Schedule Evaluation: Anwar Jamal’s Spiritual Verse

Anwar Jamal’s Spiritual Verse

By Syed Afsar Sajid

‘Gul-e-Sarsabad’ authored by Anwar Jamal, released by ‘Sukhan Saraye’ Publications, Multan

Anwar Jamal is a reputed expert author, poet, movie critic, and also educationist from Multan. He has some sixteen magazines in prose and also knowledgeable to his credit score besides many literary honors and also keepsakes gave on him in acknowledgment of his literary skill and also payment. The here and now job ‘Gul-e-Sarsabad’ (2022) is in fact a collection of his 2 ‘na’atia’ publications viz. ‘Laulak Lama’ (1984) and also ‘Hasunat Jamee-o- Khisalehi’ (2017) ‘Laulak Lama’.

It is a ‘na’atia Musaddas’ of a hundred hexagons, each including a quartet adhered to by an in a different way rhymed couplet. The model of the rhyme is certainly Maulana Altaf Hussain Hali’s (1837-1914) magnum opus entitled ‘Musaddas-e-Hali – Madd-o-Jazr-e-Islam’.

The initial version of guide, released in 1879, included 294 verses whereas its 3rd version, highlighted in 1886, included a supplement (‘zameema’) of 163 extra verses, making a total amount of 457 verses.

It is ‘a tale in knowledgeable of the ebb and also trend in Islam’ in which Maulana Hali has actually taken a look at ‘the state of social and also ethical deterioration in the after that modern Muslim culture’. Anwar Jamal precedes his ‘na’at’ with ‘hamd’, the poetry pattern of both equaling.

The rhyme entitled ‘Laulak Lama’ appropriately manufactures rhythm and also significance. Popular poet Aasi Karnali saw it as a ‘na’atia nazm’. In his foreword to guide, the writer insists that ‘na’at’ is a reverential delineation of the life and also personality (’seerat’) of the Holy Prophet of Islam (PBUH). Maulana Hali’s ‘Musaddas’ is the motivational resource of the rhyme.

The writer of ‘Laulak Lama’ has actually expertly taken in the detailed and also reflective in the rhyme, transforming it right into a genuine legendary of religious knowledgeable. In the thin room of a hundred verses, he has actually graphically represented the superb attributes of the life and also personality of the Holy Prophet (PBUH).

The diction soulfully refers the innate elegance and also magnificence of the rhyme. The story covers the entire orbit of production beginning with the Loss of Adam, consummating in the development of Islam, and also ultimately finishing right into a supplication to the Holy Prophet (PBUH) for his intercession in retrieving the existential mayhem that we are embeded today.

‘Hasunat Jamee-o-Khisalehi’’

Guide is separated right into 3 heads consisting of 36 items of ‘hamd-o-na’at’: (1) ‘Alif Allah’ (‘hamd’– 4), ‘Ya Ayyohal Muzammil’ (‘na’at’–20), and also ‘Ya Ayyohal Mudassir’ (‘na’at’–12).

Remarkably a Hindko knowledgeable collection of the exact same title by popular Urdu and also Hindko poet Aurang Zeb Hussam Hur (b.1960) was granted ‘Saeen Ahmad Ali Honor’ for the year 2017 by the Pakistan Academy of Letters, Islamabad. The lineage of both titles appears to be a plain coincidence.

Dr. Aasi Karnali’s beginning to the job nicely shows not just the thematic elements of Anwar Jamal’s spiritual knowledgeable however likewise the prime merits of his design and also method. According to him today collection of the latter’s ‘na’at’ is an unique enhancement to the extant ‘na’atia’ literary works in Urdu.

He regards in it a mood of the diction and also stylistics of ‘na’at’ originating from its beginning and after that development as a literary category, to today times. Anwar Jamal’s understanding of the background of Islam combined with the expertise of some preferred asian languages and also languages appears to allow him to develop and also compose his spiritual knowledgeable felicitously.

As a ‘na’atia’ poet, Anwar Jamal drops in the line of poets like Mohsin Kakorvi, Bahzad Lucknowi, Iftikhar Arif, Maulana Mahir-ul-Qadri, Iqbal Azeem, Naseeruddin Naseer, Muzaffar Warsi, Hafiz Ludhianvi, Hafeez Ta’ib, Sa’im Chishti, Gauhar Malsiani, Abdul Aziz Khalid, Raja Rashid Mahmood, Khurshid Rizvi, Dr. Aasi Karnali, Dr. Anwar Mehmood Khalid, Dr. Riaz Majeed, Hasan Askari Kazmi, Rashk Turabi, Riaz Hussain Zadi, Riaz Hussain Chaudhry et al.

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