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

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  • 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 ...
  • Mohabbatnāmā

    File Ref: EAP071/11/2
    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 text here is an adaptation of the work Mohabbatnāmā w ...
  • Bārām Jahurā

    File Ref: EAP071/11/3
    The text narrates the love story of a Prince called Bārām and Jahūrā, 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 and g ...
  • Hālatunnabi

    File Ref: EAP071/12/1
    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 d ...
  • Bhédsār

    File Ref: EAP071/13/1
    Bhédsār is a book of religious songs. The contents reflect Sufi philosophy and some of the songs are endowed with the knowledge of God. The first version of the text perhaps belongs to the 17th century. The present copy has been copied out by hand. ...
  • Hālatunnabi

    File Ref: EAP071/14/1
    The 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 ...
  • Haribamsa

    File Ref: EAP071/15/1
    The text here is an adaptation in Sylhét Nāgri script from the original Haribasmsa which, according to scholars, was written by Bhabānanda in the 17th century. It is a love story of Krisna and Rādhā, the Hindu god and goddess. It was very popular among the ...
  • Jamnāmā

    File Ref: EAP071/16/1
    'Jam' is a Persian word meaning 'battle' or 'war'. The Jamnāmā contains a narrative poem that recounts the battle of Kārbālā. This battle was fought between the grandsons of the Prophet Muhammad - Hāsān and Hussain on one side and Éjid on the other. The te ...