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 ... more »
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- Bulla! I know not who I am
- Look into Yourself
- Going to Makkah is not the ultimate
- Come my love
- At this one point, all talk ends
- Neither Hindu nor Muslim
- Enough is enough
- Love is ever new and fresh
- I'm going together with Jogi
- Enough of learning, my friend!
- If the divine is found through ablutions
- One Point Contains All
- The hajjis go to Mecca
- I have got lost in the city of love
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