Book Name: Deewan e Zauq
Writer: Muhammad Ibrahim Zauq
Deewan e Zauq Pdf is a poetry collection book by Sheikh Muhammad Ibrahim Zauq. The author of the book was a great poet and critic of Urdu. He worked in the court of Bahadur Shah Zafar, India’s last emperor of the Mughal dynasty. Sheikh Ibrahim Zauq was the teacher of Bahadur Shah Zafar in poetry.
Zauq didn’t complete formal education, but he has a natural talent for poetry. He was a prominent contemporary of Ghalib, and the rivalry between the both was famous. Some critics say that Ibrahim Zauq was most popular than Ghalib during his life. Both are considered excellent poets in Urdu poetry.
The poetry of Ibrahim consists of Ghazals, Qasidas, and Makhmas. A large part of the verse Zauq lost in the war of 1857, but some poems are also available. The specialty of the poetry of Zauq was his Qaseedah.
Zauq used simple language in his poetry book Deewan e Zauq Pdf. In the time of Zauq, Persian was the state’s official language, and Urdu was in the creation process. Zauq gave new thoughts and idioms to Urdu. He made Urdu acceptable and understandable to the public. I hope you will like the book Deewan e Zauq Pdf and share it with your friends.