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Jahonotin Uvaysiy (1780–1845), was a female Sufi poet from Margilon in the Ferghana Valley of Uzbekistan.
- If I build a castle of love [i.e., mystical knowledge]
for the suffering people, they kill me!
If I don’t build I die!
- (Uvaysiy 1980:58) Quoted in Female Celebrations in Uzbekistan and Afghanistan: The Power of Cosmology in Musical Rites by Razia Sultanova, in The 2008 Yearbook For Traditional Music, Volume 40, page 14