# 1st on App Store, ‘Saif-ul-Malook’ (سیف الملوک) – a phenomenal mystic poetry (صوفیانہ کلام) in original Punjabi script by Mian Muhammad Bakhsh, a renowned Sufi saint and Punjabi poet. #
Mian Muhammad Bakhsh was born in Kharri Sharif (کھڑی شریف), a village in Azad Kashmir. He mentions himself in this book that he completed the work in the month of Ramadan, 1279 AH (1863 AD), at the age of 33 which suggests his birth in 1829 or 1830. He is also known as Rumi of Kashmir.
This book is the most famous of his entire work and is also called ‘Safar-ul-Ishq’ (سفر العشق). His poetry is fundamentally written in the Pothohari Punjabi, but also holds a rich vocabulary of Persian and Arabic languages. His other works include Si-harfi, Sohni Mahiwal, Tuhfah-e-Miran, Tuhfah-e-Rasuliyah, Shireen Farhad, Mirza Sahiban, Sakhi Khavass Khan, Shah Mansur, Gulzar-e-Faqir, Hidayatul Muslimeen, Panj Ganj, Masnavi-e-Nirang-e-Ishq. He also wrote a commentary on the Arabic Qasidat-ul-Burda of al-Busiri.