Sufi saints have written many Geet and Thumris which are widely recited by qawwals at Sufi Khanqahs.

An extraordinary poet of Rampur.

1253 -1325

Beloved disciple of Nizamuddin Auliya and clelebrated Sufi poet of Persian and Urdu. Also highly skilled in music, famous as Tuti-e-Hind.

1856 -1927

Famous Indian poet and father of Jan Nisar Akhtar.

A poet of the Chishti order who migrated from Sanjar to Ghazipur.

1745 -1806

Sufi poet and the founder of Khanqah Kazmia, Kakori.

1767 -1858

Renowned poet from Awadh.


A young, promising scholar from Allahabad