Dedication towards Islam of Hazrat Data Ganj-e-Bakhsh Ali Hajveri (رَحْمَۃُ اللہِ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ)

Hazrat Data Gannj-e-Baaksh Ali Haajveri (رَحْمَۃُ اللہِ تَعَالٰیعَلَیْہِ) was born in 400 A.H. in “Ghaazni” Afghanistan. He was from a Syed family “heir of the holy Prophet (صَلَّی اللہُ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِوَاٰلِہٖ وَسَلَّمَ)”. He was the 9th heir of Hazrat Ali (رَضِیَ اللہُ تَعَالٰی عَنْہُ) Lion of Almighty Allah (عَزَّوَجَلَّ). After the catastrophe of “Karbobala” many of the heirs of Hazrat Ali (رَضِیَ اللہُ تَعَالٰی عَنْہُ) separated to different continents and between them were his ancestors who immigrate to Afghanistan.
He was also sanctified with sincere ancestry to the holy Prophet (صَلَّیاللہُ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ وَاٰلِہٖ وَسَلَّمَ) due to his mother who was an heir of Hazrat Imam Hussein (رَضِیَ اللہُ تَعَالٰی عَنْہُ). His mother was tremendously loyal to spiritual ritual and was dedicated to advancing the well-being of the needy and the anguishing. He achieved his prior development of knowledge in Afghanistan by recalling heartily the holy Quran. Then he achieved the
knowledge of wisdom, Hadith, Arabic and Fique. At that time “Ghaazni” a city of
Afghanistan was the midpoint of knowledge in key Asia and it was the territory of
the glorious Afghan emperor Sultan Mahmoud Ghaznavi.
After achieving the secular knowledge he explored for the religious
knowledge. He journeyed to various parts of the world for this specific
objective and straight-out transformed into a divine adherent of “Hazrat Abuul
Faazal Muhammad bin Khaatli (رَحْمَۃُ اللہِ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ)” who was
dwelling in Syria.

In Syria he began his religious education under the counseling of Hazrat Abuul Faazal (رَحْمَۃُ اللہِ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ), he ate and slept very less and carried out tough study & self-examination. He meet many Sufi’s saints on a journey to various countries like Syria, Iraq, Iran, Turkey and many Arab countries.

Soon he was ordered by his divine teacher Hazrat Abuul Faazal
(رَحْمَۃُ اللہِ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ) instructed him to go to Lahore to exhort the religious guidance of Islam. He stated:
“Hazrat Shah Hussein Zaanjaani (رَحْمَۃُ اللہِ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ) is present there for this job so why
should I go to there? Hazrat Abuul Faazal (رَحْمَۃُ اللہِ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ) stated: “Don’t ask questions just travel towards the city of Lahore.” So he migrated from Syria to Lahore in (431 A.H) 1041 A.D. When he arrived in Lahore he witnessed that people were shouldering a casket toward the burial ground for funeral. He inquired whose funeral is it? People answered “it is the funeral of Hazrat Shah Hussein Zaanjaani (رَحْمَۃُ اللہِ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ)”. Hearing upon that he speculated why his spiritual tutor ordered him to travel to Lahore. After arriving in Lahore he began preaching Islamic laws and he even constructed a masjid (mosque).

When Hazrat Ali Haajveri (رَحْمَۃُ اللہِ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ) started constructing the masjid (mosque) itsfront was slightly towards the south and the direction was not similar to other
masjid (mosque) of Lahore. The Religious Scholars of Lahore criticized but he
did not answer them. When the masjid (mosque) was completely constructed he gatheredall Islamic scholars of Lahore and stated: “Your objection was that the
direction of Ka’bah “Kiblah” is incorrect now look for yourself and see in which
direction Ka’bah really is!” To their astonishment they were sitting just before
the holy Ka’bah in Makkah Mukarramah. All the religious scholars were startled
to witness his marvels and felt humiliated and apologized heart fully.

