Hazrat Qutbuddin Bakhtiyar Kaki
Name: Hazrat Khwaja Qutbuddin Bakhtiyar Kaki
Predecessor:Hazrat Khwaja Moinuddin Chisty (رحمتہ اللہ علیہ)
Successor:Hazrat Sheikh Fariduddin Masood Ganjshakar (رحمتہ اللہ علیہ)
Date of Birth: 569 Hijri or 1111 AD
Date of Wisaal: 14th Rabi-
Date of Urs: 14th Rabi-
Resting at: Mehrauli, Delhi, India.
Khawaja Qutubuddeen Bakhtiyar Kaki(رحمتہ اللہ علیہ) was a great devotee and mystic. He had no parallel in abandoning the world and facing poverty and hunger. He kept himself engrossed in the remembrance of Allah. Whenever someone came to him he would show his inability to continue any longer and slipped into the same state again.
Hazrat Khawaja Bakhtiyar Kaaki(رحمتہ اللہ علیہ) was one and half year old that his father passed away. Khawaja Qutubuddeen Bakhtiyar Kaaki(رحمتہ اللہ علیہ) learned 15 chapters of the Holy Quraan from his mother and his mother arranged for him further education and
When Hazrat Khawaja Moin-
In 612 Hijri Khawaja Qutubuddeen Bakhtiyar Kaaki(رحمتہ اللہ علیہ) came to Kilocari in Delhi, those days the Mehrauli was the capital in Delhi. Sultan Shamsuddin Altamash requested him to settle in Mehrauli where he resided in a baker woman’s house. After a few days Hazrat Qazi Hamiduddeen Nagori(رحمتہ اللہ علیہ) took Khawaja Qutubuddeen Bakhtiyar Kaaki(رحمتہ اللہ علیہ) to his house. Later he permanently settled near Ijazuddeen Masjid.
Once while Khawaja Gharib Nawaz(رحمتہ اللہ علیہ), Khawaja Qutub-
Once Khawaja Gharib Nawaz(رحمتہ اللہ علیہ) came to Delhi, at that time when Najmuddeen Sugra(رحمتہ اللہ علیہ) was Shaikul Islam who was behaving uneasy. Khawaja Gharib Nawaz(رحمتہ اللہ علیہ) inquired on the cause to which he retorted, the people of Mehrauli were devoted to Khawaja Qutub-
He would sleep at night only after reciting Darood 3 thousand times.
When Khawaja Sahib Married for the first
Eldest was Shaikh Ahmed(رحمتہ اللہ علیہ) and younger Shaikh Muhammed(رحمتہ اللہ علیہ).
There was a grain-
Meanwhile the grain-
Once Khawaja Qutub-
Once Sultan Shamsudeen Altamash sent some gold coins as Nazarana to Khawaja Qutub-
Shaikh Nur Baksh has written in the book “Silsilatuz’zah”-
“Bakhtiyar Aqtaab Aushi(رحمتہ اللہ علیہ) was a great devotee, mystic and friend of Allah who remained in his remembrance in private and public. He was habituated to eat and sleep less and spoke rarely. He was a towering personality in the world of mysticism.”
Once Khawaja Qutub-
Once while sleeping he saw his peer Khawaja Gharib Nawaz(رحمتہ اللہ علیہ) in a pleasant mood and he was attentive to his Mureeds even after Pardah.
Once Khawaja Qutub-
Once Hazrat Suleimaan Alaaihisalaam was passing on his flying throne by the place where the present Mazaar is situated he noticed the place to be lit up and the light extended up to the skies. Hazrat Suleimaan Alaaihisalaam realized that this was the place where Allah’s beloved Khawaja Qutub-
Hazrat Nizamuddeen Auliya(رحمتہ اللہ علیہ) has stated that once Khawaja Qutubuddeen Bakhtiyar Kaaki(رحمتہ اللہ علیہ) was returning from the Idgah to the place where the present Mazaar is located, during that time the place was a desolated wilderness, Khawaja Qutubuddeen Bakhtiyar Kaaki(رحمتہ اللہ علیہ) stood there in deep thought, his associates informed him that it was Eid and people would be waiting for him to eat. Khawaja Qutubuddeen Bakhtiyar Kaaki(رحمتہ اللہ علیہ) replied that he was getting the smell of Allah’s beloved from the place. He arranged for the purchase of that piece of land from Hazrat Abdul Aziz Bistami(رحمتہ اللہ علیہ) and confirmed his will to be buried in that place.
Hazrat Shaikh Nizamuddeen Auliya(رحمتہ اللہ علیہ) would come at a point and stand at a stone and offer salaam and greetings the stone is located at the main Entrance of Dargah Sharief Mehrauli.
One day there was a mehfil e Sama in Shaikh Ali Sanjari’s place 10 Rabi ul Awal, where the following Qawaali of Hazrat Ahmed Jaam was being sung “Kustgaan khanjar taslimra harzama az gaib jane deegar ast”
Khawaja Qutubuddeen Bakhtiyar Kaaki(رحمتہ اللہ علیہ) was in a state of trance for the next two days and was reciting the same verse. On the fifth day Khawaja Qutubuddeen Kaaki(رحمتہ اللہ علیہ) took Pardah. “Inna Lillahi va Inna Ilaihi Raajiuun”
Khawaja Qutubuddeen Bakhtiyar Kaaki(رحمتہ اللہ علیہ) took Pardah at the age of 64 years in 633 Hijri 14 Rabi-
According to Khawaja Qutubuddeen Bakhtiyar Kaaki’s(رحمتہ اللہ علیہ) will only the person who had not missed the Sunnah salat of Asar Namaz never delayed the time of Namaz (Takbeer e ullah) and never done a single unforbidden act in his life was eligible to lead the Namaz e Janaza. There was a long silence as none thought themselves to be capable. After much wait Hazrat Khawaja Sultan Shamsudeen Altamash(رحمتہ اللہ علیہ) came forward and expressed that he did not expect his secret to be opened in this manner and led the Namaz e Janaza. The Mazaar Sharief of Khawaja Qutub-
Nasab Naama (Paternal Lineage):
Khawaja Qutubuddeen bin Syed Musa bin Kamaaluddeen bin Syed Muhammed bin Syed Ahmed bin Ishaque bin Hassan bin Syed Maruf bin Syed Raziuddeen bin Syed Hisamuddin bin Syed Rashiduddeen bin Syed Jaafar bin Al Naqi bin Musa Raza bin Syedna Musa Qazim bin Syedna Jaafar Sadiq bin Imam Muhammed Baqar bin Zainul Abedin bin Imam Hussain bin Amirul Momineen Ali Razi-
When Hazrat Bakhtiyar Ka'aki was at Multan, Qibacha Beg the ruler of Multan, came to see him. He said, "The Mangols have invaded Multan and I have no power to face them. For God's sake, help me."
The Qutab gave him an arrow and said, "After the evening prayer, appear on the tower of the rampart and shoot it with a bow in the direction of enemy, then watch what God does." The ruler of Multan did as asked. As the arrow fell, the Mangols fled from the battlefield.