Amir Kushroo (1253-1325) was an influential poet and thinker. Born in Uttar Pardesh to a Persian family, he is known for his prolific work in music, poetry, philosophy, astronomy, and history. He was an active courtier, and a close friend and disciple to the Shaikh Nizam ud Din. The tomb of Amir Kushroo is a red sandstone edifice that stands opposite the Nizam ud Din Auliya Shrine, within the shrine complex in Delhi.
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