Bulleh Shah Qadiri Shatari, often referred to simply as Bulleh Shah (Punjabi: بلہے شاہ, ਬੁੱਲ੍ਹੇ ਸ਼ਾਹ, Hindi: बुल्ले शाह) whose real name was Abdullah Shah, was a Punjabi Sufi poet, a humanist and philosopher.
Bulleh Shah is believed to have been born in 1680, in the small village of Uch, Bahawalpur, Punjab, now in Pakistan.
When he was six months old, his parents relocated to Malakwal. There his father, Shah Muhammad Darwaish, was a preacher in the village mosque and a teacher. His father later got a job in Pandoke, about 50 miles southeast of Kasur. Bulleh Shah received his early schooling in Pandoke, and moved to Kasur for higher education. He ... more »
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- Look into Yourself
- Bulla! I know not who I am
- Neither Hindu nor Muslim
- I have got lost in the city of love
- Going to Makkah is not the ultimate
- At this one point, all talk ends
- You Alone Exist
- Why should I go to Kaaba
- Enough of learning, my friend!
- Stay silent to survive
- I'm going together with Jogi
- Love is ever new and fresh
- Enough is enough
- If the divine is found through ablutions
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