Barkat Ali Ludhianwi

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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[1]
Ludhiana, India
Died 26 January 1997(1997-01-26) (aged 85)
(16 Ramadan 1417 Hijri)[1]
Dasuha, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Occupation Sufism in Pakistan, Social work
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. He was the founder of the non-political, non-profit, religious organisation, Dar-ul-Ehsan.[2][3]

Early life[edit]

He was born into a Muslim family belonging to the Dhariwal Jatt ethnic group.[4] His father, Nigahi Bakhsh, was an employee of the British Army.[2] He gave many interviews to the Pakistani National TV Channel PTV.[5]

Literary works[edit]

"His literary work is notable in the Muslim world and his name is also included in the List of Muslim writers and poets."[3] He wrote more tha 400 books on different topics including religion, ethics and philosophy.[3]

  • Makshoofat Manazal-e-Ehsan, 5 volumes[6]
  • Kitab-ul-Amal Bis-Sunnah 5 volumes[7]
  • Asma-un-Nabi-ul-Kareem, 6 volumes[8]
  • Maqalat-e-Hikmat 30 volumes [3]
  • Zikr-e-Elahi[9]

Death[edit]

Barkat Ali died on January 26, 1997, at the age of 85. He is buried in Faisalabad.[1]

Honorary stamp[edit]

On 27 April 2013, Pakistan Post office issued a stamp with a denomination of Rupees 8 under its "Men of Letters" series in honour of Sufi Barkat Ali. [1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Biodata of Barkat Ali Ludhianwi (Sufi Barkat Ali on postage stamp image), on pakpost.gov.pk website, Retrieved 26 April 2017
  2. ^ a b Profile of Barkat Ali Ludhianwi, Archived from the original on 9 Jan 2009, Retrieved 26 April 2017
  3. ^ a b c d Profile of Barkat Ali Ludhianwi on GoogleBooks website, Retrieved 26 April 2017
  4. ^ Biography pir-o-murshid Hazrat Muhammad Barkat Ali by Sahibzadi Anees Akhter
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 4 May 2009. Retrieved 26 April 2017. 
  6. ^ [1], Retrieved 26 April 2017
  7. ^ [2], Retrieved 26 April 2017
  8. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 25 February 2009. Retrieved 26 April 2017. 
  9. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 9 December 2008. Retrieved 26 April 2017. 

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