Urdu Language having traditions of 800 hundred Years

Jan 6, 2011

Ghazals in Urdu

Ghazal is a form of poetry which contains rhyming couplets and a refrain with same line repeating in second verse of every couplet. Ghazal is poetry style of different languages like Arabic, Pashto, Persian, Urdu, Hind, Punjabi, Gujarati, and Turkish. A ghazal is mainly written in two themes pain of separation or loss and beauty of love. The origin of ghazal found back in 6th century and is derived from Arabic panegyric qasida. The structure of Ghazal is more or less similar to Petrarchan sonnet.
The style and content there is a genre which contains extraordinary range of variety in expression of its central theme of love or separation. Ghazal is one form of poetry which was offered to eastern Islamic world by the Indo-Perso-Arabic civilization.
The Ghazal become in South in 12 century because of the influence of the Islam Sultanate and Sufi mystics. Ghazal is the prominent part of the poet of Urdu and Persian Poetry but now a day we can find Ghazal in several languages.


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