Fiza Ibn-e-Faizi

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Fiza Ibn-e-Faizi
Native name
فضا ابن فیضی
Born(1923-07-01)1 July 1923
Mau, India
Died17 January 2009(2009-01-17) (aged 86)
Mau, India
OccupationPoet, writer
Alma materFaiz-e-Aam
GenreGhazal
SubjectLove, Philosophy, Monotheism
Notable worksKulliyat Fiza Ibn-e-Faizi

Fiza (Urdu: فضا‎; Hindi: फिजा) born Faizul Hasan Ibn-e-Faizi ((Urdu/Persian: فیض الحسن فضا ابن فیضی), on 1 July 1923 – died 17 January 2009),  was a modern Urdu and Persian poet. He was a native of Mau district of Uttar Pradesh and is considered a 'qadir-ul-kalaam' poet and had received numerous awards within the Urdu world. At least, six poetry collections of Faizi had been published and acclaimed.[1][2]

Personal life[edit]

Background[edit]

Fiza Ibn-e-Faizi was born in Doman Pura, Mau and studied in Jamia Islamiya Faiz-e-Aam, Mau and graduated in Urdu literature and Islamic jurisprudence. Having been born into a poor weaving family, he was unable to further his education. He had avocations of weaving and saying poetry. For few years, he taught in his alma mater. In 2008, the municipal head of his native city built a memorial gate, Faizi Gate near his house. In 2009, Faizi died after a prolonged illness.[3]

Couplet of Fiza in Nastaliq[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Urdu poets and writers of India | Muslimsaleem's Blog". Muslimsaleem.wordpress.com. Retrieved 21 May 2014.[better source needed]
  2. ^ http://rekhta.org/poets/fiza-ibn-e-faizi/ebooks
  3. ^ a b Zaman, M. Jabir (2011). Kulliyat Fiza Ibn-e-Faizi. Maunath Bhanjan: Maktaba Naimia. pp. 5, 41. ISBN 978-81-920777-2-7.

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