He was born in the year He has also used his nickname Sachu in many of his poetries. Abdul Wahab was brought up by his uncle as his father died when he was quiet young. His uncle even became his spiritual master. He was married to a young girl who died after two years and then he never got married again.
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Sachu means truth in Sindhi and Sachalu means truthful. Sarmast means mystic in Sindhi and Urdu. His real name was Abdul Wahab but he adopted the name Sachal, which means truthful and Sarmast which means the intoxicated. Sachal lost his father when he was very young. He was raised by his uncle who later became his spiritual master. He married his cousin who died two years later and Sachal did not marry again. During his childhood, once Sachal went to Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai, another great mystic poet of Sindh, who looked at him and said this little boy will complete what he had started.
Sachal was a great lover of music. Touched by music, he would often cry profusely. Couplets would pour out from his lips, which his followers or fellow dervishes would immediately inscribe. Sachal is well known for his kalam as well as kafis conveying his spiritual message in haunting melodies. Sachal preferred solitude and silence.
He never traveled out from his village Daraza. He was very simple in his attire, lifestyle, and eating habits. Soup and yoghurt were his favorites. He slept on a bare wooden bed. He was a humble man with long soft flowing hair, and penetrating eyes. He has come here just to witness His own manifestation. He was buried at the same place that was later on made into a beautiful and well-decorated shrine.
Sufi Saint and Poet of Seven Languages Sachal Sarmast From Pakistan
There are many Sufis who lived in Sindh and Sachal Sarmast was one of them. He was born in H in Daraza Sharif, near Ranipur. His real name was Abdul Wahab Farouqi, but he is commonly known by the name of Sachal. Sachal preferred solitude and silence. He was a great saint, a mystic poet, a philosopher and one of the towering personalities produced by Sindh modern day in Pakistan.
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Sachu means truth in Sindhi and Sachalu means truthful. Sarmast means mystic in Sindhi and Urdu. His real name was Abdul Wahab but he adopted the name Sachal, which means truthful and Sarmast which means the intoxicated. Sachal lost his father when he was very young. He was raised by his uncle who later became his spiritual master.
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