Archives : August 2023

Urdu poetry

Poetic Dignity in Public Discourse

Poetry has forever been a language of the heart and as Milan Kundera reminded us, ‘when the heart speaks, the mind finds it indecent to object’. A moving medium of expression that explores the deep recesses of our being, poetry awakens us to suppressed emotions. It rouses sensitivities to a point where grief becomes the music of the soul and moments of happiness, a cherished interlude in an ordinary life’s long story of substantive nothingness.

Is Urdu a dying language? blog

Is Urdu a dying language?

In 1977, a well-known journalist and writer late, Kushwant Singh, called Urdu a dying language. How did a language with such a rich history become the subject of discussions about its ultimate decline? The situation may not be as dire as some individuals intentionally portray it to be.

Mysticism and Sufism in Urdu Poetry

Mysticism and Sufism in Urdu Poetry: Finding Divinity in Verses

Urdu poetry is a realm where words transcend their literal meanings, weaving a tapestry of emotions, spirituality, and profound insights. At its heart lies a deep connection to mysticism and Sufism, two interwoven threads that have illuminated the path of countless poets, leading them on a journey to find divinity within verses.

Dil ke Mausam by Azra Naqvi

दिल के मौसम: अज़रा नक़्वी की शायरी

अज़रा नक़वी उर्दू अदब में एक जानी-पहचानी आवाज़ का नाम है। वो एक शायरा होने के अलावा तर्जुमा निगार और कहानी कार भी हैं। उन्होंने जदीद अरबी अदब के फ़िक्शन और नॉन फ़िक्शन दोनों को उर्दू में तर्जुमा किया है। बहरकैफ़ वो ग़ज़ल और नज़्म दोनों असनाफ़ में मलका रखती हैं। उन्होंने बड़ी उम्दा और एक नई कैफ़ियत से भरी हुई नज़्मों को तख़लीक़ किया है।

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