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The Sufi of the Deccan

Khwaja Bandanawaz Gesudaraz was born in Delhi in 1321 and was given the name Syed Muhammad Hussaini. When Sultan Muhammad-bin-Tughlaq shifted his capital to Daulatabad in the Deccan, the family migrated to the South, settling in a place called Roza ... Asian Age, 1 month ago

This Day in History (28-4-1394)

Today is Sunday; 28 th of the Iranian month of Tir 1394 solar hijri; corresponding to 2 nd of the Islamic month of Shawwal 1436 lunar hijri, and July 19, 2015, of the Christian Gregorian Calendar. 1304 solar years ago, on this day in 711 AD, the ...
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Quick Guide: Ajmer, Rajasthan

Surrounded by green hills and scattered with old monuments, the holy city of Ajmer, home to the Sufi saint Khawaja Moinuddin Chisti's tomb, is where faith and history combine to create a charming milieu. A must-do weekend getaway from Delhi ...
 Outlook Traveller2 weeks ago
DAWN Group

Literary Notes: Aslam Farrukhi and the art of writing elegant Urdu prose

It was January 2010. The venue was Punjab University Oriental College, Lahore. The occasion was Muhammad Hussain Azad's 100th death anniversary. Prof Dr Tehseen Firaqi, the then head of Urdu department, had aptly requested Prof Dr Aslam Farrukhi to ...
 DAWN Group2 weeks ago

Sufi poets termed leading lights in present times

LAHORE: In this hour of decadence, darkness and moral bankruptcy, the Sufi poets serve as a beacon of and guides, speakers at a conference on Baba Farid Shakarganj said. The conference was organized by Pakistan Academy of Letters, International ...
 Daily Times3 weeks ago
Pakistan Today

Yoga in my family

Political parties, in any case, should have the sense to keep a sharp eye on public opinion My father-in-law, Joseph John, son of a high priest in the Syrian Christian church, was a gentle person with a smile that mirrored a warm heart. He ...
 Pakistan Today1 month ago
DAWN Group

Muttahida MPAs slam Karachi operation

KARACHI: The discussion on the 2015-16 budget in the Sindh Assembly on the second day was a lacklustre business. Two of the 11 speakers — Heer Ismail Soho and Waseemuddin Qureshi of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement — became highly emotional when ...
 DAWN Group1 month ago

For peace and harmony in South Asia, some lessons from Sikhism and Sufism

The relationship between Sufism and Sikhism dates back to the time of Guru Nanak, who led a modest life of profound, spiritual devotion, focussed on building bridges of love, tolerance, co-existence, and harmony among peoples of diverse faiths and ...
 The Hindu1 month ago

COLUMN: Whither went Sirajuddin Zafar?

WHAT do I do with Sirajuddin Zafar? Here is a poet standing alone in the vast landscape of Urdu verse, unique in his diction, his imagery, his rhythms, his metaphors. We see him in a blizzard of historical contingencies, clasping in his steel hands ...
 DAWN Group1 month ago

Pakistani Commentator Orya Maqbool Jan: 16th-Century Mughal Emperor Akbar To Blame For Secularism, Free Speech Among South Asian Muslims

The columns of renowned Islamist-leaning Pakistani writer Orya Maqbool Jan in Urdu newspapers are widely read; he also frequently appears on Pakistani television channels to talk about issues concerning Pakistan, Islam and the Islamic world. ...
 Memri.org1 month ago
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