Shah Hussain (1538 – 1599) was a Punjabi Sufi poet and Sufi saint. He was the son of Sheikh Usman, a weaver, and belonged to the Dhudha clan of Rajputs. He was born in Lahore, (Pakistan). He was contemporary of Akbar and Jahangir. He was a close friend of Guru Arjun Dev Ji and Chhajju Bhagat. He is considered a pioneer of the Kafi form of Punjabi poetry. The symbols used in his Kafis are taken from the day to day life of a weaver. His poetry is set to music. His style is very simple and touches the heart. His tomb and shrine lies in Baghbanpura, near the Shalimar Gardens. His urs (annual death anniversary) is celebrated at his shrine every year during the “Mela Chiraghan” (“Festival of Lights”). Poetry of Shah Hussain in ਗੁਰਮੁਖੀ, شاہ مکھی/ اُردُو and हिन्दी.