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Amir Khusro

Amir Khusro’s full name was Abul Hassan Yameenuddin. Amir Khusro Dahlavi was born on the Ganges coast in Patiali village in the district of Eta in Uttar Pradesh. The village Patiali was known as Mominpur or Momenabad in those days.

Amir Khusro saw the rule of 7 Sultans (Balban, Muhammad, Cakubad, Jalaluddin Khilji, Alauddin Khilji, Mubarak Shah Khaliji, Gaisuddin Tughlaq).

 Amir Khusro was the first Muslim poet who freely used Hindi words. Amir Khusro was the first person who wrote together in Hindi, Hindavi and Persian.

Kiran-Ul-SadamanIn this book Delhi has been called Hazrat Delhi.This book written by them is in verse. This book describes the story of Bugan’s sonBugrakha and Kaikubad.

Mifatah-ul-Futul-This book describes the campaigns of Jalaluddin’s victory. This book is also written in verse.

Nuh-siphlar- In this book, he has praised India for two reasons-

  • Hindustan Amir Khusro is the birthplace of the land.

  • Hindustan is like a paradise garden.

Sheikh Nizamuddin Auliya was the great Sufi saint, Ameer Khusro had become his disciple.Nizamuddin Auliagave the title of Turklah to Amir Khusro.

In history Amir Khusro is known asTuti-e-Hind. He himself has said- “I am the pot of Hindustan. If you really want to know me then ask in Hindavi. I can tell you unique things.”

Khusrau is credited for the invention of the sitar. Khusrau is sometimes referred to as the "voice of India" or "Parrot of India" (Tuti-e-Hind), and has been called the "father of Urdu literature.

Khusrau is regarded as the "father of qawwali" (a devotional music form of the Sufis in the Indian subcontinent), and introduced the ghazal style of song into India, both of which still exist widely in India and Pakistan. Tarana and Trivat are also credited to Khusrau.


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