Who was the Founder of Chistia Branch of Sufism?
Khawaja Abu Abdal
The Chishti Branch is a Sufi order within the mystic Sufi tradition of Islam. It began in Chishti, a small town near Herat, Afghanistan about 930 CE. The Chishti Order is known for its emphasis on love, tolerance, and openness.
Abu Ahmad Abdal. Under the leadership of Abu Ahmad’s descendants, the Chishtiya as they are also known, flourished as a regional mystical order