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His first teacher was Akhund Noor Muhammad Bhatti  although he was largely self-educated. Although he received little formal education, the Risalo provides proof that he was well-versed in Arabic and Persian. The Qur'an , the Hadiths , the Masnawi of Maulana Jalaluddin Rumi , along with the collection of Shah Karim's poems, were his constant companions, copious references to which are made in the Shah Jo Risalo. His correspondence in Persian with contemporary scholar Makhdoom Moinuddin Thattvi, as contained in the Risala-i-Owaisi, bears witness to his scholastic competence: . Beloved's separation kills me friends, At His door, many like me, their knees bend. From far and near is heard His beauty's praise, My Beloved's beauty is perfection itself. In his poems he writes about Sindh and its neighboring regions, he mentions distant cities such as Istanbul and Samarqand as well as Sindhi sailors Samundi , their navigation techniques, voyages as far as the Malabar coast , Sri Lanka and the island of Java.
Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai 18 November – 1 January was a Sindhi Sufi scholar, mystic, saint, and poet, widely considered to be the greatest Muslim poet of the Sindhi language. His collected poems were assembled in the compilation Shah Jo Risalo, . Create a book · Download as PDF · Printable version.
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Sur Sari raag, Samondi, Kamod, Ghhatu, and Sarang portray the water and the things relevant to water. Besides that Shah Latif mentions water partially in other Surs and chapters. In other Surs of water we can find the water of rivers and seas or oceans but especially in Sur sarang, there is a detailed discussion of rain water and the things related to the rain are deeply discussed. Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai was poor people-loving poet. Certainly in his poetry people of the South Asia especially the people of Sindh central Asia and all the mankind are focused. He urges the clouds to move to South East Asia, central Asia and all over the world with the rainfall of prosperity, the international Scholar and thinker of Sindh Allama.