Archival records from Archiving texts in the Sylhet Nagri script (EAP071)

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  • Hālatunnabi

    File Ref: EAP071/1/1
    Hālatunnabi is a popular text in the Muslim community of the Silcar region. According to the poet, the text in manuscript form was completed in 1262 Bengali Era (1853 Common Era). It narrates, in 'Payār' and 'Tripodi' verse, the story of Creation and write ...
  • Hālatunnabi

    File Ref: EAP071/1/2
    Hālatunnabi is a popular text in the Muslim community of the region of Śilcar. According to the poet, the text in manuscript form was completed in 1262 Bengali Era (1853 Common Era). It narrates, in 'Payār' and 'Tripodi' verse, the story of Creation and wr ...
  • Hālatunnabi

    File Ref: EAP071/2/1
    Hālatunnabi is a popular text in the Muslim community of the region of Silcar. According to the poet, the text in manuscript form was completed in 1262 Bengali Era (1853 Common Era). It narrates in 'Payār' and 'Tripodi' verse the story of creation and writ ...
  • Jamnāmā

    File Ref: EAP071/4/1
    "Jam" is a Persian word meaning "battle" or "war" and the Jamnāmā is a story of wars and battles. The volume contains a narrative poem and Jāri songs. The poem recounts the battle of Kārbālā which took place in Muharram 10, in the year 61 of the Islamic ca ...
  • Surmān Āli Khaliphār Gān

    File Ref: EAP071/4/3
    Surmān Āli Khaliphā wrote down and copied a number of songs into this volume. It was given to Āmirul Islām Laskar who considered Surmān Āli to be his 'dharmaguru', or spiritual guide. ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Hālatunnabi

    File Ref: EAP071/6/1
    The Hālatunnabi is a very popular text in the Muslim community of Hāilākāndi in Āssām. According to the poet, the text in manuscript form was completed in 1262 Bengali Era (1853 Common Era)). It narrates, in 'Payār' and 'Tripodi' verse, the story of Creati ...
  • Spiritual Songs on Love and SeparationSpiritual Songs on Love and Separation

    File Ref: EAP071/6/2
    The text in this volume has no title and has been hand-copied. The initial lines are illegible. It is a compilation of spiritual songs on love and separation (from Allah). It depicts the devotion towards God using the metaphor of love. ...