He also constructed a building adjoining the masjid (mosque) and utilized that structure as “Khanqaah” Religious School. Many skeptics agreed upon Islam on his hands and many more conquered the utmost level of spirituality under his counseling. He joined in holy matrimony two times but twain of his wives demised soon after the marriage.
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Marvels of the Script of Hazrat Data Gannj-e-Baaksh Ali Haajveri (رَحْمَۃُ اللہِ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ)

Hazrat Data Gannj-e-Baaksh Ali Haajveri (رَحْمَۃُ اللہِ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ) spent his life educating, advising, and encouraging and motivating and originating the statement of truth. Thousands of benighted people transformed into  Islamic scholars, masses of people welcomed Islam, the uncertain began to follow the straight Path, the preposterous found sense and soberness, the unlawful  became lawful and the wrongdoers became righteous under his powers.
marvels of data ganj bakhsh

He has scripted various books but this particular book has a predominant spot in the
world of Sufism and it is scripted in Persian jargon. This specific publication symbolizes Sufi ideology such as Maarifaat, Tareeqat and Waylayaat in such an idea that they mirror the requirements of comprehensive age. For instance, this very script was beneficial 900 years back and is beneficial at the present-day and will be beneficial for as long as Almighty Allah (عَزَّوَجَلَّ) desires it to be.

Hazrat Nizaam-uddin Auliya (رَحْمَۃُ اللہِ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ) states that:

If you do not have a (Mursheed) you should interpret this book and by the sanctification of reading it you will discover your (Mursheed).This book is like a spotless (Mursheed) in Persian jargon dazzling like an uprising light in the dark path with no other race. This script is one of the finest and genuine scripts of Sufism. This very book on the subject of Sufism attracts all the dominant Sufi Saints of India to obtain real counseling and it is treated as “Toraath and Bibble” of Sufism.

Hazrat Syed Ali Hujwairi (رَحْمَۃُ اللہِ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ) also recognized as Data Gannj Baaksh (رَحْمَۃُ اللہِ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ) influence powerful physical place in the Ahle Tareeqat holy persons and is an eminent Sufi scholar. Unlimited personalities acknowledge him as a wise Sufi scholar and his script Kaash-al Maajub is one of the best credible books of Sufism. This script does not only have the descriptions and saying of the Sufi scholars but also has deep-seated organs of genuine Sufi substantial. This particular book (Kaash al-Mahjoob) portrays the entire “Mursheed” guidance. The Islamic Scholars and spiritual saints have altogether advised the value of this specific book greatly.

This script particularly frees the saintly birds of guidance and smooth’s way, Data ganj bakhshuplifting the hearts with radiant lights removing dirt and the reader of this book harvests the real perceptive of Islamic laws (Sh
ariat). This certain book washes spiritually the inner heart and abolishes the
secret hurdles within 
characters. This particular book consists of life histories of many Islamic ideals and the style in which it is scripted welcomes the cool breeze of guidance for those who eye this specific book. This script is very comprehensive as it aids the learners of Sufism in each and every age.

Hazrat Syed Ali Hujwairi (رَحْمَۃُ اللہِ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ) narrates in his book:

Oh learners of Sufism, May Almighty Allah (عَزَّوَجَلَّ) grant you with the compensation of both the worlds, and he further states: By scripting this book my ambition was to fulfill all the needs of the reader and to insure that he may not obtain any other book and that this particular book will be more than enough for the learners of Sufism.

Shah Abdul Latif Bhattai (رَحْمَۃُ اللہِ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ) advising harmony with his poetry globally

In view, Shah Abdul Latif Bhattai (رَحْمَۃُ اللہِ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ) was a graceful man, of an average size. He was solidly built, had cloudy ochre eyes, with a wide and tall forehead. He developed a beard according to the size permitted in the holy prophet’s Sunnah. He had a sincere and cautious review about himself and consumed much life in deep thoughts and self-examination, because he was always worried about his virtuous and religious development with the only reason of searching connection of the sacred. He would often investigate loneliness and think about seriously on the blazing queries flowing in his imagination toward mankind’s spiritual soul:

Reasons to create man-kind ?

 What is his Objective on the Globe? What is his Connection with his Originator?

 What is his Final Goal?

These queries agitated him and drove him towards loneliness and self-examination. He despised inhumanity and could never cause true misery to man-kind or even to an animal-kingdom. He proclaimed a very straightforward life of tolerant. His meal consumption was plain and cautious, so was his getup which was generally ingrained yellow, the shade of the getup of usually monks, Sufis, and hermit, tailored with ebony filaments. Until today, his remains are safeguarded at “Bhitshah” (where his tomb stands), along with so of his monuments such as a marching cane, a pair of eating receptacle, one originated of Sandal-wood and the other of luminous rock, which he utilized for consuming and drinking. His tall beret and his ebony headdress are firmly safeguarded.

