Khawaja Abu AL-Khair

Khawaja Abu AL-Khair Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah Jan

EARLY LIFE:

Whose life is an open book, whose talk is sober containing fine humor, sweetness in the words, halt as per dew of the morning, who is an eloquent speaker in Persian, Pashto, Urdu, who is thoughtful, brilliant, intellectual, literary, eager for implementation, candid and enthusiastic? When we gather all these qualities, one personality comes in front of us. Whose name is Muhammad Abdullah, the distinguishing mark is Abul Khair title Mohyuddin and he is adding, Jan in relation to his father? As such he is famous and well known to the general and particular public in the name of Hadrat Khawaja Abul Khair Muhammad Abdullah Jan Sahib.

BIRTH:

It is the feature of Almighty Allah to create Godly men in this materialistic world from time to time for the revival and growth of the religion of Holy Prophet Hadrat Muhammad Mustafa (Everlasting peace and blessings of Allah be upon Him). Truly, it was the grace of Almighty Allah that Hadrat Khawaja Abul Khair Muhammad Abdullah Jan Sahib was born probably on Thursday, the 15th Zul Haj 1356 A.H. / 17th February 1938 A.D. in Mohalla Bhana Mari Peshawar City, Pakistan in the religious family of Hadrat Haji Muhammad Jan Sahib known as Baba Jee who was a great pious Sufi and blessed pledgee. The birth of Hadrat Khawaja Abul Khair is purely meant for boosting spiritual affection, promoting religion and waking up slept, lazy and negligent persons to gain the pleasure of Almighty Allah.

EDUCATION:

Saintly qualities were obvious on the forehead of Hadrat Khawaja Abul Khair Sahib from his very childhood. When matured, his father entrusted him to the famous religious teachers who imparted him in-depth religious education. Simultaneously he secured English education from Edward High School Peshawar in flying colors. After completion of heavenly and worldly education, his father got him pledged in the hands of Hadrat Zareen Zar Bakhat Khawaja Nawabuddin “Mohri” Shareef. Hadrat Khawaja Nawabuddin was a renowned Khalifa of Hadrat Khawaja Hafiz Abdul Karim, Eid Gah Shareef Rawalpindi. On reaching in the Nawabi Monastery, the blessed eyes of his Spiritual Guide made him so vigorous that he lost consciousness of his own self and wealth (health and wealth). When his Spiritual Guide saw that his pious disciple is vehemently completing the process of the spiritual path with his keen eagerness and enthusiasm, he awarded him the title of Sufi. On completing the process of the spiritual path, the word “Muhammad” was further added with his name as a blessing.

KHILAFAT:

The Spiritual Guide of Hazrat Khwaja Abul Khair awarded Him Khilafat on Sunday the 1st Rajab, 1373 A.H. / the 7th March 1954 A.D. on the occasion of annual commemoration in the presence of renowned Ulma and Mashaikh. This Spiritual Order now starting from Darbar-e-Aalia Murshidabad Shareef, Peshawar goes through Mohri Shareef, District Gujrat to Hadrat Khawaja Hafiz Abdul Karim (1264 A.H. to 1355 A.H.), Eid Gah Shareef, Rawalpindi than to Hadrat Khawaja Faqeer Muhammad Chorahi (1213 A.H. to 1315 A.H.) and thus step by step reaches up to Holy Prophet Hadrat Muhammad (Everlasting peace and blessings of Allah be upon Him). On seeing His promotional activities for the sacred religion and spiritual path rendered by Hadrat Sahib, the renowned pious and spiritual personalities of Ahle Sunnat-Wal-Jamaat have also awarded Khilafat in their respective spiritual Orders to Hadrat Sahib such as:

