Hazrat Khwājā Muhammad Bāqī Billāh Berang Naqshbandī quddisa sirruhū (971-1012 AH) was a great Sufi master of the Naqshbandi-Ahrāri Sufi order, who brought the Naqshbandi order from Central Asia to India.
He was born in Kabul on 5 Zul-Hijjah 971/972 AH. He received the spiritual training from Hazrat Khwājā Muhammad Amkanagi. He later traveled to India and settled in Delhi. Among his khulafa is the sun of spirituality and the founder of the Mujaddidi order, Imam Rabbani Shaykh Ahmed Sirhindi Faruqi raziyallahu anhu.
He passed away on Saturday 25 Jamādā as-Sānī 1012 AH (29 November 1603) before sunset. His final resting place is a Sufi shrine in Delhi, visited by thousands of his followers and lovers.
Among his famous khulafa are the following:
- Imam Rabbani Mujaddid Alf-e Sani Shaykh Ahmed Sirhindi Faruqi
- Shaykh Tājuddīn Sanbhalī (d. 22 Rabi al-Awwal 1052 AH)
- Khwājā Hasāmuddīn Ahmed (d. Safar 1043 AH)
- Shaykh Ilāh Dād (d. Ramadān 1049 AH)
- Bibi Daulat, wife of one of his murids. She was given permission to teach the Naqshbandi Zikr to the women.
He wrote many letters and some short articles. One of his articles (Risalah) regarding the explanation of two verses of the Holy Quran is included in Hazrāt al-Quds.