In expedition of spiritual candor, Shah Abdul Latif Bhattai (رَحْمَۃُ اللہِ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ) well-traveled to various sectors of Sindh and also visited to the adjoining grounds as far as Lasbella, Multan, Jaiesalmeer and Bhuuj. He was well acknowledged among the well-known Sultans and Shahs at crest of might and laws of “Kaalhooras” in the province of Sindh. Nevertheless he well-travelled concerned only towards Islam in the clique of monks, hermits and frequently solo stepping in towns and cities, to comprehend the genuine directives of Islam enclosed in nature. During his journey he traveled towards the highlands, canyons, coastlands, plains and elevations where he encountered the traditional elementary inhabitations. He simultaneously journeyed towards the “Barren Hills” in the south city area of Hyderabad, Sindh.

The verses of his poem include the experience of “Sindhi Sailors” and their sailing expedition to Srilanka and Java. For approximately three years durations, he journeyed with monks and hermits, in pursuit of the faith, harmony, and reconciliation in the highlands of “Lasbella”. At various parts in the “Risaloh” it is remarked that he has been travelling with these hermits to these great, sacred and serene places. He also journeyed to very distant locations in the “Thaar” Desert such as “Junnagaadh” and “Jaisaalmer”.

All though Sindhi authors have not considered toward poetry for children yet still many authors and organizations have been generating positive things for the youth. The most wonderful voice of “Sufism” in Sindh belongs to the “Risaloh” of Shah Abdul Latif Bhattai (رَحْمَۃُ اللہِ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ). This evident collection of magical poetry transmits the vast custom of “Sufism” in a vivid and rich territorial language.

Family tree and Urs of Shah Abdul Latif Bhattai (رَحْمَۃُ اللہِ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ)

A famous Muslim scholar, educator and an original writer of poetry, Merza Caliche Beige has performed a tremendous benefit to Sindhi research by compiling data relatively of the initial life of Shah Bhattai, from the discussions that he had regularly secured with numerous old kin still existing, who acknowledged these details from their parents and ancestors for they had viewed Shah Abdul Latif Bhattai (رَحْمَۃُ اللہِ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ) personally and had even voiced with him.

His forefathers had come from (Herat) which is still the 2nd biggest city of Afghanistan to Sindh, after it was removed by “Timur” and his Mongol combatants. Shah Abdul Latif Bhattai (رَحْمَۃُ اللہِ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ) was the grandson of Abdul Karim Bullree (رَحْمَۃُ اللہِ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ) who was a supernatural wordsmith of great honor, his poetry in Sindhi is living and his honoring is still guarded at Bullree in the formation of an Urs.

Syed Habib Shah (رَحْمَۃُ اللہِ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ) was his father who lived in “Hallah-Haveli” a small town 40 miles from “Mattiarri” and next to the village of “Bhitshah”. Afterwards he left the venue and migrated to “Kottri” where Shah Abdul Latif Bhattai (رَحْمَۃُ اللہِ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ) spent some part of his immature life.

Shah Abdul Latif Bhattai (رَحْمَۃُ اللہِ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ) obtained his greater scholarship in the Maaktab of Akhund Noor Muhammad in fundamental Persian and Sindhi. He is also recognized to have recollected great verses of the holy Qur’an. His communication in Persian with present-day scholar “Makhdoum Moin-uddin Thattavi” as included in the Risaalah-e-Owaisi which brings onlookers to his scholarly ability. In his poetry he addresses Sindh and its adjoining territory; he drafts the remote cities such as Samarqand and “Constantinople” which is now called “Istanbul” he also unfolded about (Saamuundi) Sindhi sailors and their shipping methods journeys as deep as the “Malaabar” shores “Ceylon” which is now called Srilanka and the island of Java. His poetry was early interpreted into German language in 1866 approximately 100 years after his demise by a German Islamic scholar and preacher who was captivated by Sindhi language and culture in around 1860’s. With the support of Sindhi philosophers he gathered a collection of the earliest verses and named it “Shah Jo Risaloh”.

