Death before Dying

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Death Before Dying: Sufi Poems of Sultan Bahu. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1998.

These 115 poems introduce readers in English to Sultan Bahu (d. 1691), a Sufi mystical poet who continues to be one of the most beloved writers in Punjabi. Bahu, whose name translates as "With God," remains highly popular in Pakistan and India today—even illiterate Punjabis can recite his poetry by heart.

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