Islamic poetry
Islamic poetry is poetry written by Muslims. Islamic poetry has been written in many languages.
Beginning with the migration of Muhammad and his followers to mecca (A.D. 622), also known as the Hi...
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Sufi poetry
Sufi poetry has been written in many languages, both for private devotional reading and as lyrics for music played during worship, or dhikr. Themes and styles established in Punjabi poetry, Sindhi poe...
Swahili poetry
Swahili literature is, generally speaking, literature written in the Swahili language particularly by Swahili people of the East African coast and the neighboring islands. It may also refer to literat...
The Seven Queens of Sindh
Seven Queens is a name given to the seven female poetic characters that appears in the poetry of great Sindhi Sufi Poet Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai for the expression of his mystical ideas and experienc...
The Rod of Moses
Zarb-i-Kalim ضربِ کلیم (or The Rod of Moses) is a philosophical poetry book of Allama Iqbal in Urdu, a poet-philosopher of the Indian subcontinent. It was published in 1936, two years before his death...
Shah Jo Risalo
Shah Jo Risalo (Sindhi: شاھ جو رسالو) is a poetic compendium of famous Sindhi Sufi poet Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai. In fact, it is many compendia, for Shah Abdul Latif's poetry in various forms of Bayt...
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What should then be done O people of the East
Pas Chih Bayad Kard ay Aqwam-i-Sharq (or What should then be done O people of the East) was a philosophical poetry book of Allama Iqbal in Persian, the great poet-philosopher of the Indian subcontinen...
Qaṣīda al-Burda
Qaṣīdat al-Burda (Arabic: قصيدة البردة‎, "Poem of the Mantle") is an ode of praise for the Islamic prophet Muhammad composed by the eminent Sufi, Imam al-Busiri of Egypt. The poem whose actu...
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Amina Shah
Amina Shah (born 31 October 1918) is a prominent anthologiser of Sufi stories and folk tales, and was for many years the Chairperson of the College of Storytellers. She is the sister of the Sufi write...
Karbala Ta Karbala
Karbala Ta Karbala is a collection of Marsias, or more appropriately Marasi, by Waheed Akhtar, a noted Urdu poet and critic. He also wrote Ghazals and nazms and an epic, Shahr-e Hawas, which is consid...
Tosun Bayrak
Sheikh Tosun Bayrak al-Jerrahi al-Halveti (Istanbul: 1926) is an author, translator and Sufi. He served as a government official in Ankara, Honorary Consul of Turkey in Morocco and is the Sheikh of t...
The Philosophy of Supplication
The Philosophy of Supplication (Parsi: فلسفه دعا, ) is a famous Islamic/Iranian prayer, Written by Ali Shariati. It is written in poetic tense and regards the human life and a human's relation with Go...
Ustad Sibte Jaafar Zaidi
Syed Sibte Jaafar Hassan Zaidi (Urdu سید سبط جعفر حسن زیدی/ ALA-LC: Sayyid Sibt-i Jaʼfar Ḥasan Zaidī) was a Pakistani professor, scholar, advocate, poet, author, social worker and classical religious...
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Gift from Hijaz
Armaghan-i-Hijaz (Urdu: ارمغان حجاز‎; or Gift from Hijaz; published in Persian, 1938) was a philosophical poetry book of Allama Iqbal, the great poet-philosopher of Islam.
This work, pub...
The Secrets of the Self
Asrar-i-Khudi (Persian: اسرار خودی‎; or The Secrets of the Self; published in Persian, 1915) was the first philosophical poetry book of Allama Iqbal, the great poet-philosopher of British India ...
Hamd
A hamd (Arabic: حمد‎), "Praise" in English, is a word that is usually written in Arabic, Persian, Punjabi, or Urdu and means a poetic piece in praise of God. The word "Hamd" comes from the Q...
Gurughli
Gurughli (also known as Gurghuli) is the titular character of an epic cycle from Central Asia. The cycle includes up to fifty segments which are still performed by the peoples of Turkistan in Tajik a...
Qat'aa
Qat'aa, a form of poetry, is a part of soazkhwani / mersiya-khwani. Qat'aa is also known as Ruba'ee and performed before marsiya-khwani. When Qat'aa, Ruba'ee, Soaz, Salaam and Marsiya are performed co...
Message from the East
Payam-i-Mashriq (Urdu: پیامِ مشرق‎; or Message from the East; published in Persian, 1923) is a philosophical poetry book of Allama Iqbal, the great poet-philosopher of the Indian subcontinen...
Naat
A Na`at (Arabic: نعت‎) is a poetry that specifically praises the Islamic prophet Muhammad. The practice is popular in South Asia (Pakistan and India), commonly in Urdu or Punjabi language. P...
Al-Wabil al-Sayyib
Al-Waabil as-Sayyib min al-Kalim at-Tayyib (Arabic: الوابل الصيب من الكلم الطيب ) is a book by Islamic scholar Ibn Qayyim Al-Jawziyya.
The book was written while a student of Ibn Taymiyyah as an ...
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Naat Khawan
A Naat Khawan (Urdu: نعت خواں‎) or Sanaa Khawan is a person who recites the Naat, i.e. poetry in praise of the Islamic prophet Muhammad.
Iblees Ki Majlis-e-Shura
Iblees Ki Majlis-e-Shura (English: The Parliament of Satan) is an Urdu poem written by Muhammad Iqbal in 1935. It describes the meeting of the Devil and his advisers, and they discuss the current ...
Sicilian Questions
Sicilian Questions, al-Masa'il al-Siqiliyya in Arabic, is the name of Ibn Sabin's masterpiece, one of the leading representatives of the Andalusian mystic of the 13th century. Its doctrines are marked...
Persian Psalms
Zabur-i-Ajam (زبور عجم, Persian Psalms) is a philosophical poetry book, written in Persian, of Allama Iqbal, the great poet-philosopher of the Indian subcontinent. It was published in 1927.
Zabur-...