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Sachal Sarmast (1739 – 1829) (Sindhi: سچلُ سرمستُ, Urdu: سچل سرمست) a Sufi poet from Sindh (now in Pakistan). During the Kalhoro/Talpur era of Sindh. He was born in Daraza, near Ranipur, Sindh. His real name Abdul Wahab Farouqi and "Sachal" or "Sachoo", his nicknames. He used this pen-name in his poetry. Sachu which means 'truthful' - while in SindhiSarmast means 'ecstatic' in Sindhi and Urdu alike. Sachal Sarmast literally means 'truthful mystic' or can be translated as "Ecstatic Saint of Truth". Sachal's father had died, when he was a child, he was later raised by his uncle, Abdul Haqq who also became his spiritual master. He married her daughter, but the young woman died two years later. He never remarried. It is said that he never left Daraza, the village of his birth.