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Publications:

Books Published by Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai Chair, University of Karachi are :

S/No
NAME OF BOOK
AUTHOR / COMPILER
1 Spiritualism in the Poetry of Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai (English) Munawar Arbab
2 Pisho Pasha (Urdu Translation by Mumtaz Solangi) Jamal Abro
3 Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai jay doar joon Mazhabi ain Elmi Halatoon (Sindhi) Dr. Anis Fatima Soomro
4 Sindh - Past, Present & Future (English) Dr. Fahmida Hussain
5 Sindh - Mazi, Haal ain Mustaqbil (Sindhi) Dr. Fahmida Hussain
6 Sindh - Mazi, Haal aur Mustaqbil (Urdu) Dr. Fahmida Hussain
7 Shah Latif Ji Boli (Sindhi) Jeem Ain Munghani
8 Sindhi Classic Shairan ji Lughat (Sindhi) Dr. Fahmida Hussain
9 Shah Latif Ji Shairi Mein Tashbih ain Istare Jo Tehqiqi Jaizo (Sindhi) Dr. Ume-Kulsoom Shah
10 Latif Quiz Book (Sindhi) Kamal Jamro
11 Image of Women in Shah Latif’s Poetry (English Translation by Dr. Amjad Siraj) Dr. Fahmida Hussain
12 Book of Shah Latif (English Translation by Tariq Mehmood) Gerd Lupke
13 Social Content in Shah Jo Risalo (English Translation by Anwar Pirzado) Dr. Fahmida Hussain
14 Shah Abdul Latif Aik Mufakir Shair (Urdu Translation by Abdul Haque Azim) Prof. Saleem Memon
15 Sindhi Adab jo Fikri Pas Manzar (Sindhi) Dr. Abdul Ghafoor Memon
16 Chhappar Keen Dai (Sindhi) Jeem Ain Munghani
17 Chhappar Ji Chholi (Sindhi) Amb Gopang
18 Sindh Jo Shah (Sindhi) Badar Abro
19 Panj Gunj (Urdu Translation by Dr. Nawaz Ali Shouq) Qadir Bux Bedil
20 Zindagi Jo Saffar (Sindhi) Abdul Ghafoor Bhurgri
21 Shah Latif ain Pakistani Bolian Ja Shair (Sindhi) Tariq Aziz & Kamal Jamro
22 Shah & Sindh (2 Volumes) (English, Urdu & Sindhi) Dr. Fahmida Hussain
23 Shah Jo Risalo (3 Volumes) Banhoon Khan Shaikh
24 Shah Jo Risalo (English, Urdu, Persian & Sindhi) Dr. Durr-e-Shahwar Syed
25 Shah Latif Hik Mutalio (Sindhi) Azad Qazi
26 Shah Latif Ji Mosiqi (Sindhi) Dr. Durr-e-Shahwar Syed
27 Tahqiq Jo Tariqekar (Sindhi) Dr. Durr-e-Shahwar Syed
28 Shah Latif te Tehqiq (Sindhi) Dr. Durr-e-Shahwar Syed
29 Shah Latif te Bibliography (Sindhi) Dr. Durr-e-Shahwar Syed
30 Kashaf-ul-Abyat (Sindhi) Dr. Durr-e-Shahwar Syed
31 Shah Latif, Shairi Aur Fikar (Urdu) Dr. Durr-e-Shahwar Syed
32 “Kalachi” Research Journal (30 Issues) Dr. Fahmida Hussain

 

Objectives:

Prof. Dr. Ayaz Hussain Qadri the then Chairman of the Department of Sindhi, was requested to prepare the PC-I for the proposed Chair, through letter No. S-6/86-522 dated 4-9-1986. The aims and objectives, as described in the PC-I were:

  • To organize and promote research on the life, poetry, times and the works of Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai, and on the branches of learning which have relevance to the study and understanding of the vision of Shah Latif, i.e. History, Philosophy, Sociology, Comparative Religions, Tasawuf (Mysticism). Literature and Art.

  • To establish a research library and a museum, acquire research material/documents etc, including manuscripts of Shah-Jo-Risalo and works relevant to the study of Shah Latif.

  • To hold and sponsor lectures, talks, seminars, meetings, study groups and conferences on the subjects close to the poetry and philosophy of Shah Latif and to participate in similar activities organized by other organizations.

  • To publish books, pamphlets and journals to achieve the objectives.

  • To institute fellowship.

  • To translate Shah-Jo-Risalo and works on Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai in English, Urdu and other languages.

  • To translate into Sindhi and Urdu all such literature which may promote his thoughts.

  • To compile, translate and publish articles and literature, which may promote brotherhood and unity among the people of Pakistan in order to achieve objectives of national integration and cohesion.