Journal of Research (Urdu), BZU - Multan

(جرنل آف ریسرچ (اردو

Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan (Pakistan)
ISSN (print): 1726-9067
ISSN (online): 1816-3424

The tradition of the Poetic Puzzle پہیلی began with Amir Khusrau, the oldest Urdu poet. This genre has been popular on the social level for brainstorming, but no literary example found by any poet of southern or northern India until the eighteenth century, when Muhammad Rafi Sauda created some Poetic Puzzles. After that, InshaUllah Khan Insha, Rangeen, Zafar, Momin, Muhammad Hussain Azad, Munir Shikohabadi, TajammulRasool Khan and Sufi Tabassum contributed to this genre. But the cultural revolutions have eliminated many other ideologies, the Poetic Puzzle has also become a story of the history. This article attempts to determine the cultural value of this genre by examining its tradition.


Dr. Khalid Nadeem

Associate Professor

Department of Urdu, University of Sargodha, Sargodha




Type: Article
Volume: 37
Issue: 1
Language: Urdu
Id: 6040e13bcb91e
Pages 1 - 10
Discipline: Urdu
Published June 30, 2021


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