Donor challenge: For only 2 more days, a generous supporter will match your donations 2-to Triple your impact! Dear Internet Archive. ISBN: X OCLC Number: Language Note : Urdu text. Description: [1 volume]. Responsibility: Urdu translation by Rashid. Gulbadan Begum (c. – 7 February ) was a Mughal princess and the youngest daughter of Emperor Babur, the founder of the Mughal Empire and the first Mughal emperor. She is best known as the author of Humayun-Nama, the account of the life of.

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Gulbadan recorded her reminiscences in the form of a book, entitled, Humayun-Nama on a request of Akbar. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Soon after his exile, Humayun had seen and fallen in love with a year-old girl named Hamida Banu the niece of Shah Husain Mirza.

However in obedience to the royal command, I set down whatever there is that I have heard and remember.

Retrieved from ” https: At first she refused to come to see the Emperor, who was much older than her. For four days he circumambulated the bed of his son repeatedly, praying to Allahbegging to be taken to the eternal world in his son’s place. Akbar commissioned Gulbadan Begum to chronicle the story of his father Humayun. She tells that Babur was depressed to see his son seriously ill and dying. She finally returned inseven years after she had set forth on her journey.

He, however, did so during her nephew’s reign and, along with his son, was defeated and was expelled from court and from her presence for the rest of his life. When she was 80, in Februaryher departure was heralded by a few days of fever.


Two years after Humayun re-established the Delhi Empire, she accompanied other Mughal women of the harem back to Agra at the behest of Akbar, who had begun his rule. Instead, she stayed behind in Kabul until she was brought back to Agra by Akbar, two years after Humayun died in a tragic accident in As we know that Gulbadan Begum had received the directive to write the story of Humayun’s rule by Akbar, long after the death of Humayun, it is reasonable to believe that the only available manuscript is an incomplete version of her writing.

Gulbadan was also said to have been a poet, fluent in both Persian and Turkish.

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Among her siblings, Gulbadan was very close to her brother, Hindal Mirza. Views Read Edit View history. However, when he realised that it was a gold coin, Asas jumped with joy and pranced around the room, repeatedly saying that no one shall ever take it from him.

However, there are references to two verses and a quaseeda written by her by the Emperor Bhadur Shah Zafar in his collection of verses as well as some references by Mir Taqi Mir. During Humayun’s exile the problem was further exaggerated.

WikiProject India may be able to help recruit an expert. It came to be known as Humayun-nama.


Humayun Nama Urdu By Gulbadan Begum

She recorded one light-hearted incident about Babur. Finally she was advised by the other women of the harem to reconsider, and she consented to marry the Emperor. The first part of her story deals with Humayun’s rule after her father’s death and the travails of Humayun after his defeat.

It is said that for the two years after her death, Akbar lamented constantly that he missed his favourite aunt, until his own death in Hamida was with her to the end, and it may be that RuqaiyaHindal’s daughter, also watched her last hours.

Gulbadan Nqma went to live in Kabul again.

Akbar helped to carry her bier some distance, and for her soul’s repose made lavish gifts and did good works. Asas was to be blindfolded and the coin was to be hung around his neck. This article has hama issues. Gulbadan Begum finds reference throughout the Akbarnama “Book of Akbar” written by Abu’l Fazland much of her biographical details are accessible through the work. Life and writings of Gulbadan Begam Lady Rosebody.

Gulbadan Begum was brought to India at the age of six, was married at 17 to Khizr Khwaja, a Chagatai Mughaland had at least one son.

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