Story of God in the form of guest

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This is a story about a man who once dreams that God will come as a guest to his house. He does all the required preparation and was eagerly waiting since morning for Him to come. But instead of God, he finds a beggar at his doors and after some time a refuge seeker both of whom he turns away saying that God is about to come. And finally, a poor woman with her baby knocks on his door seeking help, and he refuses her too. It becomes dark but God doesn’t come. He sleeps and dreams again asking God … continued below

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Shaikh, Maaz February 3, 2020.

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  • Main Title: Story of God in the form of guest
  • Parallel Title: مہمان كی شكل میں بھگوان كی كہانی
  • Parallel Title: अतिथि के रूप में भगवान की कहानी
  • Series Title: Maaz Shaikh Collection

Description

This is a story about a man who once dreams that God will come as a guest to his house. He does all the required preparation and was eagerly waiting since morning for Him to come. But instead of God, he finds a beggar at his doors and after some time a refuge seeker both of whom he turns away saying that God is about to come. And finally, a poor woman with her baby knocks on his door seeking help, and he refuses her too. It becomes dark but God doesn’t come. He sleeps and dreams again asking God why he didn’t come. God replies saying that He had visited him thrice.

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Azamgarhi Language Resource

This collection includes audio and video recordings of texts; transcriptions, translations, interlinear glossing, and analyses of selected texts; digitized copies of fieldwork notes and photographs documenting fieldwork and other events. The texts are in different genres, such as traditional and children's stories, popular legends, historical accounts, personal narratives, natural conversations, dramas, folk songs, poems, food recipes, discussions on events or items of cultural importance, and discussions on language and linguistic data. Some of them are also in Awadhi and Bhojpuri languages given with a view of (socio)linguistic comparison, whereas some are the outcomes of dialect surveys undertaken to determine the extent of the Azamgarhi language.

Computational Resource on South Asian Languages

The Computational Resource for South Asian Languages (CoRSAL) is a digital archive for source audio, video, and text on the minority languages of South Asia.

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  • February 3, 2020

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  • May 21, 2021, 6:11 a.m.

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  • June 11, 2021, 5:04 p.m.

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Shaikh, Maaz. Story of God in the form of guest, audio recording, February 3, 2020; (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1803904/: accessed April 14, 2024), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Information.

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