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

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  • 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 ...
  • Hālatunnabi

    File Ref: EAP071/17/1
    Hālatunnabi is a popular text in the Muslim community of the Śilcar 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: EAP071/18/1
    Hālatunnabi is a popular text in the Muslim community of the Sonāi, Cāchār region 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 Cr ...
  • Haribamsa

    File Ref: EAP071/18/2
    The text is an adaptation, in Sylhét Nāgri script, of the original Haribamsa which, according to scholars, was written by Bhabānanda in the 17th century. It narrates the love-story of Krishna and Rādhā, the Hindu god and goddess. It was very popular among ...
  • Hāltunnabi [1926]

    File Ref: EAP071/19/1
    Hālatunnabi is a popular text in the Muslim community of the Śilcar region of 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 creaton a ...
  • Rādhā Piyāri

    File Ref: EAP071/20/1
    This text depicts the love of the disciple towards the Lord/Murshid/Allāh. It deals with deep Sufi philosophy. It is interesting that Rādhā, an icon of the Vaisnav tradition, has been used in the text. ...
  • Tālib Huchan

    File Ref: EAP071/20/2
    The Tālib Huchan is a text on Sufi theology. The author, Golām Huchan, wrote the text in 1549 CE and the acquired manuscript was copied by an anonymous person much later. It is fragmented. The front pages and the end pages are missing. ...
  • Candramukhir Punthi

    File Ref: EAP071/20/3
    The text narrates the love story of Candramukhi, daughter of the king of Gandarbha, and Gulshunahār, son of the king of Misar (which has been identified as Egypt). The story seems to be an adaptation from a Persian story. The text shows literary innovation ...
  • Hālatunnabi

    File Ref: EAP071/20/4
    The Hālatunnabi is a popular text in the Muslim community of Sonāi, Cāchār in the Āssam region. According to the poet, the text in manucript form was completed in 1262 Bengali Era (1853 Common Era). It narrates, in 'Payār' and 'Tripodi' verse, the story of ...
  • Kālām Darbéś

    File Ref: EAP071/20/5
    'Kalām Darbéś', or 'Sayings of Darvish', written in Sylhét Nāgri script is a religious text in which a devoted Muslim desires to know what constitutes a 'true' Mussalmān. He sings the glory of Allah and enquires about the rituals of Islam (that is, the sec ...