Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: Baba Bulleh Shah Poetry - with English Translation

  1. #1
    Senior Member Array
    Join Date
    Jan 2013
    Country: Pakistan
    Rep Power

    Baba Bulleh Shah Poetry - with English Translation

    Baba Bulleh Shah RA was a Punjabi Sufi poet, believed to have lived from 1680 to 1758.Bulleh's real name was Abdullah Shah, but Bulleh was his nickname at home, and that is the name he chose to use as a poet.Bulleh Shah was a direct descendant of the Prophet Muhammad SAW, through the progeny of Shaikh Abdul Qadir Gillani RA of Baghdad.
    As is a common practice in South Asian poetry, his poems include a signature line which contains his name. Bulleh Shah was settled in Kasur, now in Pakistan. The verse form Bulleh Shah primarily employed is called the Kafi, a style of Punjabi, Sindhi and Siraiki poetry used not only by the Sufis of Sindh and Punjab, but also by Sikh gurus.Bulleh Shah’s writings represent him as a humanist, someone providing solutions to the sociological problems of the world around him as he lives through it.
    His spiritual master was Shah Inayat Qadiri of Lahore. The ancestral village of Bulleh Shah was Uch Gilaniyan in Bahawalpur, now a part of Pakistan, though his ancestors had migrated from Bukhara in modern day Uzbekistan. From there his family first shifted to Malakwal (Multan District, Pakistan) and then to Pandoke, which is about 14 miles southeast of Kasur, Pakistan.

    Name:  Bulleh Shah  (1).jpg
Views: 2451
Size:  124.6 KB


  2. #2
    Senior Member Array
    Join Date
    Jan 2013
    Country: Pakistan
    Rep Power
    Name:  Bulleh Shah  (2).jpg
Views: 1208
Size:  271.7 KBName:  Bulleh Shah  (3).jpg
Views: 748
Size:  181.6 KBName:  Bulleh Shah  (4).jpg
Views: 830
Size:  176.0 KBName:  Bulleh Shah  (5).jpg
Views: 768
Size:  202.1 KBName:  Bulleh Shah  (6).jpg
Views: 571
Size:  187.5 KBName:  Bulleh Shah  (7).jpg
Views: 1052
Size:  213.6 KBName:  Bulleh Shah  (8).jpg
Views: 1110
Size:  88.7 KBName:  Bulleh Shah  (9).jpg
Views: 666
Size:  238.5 KBName:  Bulleh Shah  (10).jpg
Views: 579
Size:  82.3 KBName:  Bulleh Shah  (11).jpg
Views: 563
Size:  95.6 KBName:  Bulleh Shah  (12).jpg
Views: 653
Size:  73.0 KBName:  Bulleh Shah  (13).jpg
Views: 475
Size:  82.6 KBName:  Bulleh Shah  (14).jpg
Views: 492
Size:  84.2 KBName:  Bulleh Shah  (15).jpg
Views: 597
Size:  204.9 KBName:  Bulleh Shah  (16).jpg
Views: 943
Size:  68.8 KBName:  Bulleh Shah  (17).jpg
Views: 449
Size:  73.6 KBName:  Bulleh Shah  (18).jpg
Views: 655
Size:  77.2 KB

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. urdu - Punjabi Poetry of Baba Bulleh Shah
    By Tahir Bati in forum Religion
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 02-06-2013, 12:50 PM
  2. Kulam of bulleh shah
    By asef_pk in forum Shair-o-Shairi
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 01-19-2013, 01:12 PM
  3. Replies: 0
    Last Post: 11-14-2012, 06:43 AM
  4. Bulleh shah
    By asef_pk in forum Shair-o-Shairi
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 07-27-2012, 03:18 PM
    By (¯`° (Ajnabee) °´¯) in forum Shair-o-Shairi
    Replies: 17
    Last Post: 06-27-2009, 11:50 AM

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts