Sheikh Hafiz Muhammad Siddique Qadri (تذکرہ / سوانح)
SHEIKH HAFIZ MUHAMMAD SIDDIQ QADRIرحمۃ اللہ تعالٰی علیہ
The Founder of Khanqah-e-Bharchundi Shareef
Name and lineage:
The sun of sainthood Sheikh Hafiz Muhammad Siddiq Qadri son of Mian Muhammad Malook رحمۃ اللہ تعالٰی علیہما.
Date of the Birth:
He was born at Bharchundi Shareef, Ghotki district, Sindh (Pakistan) in 1234 AH/ 1818 AD.
Acquisition of Knowledge:
He received early education from a nearby Madrasa of home. Then, he took the admission in a Madrasa of Jando Mari village, Ahmedpur east. When he was 12 years old, his respected mother brought him to Hazrat Sheikh Peer Sayyid Hassan Shah Sahib Jilani رحمۃ اللہ تعالٰی علیہ at Bharchundi Shareef and he got him to memorize the complete Holy Quran with Tajweed with heartfelt compassion.
Allegiance and Caliphate (Khilafat):
He became a Mureed on the blessed hand of Hazrat Peer Hassan Shah Jilani the founder of Sui Sharifرحمۃ اللہ تعالٰی علیہ.
Character and Peculiarities:
He had molded his existence into the blessed Sunnahs of the Holy Prophetصلی اللہ تعالٰی علیہ وسلم . He did not like to do ritual transaction as well as eating and drinking with that person who would neglect the prayers. He would forbade his Mureeds to attend in such weddings in which the music was played. He laid the foundation of his Sufi order on three things. Firstly, the recitation of the Holy Quran, secondly, prayer and thirdly, was dhikrullah عزوجل. He got one of splendid Masjids constructed in Bharchundi, that its example could not find yet. Brickmakers, labors and masons etc. used to remain in the state of Wudu and while working, they all would busy in the remembrance of Almighty Allah. Even, the Peer and Mureeds, Imam and his followers, needy people and caliphs (Khulafa) and servants and masters, they all took the part in constructing the Masjid, while remembering Almighty Allah. Even a brick was not placed without Wudu.
He passed away in 10 Jamadi-al-Thani, 1308 AH/ 1890 AH and his blessed Shrine is the resort of all at Bharchundi.