Khwaja Baqi Billah
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Hazrat Khwāja Muhammad Bāqī Billāh Berang Naqshbandī Ahrārī Dihlawī quddisa sirruhū
|Born||5 Zil-Hajj 971 A.H.|
|Died||25 Jamadi-al Sani 1012 A.H.|
|Implementation of Islamic Law, Islamic Statehood|
|Evolution of Islamic philosophy, Application of Sharia'h|
Khwaja Baqi Billah was the originator and pioneer of the Naqshbandi Order in the sub-continent. His name was Razi-ud-Din Muhammad Baqi but he was commonly known as Khwaja Baqi Billah. His father Qāzī Abd as-Salām Samarqandī was a famous scholar and saint of Kabul. Khwaja Baqi Billah was born in Kabul in 1563 A.D. His lineage reaches Khwaja Ubaid Ullah Ahrar through his maternal grandfather. He was named by his parents “Muhammad al-Bāqī” and later became popular with the name “Bāqī Billāh”. His takhallus (pen name) was "Berang" (which literally means colorless or transparent).
On 25th Jamadil-ul-Saani 1012 A.H. Or 1603 A.D. he went to his eternity grave which is located in Delhi[India]. No dome was been constructed as per his will.
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