Waris Shah was a Punjabi Sufi poet of Chishti order, known for his contribution to Punjabi Waris Shah is primarily known as the author of Heer Ranjha whose verse is a treasure-trove of Punjabi phrases, idioms and sayings. His minute and . HomeLibraryPunjabi LiteratureHeer Waris Shah Heer Waris Shah Writer: Syed Waris Shah Dhukhde Masle Bhakhda Punjab Poetry by 22 Punjabi Writer. The legend of Heer- Ranjha. In the tradition of Punjabi Qissa poetry the arrival of Waris Shah was an epoch making event, which changed the status, tone and.
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Heer Waris Shah
He borrowed the story and plot of the legend of Heer- Ranjha and structured it anew and contrary to early happy endings raised it to the level of tragedy of classic dimensions. It is because of these sterling qualities of a master artist that he still translates our deepest emotions and dreams.
After this great achievement, it became a tradition in Punjabi poetry that every budding and aspiring poet had to reproduce, in poetic form, the story of Heer and Ranjha so as to establish his poetic credentials but every poet accepted the superiority and nobility of Waris and adopted him as a model and an ideal.
The experience will not shay be rewarding but also enriching. Heer is the supreme achievement not only of the poet but also of Punjabi poetry. Many verses of Waris Shah are widely used in Punjab in a moral context, for instance: No poet can raise poetic grace of love at heee passionate and soulful a punkabi without a deep by moving personal experience.
His minute and realistic depiction of each detail of Punjabi life and the political situation in the 18th century, remains unique and the entire poem is an album of colourful and enchanting pictures of life pletry the Punjab, of varied views but always deeply absorbing.
An overriding reason for the acceptance of his version of the legend of Heer and Ranjha has been his success in bringing the story closer to his vision of life and reality.
He turns the every day language into a verse of beauty and splendour. Another movie on the life of Waris Shah Poetrg Shah: Waris Shah sahh a consummate artiste, a deeply learned person in Sufi and domestic cultural lore. His writing clearly shows that the extent hwer his knowledge is wide indeed, so that whenever he chooses, and he chooses quite often, he gives astonishingly authentic details, for instance about astronomy, medicine, social rites, habits of men and women, clothes, kinds of horses and buffaloes, the items of the dowry etc.
High Romance and Tragedy.
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By using the metre Baint, Waris has opened a new way of reciting his poem. The Heer by Waris is full of poetic poftry, authenticity, critical faculty, deep and wide observation, wisdom gained through living a full and rich life, critical daring, romantic imagination, poetic vision, artistic excellence and natural grace of perfect execution.
As a man of greet wisdom, understanding and experience, Waris delves deep write analysing his characters. The known and popular fold sayings and aphorisms are skilfully woven into the fabric of his verse. Waris Shah is at his pjnjabi when he describes the scenes of poetrj, details of beauty, graces of nature, human feelings and sentiments.
His in-depth understanding of life enables him to survey the vast expanse of human behaviour and sermonise on the affairs of life.
It is because of this fact that bhagbhari is cited as the woman who was the passion inspiring Waris to sing his own unfulfilled love through the legend of Heer and Ranjha. The immortal Heer, which has enthralled and fascinated generations of listeners and readers, is not only a great literary achievement but also a spiritual testament. He had the insight and perception to see the Heer-Ranjha story as an eternal and ever fresh analogue of immutable love.
The legend of Heer- Ranjha. The story of Heer and Ranjha had already become a great love-legend in a tradition of high romance and has been written by his predecessors like Damodar and Mukbal. He is also well versed in Hindu tradition and folk-lore. In the tradition of Punjabi Qissa poetry the arrival of Waris Shah was an epoch making event, which changed the status, tone and tenor of Punjabi poetry.
This page was last edited on 30 Septemberat The Heer by Waris is full of poetic intensity. Pakistan’s river of love including many pictures of Chenab river “. His Heer is so popularly read and recited all over Punjab that people feel proud in owning Waris Shah as their very own bard whose poetry has already survived two centuries of criticism and scrutiny and will stand the test of time in future too.
Back to Heer Page. Some have interpreted this poem from a Marxist point of shahh whereas others have analysed it from Freudian the angle. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
All those who wish to enjoy him, should search for him in his Heer. After completing his education, Waris moved to Malka Hansa village twelve kilometres north of Pakpattan.