Selections from the Kulliyat or Complete Works of Mirza Rafi-Oos-Sauda (Being the Parts Appointed for the High-Proficiency Examination in Oordoo), Literally Translated by Major Henry Court

Selections from the Kulliyat or Complete Works of Mirza Rafi-Oos-Sauda (Being the Parts Appointed for the High-Proficiency Examination in Oordoo), Literally Translated by Major Henry Court

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1872 edition. Excerpt: ...O Friends 1 God is one, and next to Him the true prophet, For whom He created the tablet and pen.+ Pray speak a little truthfully, I conjure you in theiri names 3 To-day, your tongue can speak, to-morrow it will be dumb. For hearing and understanding a matter, God has given us ears and sense; To-day be ye not silent in saying as to who is in the right. For man to speak the truth is a part of one's faith; Falsehood destroys the Muhan1madan's faith. In Ahmadnagar there has arrived a respectable man! From head to foot he is understanding, and altogether sagacity! He makes objections to every one's poetry, And regards his own Bay: 'azl as better than the Dewan of J ami. His highness Saudafil who is my tutor, Even his poetry he criticises. He went somewhere, and heard his couplet, In which _he shows the connection of deen with Sheikhs and Brahm1ns. ' Mirza Fidwi was a poet, who travelled to Persia, and regarded his own works as superior to those of the best Persian Poets, even Moulvie J 5mi and Sheikh Ali Hazeen, and, on account of his self-conceit, became a butt for ridicule to the Poets then living, more particularly Sauda. He was so renowned, that there are no relics of his works, except the mention made of them by Sauda! 1-Lauh is the tablet, on which the Kuran, and all that was ever to happen in the world, including the fate of mankind for good and bad, was written by God's foreknowledge. The decrees written on it are unchangeable, and it is sup osed by Muhammadans to have been created for Muhammad, as the Hadees-i-Kudsi, addiressing hin1 in the name of Almighty God, declares; " Lau laka lama khalaktul aflzika. If I had not created you, I would not have created the world." The world here...show more

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  • Paperback | 28 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 68g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236743539
  • 9781236743534