Abu al-Hasan al-Shushtari Biography
The biography of Abu al-Hasan al-Shushtari. Abu-al-Hasan Ali ben Abdallah al-Nuymari as-Shushtari (Arabic: ) or Al-Sustari (1212 in Guadix – 1269 in Damietta ) was an Andalusian Sufi poet. His poetry was designed to be sung, in songs employing simple monorhymes to praise God with everyday musical idiom, which won wide recognition beyond the hundreds of disciples in his own Shushtariyya brotherhood.
This page has biographical information on Abu al-Hasan al-Shushtari, one of the best poets of all time. We also provide access to the poet's poems, best poetry, quotes, short poems, and more.
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