Stages of Love Part 3: 'Hijr' and Separation Anxiety in Urdu Poetry


Feb 18 2023 • 18 mins

'Hijr' meaning separation, distance, judaai , is an ultimate nightmare for the shayar in Urdu poetry. In the four part series on the stages of love, Fabeha Syed explores the sufferings and pains induced by the separation-anxiety that the poet goes through. Tune in and find out why '...doori sahi jaaye na..'