 years old and they need effort and dedication from your side to be able to write these forms the way they are written all over the world today! And, that’s the reason we are here!
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