Urs of Bulleh Shah

http://www.pakistanlink.com/images/URS.jpgThe annual Urs of Bulleh Shah, the Punjabi mystic poet, concluded yesterday in Kasur yesterday. Bulleh’s poetry reflected his rejection of orthodox hold of mullahs over Islam, the nexus between the clergy and the rulers and all the trappings of formal religion that created a gulf between man and his Creator. A common theme of his poetry is the pursuit of self-knowledge that is essential for the mystical union with the Beloved.

 

 

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  1. Your translation was beautiful and most worthy :) It captures the essence of the Sufi path and I liked it as much as the other wonderful poem. Thank you for an excellent and uplifting post :)

    Ya Haqq!

  2. Does any one have some old or historical informatio about baba bulleh shah and indeed i am looking for a book called “Qanoon e ishq vol II”by baba bulleh shah.

    thank you.
    lateef

  3. Well there is a lot of material in Urdu on Bulleh Shah.

    However, a new translation will attract you:
    Masterworkds of Punjaabi Sufi Poetry”
    “Bulleh Shah Within Reach”
    2 Vols by
    Muzaffar A. Ghaffar
    Ferozsons (Private) Limited

    http://www.ferozsons.com.pk/

  4. Baba Bulleh shah was not a muslim saint and nor hindu .
    he was one with God and was a super human being.

  5. HI TO ALL UNIVER,S ………AMEER ALI I LOVE BABA BULLA SHAH IT,S THE MAN WHO LOVE,S GOD …….IF WE LOVE GOD FROM OVER SOLE THEN WE HAVE A BIG CHANGE …….BULLA MA KOON ………….O3O06383380 BULLA I LOVE U ……GOD BLESS U………WE MISS IN DALY LIFE ….

  6. I much like Baba Bhullay Shah due to his boldness which I seen in his poetry.

  7. BULLAH PEER-O-REHBAR MAIRA, MAIN BULLEH SANG HOI AAN
    BULLAH MAIRAY ANDAR WASDA, MAIN BULLEH WANG HOI AAN
    AWAL BULLAH, AKHIR BULLAH, BATIN BULLAH, ZAHIR BULLAH!
    HUN TAY HAR RANG VICH BULLAH, MAIN BULLEH RANG HOI AAN

  8. Sir,

    Good Work,

    I am from India. I heard many songs of bulle shah. Can you suggest a site from where I can read bulle shah poetry..

    Thanks

    Vipin

  9. BULLAH PEER-O-REHBAR MAIRA, MAIN BULLEH SANG HOI AAN

    BULLAH MAIRAY ANDAR WASDA, MAIN BULLEH WANG HOI AAN

    AWAL BULLAH, AKHIR BULLAH, BATIN BULLAH, ZAHIR BULLAH!

    HUNN TAY HAR RANG VICH BULLAH, MAIN BULLEH RANG HOI AAN


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