Khwaja Ghulam Farid

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Mausoleum of Khawaja Ghulam Farid in Chachran, Pakistan

Khwaja Ghulam Farid or Khawaja Ghulam Farid Koreja (25 November 1845 – 24 July 1901) was a 19th-century Punjabi Sufi poet of the Indian subcontinent. He was a scholar and writer who knew several different languages. He belonged to the Chishti–Nizami Sufi order. He was known for his work which helped popularize the Punjabi language.

Quotes[edit]

The Sayings and Teachings of the Great Mystics of Islam (2002)[edit]

(Muhammad Riaz Qadiri: The Sayings and Teachings of the Great Mystics of Islam, Gujranwala, Pakistan, 2004)

  • O Farid ! Friend is not hidden; everywhere He is openly manifest. Darkness is all pervaise Light. Only it has been named differently.
    • p. 298
  • The mysteries of Oneness of Being are remarkable. They are known by the dealers of unity who behold the real Sinai Flash in each and every existent.
    • p. 298
  • Beauty and ugliness are manifestations of the self-The lovely colorless is in each color.
    • p. 298
  • From the hand of the cup-bearer I drank the goblet of love. Oneness became overpowering, forget infidelity and Islam.
    • p. 298
  • Whoever found the beloved in the temple of the heart, got purged of all affliction and sin, by meditation attained permanence. Farid subsists without individuality.
    • p. 298

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  • Muhammad Riaz Qadiri: The Sayings and Teachings of the Great Mystics of Islam, Gujranwala, Pakistan, 2004