یار من ہمیں
The paper discuss symbolic expressions in universal themes and concepts in the poetry of Mirza Muhammad Siyar, an 18th century poet of Khowar, in Chitral NWFP, Surrounded by snow clad peaks of the Hindukash and Hinduraj mountain ranges in proximity to the borders of Afghanistan Tajikistan, Pamir, Sinkiang and Kashmir.
Mirza Muhamamd Siy r is known as a mystic poet whose love song “Yar-e-Man Hamee” presents a model of classical notes with a lot of symbols. Selected lines from the fold poetry of Chitral give a vivid picture of mystic traditions in the mountainous regions of northern Pakistan in the 18th century and the thoughts expressed in the song interestingly resemble the lines of thought followed be great Sufi poet of south and central Asia such as Shah Latif, Rahman Baba, Sachal Sarmast, Bulle Shah, Sultan Bahu, Amir Khusrow and Fariduddin Attar.
The paper, thus introduces a hidden knowledge of classical sufi tradition from the folk poetry of Khowar, a Dardic language in the Indo-Aryan family.
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