Bengal has seen the cult of many Muslim saints, known as Pir and among them was one known as Satya Pir. Around the 16th century, a Hindu poet, Fakir Rama Kavibhushana, is known to have written many stories about him and rendered them in Bengali verse. The following is a story about his power and communion with the poor and honest folk of his times.
Once upon a time in Chandannagar, in the district of Hooghly, lived a merchant who had three sons, Madana, Kamadeva and Sundara. On his death bed, the merchant requested the two elder sons to always care for the youngest, Sundara, in his absence. After the death of the father, the two elder brothers decided to go on a sea voyage and left Sundara in the charge of their wives, Sumati and Kumati.