Amir Khusrau, one of the greatest poets of medieval India, helped forge a distinctive synthesis of Muslim and Hindu cultures. Written in Persian and Hindavi, his poems and ghazals were appreciated across a cosmopolitan Persianate world that stretched from Turkey to Bengal. Having thrived for centuries, Khusrauas poetry continues to be read and recited to this day. In the Bazaar of Love is the first comprehensive selection of Khusrauas work, offering new translations of mystical and romantic poems and fresh renditions of old favourites. Covering a wide range of genres and forms, it evokes the magic of one of the best-loved poets of the Indian subcontinent.... is a category (dosukhane) where the question is asked in two languages while the answer is a homonym that answers both questions: Tishna rA chAl mAlbAyad? ( Persian)MilAp kokyA chAhiye? (Hindi/Urdu) Whatdoesthe thirsty person need?
|Title||:||In the Bazaar of Love|
|Author||:||Paul E Losensky|
|Publisher||:||Penguin UK - 2013-07-15|