Barkat Ali Ludhianwi

Abu Anees Mohammad Barkat Ali

Abu Anees Mohammad Barkat Ali
Born (1911-04-27)27 April 1911
Ludhiana, India
Died 26 January 1997(1997-01-26) (aged 85)
(16 Ramadan 1417 Hijri)
Dasuha, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Religion Islam
Children Five
  • Mian Nigahi Bakhsh (father)
  • Jannat Bibi (mother)

Abu Anees Muhammad Barkat Ali (ابو انیس محمد برکت علی لودھیانوی) (April 27, 1911 – January 26, 1997) was a Muslim Sufi who belonged to the Qadri spiritual order. He was the founder of the non-political, non-profit, religious organisation, Dar ul Ehsan.

Early life

He was born into a Muslim family belonging to the Dhariwal Jatt ethnic group.[1] His father, Nigahi Bakhsh, was an employee of the British Army.[2] He gave various interviews to Pakistan National TV Channel PTV.[3]

Literary works


Barkat Ali died on January 26, 1997, at the age of 85. He is buried in Faisalabad.

Honorary stamp

On 27 April 2013, Pakistan post issued a stamp with a denomination of Rs. 8 under the "Men of Letters" series in honour of Sufi Barkat Ali. [9]


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