Allama Muhammad Idrees Dahiri
Allama Muhammad Idrees Dahiri Naqshbandi (Urdu: علامہ محمد ادریس ڈاہری‎, Sindhi: علامه محمد ادريس ڏاهري) is a notable Islamic scholar, preacher, writer, author, poet and researcher of Si...
Hajib Shakarbar
Hazrat Hajib Shakarbar was born as the younger of the two sons of Hazrat Shams Tabrizi and Hazrat Shams Sabzwari in 1213 AC. His grand parents named him Alauddin Muhammad, but when his father returned...
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Zaheen Shah Taji
Zaheen Shah Taji (Urdu: ذہین شاہ تاجی‎) born Muhammad Tuaseen (Urdu: محمد طوسین‎) on 1902 and died July 23, 1978, was a great sufi of sub-continent as well as an Urdu poet, philos...
Syed Misri Shah
Hazrat Syed Misri Shah Rizvi (Sindhi: سيد مصری شاه), Hazrat Syed Misri Shah Imam (1840-1905) also known as King of Kaafi (Poetry). He was a saint and a sufi poet. He was born in Nasarpur, Sindh an...
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Bhagat Kanwar Ram
Bhagat Kanwar Ram (Sindhi: ڀڳت ڪنور رام) was a Sindhi singer and Sufi poet. Bhagat Kanwar Ram was assassinated in communal riots in Sukkur in December 1939.
Kareemullah Shah
Alhaj Hazrath Kareemullah Shah (died 15 April 1913) was a renowned Muslim Sufi, saint and scholar of the Naqshbandi order from Indian sub continent. He was born in 1838 in the city of Hyderabad. His s...
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Muhammad Ibrahim Siddiqui
Muhammad Ibrahim Siddiqui was an Indian Islamic scholar who was born on 8 March 1930 in West Bengal and died on 9 June 2002 in Mauritius. He was particularly influential in Mauritius. His lineage can ...
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Muhammad Abdul Qadeer Siddiqi Qadri
Muhammed Abdul Qadeer Siddiqui (1871–1962) (Arabic: محمد عبدالقدير صديقى ‎ ) was an Islamic theologian, Qur'anic exegete, poet, and a Sufi of Southern India. Born in the city of Hyderabad, S...
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Shah Inat Rizvi
Shah Ïnayatullah (Sindhi: شاه عنایت اللہ ‎) (c. 1613 – c. 1701), Shah Inayat or Inat, was a 17th-century Sindhi Sufi Poet from Nasarpur, Sindh, Pakistan.
He belonged to a branch of th...
Javad Nurbakhsh
Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh (10 December 1926 – 10 October 2008) was the Master (pir) of the Nimatullahi Sufi Order from 1953 until his death. He was also a psychiatrist and a successful writer in the fields ...
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Attar of Nishapur
Abū Ḥamīd bin Abū Bakr Ibrāhīm (c. 1145 – c. 1221; Persian: ابو حامد بن ابوبکر ابراهیم‎), better known by his pen-names Farīd ud-Dīn (فرید الدین) and ʿAṭṭār (عطار, "the perfumer"), was a Persian...
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Fihi Ma Fihi
The Fihi ma fihi (Persian: فیه مافیه‎; from Arabic: فیه ما فیه‎), literally means "It Is What It Is", or "In it what is in it") is a Persian prose work of the 13th century famous write...
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Gül Baba
Gül Baba (died 1541), also known as Cafer, was an Ottoman Bektashi dervish poet and companion of Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent who took part in a number of campaigns in Europe from the reign of Mehm...
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Muhammad Mohsin Bekas
Muhammad Mohsin (1859–1882) was a Sindhi poet, famous under his nom-de-plume Bekas. He was son of Faqeer Bedil and first follower of his school of thought in poetry and is also buried at the same plac...
Saadi (poet)
Abū-Muhammad Muslih al-Dīn bin Abdallāh Shīrāzī, Saadi Shirazi (Persian: ابومحمد مصلح الدین بن عبدالله شیرازی‎), better known by his pen-name Saʿdī (Persian: سعدی‎) or simply Saadi, was on...
