Shaikh Bahauddin Zakariya was a Muslim poet who founded the Suhrawardiyya order of Baghdad in medieval south asia. He became famous in the 13th centuary and was the most celebrated poet and spiritual leader of its time. He played a substantial role in conforming the sociocultural history of North West India. The Suhrawardiyya order is a Sufi order and was established by Sufi Diya al-din Abu 'n-Najib as-Suhrawardi. It is stringently followed by Sunni community of Muslim religion. This order’s founder was disciple of Ahmed Ghazali. Ahmed Ghazali was the brother of the noted thinker Imam Abu Hamid Al-Ghazali. His prominent existing work is called Kitab Adab Al-Muridin. It was Sheikh Umar who instructed Bahauddin Zakariya to make Multan city the center of his activity. Multan is now the part of Pakistan.
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Sapna Tiwari. Suhrawardiyya Order and Religious Theology of Shaikh Bahauddin Zakariya. Res. J. Humanities and Social Sciences. 2020; 11(2):142-144. doi: 10.5958/2321-5828.2020.00024.8
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