Renowned Poet Rais Amrohvi's Remembered

Renowned poet Rais Amrohvi's remembered

Syed Muhammad Mehdi, known as Rais Amrohvi Wednesday was remembered on the occasion of his birth anniversary.

ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 12th Sep, 2018 ) :Syed Muhammad Mehdi, known as Rais Amrohvi Wednesday was remembered on the occasion of his birth anniversary.

He was born on September 12, 1914 in Amroha, in a notable family of scholars.

Almost all the members of his family were poets.

He migrated to Pakistan on October 19, 1947 and settled in Karachi.

He was a noted scholar, Urdu poet and psychoanalyst of Pakistan, however he cannot be classified as a psychoanalyst in a traditional sense, as he looked at psychology through a spiritual perspective rather than scientific.

He was known for his unique style of Qatanigari (quatrain writing).

For many decades, he penned quatrains every day for an Urdu daily.

He also supported the Urdu language and the Urdu-speaking people of Pakistan.

He penned a number of books on metaphysics, meditation and yoga.

He was assassinated on September 22, 1988, reportedly by a religious fanatic.

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