Published:  02:48 AM, 20 May 2017

Syed Jalaluddin Surkh-Posh Bukhari

Syed Jalaluddin Surkh-Posh Bukhari

Syed Jalaluddin Surkh-Posh Bukhari  was a Sufi saint and missionary. He was a follower of Baha-ud-din Zakariya of the Suhrawardiyya order. Bukhari died on the 19th day of the 5th month (Jumada al-awwal) 690 AH (20 May 1291 CE) in Uch, Punjab aged 95.

Bukhari, a family name, is derived from his birthplace, Bukhara. Bukhari was born on Friday, the fifth day of the twelfth month (Dhu al-Hijjah) of the year 595 AH in Uzbekistan. Bukhari was the son of Syed Ali Al-Moeed and the grandson of Syed Ja'far Muhammed Hussain.

He spent life travelling. As an Islamic missionary, he converted tribes such as the Soomro, Samma, Chadhar, Sial, Daher and the Warar.

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