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Event Poets and Perspectives: Madho Lal Hussein
2 months ago

Poets & Perspectives: Madho Lal Hussein

THAAP is organizing a series of events on mystic poets of South Asia from a variety of literary traditions. The… Read more →

Event qaumi-punjabi-mushayra
10 months ago

Qaumi Punjabi Mushayra

Masud Khaddarposh Trust is organizing a Punjabi mushayra on a national level coming Saturday, October 10, 2015.

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10 months ago

Heer scholar Sharif Sabir passes away

Punjabi scholar, researcher, poet and compiler Professor Sharif Sabir passed away last night on Oct 1, 2015.

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10 months ago

Urdu translation of Nabar Kahani

Urdu translation of Dr. Saeed Bhutta’s celebrated Punjabi text Nabar Kahani is to be launched/inaugurated at Nankana Sahib on Oct 3, 2015.

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11 months ago

Hussain Julaha – A Stage Play

Azad Theatre is going to perform its new play Hussain (The Weaver) that is based on the poetry of Great… Read more →

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1 year ago

Puran Bhagat: Illustrations from early 1900s

I have with me a version of the legend of Puran and Loona with “illustrations by native hands.” It was… Read more →

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1 year ago

People of Punjab in the 1890s

Found these invaluable photos of the people of Punjab from 1898-99 in a book I was reading today.

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1 year ago

English Translation of Heer Waris Shah

Muhammad Afzal Shahid, a scholar who has been working and writing about Heer Waris Shah for the past many years,… Read more →

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1 year ago

Khawaja Farid Festival in Bahawalpur

Punjab Lok Sujag will be hosting a folk festival this weekend (Feb 7 & 8, 2015) in Bahawalpur. The festival,… Read more →

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2 years ago

The Idea of a Punjabi Patronage Fund

An idea is being floated in Punjabi circles of Lahore to create a sort of patronage fund for Punjabi writers,… Read more →

Poetry fard-faqir-maghar
2 years ago

Maghar Charh Gaya Ae

It’s the 1st day of Maghar today. Let me share with you a poem from Fard Faqir (1720-1790)’s BaaraN Maaha…. Read more →

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2 years ago

Mela Baba Bulleh Shah, 2014

Photos from Baba Bulleh Shah’s death anniversary celebrations at his shrine in Kasur. Taken on the last day of the Urs—August 26, 2014.

Event mela-bulleh-shah
2 years ago

Bulleh Shah’s Death Anniversary, 2014

Bulleh Shah’s death anniversary will be celebrated on August 24-25-26 at his shrine in Kasur.

Idea punjab-books-fund
2 years ago

Folk Punjab Fund for Punjabi Books

Our new program to support Punjabi writers and publishing industry.

Poetry harh-bulleh-shah
2 years ago

Love in the Month of Harh

Since it’s still Haṙh, let us share a few lines from a Bulleh Shah poem about “love in the month of Haṙh”

Event hast-o-neest
2 years ago

Metaphysics of Punjabi Sufi Poetry

Hast-o-Neest Institute of Traditional Studies & Arts will be hosting a 2-day lecture series on Metaphysics of Punjabi Sufi Poetry by Dr. Shahzad Qaiser on June 26-27 in Lahore.

Babu-Rajab-Ali
2 years ago

Babu Rajab Ali

Punjab’s partition didn’t just result in the death of our loved ones, it shattered many a souls too. Beyond repair.