Abdul Quddus Gangohi

Abdul Quddus Hanafi Ghaznavi Chishti Gangohi (1456–1537) bin Shaykh Muhammad Ismail bin Shaykh Safi al-din, was born in Rudauli,now in Faizabad India.

He was a Sufi poet and leading Chisti shaykh.[1] He was among the most prominent Sufi Shaykhs of the Sabiri branch of the Chishti silsila.[2]

In 1491 he moved to Shahbad in Haryana.[citation needed] Thirty years later, he moved to Gangoh (Saharanpur district), attracted by the reputation of Shaikh Ahmad Abdul Haqq.[3]


Maktubat (letters) of the great Indian Chishti shaykh Khwaja Abdul Quddoos Gangohi Maktubat Quddoosiya (مکتوبات قدوسیہ اردو ترجمہ) Author: Khwaja Abdul Quddoos Gangohi[4]


  1. ^ Satish Saberwal, Mushirul Hasan. Assertive religious identities: India and Europe. Manohar 2006. ISBN 81-7304-673-5, ISBN 978-81-7304-673-5
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  3. ^ J. S. Grewal. Religious movements and institutions in Medieval India. Oxford University Press, 2006. ISBN 0-19-567703-X, 9780195677034
  4. ^ Maktubat Quddoosiya (Urdu translation)