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Mirza Mazhar Jan-e-Janaan Biography | Poet

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Mirza Mazhar Jan-i Janan (Urdu : ), also known by his laqab Shamsuddin Habibullah (1699–1781), was a renowned Naqshbandi Sufi poet of Delhi, distinguished as one the "four pillars of Urdu poetry." He was also known to his contemporaries as the sunnitarash, "Sunnicizer", for his absolute, unflinching commitment to and imitation of the Sunnah of the Prophet Muhammad.