Bahauddin Bajan

Bahuddin Bajan ( 1388-1504)was one of early poets of Urdu. He was from Gujarat. He wrote Khazana-e-Rahmat. He was also a sufi saint. His mazar is at Burhanpur in Madhya Pradesh. Sheikh Bahauddin Bajan (1388-1506) was the first substantial poet in the language that he called “Hindi and Gujri”. He was a Gujarati sufi and lover of music, hence the name “Bajan”. In each of his short Hindi poems he has specified the particular raga in which the poem is to be sung.

Mausoleum of Bahauddin Bajan at Burhanur, Madhya Pradesh in India

Mausoleum of Bahauddin Bajan at Burhanur, Madhya Pradesh in India

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