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

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  • 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 ...
  • 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. ...
  • Hajnāmā [1913]

    File Ref: EAP071/7/1
    Hajnāmā highlights the importance of practising 'haj', the pilgrimage to Mecca, as one of the most important rituals of Islam. The text aims to acquaint the rural masses with the ways of being a true Mussalman. By recounting the importance of performing 'h ...
  • 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 ...
  • Hālatunnabi

    File Ref: EAP071/9/1
    Hālatunnabi is a popular text among the Muslim community of the region of Sylhét, Bāmlādéś. 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 ...
  • Yusuf J[z]ulékha Mohabbatnāmā

    File Ref: EAP071/10/1
    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 ...
  • Śitalāng Śaher Gān [1961]Śitalāng Śaher Gān [1961]

    File Ref: EAP071/10/2
    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 ...
  • Śitalāng Śahér GānŚitalāng Śahér Gān

    File Ref: EAP071/10/3
    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 ...
  • HālatunnabiHālatunnabi

    File Ref: EAP071/10/4
    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 ...
  • Bayān QayāmatnāmāBayān Qayāmatnāmā

    File Ref: EAP071/10/5
    The text is essentailly a religious one dealing with the Day of Judgment or Qayāmat. It gives a detailed description of the angels and puts stress on the idea that human beings will be judged for their deeds in this world on the Day of Judgment. The philos ...
  • Bārām JahurāBārām Jahurā

    File Ref: EAP071/10/6
    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 ...
  • Hālatunnabi

    File Ref: EAP071/11/1
    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 ...