Khawaja Qutub-ud-din Bakhtiyar Kaki Rehmatullah-alaihi was the chief Khalifa of Hazrat Khawaja Moinuddin Chisti. He was born in
1111AD or 569 Hijri at Aush in Iraq.
Khawaja Qutubuddeen Bakhtiyar Kaki He was a great devotee and mystic. He had no parallel in abandoning the world and
facing poverty and hunger. He kept himself engrossed in the remembrance of Allah. Whenever someone came to him he would
show his inability to continue any longer and slipped into the same state again.
Hazrat Khawaja Bakhtiyar Kaaki (May mercy of Allah be upon him) was one and half year old that his father passed away. Khawaja
Qutubuddeen Bakhtiyar Kaaki learned 15 chapters of the Holy Quraan from his mother and his mother arranged for him further education
and training. Once he wanted to be a part of Mehfil e Samaa however was not allowed in as he seemed to be young in age and didn’t have
a beard. Hazrat Khawaja Qutubuddeen Bakhtiyar Kaaki Ra. was very fond of Mehfil e Samaa so he rubbed his face and a beard appeared
and he was let in. When Khawaja Qutubuddeen Bakhtiyar Kaaki was 4 years and 4 months of age he requested his mother that
he wanted to study the Holy Quraan under a learned person. His Mother sent him along with a Slate and sweets to an Aalim in
the locality. On the way he met a Divine personality, Khawaja Qutubuddeen Bakhtiyar Kaaki offered Salaam and was
asked as to where he was off to. Khawaja Qutubuddeen Bakhtiyar Kaaki replied that his mother has sent him to the local Aalim to learn
the Holy Quraan. The revered person asked Khawaja Qutubuddeen Bakhtiyar Kaaki to come along with him and he would be
taught the Holy Quraan. He came to a mosque where he saw a few children learning the holy Quraan from Maulana Abu Hafz;
he stood up as he noticed the revered person who told him to teach Khawaja Qutubuddeen Bakhtiyar Kaaki the holy Quraan.
Later Maulana Abu Hafz disclosed to Khawaja Qutubuddeen Bakhtiyar Kaaki that the person who left him there was none other than
Hazrat Khawaja Khizar Alaihisalaam....to be continue in book