Hazarat Khwaja Sahib was also an eminent scholar and writer and poet. He
has written many books and letter in Perian. He has left behind a
collection of poems in his diwan in Persian. Much about Hazarat Khwaja
Sahib has been discussed by the writers of Siyarul Auliya and Siyarul
These poems written by Hazrat Khwaja Sahib have stood
the test of time. They are in Persian and project Hazrat Khwaja Sahib as
a great port. These poems are also a source of guidance. The following
couplet by Hazarat Khwaja Sahib emphasizes his art of writing poems. It
depicts his clarity of thoughts and love for the Ahle Bait:
ast Husain, Badshah ast Husain,
Deen ast Hussain, Deen Panah ast Hussain
Sardaad na daad dast dar dastey Yazid,
Haqqa ke bana-aey La ilah ast Husain."
"Ruler is Husain, Emperor is Husain,
Religion is Husain, shield of religion i.e. Islam is
Gave his head (for Islam) but not his hand toYazid,
To maintain the truth no one but is Husain."
Some of his books are :
This book written by
Hazarat Khwaja Sahib is in Persian and has 18 chapters. This
book was written at the behest of his spiritual teacher Hazrat
Khwaja Usman-e-Harooni. Every stage that Hazarat Khwaja Sahib
had passed during his twenty years with Hazrat Khwaja
Usman-e-Harooni is recorded and explained by Hazarat Khwaja
Sahib. All the people and Sufis and saints whom he met, all
about his travels, all the problems and their results, all the
discourses of Hazrat Khwaja Usman-e-Harooni and advises, his
period of apprenticeship, his initiation as a disciple of Hazrat
Khwaja Usman-e-Harooni and all the knowledge he gained and much
more is recorded in this book. This book is a masterpiece in
2. Hadisul Maaruf-
This book written by Hazarat Khwaja Sahib is on esoterism. It
consists of a collection of traditions and helps to know the
secret to realize divinity and follow the way of Marefat. It is
a rare book.
3. Kanjul Asrar-
This book was written by Hazarat
Khwaja Sahib in Persian at the behest of Hazrat Khwaja
Usman-e-Harooni for the guidance of Sultan Altamash. It is a
priceless book of divine knowledge. It is divided knowledge. It
is divided into 25 parts and covers much on Sufism. It consists
of Qur'aanic Verses and their explanations, the traditions of
Allah's Messenger (Blessing of Allah and Peace be on him) and
their explanations and the sayings and explanations of other
sufi saints and mystics. The Sultan benefited by its inner
meanings and implications and achieved divine wisdom.
4. Risala Magoga
5. Kashful Israr-
This book on Sufism is in Persian.
It is a collection poetries
written in Persian by Hazarat Khwaja Sahib.
This compilation consists of
knowledge, in Persian. It consists of answers and discussions on
matters of Sufism.
8. Hazrat Khwaja Qutbuddin Bakhtiyar Qaqi (Allah's Mercy
be on him) has collected all the sacred sayings of Hazarat
Khwaja Sahib is his book Dalil-e-Arafeen. These general quotes
are equally significant and are useful guide to people and
Sufis. They cover many topics like : life and death, prayer and
zikr (meditation), love and fear of Allah, patience and
humility, charity and hospitality, enlightenment and knowledge,
realization and repentance, disciple and teacher, mystic and
darwesh, love and respect of Allah's Messenger (Blessing of
Allah and Peace be on him), respect of pious and elders, to eat,
sleep and socialize less, etc. e.g.
(a) The faithful keeps three things friendly : remonstration,
illness and death.
(b) The mystic is one who drives out of heart everything other
than truth so that he becomes the true friend of Allah.
(c) A hundred angels are at the bedside of one who sleeps in a
state of purification.
(d) The best way to avoid Hell is to feed the hungry, give water
to the thirsty and provide to the needy and be friendly to the
miserable and treat the enemies nobly.
(e) Patience is tested through sufferings, sorrows and
resignation without the slightest disclosure of panic to other.
(f) Namaaz is the ultimate bond - a relation between the
faithful and Allah.
(g) Let not your physical body only, but your heart and soul
move round the Ka'aba.
(h) Allah blesses people who are charitable and generous and
(i) The pinnacle of enlightenment is that a person may feel
restless in the love of Allah.
(j) A spiritual disciple should follow his spiritual teacher as
the latter enlightens the former about his virtues and vices,
and makes him attain perfection, etc.
10. Hazarat Khwaja Sahib wrote valuable letters to his spiritual
successor, Hazarat Khwaja Qutbuddin Bakhtiyar Qaqi at Delhi
during the reign of Sultan Altamash. These seven letter
consisted preachings and advices. In it were also topics related
to Sufism if followed and practiced would assure success as a
true mystic. In some letters stories and incidents related by
Hazrat Khwaja Usman-e-Harooni to Hazarat Khwaja Sahib are
mentioned. Some points on the manner of achievement of divine
love are explained and how to learn about Divine mystery.
Some of the topics
discussed are :
1. How to pray to
Allah and to love Allah so as to achieve divine knowledge and
2. How to control oneself so as to attain Allah's protection
from the clutches of Satan and avoid worldly power.
3. To obtain nearness to Allah by doing good and noble deeds. It
is necessary ascribe all actions to Allah.
4. Firm faith is based on Zkir of Allah especially of the
recitation of the Kalima Taiyyab and Kalima Shahadat.
5. To be a perfect darwesh or mystic one should forget the 'I',
status, power, wealth, wants and desires. One should forget his
own existence, merge his self with Divine Reality and remember
only Allah. This method was taught by Hazrat Khwaja
Usman-e-Harooni to Hazarat Khwaja Sahib is by negation (self)
and assertion (Allah). Hazarat Khwaja Sahib is an exponent of
spiritual values necessary to human life. His lifestyle and
teaching inspire all the people irrespective of class, caste,
creed, color, country and gender.