Khwaja Ghulam Farid

19th-century sufi poet of the Indian subcontinent, polyglot, scholar and writer

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.

Mausoleum of Khawaja Ghulam Farid in Chachran, Pakistan

QuotesEdit

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