Persian Sufi Poets

Persian Sufi Poets

1253 -1325 Delhi

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

1615 -1659 Delhi

Elder son of Shah Jahan and Mumtaz who greatly fostered Sufism and had friendly ties with Sikh Gurus.

1777 -1848 Phulwari Sharif

Prominent Persian poet of Bihar associated with the Khanqah Mujeebia, Phulwari Sharif.

1145 -1220/21 Nishapur

Among the greatest Persian poets from Neshapur, he was also a noted writer and pharmacist.

1315 -1390 Shiraz

Most celebrated Persian poet well-known for his Faal-Nama.

1080 -1131/41 Ghazni

Considered one the greatest Persian poets and philosophers.

1905 -1976 Hyderabad

Poet famous for penning the Naat "Aapko Paataa nahin jab aap ko paataa hun"

1142 -1236 Ajmer

Famous Indian Sufi Saint also known as Gharib Nawaz and Sultan-ul-Hind.

1721 -1785 Delhi

Noted Sufi poet with a deep sense of Music.

1250 -1320 Shabstar

Among the most celebrated Persian Sufi poets, and scholars of the 14th century.

1699 -1781 Delhi

Eminent Sufi poet of Delhi's famous Naqshbandi order of Sufis.

1048 -1131 Nishapur

The master of quatrain, as popular in Europe as he is adored in Iran.

1235 -1187 Delhi

Prominent disciple and successor of Khawaja Moinuddin Chishti.

1207 -1273 Konya

Among the greatest Persian poets, author of Masnavi-e-Manavi, Fihi Ma Fihi and Diwan-e-Shams Tabrizi.

1184 -1292 Shiraz

Prominent Persian poet from Iran, famous for his prose in Gulistan and verse in Bustan.