Abyat-e-Bahoo Kalam-e-Bahoo Sultan Bahoo Punjabi Poetry

Sultan ul Arifeen, Sultan Bahoo

Introduction of Abyat-e-Bahoo

Abyat-e-Bahoo is Punjabi poetry of Sultan-ul-Arifeen Hazrat Sakhi Sultan Bahoo RA. He wrote 140 books of which 32 are available. Of this collection, 31 are in Persian of which 30 are prose and 1 is based on poetry Diwan-e-Bahoo. In Punjabi, one of his Si Harfi (30 part poetry whereby each couplet starts with an alphabet) Diwan is found popularly known as ‘Abyat-e-Bahoo’. It is quite interesting to note that he summarized all his teachings present in his Persian books in Abyat. His ‘Abyat-e-Bahoo’ in Punjabi Saraiki language is the essence of his teachings.