The Urs of Shah Abdul Latif Bhattai (رَحْمَۃُ اللہِ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ) is a great ceremony in Sindh, where nations from virtually every small town, districts and cities of Sindh and from various districts and cities of other regions of Pakistan. The Urs begins from 14th Safar every Islamic calendar and continues for three days in which prosperous, needy, immature, elderly, intellectual and farmers make a decisive attempt to show up. His followers, hermits and artists assemble around and narrate passages of his poetry. Intellectual contest and demonstration of his efforts and old Sindhi antiques are also publicized and promoted. In the final approximately 8 years of his momentous life, Shah Abdul Latif Bhattai (رَحْمَۃُ اللہِ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ) lived in Bhitshah. A few days earlier his demise he separated to his rock-shaped dwelling and squandered all his precious moments in invocation, fasting and consuming very little.

The tomb aloft his grave was constructed by (Mian Ghulam Shah Kalhoro) to celebrate his success over the Rao of Kuchh a Maratha ally in the Desert of “Thaar”.

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Poetry of Shah Abdul Latif Bhattai (رَحْمَۃُ اللہِ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ)

Faizan-e-Abdul Latif BhitaiShah Abdul Latif Bhattai (رَحْمَۃُ اللہِ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ) can precisely be named the explorer of the new Sindhi language, Sindhi civilization and community. He is the religious Crown for the people of Sindh. His directives of tolerance, struggle, nationalism and comprehensive love has overstepped generations of political revolution and invasion. And the people of Sindh have experienced this activity with avoidance, pacification and devotion to the loyalty, integrity and values educated by him.

The book Sindhi: شاھ جو رسالو‎ is a creative guide of legendary Sufi author Shah Abdul Latif Bhattai (رَحْمَۃُ اللہِ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ). It is a compendium, for Shah Abdul Latif Bhattai’s verses in different patterns of Baayt and Waai which was composed by many of his ardent supporters in the time of his life and after his demise. The ardent supporters composed his verses and entitled it as “Sindhi: شاھ جو رسالو” or verses of Shah Abdul Latif Bhattai (رَحْمَۃُ اللہِ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ). It was published by “Ernest Trump” from (Leipzig) 1866 in Germany named “Diwaan”. Later many philosophers and interpreters have published the “Diwaan” with their personal collections, therefore many publications are handy.

The utmost current project was conducted in 1994 by (Amin Khameesani) a philosopher of English literature of the transcription of “Diwaan” into English at the Sindh University. The famous Sindhi author “Sheikh Ayyaz” translated it to Urdu. The script is translated into Punjabi and more currently in French which was launched by Artistic division of Sindh. Some part of the script is also Tran scripted in Arabic too. Shah Abdul Latif Bhattai (رَحْمَۃُ اللہِ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ) was a preacher and trusted in constructive education. Because of his vast excursions he obtained the environment for most of his poetry. He criticized luxury, discrimination and injustice in all ways and at all levels, and admired purity and companionship. His sacred and mystical verses carry a directive of affection and entirety of the humanity.

A Message of Shah Abdul Latif Bhattai (رَحْمَۃُ اللہِ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ): He calls for a constant struggle for the awareness of the equitable agreement with Almighty Allah (عَزَّوَجَلَّ) God by living absolutely faithful to the excellence of the harmony and individuality of Almighty Allah (عَزَّوَجَلَّ) and His creations, human beings superior above all. He advises each one of us to hard work over thick and thin. Shah Abdul Latif Bhattai (رَحْمَۃُ اللہِ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ) passed away in (1165 Hijra) on the embankment where he had lived and was entombed there. A grand ruler of Sindh, (Ghulam Shah Kalhoro) was so dedicated to his personality that he constructed a tomb over his grave. Millions of devotees assemble, listen to the Saint’s poetry and perform their invocations. Currently a book repository, a shelter house and an arts and crafts gallery has been built. Shah Abdul Latif Bhattai’s directive is the word of devotion. He trusted in the fraternity and impartiality of manhood and in gratifying Almighty Allah (عَزَّوَجَلَّ) God by good practices.

The mausoleum of Shah Abdul Latif Bhattai (رَحْمَۃُ اللہِ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ) is in “Bhiit-Shah” which is situated near “Halla”. It’s marvelous dome can be easily viewed from a radius of many miles. The tomb is been affiliated with the leading road. Currently a book repository, a guest house and a museum is built. The tomb influences the environment.

