Introduction - Hazrat Khawaja Muhammad Yaar Faridi (RA)

bgThe Khawaja Muhammad Yaar Faridi(R.A) was born in a desolate town of Garhi Ikhtiar Khan in 1881. His father Abdul Karim (R.A) being a saintly person who had an unremitting love for religion. Paid special attention to the education of his prodigious son. The Khawaja Muhammad Yaar Faridi(R.A) studied the Quran and passion at Madrassah in Jalalpur. His Teachers like Maulana Rahmatullah, Muhammad Hayat and Maulana Taj Mahmood kindled in him a spirit of religious studies. After this, he went to Khawaja Ghulam Farid ( R.A) madrasah at Chachran Sharif and graduated in religious studies in 1900. Even after the death of Khawaja Farid (R.A) in 1901, he stayed at Chachran Sharif with his holy son Khawaja Muhammad Bukhsh Nazak Karim( R.A) and grandson Khawaja Moeenuddin (R.A) for his spiritual enlightenment and was finally blessed with Khalafat ( desendency). He performed Hajj in 1915 and died in Lahore in 1948 at 67. First he was buried near the wall of Mian Meer’s (R.A) mausoleum but after six months his holy remains were first transferred to the place adjacent to his tomb and again after 14 years, to the place that is now his eternal abode. The following verse of the Khawaja Muhammad Yaar Faridi (R.A) this situation:

وہ خاکسار ہوں برہم میرا مزار رہا
کہ خاک ہو کے بھی ہر زرہ اشکبار رہا

(I am such a humble person that even my tomb remained estranged with me and every particle of my body remained tearful even after turning to dust).