Imran Yousuf

Mehmood Gami who fell in love with word GAMI

Mehmood Gami who fell in love with word GAMI

Mehmood Gami, the 19th century Sufi poet of Kashmir, born at Dooru Shahabad in 1765 A.D and passed away in 1855 A.D. Shahabad, then called Ver Pargana (Verinag), is one of the ancient villages of valley Kashmir. When Mughal Emperor Jahangir along with his wife Queen Noor Jahaan visited Kashmir, they were mesmerized by the […]

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IN CONVERSATION WITH Dr. AZIZ HAJINI

IN CONVERSATION WITH Dr. AZIZ HAJINI

Dr. Aziz Hajini, was born in 1957 in Hajin, some 33 Kilometers from the capital city of Srinagar. He was a cherished child for he was born after six daughters. Despite all odds his parents tried their best to nourish and fulfill his wishes in every possible way. He didn’t belong to a wealthy family […]

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In Conversation with GHULAM NABI AATASH

In Conversation with GHULAM NABI AATASH

Kashmir is a place endowed by divinity from every niche. From eons, the valley has been witnessing umpteen legendary writers, scholars and poets. Besides breathtaking, splendiferous natural beauty, Kashmir has rich historical traditions. Folklore is one of the important parts of our culture which is passed down from generation to generation. Folklore is an oral […]

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Rafiq Raaz- the peoples poet!

Rafiq Raaz- the peoples poet!

Kashmir is a fecund land which has a history of producing world class poets from LalDed and Sheikh ul Alam and to the present day poets.  Rafiq Raaz is one among the most celebrated poets of today’s Kashmir and his poetic excellence is well established now. Born on 10thof March 1950 at Braripora Srinagar (also […]

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In conversation with Naseem Shafaie

In conversation with Naseem Shafaie

Poetry has always been soothing to one’s heart bestows moral as well as emotional strength; it is undeniably the best way to express one’s thoughts, feelings and ideas. There has been bountiful contribution by the Kashmiri poets without whom the Kashmiri literature would have never been so stirring, enlivening and versatile. In poetry it doesn’t […]