Aql Warsi

Lucknow, India

Profile of Aql Warsi

Pen Name : 'Aql'

Born :Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

Died : Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

Aql Warsi is a well-known poet of Lucknow's Warsi Sufi order. He was born into a Sadat family in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh and belonged to the Shiite religion. His early education took place at home. He received his higher education from his spiritual guides. He was influenced by Sufi thought from the beginning. The poetry of Aql Warsi was a reflection of his devotion to Haji Waris Ali Shah. Aql Warsi was an expert in the Persian language and composed a lot in Persian. He has written more poems. The poem he wrote in praise of his spiritual teachers is titled "Qasida Ittehad". He was also well-versed in Arabic. He has frequently used Qur'anic verses in his poetry. His Persian language can be said to be simple yet effective. His poetry is distinguished by the use of interesting allegories. He has not used a pseudonym in his poems. This shows that he did not want fame and fortune.

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