Shaikh Jamal-uddin Kamboh Dehlwi


Shaikh Jamal-uddin Kamboh Dehlwi

Shaikh Jamali Kamboh (Shaikh Jamal-uddin Kamboh Dehlwi, also known as Shaikh Hamid bin Fazlullah, Dervish Jamali Kamboh Dehlwi, Shaikh Jamal-uddin Kamboh Dehlwi or Jalal Khan etc. ) was a 16th-century poet and Sufi of the Suhrawardiyya sect, pupil of Poet Jami and of Shaikh Sama'al-Din Kamboh[1][2] Jamali Kamali Mosque and Tomb are situated in Mehrauli Archeological Park, close to the Qutb Minar. [caption id="attachment_1028" align="alignnone" width="300"]Jamali Kamali tomb, Mehrauli Archeological Park, Delhi Jamali Kamali tomb, Mehrauli Archeological Park, Delhi[/caption]

Biography

Jamali came from a Sunni family of Kamboh lineage but was initiated into Sufism by the respected teacher Hazrat Shaikh Sama'al-Din Kamboh. He was the tutor of Sultan Sikandar Lodhi and had married the daughter of Hazrat Shaikh Sama'al-Din Kamboh. He lived at Mehrauli during the reign of Sultan Sikandar Lodhi (reign 1489 AD-1517 AD) and later composed panegyrics to the first of the Mughal emperor, Babur (b. 1483, d. 1530 AD) and his successor Humayun. Jamali Kamboh was a poet at the court of Sultan Sikandar Lodhi. The Sultan who himself was a poet (he wrote poetry under the pen-name Gulrukh) [3] patronized learning and literary acquisitions and used to show his poetry to Shaikh Jamali Kamboh for corrections and improvement.[4] [caption id="attachment_1027" align="alignnone" width="300"]Jamali Kamali Masjid,</p>


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Deepak Kamboj

Deepak Kamboj

Deepak Kamboj started and conceptualized the powerful interactive platform - KambojSociety.com in September 2002, which today is the biggest and most popular online community portal for Kambojas in the world. He was inspired by the social and community work carried out by his father Shri Nanak Chand Kamboj. He has done research on the history, social aspects, political growth and economical situation of the Kamboj community. Deepak Kamboj is an author of various articles about the history of Kamboj community and people.