Knowledge and Erudition of Ala Hazrat Ahmed Raza Khan Barelvi (رَحْمَۃُ اللہِ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ)

Ala Hazrat Ahmed Raza Khan (رَحْمَۃُ اللہِ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ) being the grandson of a national hero could not remain detached from Independence activities. Eventually he did not physically take any effected measures but still flag stoned the way for Independence with his radiant principles located in the Holy Quran and Hadith. He was not in favor of Muslim-Hindu unification. This was the essential concept which can truly be named the infrastructure of an Independent Muslim country “Pakistan”. There is so much quoted about him from various personals some of which are enlisted below:

 (Cited in “Tarjuman-e-Ahl-e-Sunnat”, Khi, December, 1975).

Nobody between his generations was as effective as to dominate the plurality of Muslim Ummah of Pak-Indo Sub-continent all apart from North to south and from East to West.

The Administrator of Atlas of Islam, University of the Punjab, Lahore) Quotes: –

A just Philosopher is the perception and voice of his people and an Islamic Philosopher whose support or logic is the holy Quran and the Sunnah of the holy Prophet (صَلَّی اللہُ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ وَاٰلِہٖ وَسَلَّمَ) and is the observer of science and the announcer of truth, justice and the donor of humankind. It will not be UN realistic if I say that Moulana Ahmad Raza Khan (رَحْمَۃُ اللہِ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ) was a philosopher of the very type.

Professor Dr. Muhammad Qaiser the vise –chancellor of Karachi University states: More than (50) P.H.D degrees were accomplished on Hazrat Ahmed Raza Khan (رَحْمَۃُ اللہِ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ) on Sunday, May 26, 2013 in Karachi Pakistan. Articles from his books are also included in the syllabus of Karachi University books.

His Highness Sheikh Abdullah Madani of Madina-e-Munawarah stated: “Research work on Hazrat Ahmad Raza Khan (رَحْمَۃُ اللہِ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ) is in evolution throughout the Real Arab world”.

Dr. Abdul Nabi Hameedi of South Africa called for betterment of the teachings of Hazrat Ahmad Raza (رَحْمَۃُ اللہِ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ) for the well-being of harmony and peace.

 “Fatawah” given by “His Highness, His Excellency (MUHAMMAD BIN ABDUS SALAAM DAGHISTANI – MUFTI MADINA-TUL- MUNAWWARA)

“All Glory is for Almighty Allah (عَزَّوَجَلَّ) who is the only creator. I have examined closely of this brilliant and apparent book. Our pioneer and utmost experienced Ocean of extreme Knowledge, Hazrat Ahmed Raza Khan (رَحْمَۃُ اللہِ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ) has made visible the errors of those who have come out of hideaway, those who walk on the direction of the nonbelievers and the vicious ones, in his absolute book “Al Mu’tamadul Mustanad.” From between their dishonest faith, he did not leave anyone un-expressed.

Dear Intellectuals, it is necessary for you to hold on to this very “Book” which its writer has composed with extreme velocity. You will find in this very book radiant and apparent picture in counter of these bodies. Principally those bodies who determine to reveal the impartial which is previously obligated.

“May Almighty Allah (عَزَّوَجَلَّ) award Hazrat Ahmed Raza Khan (رَحْمَۃُ اللہِ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ) huge compensation for he has given remedy and has explained his directives which are in his very book, “Al Mu’tamadul Mustanad”, in which are also the mandate of the “Ullamah” of Makkah-tul-Mukarramah and Madina-tul-Munawarah . Because of the misdeed and anxiety it has become essential for them as they (the misguided) are extending misdeeds on this planet and all those on their course.

“Inshallah Almighty Allah (عَزَّوَجَلَّ) will eliminate those who act proudly and Inshallah Almighty Allah (عَزَّوَجَلَّ) will surely bless Hazrat Ahmed Raza Khan (رَحْمَۃُ اللہِ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ) with delightful greetings and shower His sanctifications upon him and upon his people of the house and also upon those who will speak honestly till the day of compensation Ameen.”

Allama Mufti Muhammad Saleh Kamal (رَحْمَۃُ اللہِ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ):

“The educated man on this planet, the Ocean of huge intelligence, the serenity of the eyes of the Ulema-e-Haq, is Moulana Hazrat Ahmed Raza Khan (رَحْمَۃُ اللہِ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ).

