Saleh Muhammad Safoori

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The mausoleum of Saleh Muhammad Safoori
Born 1747
Mughal Empire / Durrani Empire
Died 1826
Residence Ravi belt, in Durrani Empire
Education Religious Education
Occupation Agriculture
Known for Piousness
Religion Sunni Islam
Denomination Hanafi and Qadiri
Family Farooqi Qadiri

Saleh Muhammad Safoori (Urdu:صالح محمد صفوری) was a sufi poet of southern Punjab, the writer of a poetic collection in Punjabi which is now known to people as Kulliyat-e-saleh Muhammad safoori.[1] In the collection he has described the famous mythical story of southern Punjab, Sasi puno (Urdu:سسی پنو) in poetic form. Saleh Muhammad safoori was the son of Hazrat Mai Safoora Qadiriyya, local saint of the area.

The book gives the complete Introduction of Mai Safoora, Saleh muhammad safoori and Ali Haider.[2] The book contains the poetic collection written by Saleh muhammad safoori based on the mythology of Sassi Punnun and Sohni Mahiwal.

Other chapters present a the history of the area and the style of the life of the people and the close relationship between the different religious communities settled in Sidhnai belt of River Ravi.[3] This volume includes the Punjabi works of his ancestor, which includes the stories of Sassi Punnun, Sohni Mahiwal, two si-harfis, two poetic tribute to Sufi Sultan Abdul Hakeem and Jati Abdal and one in memory of his mother Mai Safoora.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Controversy over poet Ali Haider!. Abdul Hakeem Shehr: Maktaba-i-Safooria. 
  2. ^ (DAWN News)Some of the other chapters of the book present a clear picture of the history of the area and the style of the life of the people and the close relationship between the different religious communities settled in Sidhnai belt of River Ravi.
  3. ^ Blogspot2. .  Qamar is of the opinion that stories about Ali Haidar`s devotion or respect for Mai Safoora had no foundation because Mai Sahiba was almost 54 years junior to the saint whose tomb was constructed in 1795 by the order of Multan`s Afghan ruler Nawab Muzaffar Khan. According to the chronology quoted by Yousuf, Ali Haidar died some four years after the death of Mai Safoora. Ali Haidar died at the age of 98.