  1. Shaikhul Arab Wal-Ajam Qutub-e-Madina, Hadrat Maulana Ziauddin Ahmed Qadri Rizvi Madani (1401 A.H.) the renowned Khalifa of Aala Hadrat Azeem-ul-Barkat Al-Shah Imam Ahmed Raza Khan Mohaddith Brailvi, awarded Ijazat and Khilafat in Qadria Rizvia Order under the shadow of Gunbad Al-Khizra (Green Tomb) of Holy Prophet (Everlasting peace be blessings be Upon Him) on 25th Zul Haj 1392 A.H. / 30th January 1973 A.D. during the course of his 3rd Hajj Mubarik. Also granted a certificate of authorization.
  2. Shaikh-ul-Hadith, Hadrat Allama Khawaja Meera Gul Al-Mujahidabad Umar Zai District Charsadah awarded Ijazat, and Khilafat in Qadria Ghafooria Chishtia, Sabria, Mujaddidia, Sohrworthia Mujaddidia, Binoria, Naqshbandi, Alvia, Mujaddidia Order in Shaban-ul-Moazam 1393 A.H. / September 1973 A.D. Also granted the certificate of authorization.
  3. Hadrat Syed Zamin Nizami, Sajjada Nasheen, Dargah Shaikh-ul-Mashaikh, Hadrat Khawaja Nizamuddin Auliya graced him with Khilafat and Ijazat in the Chishti Nizamia Fakhria Sulemania Mehria Order on Thursday, the 7th Muharram 1395 A.H. / 13th September 1979 A.D. during the course of the annual commemoration of Hadrat Ameer Khusro in Dehli (India). Also granted a certificate of authorization and granted Shajrah Aalia Qibla-e-Aalam Golrvi.
  4. Hadrat Maulana Muhammad Ullah Khan Rampuri Sajjada Nasheen, Khanqah Aalia Inayatia Rampur Shareef (India). granted “Khilafat and Ijazat” in Naqshbandia Mujaddidia Mazharia, Inayatia Order in Safar-ul-Muzaffar 1402 A.H / December 1981 A.D. during the course of the annual commemoration of Hadrat Imam Rabbani Mujadid Alf-I-Thani in Sarhand (India).
  5. During the course of performing Umara on 13th Ramzan-ul-Mubarik 1412, A.H. / 18th March 1992 A.D. Al-Aalim Al-Fazil Al-Shaikh Hadrat Al-Allama Al-Syed Muhammad bin Alvi Al-Malki Al-Hasni Al-Ustad-ul-Al-Hadith Bilbilad-ul-Haram Makatul Mukarma Hijaz Muqadas awarded an educational certificate.
  6. During the course of a spiritual and religious tour of the United Arab Emirates, Al-Shaikh Hadrat Yousaf Al-Syed, Hashim Ali-Rifa’ayee blessed him with Ijazat and Khilafat in Rifa’ayia Order on 12th Safar-ul-Muzaffar 1420 A.H. / June 1999 A.D. in Dubai.
  7. During the course of a spiritual and religious tour of Karachi in the month of Zeeqad 1427 A.H. / December 2006 A.D. Shaikh Tareeqat, Masood Millat, Hadrat Allama Professor Dr. Muhammad Masood Ahmed awarded Ijazat and Khilafat in Naqshbandia Mujaddidia Mazharia Qadria Rizvia Chishtia Owaisia Order. He also sent Khilafat Nama written on 10th Zul Haj 1427 A.H. / 1st January 2007 A.D. by Registered post.

The fragrance of every flower is different from each other. As such bunch of the flowers has been accumulated in the personality of Hadrat Khawaja Abul Khair Sahib. Although Hadrat Khawaja Abul Khair Sahib possesses Ijazat and Khilafat in 12 Spiritual Orders he generally preaches and publicizes Naqshbandia Mujaddidia Order. Hadrat Sahib has tried his utmost to convey the learned lesson of pure pious and virtuous personalities not only to each and every city and street within the country but also up to empowered leaders of the Government. He has established several centers of the “Zikr Pak” within the entire country and in various foreign counties all over the world where several people are benefiting. His spiritual attention is very attractive and impressive. Whenever he pays his specific special attention with spiritual blessings to any of his followers, to any of his disciples or to any of his devotees, the said person starts quivering, trembling, and thrilling immediately. He has devoted his entire life to the cause, propagation, preaching, and promotion of Islam and particularly for the evolution and growth of spiritualism. He is endeavoring utmost to mend and purify the astray people and connect the humankind with the Almighty Allah and his beloved Holy Prophet (Everlasting peace and blessings be upon Him).

