Hazrat Allah Bukhsh (May Allah be Pleased with Him) was born in Sindh, Pakistan on 10th March 1910. He acquired his school education and passed internal examination of Sindhi language. He got religious education mostly from Maulana Raza Muhammad sahib of Warah who after wards migrated to Saudi Arabia and passed away there.
During his student life, Hazrat Allah Bukhsh (May Allah be Pleased with Him) attached himself ritually to a famous Naqshbandi Shaikh Hazrat Fazal Ali Qureshi (May Allah be Pleased with Him) of Miskeenpur Sharif of Punjab. After the death of Hazrat Fazal Ali Qureshi (May Allah be Pleased with Him), Hazrat Allah Buksh (May Allah be Pleased with Him) had ritual relationship with Hazrat Khawja Muhammad Abdual Ghaffar (May Allah be Pleased with Him) also known as Pir Mitha who was very close to Hazrat Fazal Ali Qureshi Sahib (May Allah be Pleased with Him). Hazrat Peer Mitha Saeen was a great religious scholar and a poet. Seeing the God gifted qualities of Hazrat Allah Bukhsh (May Allah be Pleased with Him), Pir Mitha Saeen made him his deputy (Khalifa) and his successor. Thousands of people were attached to Hazrat Allah Bukhsh (May Allah be Pleased with Him) and became good Muslims. Hazrat Sohna Saeen preached Islam all his life. He passed away on 12 Dec 1983.
His services towards Islam and Islamic mysticism (Tassawuf) may be classified as:
- Establishing Exemplary Villages
- Establising Religious Institutions
- Islamic Organizations
Hazrat Sohna Saeen led these villages to show that Islam is a religion whose all teachings are practicable. It is a complete code of life. One of such villages is Allah abad Sharif that is the central place (Markaz-Darbar) of Jamait Islah-ul-Muslmeen. Thousands of people have learnt to live their lives according to the teachings of Islam. They pray and act as Muslim individually and collectively in their lives.
There is network of institutions established by Hazrat Sohna Saeen and his followers (disciples), where knowledge and training go hand in hand. Teachers and students aare accustomed to five times prayers, night prayers (Tahajud), halqas (gatherings) for remembrance of Allah the Almighty. Moreover they are conducive to turban (Imama shareef), miswak (wooden form of toothbrush used by Prophet Muhammad sallalahoalleyehywasalam) and other necessities of Islamic mysticism (Tasawuf).
The organizations established by Hazrat Sohna Saeen are Jamait Islah-ul-Muslmeen, Jamait Ulmai Roohani and Roohani Tulba Jamait. These three organizations are working in their separate fields, have created awakening in Muslims, old and young, educated, men and women. All the three categories visit far and near places at their own expenses and impart the message of Islam based on the holy Quran and Sunnat-e-Nabavi. They invite Muslims and non- Muslims to the practical aspect of Islam by acting what they preach.
The followers of Hazrat Sohna Saeen live in many countries of the world like Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Saudi Arabia, U.A.E, Nigeria, United Kingdom, America, Sweden, Australia, Germany, Spain and China etc.
The death anniversary of Hazrat Sohna Saeen is celebrated every year in the month of November. Thousands of followers (disciples) and believers participates in this grand gathering at Dargah Allah Abad Sharif, his last resting-place, from all over the globe.
The biography of Hazrat Sohna Saeen has been published in Urdu in two Volume of 1000 pages with the name of Seerat-e-Wali e kamal and in Sindhi of 400 pages named Swanah Hayat of Sohna Saeen. This book can also be read on our website.
It looks pleasing to describe in detail Dargah Allah Abad Sharif. There are about forty houses, one religious institution, separate primary school for boys and girls and a grand Mosque whose tomb can be seen from the distance of 25 km. The residents live their lives according to Islamic system. They offer prayer congregations, attend the night prays, they are regular in wearing turban and using miswak for washing. Gents have beard on the face and ladies observe veiling. Moreover all the marriages and other ceremonies are observed according to Islamic guidelines. There are more then 250 pupils learning Ulaum Tafsir, Hadith the correct rectification (phonetics) and Persian and Urdu in the institution. The able minded teachers of high caliber numbering a dozen or more.
After the sad demise of Hazrat Sohna Saeen his only son, his successor, the caliph of the old block continuous the mission of the pious father. His name is Hazrat Muhammad Tahir Bakhshi Naqshbandi damat barkatuhum aliya.