Here’s an ongoing list of resources. I’ll keep adding to it as time goes on, and if you have suggestions for things to add, please feel free to share! Also, please let me know if any links below are broken.

Digital Repositories

Here are some repositories of literary texts.

Here are some sources for audio recordings of literature.

Learning Hindi-Urdu

Here are some resources I’m aware of that might be useful for improving your knowledge of Urdu-Hindi. If you know of other good ones, please share so that I can add it to this list!

Here are some useful online dictionaries:



Faiz Ahmed Faiz (फ़ैज़ अहमद फ़ैज़ · فیض احمد فیض) was a leading voice of the Progressive Writers’s Movement, and his powerful poetry continues to inspire progressives and revolutionaries in South Asia and around the world today.


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