Ṣufī Saint ‘Khāwaja Gharīb Nawāz’ and His Impact on Indo-Pak Subcontinent: An Analysis in the light of His Intuitive Role


  • Dr Muhammad Tayyeb Nadeem Assistant Professor, Department of Sciences & Humanities, National University of Computer & Emerging Sciences, Islamabad
  • Dr. Ahmad Raza ul Habib Lecturer Islamic Studies, University of Narowal, Narowal
  • Dr. Musarrat Malik Senior Lecturer, Department of Islamic & Pak Studies, University of Wah, Wah Cantt


Chishtī Order, Moinuddin, Subcontinent, Mysticism, Intuition, Impact


Ṣūfī saints have the basic belief of ‘Oneness of Allāh’ and thus they have a lot of significance in the history of mankind. The ‘Sufi orders’ refer to the school of thought that refers to spiritual teachings and practices to seek the ultimate truth and purpose of life. This research paper revolves around Moinuddin Chishti (1143-1236 C.E.) also known as ‘Khawaja Gharib Nawaz’ who is the Ṣufī saint of Ajmer, India. He is considered one of the great saints of the Chishtī order. The methodology of this research paper covers the narrative and intuitive method which will focus on the important narrated history events and concepts related to mysticism. In this research paper, we will also focus on his histories such as his socio-legal services for the Muslims and their implications on the subcontinent. In light of the Ṣufism history of centuries, it is very important to study the philosophy of his teachings and his impact on the Muslim people of Indo-Pak Subcontinent. This will also aim to understand the reformation done by Khawaja Moinuddin Chishti and how he evoked divine love in the hearts of people, which is not dealt in an academic manner as per the humble knowledge of the researchers.


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How to Cite

Dr Muhammad Tayyeb Nadeem, Dr. Ahmad Raza ul Habib, and Dr. Musarrat Malik. 2021. “Ṣufī Saint ‘Khāwaja Gharīb Nawāz’ and His Impact on Indo-Pak Subcontinent: An Analysis in the Light of His Intuitive Role ”. Al-Qamar 4 (1):193-206. https://alqamarjournal.com/index.php/alqamar/article/view/875.




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