The provincial government of Sindh has declared a public holiday on September 1, 2023, to honor this occasion and allow devotees to participate in various activities and events held during the Urs.
As the month of September approaches, the province of Sindh in Pakistan eagerly anticipates a significant cultural and spiritual event – the Urs of Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai. This occasion holds immense importance in the hearts of the people of Sindh, as it commemorates the revered Sufi saint and poet, Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai.
Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai Holiday 2023
Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai, often referred to as the “Bard of Sindh,” was a prominent Sufi saint, scholar, and poet who lived during the 17th century. His teachings and poetry revolve around themes of love, devotion, and spirituality.
He is considered a unifying figure, transcending the boundaries of caste, creed, and religion. His work continues to resonate with people, inspiring them to lead lives based on compassion and harmony.
The Urs Celebration: A Time of Unity and Devotion
The Urs of Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai is an annual event that begins on the 14th of Safar, the second month of the Islamic Hijra calendar. This year, the Urs will commence on September 1, 2023, and will span three days. During this period, the province of Sindh came alive with a series of vibrant activities that pay homage to the spiritual legacy of Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai.
The Urs of Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai is a time of deep spiritual reflection, cultural expression, and communal unity. The public holiday on September 1, 2023, allows the people of Sindh to engage wholeheartedly in the celebrations and activities dedicated to the memory of this revered Sufi saint and poet. As devotees and enthusiasts come together to celebrate the life and teachings of Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai, the rich cultural tapestry of Sindh is vividly displayed, reminding us all of the values of love, compassion, and harmony he championed.