Bhit shah




Bhit shah
Situated at about 56 km from Hyderabadon the National Highway  Bhit shah  is the  resting place of  Sindh's renowned  saint  and mystic  poet Hazrat Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai (1689 - 1752). He is  remembered  for  the compendium of his poetrycalled 'Risalo', a treasure house of wisdom as well as romantic   folklore  and  fine pottery. He also founded amusical tradition of his own which is still popular.  Devotees sing with  fervor  and frenzy his love-intoxicated Kafis to thestrains of ek- tara (single string instrument) mainly onthe occasion  of his "Urs" held every year between 13th and 15thof Safar, the second Islamic lunar month.

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