History of Centres of Sufism
A centre of Sufism (Markaz e Faqr) has been set up in every era by the order and permission of the Holy Prophet (pbuh) to convey this treasure of Faqr to the seekers of Allah. This is happening from the time of the Holy Prophet (pbuh) to the present day. The Holy Prophet (pbuh) was the direct centre of Sufism during his lifetime. The Lady of Paradise Fatimah al-Zahra got the Divine treasure of Faqr from Prophet Mohammad (pbuh). She holds the highest rank of the Sultan of Faqr I.
Ali ibn Abi Talib was the first to make request about the path of Faqr in the Holy court of Prophet Mohamamd (pbuh). Eventually, he became the spiritual leader of the gnosis (ma’rifa) of Allah and the chain of mystic orders of Sufism. Afterwards, this eternal wealth of Faqr of People of Cloak was transferred to Hasan al-Basri. He is the caliph of Ali ibn Abi Talib & ranks at the status of Sultan-ul-Faqr II.
This grace of Faqr reached Mehboob-e-Subhani, Qutb-e-Rabbani, Ghous-e-Samdani Syedna Shaikh Abdul Qadir Jilani through various Sufi saints. His personality does not need any introduction in the lineage of Sufism & Mysticism. He started preaching and exhortation to spread teachings of Faqr on the order of the Holy Prophet (pbuh). Tens of millions of seekers of Allah got benefitted through his sermons. The most important step he took during the time of illiteracy was the revival of the true spirit of Islam. For reviving the religion of Islam in its true form, he got the title of “Mohiyuddin”, the reviver of Islam. He became the centre of Faqr holds the highest status of Sultan-ul-Faqr III.