Author: S B P NigamSeveral Contributors/Contributor(s)/Artis: M Rehman/Shujat Ali Danilvi/Shahab Sarmadee et alPublisher: Publications DivisionYear: 2006Language: EnglishPages: 216ISBN/UPC (if available): 8123013981
Amir Khusrau was a prolific classical poet associated with the royal courts of more than seven rulers of the Delhi Sultanate. He was a multifaceted personality - a poet of good taste and sweet diction, a mystic, a scholar, a reporter and a musician. Besides these attributes he was also a household name, particularly in North India, through hundreds of playful riddles, songs and legends attributed to him this book unfolds various aspects of this personality who represents one of the first recorded Indian personages with a true pluralistic identity.
Foreword to the First EditionImportance of Amir KhusrauAmir Khusrau and IndiaA harbinger of Hindu-Muslim CultureA Great Indian PatriotMusical Genius of Amir KhusrauA Persian Poet Par ExcellencePersian Love Poetry of Amir KhusrauAmir Khusrau’s Hindi PoetryAn Accomplished CriticAffectionate Response to the Indian EnvironmentKhusrau’s Works As Sources of social History The Historian in KhusrauKhusrau - From Iranian Angle