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Dr Farzana Datta

Religious Studies

Independent Scholar

Farzana Datta is a poet, historian and a playwright. She writes Sufi poetry, historical, biographical accounts of the Moghul emperors and plays based on stories from religion and folklore. Her published works in religion and spirituality are Irem of the Crimson Desert; Sufis and Mystics of the World; Prophet Muhammad: The First Sufi of Islam; No Islam But Islam; and Sharia Exposed.

Her published works in the sequels of the Moghul emperors are Babur, The First Moghul In India; The Moghul Exile; Divine Akbar and Holy India; The Moghul Hedonist: Glorious Taj and Beloved Immortal; The Moghul Saint of Insanity; and Poet Emperor of the Last of the Moghuls: Bahadur Shah Zafar. She has also published a historical book about the partition of India and Pakistan, Holocaust of the East.

Her play Osama the Demented had a staged reading in Stockholm, and another of her plays, Russian Roulette, is being considered for production. Her books, Quran and Wisdom of Hazrat Inayat Khan and The American Queen are under consideration for publication. Currently, she is working on her book of plays.