Qalandar Bakhsh Jurat

Qalandar Bakhsh Jurat (born Yahya Khan), was an Indian poet of the Lucknow school. He was born 1748 in Delhi but spent his childhood in Faizabad and later migrated to Lucknow. He was the disciple of Mirza Jafar Ali Hasrat and a close friend of Insha Allah Khan 'Insha'.[1][2] He is known for depicting romantic encounters with the beloved in lurid details. Jurat lost his eye sight in the prime of youth.[3] He was fond of Poetry since his childhood. He was expert in Music and Astrology.

Qalandar Shah Bakhsh jurat
Born
Yahya Khan

Delhi
Died
Lucknow
NationalityIndian
Known forPoetry
Notable work
Kulliyaat e Jurat

He was not a highly educated person but he was sharp-witted and imaginative and was a regular at the court of Sulieman Shikoh. He was a fluent writer of ghazals. He died in Lucknow in 1809. A collection of his ghazals – Kuliyaat e Jurat, was last published in 1968 by Majlis Taraqii e Adab, Lahore.[4]

A sher from his ghazal:

اب گزارا نہیں اس شوخ کے در پر اپنا

جس کے گھر کو یہ سمجھتے تھے کہ ہے گھر اپنا[5]

Books Published After His Death:[6]Edit

Muntakhab Deewan-e-Jurat - Gudasta-e-Musarrat in 1868:[7]Edit

  • Publisher: Matba Nizami, Kanpur

Kulyat-e-Jurat Volume 001 in 1968:[8]Edit

  • Editor: Dr. Iqtida Hassan
  • Publisher: Majlis-e-Taraqqi-e-Adab, Lahore

Kulyate-e-Jurat in 1971:[9]Edit

  • Editor: Noorul Hassan Naqvi
  • Publisher: Matba Muslim University Aligarh

Intikhab Kalam-e-Jura'at in 1980:[10]Edit

  • Editor: M. Habeeb Khan
  • Publisher: Jamal Printing Press, Delhi

Poetry Collection:[11]Edit

Jurat's 78 Ghazals and 122 Shers are available on Rekhta.org

Ghazal Sung by Artist:[12]Edit

His Ghazal "Aye dil hum hove paband e gham e yar ke tu" was sung by Ustad Amanat Ali Khan

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Sisir Kumar Das (2005). History of Indian Literature vol.1. Sahitya Akademi. p. 62. ISBN 9788172010065.
  2. ^ Abdul halim Sharar (2001). The Lucknow Omnibus. Oxford University Press. p. 255. ISBN 9780195653298.
  3. ^ "Ghazals of Jurat Qalandar Bakhsh | Rekhta". Rekhta. Retrieved 10 November 2016.
  4. ^ Paimana e Ghazal Vol 1 compiled by Mohd Shams ul Haq. Rekhta.org. p. 102.
  5. ^ "جرأت قلندر بخش - غزل". Rekhta. Retrieved 10 November 2016.
  6. ^ "Urdu Books of Jurat Qalandar Bakhsh | Rekhta". Rekhta. Retrieved 10 November 2016.
  7. ^ "Muntakhab Deewan-e-Jurat - Gudasta-e-Musarrat | Rekhta". Rekhta. Retrieved 10 November 2016.
  8. ^ "Kulliyat-e-Jurat - Volume-001 | Rekhta". Rekhta. Retrieved 10 November 2016.
  9. ^ "Kulliyat-e-Jurat - | Rekhta". Rekhta. Retrieved 10 November 2016.
  10. ^ "Intikhab Kalam-e-Jura'at - | Rekhta". Rekhta. Retrieved 10 November 2016.
  11. ^ "Ghazals of Jurat Qalandar Bakhsh | Rekhta". Rekhta. Retrieved 10 November 2016.
  12. ^ tauseefqau (5 August 2008), Aye Dila Ham hove Paband-e-Ghame-e-yar - Ustad Amanat Ali, retrieved 10 November 2016