The ‘Kashaf-ul-Mahjub’ was written by?
A. Maulana Altaf Hussain Hali
B. Maulana Shibli Nomani
C. Hazrat Data Gunj Buksh (R.A)
D. Maulana Zakaullah
Ali Hojviri was born around 1009 in Ghazni, today’s Afghanistan, as the son of Uthman bin Ali or Bu’ali. His mother tongue was Persian. As is common among the Sufis, he is a direct descendant of Muhammad through his father who was a direct descendant of Imam Hassan ibn Ali.
According to the autobiographical information recorded in Kashaf-ul-Mahjub, It is clear that he “traveled through the Ghaznavid Empire and beyond. He spent much time in Baghdad, Nishapur, and Damascus, where he met many of the great heroes of his day.
Kashaf-ul-Mahjub is one of the oldest and most respected Persian dissertations on Sufism, including a complete system of Sufism with its teachings and practices. Mysterious controversies and current opinions are presented, and many are revealed by presenting their experiences.
A Persian-style book of philosophical speculation and fiction is part of the identity of Arifujiwilli, also known as Data Gandhi Baksh.
Of all the Sufi scholars he has encountered, he mentions two names with the most respect.: Shaikh Abul Abbas Ahmad Ibn Muhammad Al-Ashqani and was Shaikh Abul Qasim Ali Gurgani.