Fakir | Divine Presence



It is an articles based on Sultan Bahoo teachings about Fakir.

Sultan Bahoo defines in Ain-ul-Faqr:

Fakir is Light

The Fakir covered with the light of gnosis of secrets of Allah which takes Fakir on the spiritual flight to both the worlds.

Fakir’s Insight

There are some Fakirs who are absorbed in the invocation of Ism e Allah Zaat. Such Fakirs possesses effective spiritual attention, beneficent glance and enlightened insight.

Man of Command

A Fakir is blessed with eternal Divine presence and is accomplished in the knowledge of Ilm e Dawat. He is Olul Amar i.e. the one whose words and orders are never rejected. (Ameer-ul-Kaunain)

Fakir of Qadri Way

The Qadri way rules over both the worlds because it leads to the level of Fana Fillah Fakir, who is the perfect knower of Allah and one with Him, through the Tasawur of Ism-e-Allah Zaat. Such a Qadri Fakir is entitled as The Lion, The King and The Man of Divine Secrets. (Ganj-ul-Asrar)

Level of Fakir

For the Fakir annihilated in Essence, eating is struggle and sleeping is spiritual observation. His stomach is like stove, whatever he eats, burns by the heat of invocation and produces Divine light in his being, hence he acquires gnosis by the Divine love without any hard work. He is blessed with special desire for Him which is the basis of his obedience and the Divine favour to perpetually gains Divine Presence.

This way is absolved of the spiritual demotion as the beginning and end of all the spiritual levels of closeness to the Divine Essence and acquiring the Divine attributes are in the sight of the traveler of the way. His inward is ever in the state of perfect verification which removes all the veils from his inward and makes him enlightened. Verily, his tongue is like the sword of Lord (whatever he says is done by the order of His Will), he holds the rank of Friend of Allah and is the perfect practitioner of Ism-e-Azam and verses of Holy Quran and possesses all their specialties. (Kaleed-ul-Tauheed Kalan)

Possessor of Divine Presence

A Fakir is The Master of all the worlds. Through the knowledge of Divine Presence, the Perfect Possessor of Divine Presence (i.e. Fakir-e-Kamil, Murshid Kamil) gains such status that he is granted complete command over every part and whole of the world. Though there are infinite creatures but he has information about all of them. All the branches of knowledge, names of all the angels, number of drops of rains, Divine Knowledge of Oneness, all its waystations and destinations, all inspirations, Theophanies of The Divine Essence, all Divine Attributes and Names are countless though, but are in his knowledge.

Everything on the surface of earth like the plants, knowledge of panacea alchemy, Paras stones in the mountains, hidden treasures of Divinity, treasures of The Divine Authority, triumphs gained by the devotional knowledge of the doubtless sacred books are boundless though, but Fakir has command over all of them. Though, there are infinite number of leaves of trees and other plants but he knows their count. Fakir also has the complete knowledge of The Ism-e-Azam and is acquainted with all the Saints who are countless too.