Āsāddar Āli Collection of Texts in Sylhét Nāgri Script

This Collection comprises digital copies of 10 texts, copied as part of the EAP071 Archiving Texts in Sylhét Nāgri Script project. The texts have been copied from photocopies of original volumes. All 10 texts are undated and written in Bengali, in the Sylhét Nāgri script. They deal with profound and esoteric philosophical themes.

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  • Puthi Daphéul HujatPuthi Daphéul Hujat

    File Ref: EAP071/5/1
    The title of this volume means 'the end/solution of a discourse/debate'. The volume is a religious text which follows the śariat in describing forty macalā or religous propositions. The intricate religious discourse is presented in a simple way for the ben ...
  • Ebādaté MagajEbādaté Magaj

    File Ref: EAP071/5/2
    Ebādaté is a Persian word meaning 'service/devotion/worship'. Magaj[z] is an Arabic word representing 'brain'. The text is thus an intellectual discourse on Sufi philosophy. It is believed that the author was born in Āśādha (the third month of the Bengali ...
  • Tālib HuchanTālib Huchan

    File Ref: EAP071/5/3
    This volume contains a text on Sufi theology, written by Golām Huchan in 1549 CE. The acquired manuscript was copied by an anonymous person much later. It is one of the earliest texts written in Sylhét Nāgri script and shows how Sufi literature was introdu ...
  • Bhédsār, 1st Edition"Bhédsār, 1st Edition"

    File Ref: EAP071/5/4
    Bhédsār is a book of religious songs which reflect on Sufi philosophy. It may have been written by Hajrat Sāhā Huchan Ālam, based on the thoughts of Saiyad Śah Hussain Ālam. The text was at some point revised and published by Srīyukta Jāji Ābdul Sāhéb; pri ...
  • Bhabatarān Kabi Cārti Bāul Gān Saha, 1st Edition [1913]"Bhabatarān Kabi...

    File Ref: EAP071/5/5
    The text of this volume emphasises the transience of human existence. It preaches that a person should concentrate on improving their life after death, and that this can be done by performing religious duties. The text includes a collection of four songs w ...
  • Khabar NiśānKhabar Niśān

    File Ref: EAP071/5/6
    The text is a work on religion and spirituality. It is in the form of songs that deal with religious theories and spiritualism. Profound thoughts are expressed in simple terms and reflect the Sufi philosophy often expressed through the imagery of Rādhā-Kri ...
  • Khabar NiśānKhabar Niśān

    File Ref: EAP071/5/7
    The text is a work on religion and spirituality. It is in the form of songs that deal with religious theories and spiritualism. Profound thoughts are expressed in simple terms and reflect the Sufi philosophy often expressed through the imagery of Rādhā-Kri ...
  • PāndnāmāPāndnāmā

    File Ref: EAP071/5/8
    The text in this volume is by Ch[S]ādék Āli who was born in 1205 BE (1798 CE). The author mentions his name in the text, which is written in the form of a discourse, in verse. He introduces the different elements of Islam as well as stories (Bayān) related ...
  • HushiārnāmāHushiārnāmā

    File Ref: EAP071/5/9
    The text here is a photocopy of a hand-copied version of the original, which was written by the famous poet Ch[S]ādék Āli (or Munsi Chādék Āli) who converted to Islam from Hinduism. It is a book on religion, warning people against deviating from the religi ...
  • Bhéd Jahur [1918]Bhéd Jahur [1918]

    File Ref: EAP071/5/10
    Bhéd Johur is a religious text which deals with esoteric philosophy. It contains discussions on Sufism and various other secret ideas about Vaisnavism, Nātha and Sahajiyā cults. Significantly, while introducing these cults, the poet seeks the blessings of ...