(Mala Muhammad Mela Osman Ballkhi), (1830-1906), was a Kurdish
poet and sufi
. He studied in Sablakh
. He became a judge in the court of Sulaimaniya
in 1862. He travelled to Istanbul
and met Abd-ul-Hamid II
in 1883. He established a khaneqah
in Sulaimniya and named it after the Ottoman sultan
. In his poems, he mainly promotes sufism
A collection of his poems has been published several times.
- Dîwanî Mehwî, Sulaimaniya, 1922.
- Dîwanî Mehwî, Edited by Jamal Muhammad Muhammad Amin, Sarkewtin Publishers, Sulaimaniya, 1984.
- Dîwanî Mehwî, Edited and Analyised by Mala Abdolkarimi Modarres and Muhammad Mala Karim, Hissam Publishers, Baghdad, 1977 and 1984.