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Abu Anees Mohammad Barkat Ali
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Abu Anees Mohammad Barkat Ali
Born (1911-04-27)27 April 1911
Ludhiana, India
Died 26 January 1997(1997-01-26) (aged 85)
(16 Ramadan 1417 Hijri)
Dasuha, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Children Five
Parents
  • Mian Nigahi Bakhsh (father)
  • Jannat Bibi (mother)

Abu Anees Muhammad Barkat Ali (ابو انیس محمد برکت علی لودھیانوی) (April 27, 1911 – January 26, 1997) was a Muslim Sufi who belonged to the Qadri spiritual order[citation needed]. He was the founder of the non-political, non-profit, religious organisation, Dar ul Ehsan[citation needed].

Early life[edit]

He was born into a Muslim family belonging to the Dhariwal Jatt ethnic group.[1] His father, Nigahi Bakhsh, was an employee of the British Army.[2] He gave various interviews to Pakistan National TV Channel PTV.[3]

Literary works[edit]

  • Makshoofat Manazal-e-Ehsan, 5 volumes[4]
  • Kitab-ul-Amal Bis-Sunnah 5 volumes[5]
  • Asma-un-Nabi-ul-Kareem, 6 volumes[6]
  • Maqalat-e-Hikmat 30 volumes [7]
  • Zikr-e-Elahi[8]

Death[edit]

Barkat Ali died on January 26, 1997, at the age of 85. He is buried in Faisalabad.

Honorary stamp[edit]

On 27 April 2013, Pakistan post issued a stamp with a denomination of Rs. 8 under the "Men of Letters" series in honour of Sufi Barkat Ali. [9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Biography pir-o-murshid Hazrat Muhammad Barkat Ali by Sahibzadi Anees Akhter
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 9 January 2009. Retrieved 2008-10-27. 
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 4 May 2009. Retrieved 2009-03-25. 
  4. ^ http://www.darulehsanpublications.com/Literature/Urdu%20Literature/Makshoofat-e-Manazal-e-Ehsan/index.html
  5. ^ http://www.darulehsanpublications.com/Literature/Urdu%20Literature/Tarteeb%20Shareef/index.html
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 25 February 2009. Retrieved 2009-03-25. 
  7. ^ https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.ecarevision.maqalat&hl=en
  8. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 9 December 2008. Retrieved 2008-11-14. 
  9. ^ http://www.pakpost.gov.pk/stamps1/SufiBarkatAli.html