SPIRITUAL TOURS AND ISLAMIC TEACHINGS:

After the acquisition of Khilafat, Hadrat Khawaja Abul Khair made hectic and rapid religious and spiritual tours from Mohalla to Mohalla and City to City within the country as well as abroad and rendered valuable services for the growth and publication of great Naqshbandi Order. He has placed several astray people on the straight path. Several Non-Muslims have embraced Islam. Illuminating the beloved name of “Muhammad” (Everlasting Peace and blessings be upon Him), organizing the Mahfil Zikr Pak (Gatherings for remembering Allah) with the deep love of Holy Prophet (Everlasting peace and blessings be upon Him) and strictly adhering to the teachings of Holy Prophet (Everlasting peace and blessings be upon Him), remained the main aims and objectives of his life. Hadrat Khawaja Abul Khair has left no stone in promoting and spreading spiritual order, growing and expanding religious education, and publishing interpretive work relating to the beliefs of Ahle Sunnat-Wal-Jamaat. He is accomplishing the works with his strenuous efforts through the each and every type of good deed, such as using his wealth or through the eye blessings or with the establishment of religious institutions or in the shape of publications or with his sermons, addresses, and speeches, etc.

Hadrat Sahib has tried his utmost to convey the learned lesson of pure pious and virtuous personalities not only to each and every city and street within the country but also up to empowered leaders of the Government. He has established several centers of the “Zikr Pak” within the entire country and in various foreign counties all over the world where several people are benefiting. His spiritual attention is very attractive and impressive. Whenever he pays his specific special attention with spiritual blessings to any of his followers, to any of his disciples or to any of his devotees, the said person starts quivering, trembling, and thrilling immediately. He has devoted his entire life to the cause, propagation, preaching, and promotion of Islam and particularly for the evolution and growth of spiritualism. He is endeavoring utmost to mend and purify the astray people and connect the humankind with the Almighty Allah and his beloved Holy Prophet (Everlasting peace and blessings be upon Him).

During the course of the annual commemoration of Imam-e-Rabbani Hadrat Mujaddid Alf-i-Thani in India in the year 1977, when Hadrat Sahib made Zikr Pak loudly, several people from the surrounding areas gathered around him devotedly. Several people entered the order and several non-Muslims embraced Islam at his hands.

He has participated in the commemoration of almost all the renowned Godly personalities in India as special guests. Similarly in Iraq, he has visited the graves and paid homage to all the renowned pious Godly personalities, martyred, companions of the Holy Prophet (Everlasting peace and blessings be upon Him). In Iran and Damascus (Syria), he has also visited buried companions of Holy Prophet (Everlasting peace and blessings be upon Him) and shrines of the pious Godly men and paid homage to them.

During the course of religious and spiritual preaching in foreign countries, the United Arab Emirates, European Countries, and Canada and almost in all the cities of the USA, he assumed leadership and presidentship of the rallies of Eid Milaad-u-Nabi. Hadrat Khawaja Abul Khair Sahib also paid special attention for a spiritual tour of the Central Asian Countries. In this spiritual tour, Hadrat Khawaja Mian Gul Sahib was also accompanied with him. They visited all the Monasteries and Shrines of great Godly personalities of Naqshbandi Order whichever are available there and paid homage to them.

In Darbar-e-Aalia, Murshidabad Shareef Peshawar there is a great and excellent building every time engaged in the Zikr of Allah and Zikr of Mustafa (Everlasting peace and blessings be upon Him) as well as in spiritual and religious education. An institution in the name of Jamia Islamia Mujaddidia is functioning day and night to impart the best religious and spiritual education to the children for their better prospects.

HAJJ AND UMRAH:

Hadrat Sahib has performed 17 Hajj Mubarik and several Umrah along with his family and fellow brethren (companions of the path).

ANNUAL COMMEMORATION:

In Darbar-e-Aalia Murshidabad Shareef Peshawar several excited, spiritual and religious gatherings are held. Amongst them, annual religious, preachy, reformative and spiritual commemoration (Urs Mubarik) is worth for seeing, in which dignified Saints, Learned Religious Scholars, Islamic Jurists, Beloved Admirer of the Holy Prophet (Everlasting peace and blessings be upon Him) and Zakreen (who remember Almighty Allah abundantly) are participating with great zeal and enthusiasm from all over the country and from various countries all over the world to gain the peace of the hearts and pleasure of Almighty Allah and his Holy Prophet (Everlasting peace and blessings be upon Him). The learned personalities grace people with their best reformative and instructive sermons. Beloved Admirer, make the admiration of the Holy Prophet (Everlasting peace and blessings of Allah be upon Him) with their deep and heartfelt affection and love and Zakreen do the Zikr Pak (Remember Almighty Allah) very abundantly.

