He went through all Pashto classics like Bayazid Ansari
, Khushal Khan Khattak, Rahman Baba, Ali Khan and Abdul Hameed Baba and read Persian and Urdu poetry.
That story of Pashtun resistance against the Mughal Empire begins with the revolt of Bayazid Ansari
who is popularly known as Pir-e-Roshan (Apostle of Light).
(3) In the mid-sixteenth century, in the mountainous regions of the present-day Afghanistan-Pakistan borderlands, Bayazid Ansari called the people of Kaniguram to a rigorous reexamination of their commitment to the oneness of God.
(7) Those who entered Bayazid's community abandoned their old markers of social belonging and became, simply, people of light--the Roshaniyya--and disciples to the messianic figure of Bayazid Ansari. (8)
Bayazid's teachings represented a "desperate millenarianism" (13) that converged well with an "Afghan addiction to lawlessness." (14) The religious nature of Bayazid Ansari's movement was an epiphenomenon attesting to--if anything--the more significant and historical developments in tribal migration.
Mughal King Akbar faced a religious rebellion in Hindukush region when Roshaniya Movement was instituted by one Bayazid Ansari
, an immigrant from Medina in 1542-3 AD.
Right from the Roshanite Movement of Bayazid Ansari
in the 16th century till the continuation of the Khudai Khidmatgaar Movement of Bacha Khan till the present times, the PTM might have extracted wisdom from both resistance and parliamentary struggle of the Pashtuns for politico-economic empowerment.
The first movement was launched by Bayazid Ansari
or Pir Roshan (The saint of light), as is popularly known in Pashto literature, from South Waziristan.
The dogma called Wahdatul Wajud (Pantheism) was owned by the Roshnites, led by Bayazid Ansari, but like other parts of India, it was opposed by the Pashtun Ulema as well.
The founder of the Roshnite Movement was Sirajuddin (Shinwari,2007:1) , alias Bayazid Ansari, popularly known as Pir Roshan or Pir Rokhan according to varying dialects in Pashto language , also dubbed by opponents as Pir Tareek (the darkened saint).
The founder of the Roshnite Movement, Bayazid Ansari, intrinsically had intense "fire" burning in his mind.
Most people said it was the tomb of Pir Tareek (Bayazid Ansari
) so called by his adversaries while others weaved their own versions of myths regarding the domed structure.