Ghazal

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Manan Kapoor
The celebrated Kashmiri-American poet Agha Shahid Ali was instrumental in popularising ghazals in the West. One figure who brought him closer to the form was the legendary ghazal singer Begum Akhtar. We look at Akhtar’s influence on the poet and his work, their relationship and how he beautifully…
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Manan Kapoor
Mirza Ghalib is a household name in the Indian subcontinent—a figure who is synonymous with Persian and Urdu poetry. The timeless nature of his verses and the universality of his themes have resulted in his works transcending borders and languages. Thanks to translations of Ghalib's ghazals to…
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Lokesh Ohri
  Sustenance and Identity of an Art Form in the Valley of Dehra Dun   India is a country of kaleidoscopic contrasts. Over a billion people inhabit the diverse region. Yet, there is a common instinct that binds people in India, it is an instinct found in the philosophy, music, arts and tradition.…
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  Vasdev Mohi (Vasdev Vensimal Sidhnani), one of the best-known contemporary Sindhi writers, was born on March 2, 1944, in Mirpur Khas, now in Pakistan. The Ahmedabad-based poet, critic and short story writer is the winner of numerous awards, including the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1999 for Barf Jo…
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Menka Shivdasani
https://www.sahapedia.org/%E2%80%98culture-runs-the-veins-of-the-community%E2%80%99-%E2%80%93-interview-vasdev-mohiModern Sindhi literature is generally divided into two periods—the British era (1843–1947) and the post-Partition phase, but its genesis was several centuries earlier, building on a…
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Menka Shivdasani
This multimedia module is an in-depth exploration of Sindhi literature after the Partition of India in 1947. With the Partition, Sindhis lost vital links to their land, language and culture, which was built on a rich tradition of Sufistic thought and a synthesis of various cultures. While the…
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Md. Wahajuddin
har ek baat pe kahate ho tum ki tu kya hai  tumhin kaho ke ye andaaz-e-guftugu kya hai    na shole men ye karishma na barq men ye ada  koi batao ki vo shokh-e-tund-khu kya hai    ye rashk hai ki vo hota hai ham-sukhan tum se  vagarna khauf-e-bad-amozi-e-adu kya hai    chipak raha hai badan par lahu…
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Siddiqua Yasmeen
ye naa thi hamaari qismat ke visaal-e-yaar hota agar aur jiite rahte, yahi intazaar hota   tere vaade par jiye hum to ye jaan jhuuth jaana ki khushi se mar na jaate, agar e’tibaar hota   teri naazuki se jaana ke bandha tha ahd boda kabhii tu na tod sakta, agar ustuvar hota   koi mere dil se puchhe…
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