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 ...
  • Khabar NiśānKhabar Niśān

    File Ref: EAP071/1/3
    The text is a work on religion and spirituality, dealing with religious theories and spiritualism in the form of songs. Profound thoughts are expressed in simple terms and reflect Sufi philosophy, often through the imagery of Rādhā-Krisna. The songs descri ...
  • 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 ...
  • Śāhidé KārbālāŚāhidé Kārbālā

    File Ref: EAP071/2/2
    This popular text narrates the exploits of Hamifā, particularly at the Battle of Kārbālā. ...
  • Śitalāng Phakirer Rāg

    File Ref: EAP071/3/1
    This text contains songs about Sufism and its development in the region of Kājidahar, Sonāi. The author of the songs is Śitalāng Śāh who changed his name from Muhhamad Salimullāh after renouncing the world and becoming a Phakir (a wanderer). It is believed ...
  • 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 ...
  • Hālatunnabi

    File Ref: EAP071/4/2
    Hālatunnabi is a popular text in the Muslim community. According to the author (who is unknown because the title page is missing), the story was completed in 1262 Bengali Era (1853 CE). It is narrated in 'payār' and 'tripoli' verses and explains the story ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...