Ch[S]alim Uddin Majumdār Collection of Texts in Sylhét Nāgri Script

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 original printed volumes. All six volumes are undated and written in Bengali in the Sylhét Nāgri script. The texts deal with various topics including a metaphorical description of the Day of Judgement, a narration of the battle at Kārbāla, a love story described in the Qur'an, songs on Sufi philosophy and a list of the rules to follow before observing namāz.

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  • Hasar Michil

    File Ref: EAP071/8/1
    'Hāsar' means 'resurrection' and 'michil' means 'system' or 'file of records'. The text is thus a metaphorical description of the day of judgement and resurrection. ...
  • OjunamājOjunamāj

    File Ref: EAP071/8/2
    Written by Munśi Ābdul Karim, the text provides the rituals associated with two (of the five) compulsory duties of a Mussalman - 'Oju' meaning ablution before prayers and 'Namāj[z]' being an offering of prayers. It emphasises the importance of cleanliness ...
  • JamnāmāJamnāmā

    File Ref: EAP071/8/3
    Jamnāmā is a story of wars and battles. It is a popular text in the region of Cāchār in Āssām and is ritually read on the Muharram night. ...
  • MohabbatnāmāMohabbatnāmā

    File Ref: EAP071/8/4
    The text is a romantic narrative poem depicting the adventurous love story of Hazrat Yusuf and J[z]ulékhā, 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 ...
  • Harmuj Ālir GānHarmuj Ālir Gān

    File Ref: EAP071/8/6
    The title of this text means 'the songs of Śāh Harmuj Āli'. It is a collection of songs. Significantly, one of the songs describes the Khilāphat movement. Another verse is on 'Sajli Tarikā'. ...