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Mir Taqi Mir Biography and Poems

Mir Taqi Mir Biography and Poems. This is biographical information on Mir Taqi Mir, one of the best poets of all time. This biography page also provides a link to poems written by Mir, as well as, a video biography...if available.

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Mir, Mir Taqi

Mir Taqi Mir (sometimes also spelled as Meer Taqi Meer) was the leading Urdu poet of the 18th century, and one of the pioneers who gave shape to the Urdu language itself. Syed Amanullah Meer Taqi was the only son of a Sufi saint, Meer Muttaqi. When Meer was a little child, his father looking at his face used to say which is this fire burning within your heart that is reflecting on your face. Living in an atmosphere of Sufism at a very young age had profound effect on Meer.

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