An introductory and analytical study of Majma- ul-Behrain By Dara Shikoh

  • Abdul Wajid Assistant Professor Urdu Department of Pakistani Languages AIOU Islamabad


Dara’s  name is most important in the History of Mughals due to his  scholarly work, which he has presented in his different books. Islam, Hinduism, literature and Mysticism were his favorite field of interest. He had a close interaction to, Mystics and saints of different religions . He often uses sayings of these mystics and saints as references in his books. His  deep knowledge of Quran and Hadees also shows his quest for knowledge. This article is the study of his literary contribution in general and “Majma-ul Behrain” in specific.


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2. Lane peole “Medival India under Muhammad Rule, Lahore P-349.
3. (10:91) (Thereupon came the response): 'Now you believe, although you disobeyed earlier and were one of the mischief-makers.
4. Dara shikoh “Majma-ul- Behrain” edited by Syed younis shah al gilan publishers Abbottabad 1983page 47
5. Nor do We chastise until We raise an apostle (Qur’an: XVII, 13-15)