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Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai (1689-1752) was a Sufi scholar and saint, and is considered one of the greatest poets of the Sindhi language. He settled in the town of Bhit Shah in Matiari, Pakistan where his shrine is located. His most famous written work is the Shah Jo Risalo, which is a master-piece of Sindhi Literature as well. The major themes of his poetry include Unity of God, love for Prophet, religious tolerance and humanistic values. For his works, he is seen by S.H. Nasr as a 'direct emanations of Rumi's spirituality in the Indian world.' (from wikipedia.org)
Risalo of Shah Abdul Latif (Selections)
Translated in Verse by Elsa Kazi
Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai
Risalo of Shah Abdul Latif, originally known as Shah Jo Risalo, contains the compiled verses of the poet. Many authors have compiled Shah Jo Risalo and no single compilation is known to be the most authentic. Originally in Sindhi language, selected verses have been translated in verse into English by Elsa Kazi. The book also contains introduction to the poet's life, the book itself, and some of the stories which provide the basis for the original poetry.
- Publication Date:
- Nov 05 2009
- 9197860301 / 9789197860307
- Page Count:
- Binding Type:
- US Trade Paper
- Trim Size:
- 5.5" x 8.5"
- Black and White
- Related Categories:
- Poetry / Subjects & Themes / Inspirational & Religious