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Sultan Bahu () (ca 1628 - 1691) was a Muslim Sufi and saint, who founded the Sarwari Qadiri Sufi order. Darbar Hazrat sultan Bahoo is located near Garh More city.

Sultan Bahu belonged to Awan tribe and was born in Anga, Soon Valley Sakesar (Vadi-e-Soon Sakesar). Like many other sufi saints of South Asia, Sultan Bahu was also a prolific writer, with more than forty books on Sufism attributed to him. Most of His books are in Persian language. However, as the majority of his books deal with specialised subjects related to Islam and Islamic mysticism, it is his Punjabi poetry that has generated popular appeal and made him a household name in the region. His poetic verses are sung in many genres of sufi music, including qawaalis and kaafis. Tradition has established a particular style of singing his couplets, which is not used in any other genre of sufi music. (Please see the External Links section for audio resources.)

The Mausoleum of Sultan Bahu is located in Garh Maharaja, Punjab, Pakistan. It is a popular and frequently-visited sufi shrine, and the annual festival is celebrated with the usual fervour, which is now a distinguishing feature of what is being called a 'shrine culture' of the South Asia. Annual festival is held during the holy month of Muharram. Every year on the 9th of Muharram (Islamic calendar month) a ghusal is also taken place under the supervision of Muhammad Najeeb Sultan (Sajjada Nasheen (Chair-holder) of Sultan Bahoo shrine), in which all decedents of Sultan Bahoo wash His shrine with tones of pure rose water.

Hazrat Sultan Bahu is from the progeny of Hazrat Ali and is a direct descended from Hazrat Ali (cousin of Muhammad, husband of Fatima and father of Hasan ibn Ali and Husayn ibn Ali). Traditionally according to the law of the land he is Hashimi and belongs to the v tribe. Historically the tribe trace their descent to Ameer Shah, son of Qutub Shah whose family lineage is traced back to Hazrat Ali

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Total Books: 3
Death Before Dying The Sufi Poems of Sultan Bahu
1998 - Death Before Dying the Sufi Poems of Sultan Bahu (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780520211353
ISBN-10: 0520211359
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Death Before Dying The Sufi Poems of Sultan Bahu
Cambe di buti Sulatana Bahu da kalama
Cambe Di Buti Sulatana Bahu Da Kalama (Other)
ISBN-13: 9788172011680
ISBN-10: 8172011687
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