Hazrat Faqir Bagh Hussain Kamal

INTRODUCTION:
The founder of Owaisia Kamalia chain, Hazrat Faqir Bagh Hussain Kamal (R.A), known as Hazrat Jee (R.A) was born in Pinwal, District Chakwal on March 22, 1937. His real name was Bagh Hussain and he chose ‘Kamal’ as poetic name for his literary journey that becomes more meaningful and melodious when joined with the name of such an accomplished Sufi. He passed his matriculation in 1955 from Government High School Chakwal, intermediate in 1957 from Government College Chakwal, whereas he completed his B.A in 1963, M.A. Urdu in 1966, B.Ed. in 1967 and M.A Punjabi in 1974 from Punjab University as a private candidate. His magnificent qualification record is an evident proof of his interest in education and knowledge.

As a writer, he left remarkable effects on the respective civilization, Punjabi literature and culture. His journalism services encircled a decade of 1960 – 1970. In this duration, he represented the civilization, literary and cultural aspects of Chakwal through writings, literary diary and essays. Apart from this, in literary and cultural history of Chakwal his memorable role as an intellectual in Majlis-e-Shah Murad (R.A), Bazm-e-Adbiyat Chakwal and district educational consultation council are authentic citations. His leading contributions for the expansion of literature and culture in these conventions developed into guiding light for coming generations. Even today, his astute way of thinking can be seen directly affecting the literary and thinking patterns of Chakwal. He revealed the eloquence of literature at that time when the respective history of this region was not completely exposed to contemporary fellows. With the support of his intellectual acquaintances, he dutifully carried out the recognition of Chakwal’s literary circle at the national level along with the indication of broadening horizons of the respective vicinity.

Though there were many facets of Hazrat Faqir Bagh Hussain Kamal’s (R.A) versatile personality, his actual self was carved through purification of tasawwuf. Spiritual worship, asceticism, abstinence and continence were part of his blood. Thus, he treaded his whole life on this genuine path. He joined the recital circle of Molana Allah Yar Khan (R.A) on July 29, 1975 and swiftly traversed the spiritual stages by Allah’s divine guidance and Holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad’s (PBUH) love. In less than even a year, Holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) honored him with the spiritual bai’at (oath of allegiance). After the death of Hazrat Allah Yar Khan (R.A) in 1984, his spiritual training was initiated on Owaisia manner and he was appointed to the rank of Qutab-e-Wahdat on April 08, 1984 – birthday of Owaisia Kamalia Chain. Through the particular spiritual attention of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH), the Chain instituted by him began spreading rapidly in all surroundings. On February 08, 1985, he was elevated to the highest status – Abdiat along with the proclamation to announce the caliphate. People who have thus far been bestowed with this status are so few that they could be finger counted. This miraculous blessing is due to the passionate love with Holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) that turned out in the form of massive recitation of Darood Sharif. The glad tidings from the royal court of Holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) were fulfilled and the recitation of Darood Sharif expanded till mid night and virtuous praise of Holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) rose to the extent that celestial beings expressed their eternal adoration for Darood Sharif recited by Hazrat Jee (R.A) and his associates.

Every moment from the start of his journey till death, he kept his mouth scented with the recitation of Darood Sharif and always instructed his followers (to whom he called Sathis) to recite the same Darood Paak which is exceptionally favored before Holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH). He has penned his spiritual journey in the book “Haal-e-Safar”. This book is the narration of his auspicious journey that tempts the hearts of Allah’s lovers and Holy Prophet’s (PBUH) servants to focus on the ever-lasting. In this book of guidance, Hazrat Jee (R.A) has gracefully narrated the conducts to illuminate the hearts through easy language while avoiding the customary way of sermon and preaching. The last sun of the previous century brought the news of departure of his soul. It was Sunday, the morning of December 31, 2000; he was sixty-three years old at the time of death. It is hard to find such an example of fulfillment of promise. During the last bath on Monday January 01, 2001, the sacred fresh blood showering from his right arm was the obvious witness of his martyrdom. On the same day (January 1, 2001 i.e., Shawal 05, 1421) at 11:00 AM, he was buried in the providential clay of Pinwal.

Short Introductory Sketch

  Name:
Bagh Hussain Kamal
  Father’s Name:
Qazi Hassan Din
  Date of Birth:
March 22, 1937
  Place of Birth:
Pinwal-Chakwal
  Date of Death:
December 31, 2000
  Place of Burial:
Pinwal-Chakwal

Books and Year of Publish

  Kalam-e-Shah Murad (Compilation Partner)
1966
  Haal-e-Safar (Mysticism)
1987
  Husan-e-Talab (Urdu Poetry)
1990
  Sikdian Rooha’n (Punjabi Poetry)
1990
  Zar-e-Bagh (Poetic Literature)
2011
  Mata-e-Kamal (Prosaic Creations)
2013
  Lok Gaa’on
1980