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Tazkirat al-Awliyā
Tazkirat al-Awliyā (Persian: تذکرة الاولیا‎, literally "Biographies of the Saints"), also transliterated as Tadhkirat al-Awliya or Tazkerat-ol-Owliya, is a 72-chapter book written by the Persian...
Ashraf Jahangir Semnani
Hazrat Makhdoom Sultan Syed Ashraf Jahangir Semnani (Urdu: سئد مقدم ﺁشرف)‎‎ (1287 – 1386 CE) was a great Sufi saint of both the Chishti and Qadiri orders of Sufism. He was the disciple...
G. M. Syed
G. M. Sayed (Sindhi: سائين جي ايم سيد) (January 17, 1904 – April 25, 1995) – 'Ghulam Murtaza Sayed or G. M. Sayed' was a political leader who is most famous for his scholarly work, spearheading the Pa...
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Sanai
Hakim Abul-Majd Majdūd ibn Ādam Sanā'ī Ghaznavi (Persian: حکیم ابوالمجد مجدود ‌بن آدم سنایی غزنوی‎) was a Persian poet who lived in Ghazni between the 11th century and the 12th century in what i...
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Budhal Faqir
Sufi Budhal Faqir (1865–1939) (Sindhi: صوفي ٻُڍل فقير ) was a Sufi saint and poet, and disciple of Hizbullah Shah Rashdi. Faqir's poetry was collected by his disciples and published in a book call...
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Fariduddin Ganjshakar
Khwaja Farīduddīn Mas'ūd Ganjshakar (1173-1266) was a Sufi saint and Muslim missionary in Punjab region of South Asia, belonging to the Chishti Order.
Bābā Farīd was born in 1179 or 1188 AD (584 H...
Muzaffer Ozak
Muzaffer Ozak (1916 - February 12, 1985) was one of the head sheikhs of the Halveti-Jerrahi order of Dervishes, a traditional muslim Sufi order (tarika) from Istanbul (Turkey). In western countries he...
Khwaja Mir Dard
Khwaja Mir Dard (Urdu: خواجہ میر درد‎) was born in 1721 and died in 1785. He is one of the three major poets of the Delhi School — the other two being Mir Taqi Mir and Mirza Sauda &#...
Junayd Shirazi
Mo'in al-Din Junayd ibn Mahmud ibn Muhammad Baghnovi Shirazi was a Sufi mystic and poet of Persia from the 14th century.He has two works, namely, a divan, and Shadd al-Izar (written in 1389). The latt...
Najm al-Din Razi
Abū Bakr 'Abdollāh b. Moḥammad b. Šahāvar b. Anūšervān al-Rāzī (Persian: نجم‌الدین رازی‎) commonly know by the laqab, or sobriquet, of Najm al-Dīn Dāya, meaning "wetnurse". Hamid Algar, transl...
Masnavi
The Masnavi, or Masnavi-I Ma'navi (Persian: مثنوی معنوی‎), also written Mathnawi, Ma'navi, or Mathnavi, is an extensive poem written in Persian by Jalal al-Din Muhammad Balkhi, the celebrated Pe...
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Qadir Bux Bedil
Faqir Qadir Bux Bedil (Sindhi: فقير قادر بخش بيدل) (1873–1815) better known by his nom de plume Bedil (one bereft of heart) was a Sufi poet and scholar of great stature. After Shah Abdul Latif Bhi...
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Shah Hussain
Shah Hussain (1538–1599) was a Punjabi Sufi poet who is regarded as a Sufi saint. He was the son of Sheikh Usman, a weaver, and belonged to the Dhudhi clan of Rajputs. He was born in Lahore (present-...
Sufi poetry
Sufi poetry has been written in many languages, both for private devotional reading and as lyrics for music played during worship, or dhikr. Themes and styles established in Punjabi poetry, Sindhi poe...