Khojki


Khojki

Infobox Writing system
name=Khojkī
type=Abugida
languages=Gujarati, Sindhi

Khojki (Urdu: خوجكى ) was a script used almost exclusively by the Khoja community of the Pakistan and other parts of South Asia. It was employed primarily to record Muslim Shia Ismaili religious literature, as well as a few secret Shia Muslim sects.

Tradition states that Khojki was created by Pir Sadardin. He was sent by the Ismaili Imam of the time to spread the Ismaili Muslim faith in South Asia (Jampudip). He did this by singing and teaching Ismaili Muslim Ginans (devotional and religious literature). He then wrote them down in Khojki.

See also

* Khoja
* Ginans
* Sindhi
* Kutchi language


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