Rajesh Vyas Miskin

Rajesh Vyas Miskin

Rajesh Vyas Miskin

Rajesh Vyas (Gujarati: રાજેશ વ્યાસ), better known by his pen name Miskin, is a Gujarati poet from India. Born and brought up in Ahmedabad, he completed his doctorate in Gujarati literature. He writes ghazal poetry and columns in various publications.

 

His pen name “Miskin” means a poor person. He has researched on Gujarati ghazals and its science of prosody.

His ghazal anthologies are Tutelo Samay (1983), Chhodine Aav Tu (2005), Koi Taru Nathi (2007), Ae Pan Sachu Aa Pan Sachu (2008), Paheli Najar (2008), Badli Jo Disha (2009), Ae Orado Judo Che (2013), Paniyara Kya Gaya? (2015), Baa No Saadalo (2015). His selected ghazals have been compiled as Best of Miskin by Harsh Brahmbhatt. Gazal Vimarsh (2007) is collection of research papers on Gujarati ghazal while Gazal Sandarbh (2010) is collection of critical essays on Gujarati ghazals. His other work of ghazal is Energy(2010). Lalitasahastranaam (2011) is work on metaphysics. Gazal Praveshika (2012) is about metres of ghazal and its mechanics.

He edited several compilations of ghazals including Amar Gazalo, selected works of Gujarati ghazal poets; Samagra Mareez (2009), complete works of Mareez; Mareez Ni Shreshth Gazalo (2010), selected works of Mareez; Ramesh Parekhni Shreshth Gazalo (2011), Selected works of Ramesh Parekh; Arooz Shear (2012), selected works of Shoonya Palanpuri.