Hazrat Makhdoom Fariduddin Tavile Buksh Chishti was the first Sufi of Chishti Nizami order who settled in Bihar, at a place known as Chandpura in the town of Bihar Sharif and built his Khanqah during the rule of Sultan Bahlol Lodi (1451-89AD).
As per Tabaqat-i-Nasiri, he made Delhi the capital of his kingdom and invested in numerous waterworks, mosques and learning institutions. His patronage of scholars and artists made Delhi an important cultural center.
A short biographic account by Danyal Qadri Background: The Sufism/tasawwuf is defined by the western scholars as the mystical version of Islam. They were divided among different orders (tariqa) and each of the order is connected with Prophet Muhammad (Peace be Upon him) by the chain of the spiritual guides. It was evolved in early […]