His genealogy is “Abu Ishaq Sultan Ibrahim son of Adham son of Suleman son of Mansoor son of Yazid and son of Jabir.”
Date of Birth:
He was born in Balkh.
Syed-ul-Asfiya,Sultan-ul-Tarkeen, well aware ofIslamicknowledge, expert in mystic knowledge and theluminous pearl of Sainthood’s sky Hazrat Ibrahim bin Adhamرحمۃ اللہ تعالٰی علیہ was the king of Balkh but he chose the mystic life by renouncing the luxurious life andhe became a hermit. He reached to Makkah-tul-Mukarramah by wandering around the desert. He receivedthe Islamic knowledge from the great Mashaikh Khwaja Fuzail son of Ayaz, Imam Baqir, Sufyan Sori, Khwaja Imran son of Musa, Sheikh Salmi, Khwaja Owais Qarni, Hazrat Imam-e-Azam Abu Hanifa and Hazrat Junaid Baghdadiعلیھم الرّضوان and he benefitedfrom their blessed companionship.Hazrat Junaid Baghdadi called him ‘Mafatih-ul-Uloom’(the keys of Islamic sciences and arts)and Imam-e-Azamرحمۃ اللہ تعالٰی علیہ called him ‘Sayyiduna’. he used to keep fasting, whether he would be in a state of travel or sojourn and he would spend all the nights in worshiping. He would seem absorbed in worry and grief.This is the famous saying of him that “when you intend to a sin, so get out from Almighty Allah’s kingdom.”
Allegiance and Caliphate (Khilafat):
He took an oath of the allegiance on the blessed hand of Hazrat Fuzail son of Ayazرحمۃ اللہ تعالٰی علیہ and got the saintly dress from him as well as he also got the ‘Khirqa-e-Khilafat’ (saintly dress)from Imam Baqir, Khwaja Imran son of Musa, Sheikh Mansoor Salmi and Khawaja Owais Qarni علیھم الرّحمہ.
It is found some differences in the demise-year of him but according to an authentic saying, he passed away in 262 AH and his Shrine is in Syria next to the blessed Shrine of Hazrat Lut علیہ السّلام,which is the resort of all.