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Selections from “Urdu Literature”


This book is by DJ Matthews, C Shackle and Shahrukh Husain. It speaks of the language and its origins, south Asian literature and its themes through out different periods in time. Below are some excerpts of poems mentioned in the book:

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Thoughts and Impressions on Rumi’s Poetry

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

The book between my hands is The Masnavi Book 2 by Jalal al-Din Rumi ; translated with an introduction and notes by Jawid Mojaddedi.

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