Hazrat Abdul Quader Jilani (Rah.)

In the Muslim world, he is known as Barapir. The one who is still followed by the devout Muslims is Barapir Abdul Quader Jilani (Rah.). And a lot of things about him. Even today Muslims remember him with deep respect and love.

In the fifth century AH, the Muslim world fell into extreme misery. As the central power weakened, many independent states were formed in the caliphate. On the one hand, civil war and palace conspiracies continue, on the other hand, external aggression by Christian forces continues. Along with this delicate political situation, religious and cultural catastrophe also came down to extremes. In this extreme misfortune of the nation, a radiant Aftab rose in the dark sky of Islam, whose horizon was illuminated by the radiant light. He is Hazrat Abdul Quader Jilani (Rah.) Of Barapir.


This scholar of the Muslim religion passed away in the year 561 AH. The year according to Christ was 1166 years. His death anniversary is known as ‘Fateha-i-Yazdaham’. Fateha means prayer, and Yazdaham means eleven. On the 11th day of the month of Rabius Sunny, Hazrat Abdul Quader Jilani (Rah.) Is celebrated by his devotees all over the world through prayer mahfils. His shrine is located in the Babush Shaykh area of ​​Baghdad, Iraq. On this day, lighting was done in the mosque on the occasion of Fateha-i-Yazdaham at the initiative of the devotees. Mahfil-majlis are organized. Recitation of the Holy Qur’an, Darud Sharif and Salam to the Prophet (peace be upon him), recitation of Kalema, remembrance and reward in Isal etc. are observed. It is called Eleven Sharif or Giardi Sharif. The day is the Urs Mubarak of Gauss Pak.

Hazrat Abdul Quader Jilani (Rah.) Is a highly respected spiritual figure among Muslims. He was born in Jilane, a famous city in Persia, on the 1st of Ramadan, 470 or 471 AH. As one of the preachers of Islam, he was referred to as ‘Gauss ul Azam’. In Islam, he was called ‘Barapir’ Hazrat Abdul Quader Jilani (Rah.). After completing his education, he devoted himself to preaching the holy religion of Islam.

Not only Muslims but also many non-Muslims used to participate in his gathering. After listening to his speech, they converted to Islam. He was a scholar of poetry, literature, history, philosophy, geography etc. There are many books written by him. Notable among these books are Fathul Ghair, Guniyatut Talebin, Fathur Rabbani, Kasidaye Gaussia. The place of the saint of Allah, who has a high status in knowledge and glory, is above all among the saints.

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