Ik Din Tenu Sapna Theesan

Shah Hussain sufi Poetry :"Ik Din Tenu Sapna Theesan" with English translation

Editor’s Note: English translation of this Kafi will be added later. Related Pages: More Poetry of Shah Hussain Sufi Poetry Urdu Poetry Editor’s Note: If you have liked this page, then please share it on Facebook, Twitter or any other social media. You may also write your brief comment under the heading “Leave a Reply here”.

Shah Hussain – Sufi Poetry

Photo of Shah Hussain - Image of Shah Hussain

Shah Hussain (1538–1599) was a Punjabi Sufi poet. He was born in Lahore. He is considered a pioneer of the Kafi form of Punjabi poetry. Shah Hussain’s love to a Brahmin boy called “Madho” or “Madho Lal” is famous, and they are often referred to as a single person with the composite name of “Madho […]

“Aakh nee Mai! Aakh nee”

Shah Hussain sufi Poetry :"Aakh nee Mai Aakh nee" with English translation

Editor’s Note: English translation of this Kafi will be added later. Related Pages: More Poetry of Shah Hussain Sufi Poetry Urdu Poetry Editor’s Note: If you have liked this page, then please share it on Facebook, Twitter or any other social media. You may also write your brief comment under the heading “Leave a Reply here”.

“Rabba! Mere Haal da Mehram Tu”

Shah Hussain sufi Poetry :"Rabba Mere Haal da Mehram Tu" with English translation

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“Mai Nee Kinu Aakhan”

Shah Hussain sufi Poetry :" Mai Nee Main Kinu Aakhan" with English translation

Editor: This Post is dedicated to all those whose Mothers are not in this world. May Allah place their Mothers in the best of the best place in Jannah and give them patience to bear this irreparable loss, Aameen-sum-Aameen. The following Kafi is the original poetry of Shah Hussain. In the songs and remakes, a few […]

Mian Muhammad Baksh

Sufi Kalam of Mian Muhammad Bakhsh in 'Saif-ul-Maluk' : Dushamn marey tey khushee na karey, sajnaa wee mar jaana - Mian Muhammad Bakhsh Punjabi Poetry

Brief Life History: Mian Muhammad Baksh was a Sufi saint and a Punjabi poet. He is especially renowned as the author of a book of poetry called Saif-ul-Maluk. He was born in a village called Khari Sharif, situated near Mirpur, Azad Kashmir. There is considerable disagreement about his year of birth. In different works his age has […]

Waris Shah

Waris Shah

Waris Shah (1722–1798) was a Punjabi Sufi poet. His seminal work Heer Ranjha, written in 1766, is considered one of the quintessential works of classical Punjabi literature. The story of Heer was also told by several other writers but Waris Shah’s version is by far the most popular today. Waris Shah is also called Shakespeare […]

Sani Ali Shah Poetry

Punjabi inspirational Kalam of Sani Ali Shah: Wich daarhi Islam na koi, Bin amlaan Quran na koi - Poetry of Sani Ali Shah

‘Rab, Rab, Karday Babay Ho Gaye, Rab Kisay Na Labha’ ‘Ussay Lagta Tha Yoon Saani Wohi Hai Khoobsurat Bus’  ‘Chudd Day Lota, Nikal Maseetoon, Cha Lay Hun Talwar‘ Sani Ali Shah: ‘Uchian Noo Kameen Banaya, Zaat Wakhai Roti’  ‘Wich Daarhi Islam Na Koi – Sani Ali Shah’ Sani Ali Shah: ‘Duniya Milni Na Dildari, Rab Day […]

Sultan Bahu

Sufi Kalam (Poetry) of Sultan Bahu

Sultan Bahu, a sufi saint, was born in 1628 at Anga, Soon Valley, Sakesar (Now in District Khushab). He wrote more than forty books on Sufism, mostly in Persian. His Punjabi poetry has very popular appeal. His verses are sung in many genres of Sufi music, including qawwali and kafi. Tradition has established a unique […]

Khawaja Ghulam Farid

Khawaja Ghulam Farid-1

Khawaja Ghulam Farid is one of the most read sufi poets. He was born in 1845 at Chachran Sharif (a city in Tehsil Khanpur, District Rahim Yar Khan, Punjab. This city is situated at the east bank of Indus River). He died at Chachran Sharif in 1901 and was buried at Mithankot in District Rajanpur. […]