This Collection comprises digital copies of six texts, copied as part of the EAP071 Archiving Texts in Sylhét Nāgri Script project. The texts have been copied from printed and hand written volumes, written in Bengali in the Sylhét Nāgri script. The texts contain a life of the Prophet, two love stories, a compilation of songs on Sufi themes and an account of the happenings of the Day of Judgement.
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The text is a romantic narrative poem depicting the adventurous love story of Hazrat Yusuf and J[z]ulékha, a woman of peerless beauty. The core story is described in the Qur'an as 'Āhsānūl Kachach'. The version here is an adaptation of the work Mohabbatnām ...
The songs in this volume deal with Sufi philosophy and show the development of Sufism in the region of Āssām. The author Śitalāng Śāh's original name was Muhammād Salimullāh. He assumed the name of Śitalāng Śāh when he renounced the world and became a Phak ...
Hālatunnabi is a popular text in the Muslim community of the region of Āssām. According to the poet, the text in manuscript form was completed in 1262 Bengali Era (1853 CE). It narrates, in 'Payār' and Tripodi' verse, the story of Creation and writes in de ...
The text narrates a love story concerning a Prince called Bārām and Jahurā, the daughter of the King's minister. The contemporary society did not approve of this relationship and both had to face immense hurdles. Finally, however, the two cross the hurdles ...