The songs in this volume deal with Sufi philosophy and show the development of Sufism in the region of Āssām. The author Śitalāng Śāh's original name was Muhammād Salimullāh. He assumed the name of Śitalāng Śāh when he renounced the world and became a Phakir (that is, a wanderer).
Scholars suggest that Śitalāng Śāh was born between 1793 and 1799 and that he lived for more than 90 years.
The original volume is hand written in blue ink on white paper and dated to 1369 Bengali Era (1961 CE). It measures 50mm x 79mm. The text was copied by an unknown person. The text appears on pages 1-301 and this is all that has been copied, along with the front and back covers of the book.View images from this file (307)