Hazrat Ahmed Raza Khan (رَحْمَۃُ اللہِ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ) used plenty of his treasured life scripting Poetry. His scripts mostly existed of Praise “Naat-Shareef” for the holy Prophet (صَلَّی اللہُ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ وَاٰلِہٖ وَسَلَّمَ) and Praise “Manqabats” for the friends of Almighty Allah (عَزَّوَجَلَّ). It is apparent that his emotions and spirit was fallen in love with the holy Prophet (صَلَّی اللہُ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ وَاٰلِہٖ وَسَلَّمَ) and is scripted within the horizon of “Shariah” and each “Verse” is filled with “Gems” of (Elhaam). (“Elhaam” is message which is stimulated by Almighty Allah (عَزَّوَجَلَّ) into the hearts of “Auliya” the friends of Almighty Allah (عَزَّوَجَلَّ). Just as the Prophets receive “Wahi” or Epiphany, the “Auliya” receive “Elhaam”.) His Poetry is basically the analysis of the verses of the holy Qur’an and the Hadith of the holy prophet (صَلَّی اللہُ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ وَاٰلِہٖ وَسَلَّمَ) and is largely in the Persian, Arabic and Urdu language.

It is an incident during Ala Hazrat’s probably second visit to Madina-Munawarah that his desire to see the holy Prophet (صَلَّی اللہُ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ وَاٰلِہٖ وَسَلَّمَ) became exceptionally immense.

Constantly narrating “Durood” with extreme devotion and innocence in front of the Golden-grills of the holy Prophet (صَلَّی اللہُ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ وَاٰلِہٖ وَسَلَّمَ), he was confident within himself of witnessing the holy Prophet (صَلَّی اللہُ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ وَاٰلِہٖ وَسَلَّمَ) physically. It was the second night of his visit at the doorstep of His Highness the holy prophet (صَلَّی اللہُ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ وَاٰلِہٖ وَسَلَّمَ) and suddenly he was blessed with the opportunity to see the sanctified beauty of our dearest Prophet (صَلَّی اللہُ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ وَاٰلِہٖ وَسَلَّمَ).

On that very night, Hazrat Ahmed Raza Khan (R.A) in a condition of absolute compliance scripted a “Naat” in adoration of His Highness the holy prophet (صَلَّی اللہُ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ وَاٰلِہٖ وَسَلَّمَ). The first verse of that Naat was: “Woh Soo’e La’La Zaar Phirtey Hain.”

The scripted poetry continues praising the sanctified prophet (صَلَّی اللہُ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ وَاٰلِہٖ وَسَلَّمَ) of Almighty Allah (عَزَّوَجَلَّ) and finishes with the following verse:

“Koi Kuin Poochay Teri Baat Raza, Tujh Se Kutte Hazaar Phirtey Hain

Hazrat Ahmed Raza Khan (رَحْمَۃُ اللہِ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ) floored himself in severe loyalty and humbleness, and addressed himself as a “dog” of the sanctified Prophet (صَلَّی اللہُ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ وَاٰلِہٖ وَسَلَّمَ). At that moment, he was given the moment of seeing with his very own eyes, the sanctified personality of the holy Prophet (صَلَّی اللہُ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ وَاٰلِہٖ وَسَلَّمَ) standing next to the Golden-Grill!

Personality of Imam Ahmed Raza Khan (رَحْمَةُ الله عَلَيْه)

It is stated by Sayed Ayub Ali (رَحْمَةُ الله عَلَيْه) when Ala Hazrat (رَحْمَةُ الله عَلَيْه) was an infant, a teacher used to come to his residence to educate him. One day, the teacher was again and again advising Ala Hazrat (رَحْمَةُ الله عَلَيْه) to pronounce a word, but Ala Hazrat (رَحْمَةُ الله عَلَيْه) could not produce words vocally. The teacher was pronouncing the word with a “Zabr” but Ala Hazrat (رَحْمَةُ الله عَلَيْه) was pronouncing the same word with a “Zer” alternatively. This very incident occurred again and again. Moulana Raza Ali Khan (رَحْمَةُ الله عَلَيْه) also observed this scene and advised Ala Hazrat (رَحْمَةُ الله عَلَيْه) to come to him along with the Holy Quran. Ala Hazrat’s grandfather Moulana Raza Ali Khan (رَحْمَةُ الله عَلَيْه) detected that the writer had mistakenly placed a “Zabr” instead of a “Zer” and was surprised to see that the words produced vocally by Ala Hazrat (رَحْمَةُ الله عَلَيْه) were perfectly correct. Moulana Raza Ali Khan (رَحْمَةُ الله عَلَيْه) inquired his grandson! Ahmed Raza Khan (رَحْمَةُ الله عَلَيْه)! Why were you not following your instructor? He respectfully answered, “I had no command on my tongue”. Many other specific occurrences similar were witnessed; however, the Grace and Generosity of Almighty Allah (عَزَّوَجَل) accompanied him all the time. This is referenced by (Hayat-e Ala Hazrat, V1, P68, and Maktaba-tul-Madina Karachi)