ASTANA KHAIRIA ISLAMABAD:

In the Capital City of Pakistan Islamabad and Islamic Centre in the name of “Astana Khairia” has been established. In this Islamic Centre, an institution in the name of “Jamia Khair-ul-Banaat” for females has been established, while for the boys a great educational institution in the name of “Jamia Abul Khair Foundation” has been established. Both the institutions are providing religious and spiritual education day and night to the children efficiently. To gain physical refinement, peace of the hearts, purification of the souls and pleasure of Almighty Allah, regular spiritual Mahafil Zikr Pak are held in the morning and evening daily in Astana Khairia Islamabad. Moreover on 10th of each lunar (Islamic) month special monthly spiritual gathering of “Zikr Pak” in connection with Ghyarween Shareef is organized regularly after sunset (Maghrib) Prayer in Astana Khairia Islamabad in which dignified Saints, Learned Religious Scholars Islamic Jurists Beloved Admirer of the Holy Prophet (Everlasting peace and blessings be upon Him) and Zakreen (who remember Almighty Allah abundantly) from all over the country and abroad participate. The learned personalities grace people with their best reformative and instructive sermons. This special spiritual Mahfil Zikr Pak is worth seeing. People come from far-flung areas with great zeal and enthusiasm, ablution and with their clean hearts so as to gain the peace of the heart and pleasure of Almighty Allah and his Holy Prophet (Everlasting peace and blessings be upon Him.

PROSPECTS OF HOPE:

Where Almighty Allah has blessed Hadrat Khawaja Abul Khair Sahib with perpetual worldly and heavenly bounties, there Almighty Allah has also bestowed pious and virtuous children. The name of his elder son is “Muhammad Fakhar Alam Jan Fakhar” who is making all arrangements for the celebration of annual commemoration, arranging other spiritual and religious gatherings and looking after all other affairs in Peshawar.

His other son namely “Muhammad Badar Alam Jan Badar” known as “Hadrat Khawaja Mian Gul Sahib” is an exactly same and identical reflection of the entire religious education and spiritual bounties of Hadrat Khawaja Abul Khair Sahib. He possesses complete command on modern and old education. Keeps eyes in tears in the love of the Holy Prophet (Everlasting peace and blessings be upon Him). He proceeded to perform Umrah along with his father and performed Iatkaf (seclusion) in the month of Ramzan-ul-Mubarik in Masjid Nabvi Pak. During that time when Hadrat Khawaja Abul Khair Sahib saw him that he is overwhelmingly devoted in remembering Almighty Allah and is deeply dedicated in the love of Holy Prophet (Everlasting peace and blessings be upon Him) and has completed the process of the spiritual path, he awarded him “Ijazat and Khilafat” of all Salasel (of all the Spiritual Orders) in Riaz-ul-Janat of Masjid Nabvi Pak adjacent to Roza-e-Rasool (Everlasting peace and blessings be upon Him). Similarly again Hadrat Khawaja Abul Khair Sahib bestowed upon him Ijazat and Khilafat in all Salasel (in all Spiritual Orders) on 18th February 2006 at the Shrine of Hadrat Khawaja Bahauddin Naqshband in Bukhara, Uzbekistan. By the grace of God, Hadrat Khawaja Mian Gul Sahib is rendering valuable services day and night for the growth, development, and publications of religious education as well as Spiritual Order. Thousands of youths have entered the spiritual order at the hands of Hadrat Khawaja Mian Gul Sahib and mended themselves. He is undertaking rapid and hectic long spiritual and religious tours within the country and abroad to place the astray people on the straight path and connect the humankind with Almighty Allah and his beloved Holy Prophet (Everlasting peace and blessing be upon Him). Several Khulfa of Hadrat Khawaja Abul Khair Sahib are also rendering their valuable services for the Holy Religion of Islam and also holding Spiritual Mahafil Zikr Pak daily in the morning and evening.