ریاض حسین چودھری کی نعت میں اسلوب و معنویت کا ارتقاء
Style & Semantic Evolution in Na’at Poetry of Riaz Hussain Chaudhry
Naatia Poetry has its own history, glossary and traditions. Love and Praise of Prophet (PBUH) is a part of our faith. Hazrat Hassān Bin Thabit R.A. is one of the prominent poets in the era of Prophet (PBUH). Naatia poetry is available in many languages and specially in Urdu language too. We can see samples of Naat from the start of this language. In Pakistan many poets dedicated themselves for the praise of Prophet (PBUH). Every poet known with his style of expression which highlighted in his different ways of writing, like choosing of words, imaginery, creation of peotic lines. Riaz Hussain Ch. is one of the prominent Na'at Poet of Pakistani Naatia circles. He experiments many poetic ways of expressions in his Na'ats. His Na'atia Poetry style is uniqie and versatile. Main part of his Na'atia poetry is in Ghazal tradition, but he also used other form of poetry, like Nazm, Fardiyat, long Nazm, Musadas etc. In this article his style of poetry has been highlighted. Main theme of expression, linguistic approach and its effect on tradition of our Urdu Na'atia poetry.
Keywords: Na'at, Poetry, Style, Linguistic, Riaz Husain Ch.