Khawaja Ghulam Farid

Khawaja Ghulam Farid was a 19th-century Saraiki Sufi poet of the Indian subcontinent, polyglot, scholar and writer. The 20th century saw development of an entire branch of literary studies on the life and work of Ghulam Farid, named faridiyat. Today, many religious and educational institutions in Pakistan are named after him.