Some Fundamental Tendencies Of Mysticism In Urdu Ghazal Writers


  • Dr. Rubina Shaheen Urdu Department University of Peshawer
  • Dr. Antal Zia Dept. of Urdu, Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University Peshawar


Urdu, Ghazal, Mysticism, Peace, Meer,Ghalib


The research article is titled as “the role of Mysticism in Urdu Poetry to establishing harmony and peaceful coexistence’’. Mysticism is the knowledge which meet Allah to his worshipper. In Mysticism every matter is related to peace. Mysticism take us to the place where there is no disruption.Mysticism is a spiritual belief which makes a deep relation of worshipper to Allah through inner feelings, thoughts and meditation. In simple words it is the main source of peace and harmony.

      In Urdu Literature there is enormous material about mysticism in prose and poetry. No doubt poetry is one of useful expressions of a mystic’s poet inner experiences. By nature, a mystic is able to access a state of consciousness that is so close to the usual awareness of humanity. Even though a stage comes when mystics and great seekers have said that it is impossible to describe that consciousness they have gain. This article is focused on the poetry of Wali Dakni, Meer Taqi Meer, Khwaja Mir Dard and Asad Ullah Khan Ghalib.


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How to Cite

Dr. Rubina Shaheen, & Dr. Antal Zia. (2020). Some Fundamental Tendencies Of Mysticism In Urdu Ghazal Writers. Zaban-O-Adab, 13(2), 40-50. Retrieved from //