Alaul Haq Pandavi

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Alaul Haq Pandavi
TitleGanje Nabat
Personal
Born
Died
ReligionIslam
FlourishedLate 12th century and early 13th century
Parents
  • Hazrat Umar bin Asad Khalidi (father)
LineageHazrat Khalid bin Waleed (The companion of Holy Prophet)
Senior posting
Based inPandua Sharif Dargah, Pandua, West Bengal, India
PredecessorShaikh Akhi Siraj Aainae Hind
SuccessorAshraf Jahangir Semnani, Noor Qutbe Alam, Makhdoom Husamudeen Manikpuri

Shaikh Alaul Haq Pandavi was a 13th Century eminent Sufi saint of Bengal belonging to the Chisti spiritual order. He was the disciple of another prominent Chishti Sufi of Bengal Khwaja Akhi Siraj Aainae Hind.His major shrine at Pandua Sharif Dargah, of the ruined city of Pandua, in Malda.Alaul Haq Pandavi was an erudite saint who also served as a member of the elite in the government of Shamsuddin Ilyas Shah, the Sultan of Bengal. Two of his most eminent and notable authorized disciples are his son Shaikh Noor Qutbe Alam Pandavi and the illustrious Sufi saint Ashraf Jahangir Semnani.His URS (demise anniversary) is commemorated every year on the 23rd, 24th and 25th Rajab in Pandua Sharif Dargah, Pandua, Malda in West Bengal, India.

References[edit]

  • 'Akhbarul Akhyar' By Abdal Haqq Muhaddith Dehlwi [d.1052H-1642 CE ]. A short biography of the prominent Sufis of India have been mentioned in this book including that of Hazrat Alaul Haq Pandavi
  • 'Mir'at-ul-Israr' by Syed Abdur Rahman Chisti
  • 'Lataife-Ashrafi' (Discourses of Ashraf Jahangir Semnani) Compiled by Nizam Yemeni, Edited and annotated by Syed Waheed Ashraf, published in 2010
  • 'Ma'arijul-Wilayat'
  • 'Hayate Makhdoom Syed Ashraf Jahangir Semnani(1975), Second Edition(2017) ISBN 978-93-85295-54-6, Maktaba Jamia Ltd, Shamshad Market, Aligarh 202002,India