Meet Zarifa Jan, the ‘Coded Poet of Kashmir’ who has created her own language to preserve her poetry. Despite never having attended school, this 60-year-old Sufi poet has written over three hundred poems in a language that is incomprehensible to anyone else in the world except her.
Her talent for writing poetry is undeniable, and her written words are almost a form of art in themselves. Zarifa Jan’s poems and other poetic words are beloved by people not just for the emotions they evoke, but also for the unique script in which she writes. Her skill is considered a gift from God.