A monthly Punjabi literary journal since 1933, Preet Lari addresses “Life, Love & Longing”.The Spirit of Love has been written & translated as fiction,prose,poetry & analysis by many renowned and new authors. Since 1938,it also became a physical space, Preet Nagar, literally an abode of Love, where one’s very lifestyle was reinvented by way of community living through common pursuits, successful experiments with child friendly education, a perusal of the arts and a community kitchen not withstanding differences of caste, religion and gender. Preet Nagar was noted by Gandhiji, Tagore and Jawahar Lal Nehru as well as Leftist stalwarts. It has created thousands of aware citizens for at least three generations. Preet Lari has always responded with open arms to Punjabi society’s aspirations for democratic liberalism, social & economic equality. Through Colonialism, Partition, wars and terrorism Preet Lari has stood from 85 years as a platform for Humanism.Founded by Gurbakhsh Singh,it was also edited by Navtej Singh for many decades. Editor Sumeet Singh fell to the bullets of extremists in 1984. Poonam Singh and Rati Kant Singh are running the magazine since 1984 for Preet Lari Trust, the Founder Chairman of which was the brilliant P H Vaishnav, IAS.