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The following are his spiritual comrades-  

Khwaja Fakhr-ud-Din Gurdezi

He traced his descent from Hazrat Hussain. He was born at Gurdez, situated in Kabul (near Qandhar), in the year 544 A.H. He is a spiritual brother of Gharib Nawaz. The author of Gulzar-I-Akrar, describing him as the Caliph of Gharib Nawaz, writes thus.

“In service and devotion of his spiritual teacher, he attained the status of a mere slave. Like a slave, he was ever alert in service and steadfast in devotion of his spiritual teacher and guide. He used to write the instructions and directions, which emanated from his spiritual teacher. He spent all his in prayer and asceticism,”

His three sons are named Maulana Masood, Hazrat Syed Mehboob alias Bhelol and Syed Ibrahim. His descendants are still in large numbers in Ajmer. They are known as “Shahzadgan” amongst the Khuddams. He died on the 26th of Rajab in the year 637 A.H. at the ripe age of 93. An annual Urs is held on the aforesaid date in the Dargah of Gharib Nawaz.

 Hazrat Sheikh Mohammad Turk Narnaulwi

He was a native of Turkestan. He came to India to settle permanently at Narnaul in Patiala. He was unmarried, contented and accomplished. He never allowed anyone to be his disciple. He himself was a disciple and Caliph of Hazrat Khawaja Usman Harooni. He also received the Role of Caliphate from Hazrat Gharib Nawaz. He breathed his last in 642 A.H., and lies buried in Narnaul.

  QAZI QUDWAT-UD-DIN ALIAS QAZI QUDWA

He is, in fact, a Saiyyed. The king of Rome, who was an Israelite, gave his daughter in marriage to the father of Hazrat Qazi Qudwa. Out of this union, two sons were born- Qazi Qudwa and Nasir-ud-Din. Leaving Rome, he visited Karbala, Syria, Iraq, Basra, Bustam, Bukhara and Mawara-un-Nehr. Under instructions of his spiritual teacher, Hazrat Khwaja Usman Harooni, he reached India in the year 597 A.H. during the reign of Sultan Shahab-ud-Din, and with the consent of his spiritual brother, Hazrat Khwaja Gharib Nawaz, he settled in Oudh. According to Marat-ul-Asrar, he is a disciple and Caliph of Hazrat Khwaja Usman Harooni. He reached Ajodhya in 602 A.H. and stayed there in a certain Mohalla. Within a very short time this Mohalla became famous, and came to be known after his name-Qidwai. He stayed there for a little less than three years. He died there on the 11th of Rajab in the year 605 A.H.

 SULTAN ILTUTMASH

He hailed from the Arab tribe of Turkestan. His father was named Yalam Khan. As already described, he is a disciple of Hazrat Qutub-ud-Din Bakhtiar Kaki.

He also derived inner blessings from Hazrat Khwaja Gharib Nawaz.

 SHEIKH ABDULLAH RAZI

He is the same man Abdullah Razi. Resident of Ray near Tehran who, as described already, was a fire-worshipper. Subsequently, witnessing the supernatural power of Hazrat Khwaja Usman Harooni in extinguishing the fire, he embraced Islam.

At last, being benefited by the fabour and regard of Hazrat Khwaja Gharib Nawaz, he achieved spiritual powers, attained perfection and became a perfect saint. The author of Gulzar-I-Abrar has described him as one of the Caliphs and Gharib Nawaz.

 SHEIKH SAFI-UD-DIN IBRAHIM RAZI

He reached India in search of his spiritual teacher Hazrat Khwaja Usman Harooni. On reaching Ajmer, he devoted himself to the service of Hazrat Khwaja Gharib Nawaz. At last, he became saintly. After his death, he was buried underneath the wall of the tomb of Gharib Nawaz. The author of Gulzar-I-Abrar has described him as one of the Caliphs of Hazrat Khwaja Gharib Nawaz. He is the same man who, according to the author of Sair-ul-Arefeen, had accompanied Hazrat Khwaja Usman Harooni to the abode of the fire-worshippers and who lies buried there in Ray.

 HAZRAT SYED ARAB

He arrived in Badaun at the beginning of the 7th century Hijra. He was a man of great spiritual powers. He lies buried in Badaun. He has the honour of being a disciple of Hazrat Khwaja Usman Harooni.

 SYED MOIN-UD-DIN

He is a disciple of Hazrat Khwaja Usman Harooni. He lies buried in Bayana, near Bharatpur.

HAZRAT QAZI DANYAL QUTRI

Giving up his residence permanently in Qatr he reached India. At first he stayed in Lahore. Afterwards he stayed in Deoband for some time. Many people got benefited by his company. He achieved great fame.

The inborn desire of Sultan Iltutmash to meet him is responsible for his being called to Badaun. He was offered the post of Qazi. From that time onwards he came to be known as “Qazi-ul-Quza.” The Qazi Sahib was not only fond of knowledge and learning but was also anxious to attain inner perfection. His attachment for and faith in Hazrat Khwaja Usman Harooni brought him to the fold of Chishtis. It is said that he lies buried in Badaun on the south of the eastern gate of the monastery of Pir Haram Mecca Sahib. His descendants still continue to receive and attain knowledge and learning.

 

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