Walking into the Shahi Bazaar

Published July 9, 2011
Doors of the shrine. - Photo by Mustafa Sheikh
Doors of the shrine. - Photo by Mustafa Sheikh
Ceiling of the shrine. - Photo by Mariam Iqbal
Ceiling of the shrine. - Photo by Mariam Iqbal
Entrance to Abdul Latif Bhittai's grave. - Photo by Mustafa Sheikh
Entrance to Abdul Latif Bhittai's grave. - Photo by Mustafa Sheikh
Devotees singing hymns in Punjabi. - Photo by Abeera Khan / Dawn.com
Devotees singing hymns in Punjabi. - Photo by Abeera Khan / Dawn.com
The locking of the entrance ceremony. - Photo by Mariam Iqbal
The locking of the entrance ceremony. - Photo by Mariam Iqbal
Photo by Mariam Iqbal
Photo by Mariam Iqbal
Photo by Abeera Khan / Dawn.com
Photo by Abeera Khan / Dawn.com
Sunset in Bhit Shah. - Photo by Mustafa Sheikh
Sunset in Bhit Shah. - Photo by Mustafa Sheikh
Photo by Abeera Khan / Dawn.com
Photo by Abeera Khan / Dawn.com
An ajrak making center. - Photo by Mariam Iqbal
An ajrak making center. - Photo by Mariam Iqbal
Photo by Mariam Iqbal
Photo by Mariam Iqbal
Photo by Abeera Khan / Dawn.com
Photo by Abeera Khan / Dawn.com
Photo by Abdul Fateh
Photo by Abdul Fateh
Outside view of the shrine. - Photo by Mustafa Sheikh
Outside view of the shrine. - Photo by Mustafa Sheikh
Photo by Abeera Khan / Dawn.com
Photo by Abeera Khan / Dawn.com
Photo by Mustafa Sheikh
Photo by Mustafa Sheikh
Photo by Abeera Khan / Dawn.com
Photo by Abeera Khan / Dawn.com
Photo by Mustafa Sheikh
Photo by Mustafa Sheikh

A month back, a group of friends and I set off on an over night trip to Bhit Shah where the Sufi saint and poet Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai’s shrine resides. - Text by Abeera Khan / Dawn.com

 

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