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"CONTEMPORARIES & MEETINGS"

The prominent among his contemporaries are the following:

 SHEIKH WAJIH-UD-DIN ABU HAFZI SUHARWARDY

He is the Caliph of Syed Mohammad Amooya. He is taken to be one amongst the leading saints.  Sheikh Shahab-ud-Din Umar Suharwardy who is his brother in law derived fullest spiritual benefit from him. He died on the 3rd of Ramazan in 556 A.H.

 SHEIKH ABDUL KHALIQ OF GHUZDAN

He is the prominent Caliph of Hazrat Yousuf of Hamdan. He was born in Ghuzdan near Bukhara. He is the founder and precursor of the pratice of commemoration. He died in Ghuzdan on the 12th of Rabi-ul-Awwal in 575 A.H.

 SHEIKH MOHAMMAD ARIF OF DEOGIR

He is the Caliph and Sajjada-Nashin of Hazrat Abdul Khaliq of Ghuzdan. He is amongst the leading saints. He had the honour of meeting Hazrat Khwaja Usman Harooni. Hazrat Khwaja Gharib Nawaz and Sheikh Ohad-ud-Din of Kirman in the mosque of Damascus. He died in 650 A.H. and lies buried in Deogir (at a distance of about 18 miles from Bukhara).

SHEIKH MOHI-UD-DIN IBN ARABI

His name is Mohammad bin Ali bin Mohammad. He was born on the 17th of Ramazan in 561 A.H. at Mersia. He died in 637 A.H. and lies buried in Jabl Kasiyoon near Damascus. He is a great saint and a sage and is also the author of many books the chief amongst them being “Fatuhat-I-Makki” and “Fusus-ul-Hikam.”

 HAZRAT SHEIKH FARID-UD-DIN ATTAR

He was born in 513 A.H. He is a native of Neshapur. He started his career as a chemist. He remained in the service of Hazrat Rukum-ud-Din Kaf and Hazrat Mujadad-ud-Din of Baghadad. He received the robe of Caliphate from the letter. Maulana Rum leaving Balkh reached Neshapur, and met him when still in the prime of his yousth. He died at the ripe age of 114 years in 628 A.H. and lies buried in Neshapur. He wrote Mantaq-Ul-Tahir and Chalis Risala-I-Nazm.

 HAZRAT SHAMS-UD-DIN OF TABRIZ

(KNOWN AS SHAMS TABRIZI)

He is amongst the descendants of Keanis. He was for long, in the company of Sheikh Rukn-ud-Din Sanjari.

 One day he said to him, “Go to Rum, and burn to burnt, and kindle fire.’ Accordingly, he reached Qunia and conferred spiritual blessing on Maulana Jalal-ud-Din Rumi. He breathed his last in 645 A.H. and lies buried in Baghdad. He is not the same Shams Tabriz who lies buried in Multan. The latter hails from Mosvi Syeds. His descendants are in Lahore and are known by the name of Sadat Shams.

 MAULANA JALAL-UD-RUMI

He is the son of Maulana Baha-ud-Din Wald. He was born in 604 A.H. Upon the death of his father; in 628 A.H. he succeeded him. Subsequently, he lived in the company of his father’s disciple named Hazrat Burhan-ud-Din Turmazi for nine years. Five years after his father’s death he came in close contact with Hazrat Shams-ud-Din of Tabriz. He breathed his last of the 5th of Jamadi-ul-Akhir in the year 672 A.H. He is the author of the famous Masnavi.

  

“MEETINGS”

 MEETING WITH GHOUSE PAK

It is related that Hazrat Khwaja Moinuddin R.A. met Hazrat Abdul Qadir Jeelani twice.

The first time Hazrat Abdul Qadir Jeelani saw him, he prayed for him and said, ‘This man will be the leader of the Shaikh of his time. Very many people will reach their (spiritual) destination through his (spiritual wealth).’

The second time they met was when Hazrat Khwaja Moinuddin R.A. came to Jilan, a small town situated under the mountain of Judi, where Hazrat Abdul Qadir Jeelani was living. It is situated near Baghdad (Iraq). Hazrat Khwaja Moinuddin R.A arrived there and met Hazrat Abdul Qadir Jeelani.

Hazrat Khwaja Moinuddin R.A. stayed in the city of Jilan for a few months and he constructed a cell (hujra) in the place where he lived. He went into retreat and made chilla. They say that his cell in Jilan is still in existence there.


Hazrat Khwaja Moinuddin Chishty R.A. met the following saints-

Hazrat Shamshuddin Tabrez R.A.
Hazrat Shaikh Shahabuddin Soharwardi R.A.
Hazrat Shaikh Moinuddin Ibn Arabi R.A.
Hazrat Khwaja Fariduddin Attar R.A..
Hazrat Allama Fakhruddin Razi R.A.
Hazrat Nizamuddin Ganjwi R.A.
Hazrat Khwaja Vajihuddin Abu Hafs Soharwardy R.A.
Hazrat Khwaja Ziauddin Abu Najeeb R.A.
Hazrat Ahmed Kabir Refahi Qadri R.A.
Hazrat Shaikh Yasir R.A.
Hazrat Shaikh Ohiduddin Kirmani R.A.
Hazrat Jalaluddin Tabrez R.A
Hazrat Bahuddin Zackeriya Multani R.A.
Hazrat Shaikh Maslehuddin Sadi Shirazi R.A.


Qutubuddin Bakhtiyar Kaki R.A. says that, Shaikh Sahabuddin Soharwardi, Shaikh Mohammed Kirmani, Shaikh Mohammed Isfahani, Burhanuddin Chishty, Moulana Bahauddin Bukhari, Moulana Mohammed Baghdadi, Shaikh Saifuddin Majuzi, Shaikh Mohammed Isfahani, Shaikh Jalaluddin Tabrizi, Shaikh Ahaduddin Kirmani, Shaikh Ahmed Wahid, Shaikh Burhanddin Ghaznavi, Khwaja Sulaiman, Abdul Rehman and other Shaikhs of Baghdad and of the surrounding areas, used to come to kiss the feet and to get spiritual benefit.

They had all kinds of different beliefs and they used to be included in the halqa.

 

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