personality of Ala hazrat

At the age of 13 years, 10 months and 4 days, after learning the common sciences relying on the supervision of his honored father Moulana Naqi Ali Khan (رَحْمَةُ الله عَلَيْه) a “Dastar” (achievements in Islamic research) was rewarded to Ala Hazrat (رَحْمَةُ الله عَلَيْه). On that particular day, he created a “Fatwa” and forwarded it to his honorable father Moulana Naqi Ali Khan (رَحْمَةُ الله عَلَيْه) who inspected it and it was completely accurate. Apprehending to the skills of his beloved son, Moulana Naqi Ali Khan (رَحْمَةُ الله عَلَيْه) sanctioned Ala Hazrat (رَحْمَةُ الله عَلَيْه) to uphold the position of a “Mufti” and Ala Hazrat (رَحْمَةُ الله عَلَيْه) persisted this until the limit.

Almighty Allah (عَزَّوَجَل) sanctified Ala Hazrat (رَحْمَةُ الله عَلَيْه) with abilities of distinct wisdoms. Ahmed Raza Khan (رَحْمَةُ الله عَلَيْه) wrote on more than (50) various sections of wisdoms and was a proficient in each every distinct wisdom. Ahmed Raza Khan (رَحْمَةُ الله عَلَيْه) was such an experienced stargazer and visionary that he (رَحْمَةُ الله عَلَيْه) would adjust his timepiece just by examining the sun in the daytime and the stars at nighttime. The time he determined was regularly exact and correct with not even a moment’s difference. Ala Hazrat (رَحْمَةُ الله عَلَيْه) was also an excellent and wonderful Mathematician. Earlier the vice President of Aligarh University, a superior Mathematician and heritor of various worldwide degrees, came to Ahmad Raza Khan (رَحْمَةُ الله عَلَيْه). He shyly exposed the complication of the question but to his state of surprise Ahmad Raza Khan ( رَحْمَةُ الله عَلَيْه  )answered the question instantly!, he proclaimed, My plan was to travel to Germany for the answer but it seems as if you were vigilant to the answer of this question in a book. When he returned the impact of this action, he raised a beard and became careful in performing Salah and fasting.

When people surrendered in finding the related references for Fiqh, they went to Ala Hazrat (رَحْمَةُ الله عَلَيْه) who presented the right answers instantly. When these books were explored, they would find the verses or verdict written exactly as Ala Hazrat (رَحْمَةُ الله عَلَيْه) had stated. We can only say that this is surely Almighty Allah’s (عَزَّوَجَل) gifted rare recall, that he even remembered the most aged books by heart.

Sayed Ayub Ali ( رَحْمَةُ الله عَلَيْه  )states that one day Ala Hazrat ( رَحْمَةُ الله عَلَيْه  )said, Some people who are unaware have written the title of Hafiz before my name even though I am not worthy of this title because I have not memorized the Quran. Sayed Ayub (رَحْمَةُ الله عَلَيْه) states that on the same day, Ala Hazrat (رَحْمَةُ الله عَلَيْه) started memorizing the holy Quran. His everyday habitual was most apparently from after he performed his “Wuzu” for (Esha-prayers) until the last time of (Esha-prayers). Ala Hazrat (رَحْمَةُ الله عَلَيْه) memorized one Para (chapter) of the holy Quran each day and completed the 30th Para (chapters) on the 30th day.

