Riaz Ahmed Gohar Shahi

1941 - Today

Riaz Ahmed Gohar Shahi

Riaz Ahmed Gohar Shahi (Urdu: ریاض احمد گوھر شاہی‎) born 25 November 1941) is a spiritual leader and founder of the spiritual movements RAGS International (now known as Messiah Foundation International) and Anjuman Serfaroshan-e-Islam.He is the author of a number of Urdu books on topics relating to spirituality, the most successful among these being Deen-e-Ilahi "The Religion of God" (2000), which was republished by Balboa Press, a division of Hay House and translated into English and other languages by Messiah Foundation International in 2012.RAGS International was renamed to Messiah Foundation International in 2000. MFI claims that Shahi is the Mehdi, Messiah, and Kalki Avatar. Shahi disappeared from public view in 2001. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Riaz Ahmed Gohar Shahi has received more than 251,264 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 4,221st most popular writer.

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Among writers, Riaz Ahmed Gohar Shahi ranks 4,215 out of 4,883Before him are Manuel Curros Enríquez, Marmaduke Pickthall, Éric Zemmour, Luigi Galleani, Rufus Wilmot Griswold, and Cyril Collard. After him are Howard Jacobson, Virginie Despentes, Scott O'Dell, Colm Tóibín, Nicholas Meyer, and Atiq Rahimi.

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Among people born in 1941, Riaz Ahmed Gohar Shahi ranks 349Before him are Dennis Sullivan, ʻAkilisi Pōhiva, Liese Prokop, Kaija Mustonen, Luigi Ferrando, and Ileana Silai. After him are Aaron Neville, Peter Sarstedt, Wasim Sajjad, Zalman King, Paddy Ashdown, and Jagjit Singh.

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In Pakistan

Among people born in Pakistan, Riaz Ahmed Gohar Shahi ranks 72 out of 125Before him are Firuz Shah Tughlaq (1309), Vinod Khanna (1946), Margaret Lockwood (1916), Duleep Singh (1838), Yousaf Raza Gillani (1952), and Reginald Dyer (1864). After him are Manoj Kumar (1937), Muhammad Mian Soomro (1950), Shekhar Kapur (1945), Fazal Ilahi Chaudhry (1904), Bahlul Lodi (1406), and Khushwant Singh (1915).

Among WRITERS In Pakistan

Among writers born in Pakistan, Riaz Ahmed Gohar Shahi ranks 10Before him are Rahman Baba (1632), Amrita Pritam (1919), Krishna Sobti (1925), Tariq Ali (1943), Faiz Ahmad Faiz (1911), and Ibn Warraq (1946). After him are Khushwant Singh (1915), Mulk Raj Anand (1905), and Kamila Shamsie (1973).