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Jun 12, 2021
51: Don't Feel 'Tanha' In The Company Of Good Poets
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In this episode, we explore the word 'Tanha' and understand the theme of loneliness in Urdu Poetry. Tune in.
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55: Understanding the Theme of 'Intoxication' Through 'Saaqi'?
The word 'Saaqi' meaning the bartender, or someone who serves alcohol, is often been used by poets in different ways. For instance, in this ghazal by Jigar Moradabadi, the word 'Saaqi' is used to describe a leader or 'imam': ye hai mai-kada yahan rind hai yahan sab ka saaqi imaam hai ye haram nahin hai ai shaiḳh ji yahan paarsai haraam hai In this week's episode of Urdunama, we understand the theme of intoxication by exploring the oft-used word in Urdu poetry – 'Saaqi'. Joining The Quint's Fabeha Syed on the podcast is renowned poet Azhar Iqbal. Tune in. Host, Producer, and Audio Editor: Fabeha Syed Editor: Shelly Walia Music: Big Bang Fuzz