Sachal Sarmast was a well-known and outstanding poet of Sindh who is also called the ‘Poet of Truth’. His poetry reflects human nature. The major objective of his poetry was to highlight the social, political and religious issues of his times. His uncle and spiritual guide khawaja Abdul Haque, great Persian poet Khujawa Fariduddin Attar and world – recognized Sufi poet Mansoor Hillaj were his major intellectual sources. Sachal composed many verses in honour of these great saints. This research paper centers on the life and intellectual factors which remained inspirational sources behind Sachal Saeen’s poetic development. It is clearly understood that Sachal Saeen was highly impressed by these inspiring poetic personalities.

Dr. Mahar Khadim