How and Why Sikhism Embraces World Religions andFaiths
Hindus, Muslims, Christians, Sufis, and Others
Gurbani, the Teachings of Sikhism in Shri Guru Granth Sahib, the Holy Book, the Living Guruin the Punjabi language has been firstly from Sheikh Farid Ji and many others who camebefore Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji. Shri Guru Nanak Dev called all as the Gurbani and Fifth GuruNanak, Shri Guru Arjan Dev Ji Compiled it in the Aadi Granth Shahib....
"Sufi saints like Khwaja Qutub-Ud-Din Bakhtiar Kaki, who was a Syed of Jaffri Hussaini tribe, werevery famous.Khwaja Bakhtiar Kaki was Born around 1150 CE and studied under Abu Hafiz, a celebrated doctor of Ush, he went to Ajmer and became a disciple of Khwaja Moin-ud-Din Chishti. In due time heproceeded to Delhi where Baba Farid met him and became his disciple. Emperor Sultan Shams-ud-DinIltutmish was also his disciple. He died in CE 1235 and was buried in Delhi, where his tomb is held indevout reverence by pious Hindus and Muslims. His descendants are called Chishtis from the tribe of his priest. - Makhazan-ul-Tawarikh.Genealogy of Baba Sheikh Farid ji is given in the Jawahir-e-Faridi (The gems of Farid), preserved atthe shrine of Pak Pattan, by Ali Asghar of Bahadal, a town near Sirhind. Baba Sheikh Farid jidescended from Farrukh Shah, who was king of Kabul and kings of Ghazni and other states weresubject to him. Baba Farid ji's Great Grandfather was son of Farrukh Shah, the emperor of Kabul.
During that time, Baba Farid’s Great Grandfather was killed when Halaku, the grandson of Chengez
Khan invaded Kabul. He killed severa
l princes and learned men, including several of Baba Farid’sancestors. Baba Farid’s Grandfather Shaikh Shaib abandoned their country and took refuge in the
Punjab in CE 1125. The Qazi of Kasur who was acquainted with the high position Shaikh Shaib hadheld there, treated him and his relatives with great respect and hospitality. After some time Shaikh