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Anqa

Anqa is an imaginary bird and like phoenix it is extinct and probably lives in the next world. Throughout his book of Ghazals (Deewan) Ghalib makes us believe that he is not a creature of this world; he is much above, and is shooting picture from space. He says oh fools don’t think that I am living in next world; I am even beyond the next world, otherwise when I was in next world (where phoenix lives) when I cried, heat from my fiery sobbing several times torched Phoenix wings. http://users.adelphia.net/~asghar/
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