Urdu and Poetry by djsgjg0045


									鈥淧 oetry should help, not only to refine the language of the time, but to prevent it
from changing too rapidly.鈥? T.S. Eliot Urdu is a language rich in colors, customs,
traditions and culture. This language has adopted words from the Muslims culturally
strong back ground of the subcontinent, Persian, Turks and Arabs. Therefore we can
find the poetry deep in meaning, philosophical in thoughts and also multi directional.
The invasions of the armies of these regions also lead the poetry to be motivational,
awakening, and encouraging faiths and beliefs. We can also find an impact of Sanskrit
on the poetry of Urdu. Famous Urdu poets: Urdu poets have made major contribution
in the promotion of Urdu language. Every point had his own way of expression that
made him special. We have seen the students and the preceedors working better then
the masters. This is how we can compare the work of mir and ghalib: "You are not the
only master of poetry O'Galib, They say, in the past; was also someone Mir." Here are
the names of few the famous poets of Urdu who have made commendable
contribution on this Urdu poetry: 鈥?Amir Khusro 鈥?Meer taqi meer, 鈥?Meer
Dard, 鈥?Mirza Ghalib, 鈥?Meer Anis, 鈥?Mirza Salaamat Ali Dabeer 鈥?Allama
Iqbal, 鈥 ?Mohammad Ibrahim Zauq 鈥 ?Josh malihabadi, 鈥 ?Jigar Moradabadi
鈥?Faiz ahmed faiz 鈥?Firaq Gorakhpuri 鈥?Wasi shah 鈥?Ahamd nadeem kasmi
鈥?Ahmad faraz           Forms of Urdu poetry: The above mentioned poets had
different forms and these poets had there individual ways of writing, addressing issues
and promoting culture. The different forms of poetry in Urdu included Diwan, Doha,
Geet, Hamd, Kalam, Kulyat, Musaddas, Muhammas, Naat, Qasida, Qat'a, Rubai,
Sehra, Soz. Here are few principal forms of Urdu poetry: 1. The first the most
common form of poetry is a ghazal. It is a poem on any general topic. Most of the
urdu poets have used it as an expression of love. Either it can be a love lyric or it can
be complete poem. 2. The second form of Urdu poetry is Qasida. Qasida can be an
ode, a satire or even a poem. Qasida is a poem that is related to certain event. Ghazals
are not as lengthy as a Qasida. 3. Third from is called marsiya. Marsiya is a funeral
song that was initiated as a way of expression of the sorrow and pain on the
martyrdom of Imam Hassan and Imam Hussein and the family of the last prophet of
Muslims. One of the most famous poets of marsiya is Mir anis. 4.The forth form is
called masnavi is usually used for romantic poetry. Meer and Sauda have a
commendable work on masnavi form of poetry. 5. Tazkira, is a another form of
Urdu poetry that is adopted for a comparison pf poets and is considered as
biographical collection. Like every language Urdu is largely impacted by the work of
poets of all the times and helped in evolution of cultures of the sub continent and
where ever it is spoken.

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