Ala Hazrat (رَحْمَةُ الله عَلَيْه) was a symbol of affection and love for the holy Prophet (صَلَّى اللهُ تَعَالٰى عَلَيْه وَاٰله وَسَلَّم). The love that Ala Hazrat (رَحْمَةُ الله عَلَيْه) had for the holy Prophet (صَلَّى اللهُ تَعَالٰى عَلَيْه وَاٰله وَسَلَّم) can be widely recognized by reading “Hadaaiq-e-Baksheesh”, in which very line of every page is evidence of Ala Hazrat’s (رَحْمَةُ الله عَلَيْه) love and affection towards the holy Prophet (صَلَّى اللهُ تَعَالٰى عَلَيْه وَاٰله وَسَلَّم). Every single verse which he( رَحْمَةُ الله عَلَيْه )has phrased the holy Prophet( صَلَّى اللهُ تَعَالٰى عَلَيْه وَاٰله وَسَلَّم  )from the intensity of his heart, declares to his boundless love & adoration for the holy Prophet( صَلَّى اللهُ تَعَالٰى عَلَيْه وَاٰله وَسَلَّم). Ala Hazrat (رَحْمَةُ الله عَلَيْه) never ever wrote complementary poetry in devotion of an essential or a ruler to impress or satisfy them, because Ala Hazrat (رَحْمَةُ الله عَلَيْه) had genuinely approved the thralldom, and reverence towards the holy Prophet (صَلَّى اللهُ تَعَالٰى عَلَيْه وَاٰله وَسَلَّم).

Ala Hazrat (رَحْمَةُ الله عَلَيْه) never addressed poor with disappointment and never dispatched those empty handed. He (رَحْمَةُ الله عَلَيْه) always aided the meager and deprived. Before his demise, he (رَحْمَةُ الله عَلَيْه) advised his companions and members of the family to attend the needy, delight them by nourishing them with luscious food and do not chastise or abuse them. He (رَحْمَةُ الله عَلَيْه) always performed “Salah” (Prayers) with “Jamaat” and consumed very little meal, and did not slumber more than approximately two hours in a day.

Ahmed Raza Khan (رَحْمَةُ الله عَلَيْه) was on a visit to “Bareilly” in a train from “Peeli-Bheet”. During the trip, the train halted at “Nawab-Ganj” platform for a few moments. Ahmed Raza Khan (رَحْمَةُ الله عَلَيْه) with his associates came onto the platform to offer their “Magrib-Prayers. The associates were anxious the train may depart barring them, but Ahmed Raza Khan (رَحْمَةُ الله عَلَيْه) stayed very quiet and requested one of his associates to proclaim “Azaan”. In the meantime, the train-driver was engaged mysteriously in difficulties in starting the locomotive, the locomotive would not maneuver. All the engineers along with the superior officials of the platform assembled together to see what basically was the problem. “The engine is perfectly ok the driver proclaimed” abruptly a Pundit (Hindu priest) exclaimed, “A Darvesh is supplicating, maybe that is why the train is not maneuvering”. People surrounded Ala Hazrat (رَحْمَةُ الله عَلَيْه) and as he finished supplicating and embarked the locomotive along with his associates the locomotive started maneuvering. It’s correct that one who is loyal and obedient to Almighty Allah (عَزَّوَجَل) the complete world becomes obedient to him.

Hazrat Ahmed Raza Khan (رَحْمَةُ الله عَلَيْه) has composed almost one thousand books and numerous “Fatawah” (Legal-Rulings) unluckily they have completely not been recovered and those recovered are entitled as (Alata yan nabawiyah fil Fataawah Radawiyyah). He has also translated the holy Quran in Urdu which is called Kanzul-Imaan.  

On the 25th of Safarul Muzaffar 1340 (28th October Friday 1921), at exactly 2:38 pm. Ala Hazrat (رَحْمَةُ الله عَلَيْه) Imam-e-Ahle Sunnah, Mujaddid of the Muslim Ummah, motivator of the Sunnah, teacher of Shariah, mentor of Tariqah, source of blessing, Allama Moulana Muhammad Ahmed Raza Khan (رَحْمَةُ الله عَلَيْه) passed away from this colorless journey (اِنَّا لِلّهِ وَاِنَّآ اِلَيْهِ رَاجِعُوْن). The sanctified shrine of Hazrat Ahmed Raza Khan (رَحْمَةُ الله عَلَيْه) is located in Mohallah Soudagaran, Bareelly Shareef in (UP) India.