This Saint Is Only Mine

The roots of Sufism are very deep in Pakistan. In all major cities of the country, there is at least one shrine of a local Sufi, which attracts devotees in large numbers.

Today, lets step in the shrine of a 16th century Sufi, Shaikh Bhirkhio, who belonged to the Suharwardi order of Sufism.

His shrine features many distinctive features of Sufism and they are very unique. Click on the link below to check out more snaps.

 

Shaikh Bhirkio: ‘This saint is only mine’

 

 

For more information about Pakistan and Sufism, check out this Smithsonian Mag article by Nicholas Schmidle.

 

 

Disclaimer: Images above and text on DAWN’s article are sole property of DAWN. I’m just sharing it.

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