He was great scholar of Islamic law and also pious personality of his time. He was famous due to his mysticism. He was trained by Abu Baker Wasti. In Maru he did great efforts to find the proofs and facts about reality.
He got too much property and wealth from the share in the inheritance of his father but he spent all the property and wealth in the charity. Prophet’s holy hair was with him and due to its grace he got repentance and became disciple.
Upon his repentance he reached to great heights in mysticism so for this reason the people called him Imam Hanafi and the Sufies called his group name as Sayargon. One day he went to the fruit merchant’s shop to purchase the walnuts and paid its price. The shop keeper gave instructions to his servant to give him nice walnuts by sorting and so for this reason he asked him did he sell the goods in the same way to every buyer then the shop keeper replied him no as he is great learned man so he is doing this and he do not want to sell him the bad quality of fruits. He told him “He do not want to sell his knowledge for the price of walnuts so it is bad thing and he left the place without collecting the price.”
The persons called him a member of Jiberia Group because he told that the things written on the Tablet will not change. And nothing will change the fate. And due to this thinking he was undergone many difficulties and hardships and at last Allah freed him from all such difficulties and problems.
When the people of wisdom asked him from where did he will get his provisions and then he replied “From Allah, Who will provide provisions to all mankind without any reason as per His will and pleasure and Who will also increase or decrease it.” He told “The darkness
of greed will become veil for the observation.” He told “The faithful (Muslim) should be patient on the following conditions.
- On the condition of disgrace
- 2. On the condition of g
Unless if one is not patient upon the above two conditions then his faith will not be completed so in both these conditions one should be patient.”
He told “Allah will enforce the knowledge and wisdom through the tongues of truthful persons.” The prophets will face dangers, the pious persons will have doubts, the people will have refusals and the lovers will have their intentions.
He told ” When there will be grace of Allah on any person then the people will also be kind to him. And when there will be disgrace of Allah then the persons will be away from them.” He told “To come out of knowledge is called the unity of Allah. The meaning of unity of Allah is that there should be nothing in the heart except Allah. Unity of Allah should be exceeded in such way that what ever enter in the heart it should turn into the unity of Allah. The Unitarian is one who is always busy in the unity of Allah and adopts the shape of Unitarian as this is told in holy Quran by Allah and its meaning is as follows.”
“We will become his sight and hearing.”
He told “In the condition of observation there will no pleasure for the careless person because the name of observation of Allah is called mortality.”
When the persons asked him what do you demand from Allah then he told “I accept what ever He will give me because I am a beggar and what ever I will get it is better for me.”
What is best form of worship for the disciple and he told “To be patient for Islamic rules and regulations, to be keep away from prohibited things and to adopt the company of pious persons is best form of the worship.” He told there are two types of favors.
- Karamat (miracle)
- 2. Istadraj (esclation or to increase in extent)
The Karamat (miracles) is one which should be acceptable to us and the Istadraj is one in which the happiness is away from us.
He told “In the prayers if there will be another option in place of reciting Qu’ranic verse then there will be the following lines of poetry and its meaning is as follows.” It is my long pending desire in my life to see a person who is free one. At the time of his death when he was asked for his last advice then he told them to put the holy hair of prophet in his mouth. So the disciples did the same as per his wish.
His grave is in Maru and which is famous even today for the fulfillment of desires and wishes of the persons who visit his grave there.