ISBN 9788171679348,Shekh Farid

Shekh Farid


Rupa & Company



Rupa & Company

Publication Year 2002

ISBN 9788171679348

ISBN-10 817167934X


Number of Pages 124 Pages
Language (Hindi)

Biography & autobiography: historical

Baba Sheikh Farid was a Sufi saint who is considered by many to be the first major poet of the Punjabi language. He was born in the Multan district of what is today Pakistan. Later, when the Sikh holy book the Adi Granth Sahib was compiled, many of Baba Sheikh Farid's poems and couplets were included, alongside the poetry of Kabir and Ravidas. This book is a collection of some of his poems by Prannath Pankaj. Prannath Pankaj was born in Amritsar in the year 1961, and completed his early eduaction there. He then obtained his M.A from St. Stephens College, Delhi University. He worked as a lecturer of Sanskrit in DAV College, Amritsar for a short period of time after which he got selected as a Probationary Officer in State Bank Of India. He served the institution for 35 years at various posts before retiring from State Bank Staff College in Hyderabad.