Sufi poetry

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Sufi poetry has been written in many languages, both for private devotional reading and as lyrics for music played during worship, or dhikr. Themes and styles established in Punjabi poetry, Sindhi poetry, Arabic poetry and mostly Persian poetry have had an enormous influence on Sufi poetry throughout the Islamic world, and is often part of the Sufi music.

Some of the most famous works, both poetry and prose, in Sufi literature are:

Diwan-e-Akhtar by Hazrat Hakim Akhtar (Damat barkatuhum aaliya)

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