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Baba Farid: a life of poverty

Popularly known as Baba Farid, he is one of the distinguished medieval Muslim mystics in the Indian world, most revered in the Punjabi communities and sects of South Asia. In a book on prominent mystic poets of the Punjab, Baba Farid is the first in the list, and elswhere he is described as “the pioneer of Punjabi Sufi poetry”. This brief overview of his life gives a picture of the man and the world in which he lived, including a comprehensive biibliography.

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Friday, November 15, 2013
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Baba Farid: a life of poverty, © Stephen Hirtenstein, licensed under CC BY-NC-SA.