Watayo Faqir

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Watayo Faqir (Sindhi: وتايو فقير‎) is a legendary character from Sindh, Pakistan. Many fables based on his wisdom and philosophy that are widely spread, and are told at "Kachehris" (traditional gatherings) and are told to children in Sindhi Folklore.[1][2] At the age of 75, he is said to have died and buried at Tando Allahyar.

Chowkandi of Watayo Faqeer in Tando Allahyar, Sindh, Pakistan

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  1. ^ Sayid Ghulam Mustafa (1 January 1997). English Essays of Pakistan. Ferozsons. p. 63. ISBN 978-969-0-01374-3. Retrieved 29 July 2013. 
  2. ^ Pakistan Pictorial. Pakistan Publications. 1980. p. ix. Retrieved 29 July 2013.