Life Events -Of Hazrat Ghaus e A'zam Shaiekh Saiyyid Abdul Qaadir Jeelaani [Rahmatul Laah Alaieh] continued...excerpt speech by Allaamah Kaukab Noorani Okarvi
At a young age, the age of 10, he memorized the Holy Qur'aan. After memorizing the Qur’aan he began studying books of religion. He states that, “when I used to proceed to study at my school, Angels used to accompany me on my left and right side. On reaching the schoolhouse they used to announce to my fellow pupils, ‘make place for The Friend [Walee] Of Allaah Kareem.’ Later I realized that they were Angels.
When I intended playing with the other children, as is the nature of children, then I could hear a voice from the unseen saying, ‘O Blessed One! Come towards Me [Illayaa Yaa Mubaarak], don’t attach you heart to play and folly. Don’t incline yourself to play with these children, Come towards Me.’
At the age of 12 or 13, his father passed on to the Realm Of Divine Beauty. He had been orphaned and he lived with his mother.