It is reported that a lot of sacred saying were coined by his Holiness
Hazrat Khwaja Moinuddin Hasan Chishty(R.A).These were collected, recorded
and presented by Persian writers and the Saints spiritual successors,
like Hazrat Qutubuddin Bakhtiyar Kaki(Delhi), Baba Farid-ud-din Ganj
shakar(pakisan), Hazrat Nizam-ud-din Awliya of Delhi etc. All these
are valuable gems of wisdom. They have stood the test of time for
8 centuries, and their efficacy and value to the pious and virtuous
people isi above question.We reproduce few of them-
1. Without performing
"Namaz", none can approach 'Allah' (God), because 'Namaz'
is the climax (Mairaj) in the process such approach for pious.
2. If all the
rules of Namaz were not followed properly, it is struck back on
the face of him who offers such a Namaz.
3. The heart
of a lover (True lover of Allah) constantly burns with the fire
of love so much so that what ever intrudes upon its sanctity is
reduced to ashes.
4. A sin committed
does not harm an individual so much as the looking down upon one's
own fellow beings.
5. Of all the
worship that pleases Almighty Allah, the best is the grant of relief
to the humble and the oppressed.
of charity is the key of attaining the state of generosity.
7. One who does
not perform devotion to Allah is engaged in the career of attaining
a sinful earning.
8. There are
four fundamental virtues of the individual self :
Firstly refraining from begging in the state of penury.
Secondly, showing the attitude of the well-fed when feeling hungry.
Thirdly, maintaining cheerfulness in the time of sorrow,
Fourthly, befriending in the enemy.
9. That man
is true devotee of Almighty Allah, who resigns with pleasure to
the misfortune that comes from his beloved (Almighty Allah).
10. The path
of love of God is such a path that who soever steps into it, loses
11. For a follower
of the path of truth it is worse than a sin to disdain or look down
upon any one.
12. Those who
are true Lovers of God give away both of the worlds for the sake
of their Beloved and even then feel that they have done nothing
in faith is evident by three things :
(1) Fear (2) Hope (3) Love .
14. The teachings
of Hazrat Khwaja Gharib Nawaz (R.A.) have been recorded in several
books of Mysticism.
of his teachings are closest to Allah is one who possesses the following
1.Magnanimity of the river
2.Kindness of the sun.
3. Humility of the earth
characters is possessed by one who is
1.Bountiful in poverty
2.Content in hunger
3.Cheerful in grief
4. Friendly in hostility
to keep off the internal punishment in the hell is:
1 .To feed the hungry.
2. To redress the aggrieved.
3. To help the distressed.
Nawaz's spiritual mission is to shatter the barriers which stand
between man and man for diverse reasons and knit humanity in a Common
bond of fraternity and love, regardless of religion, caste or creed.
Since the inception of the Holy Shrine, over 8 centuries , religious
customs, rites, duties, tradition and ceremonies have evolved and
have been established, duly and faithfully performed by the hereditary
members of the Khadim community in accordance with the tenets of
Chishtya silsila (order).