Jaun Elia (14 December 1931 – 8 November 2002) was a Pakistani Urdu poet, philosopher, biographer, and scholar. He was fluent in Arabic, English, Persian, Sanskrit and Hebrew.
One of the most prominent modern poet, popular for his unconventional ways

Poetry collections

  • Shayad, 1991.
  • Ya’ani, 2003.
  • Gumaan, 2004.
  • Lekin, 2006.
  • Goyaa, 2008.

Inshaye aur Mazaameen

  • Farnood, 2012.

Naya Ek Rishta Paida Kyun Karen Hum is one of his widely accepted ghazals.

 

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The ghazal has been recited by himself in a mushaira.

Naya Ek Rishta Paida Kyun Karen Hum – Mushaira (Jaun Elia)

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Jaun Eliya reciting a sher.

Glossary:

rasm-e-duurii

  • Tradition of distance

barpaa

  • happen

vafaa-daarii

  • constancy, fidelity

ikhlaas

  • sincerity, great affection

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  • time, reign, period, promise

iifaa

  • fulfillment, observance

kaar-e-masiihaa

  • Messiah like act

 

 

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