Download PDF: Did You Know – Hazrat Khwaja Qutbuddeen Bakhtyaar Kaaki & Hazrat Khwaja Fareeduddeen Ganj Shakar – may Allah be pleased with them

Q:        What is Hazrat Khwaja Qutbuddeen Bakhtyaar Kaaki’s actual name?

A:        Hazrat Qaadi Mas’ood – may Allah be pleased with Him.

 

Q:        Where were his forefathers from?

A:        They were from Bukhara and Ghazni and arrived in India from there.

 

Q:        Who was Hazrat Fareeduddeen Ganj Shakar’s family-leader?

A:        Qaadi Sho’aib.

 

Q:        What was his father’s name?

A:        Qaadi Sulaiman.

 

Q:        Whose mother used to keep the sugar under his Salah-mat?

A:        Hazrat Fareeduddeen’s mother used to put the sugar under his Salah-mat.

 

Q:        Where did he go to acquire knowledge?

A:        He went to Multan.

 

Q:        What was the name of his Peer and Murshid?

A:        Hazrat Khwaja Qutbuddeen Bakhtyaar Kaaki – may Allah be pleased with Him – the student and Khalifa of Khwaja Ghareeb Nawaaz – may Allah be pleased with Him.

 

Q:        Where is the Mazaar shareef of Hazrat Khwaja Qutbuddeen Bakhtyaar Kaaki – may Allah be pleased with Him?

A:        Near Qutub Minar in Old Delhi.

 

Q:        When and where was Hazrat Khwaja Qutbuddeen Bakhtyaar Kaaki – may Allah be pleased with Him – born?

A:        In the year 548 A.H. in Delhi.

 

Q:        What was the name of Hazrat Fareeduddeen Ganj Shakar’s brother?

A:        Shaikh Najeebuddeen Mutawakkil – may Allah be pleased with Them all.

(Islami Ma’loomaat Ka Encyclopaedia p. 355-356)