Largest Free Encyclopedia on India with Lakhs of Articles
Art & Culture Entertainment Health ReferenceSports SocietyTravel
Ali el Hujwiri, Indian Sufi Saint
Ali el Hujwiri was one of the first Sufi saints to visit India and was known in the country as Data Ganj Baksh. He had travelled far and wide and met a number of Sufi saints with whom he held discussions on Sufism. He is said to be the first authoritative Sufi writer on Sufism who wrote a number of books on the subject. His most famous book was the Kashful Mahjub written in the Persian language.
More Articles in Wali  (13)
Recently Updated Articles in History of India
 Wali
Walis or Sufi Saints are those who have established a connection with the universal consciousness. They are closely connected to God to the extent that some of them remain cut-off from the real physical world as in the case of the condition of Wilayat Awwal. There are different levels of Wali depending on the extent of love and unity with the Almighty that they feel and exhibit in their behaviour.
 Village Administration of Rashtrakuta Empire
Village administration of Rashtrakuta Empire was headed by the village headman. Villages were divided for efficient governance.
 Suddhi Movement
Suddhi Movement aimed at purifying those Hindus who were converted to other religions in the nineteenth century.
 Sikandar Lodi
Sikandar Lodi was the second ruler of the Lodi dynasty and became Sultan after the death of his father Bahlul Khan Lodi on July 17, 1489.
 Shamsuddin Habib Allah
Shamsuddin Habib Allah was another great Sufi saint having a liberal attitude towards various religions. Also known as Mirza Zanzana, he was a Master of the four Tariqats- Naqshbandia, Qadiria, Suhrawardia and Chishtia Orders. He was killed by unknown persons and died a martyr and his mausoleum, situated near Jama Masjid in Delhi, is called the `Shahid Sahab ki Mazar`.
Free E-magazine
Subscribe to Free E-Magazine on Reference
Ali el Hujwiri, Indian Sufi Saint
Topics :   Art & Culture   |   Entertainment   |   Health   |   Reference   |   Sports   |   Society   |   Travel
Contact Us   |   Site Map
Follow Us : RSS Feed Follow On Facebook Follow on LinkedIn
FREE E-MAGAZINE Free e-magazine
Copyright © Jupiter Infomedia Ltd. All rights reserved including the right to reproduce the contents in whole or in part in any form or medium without the express written permission of Jupiter Infomedia Ltd.