Sheikh Farid and the thief

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A thief once entered the house of Sheikh Farid Ji's mother to steal.

On beginning his operations he lost his sight. He then cried out that there must be some saint or miracle-worker present. He vowed that, if his lost sight were restored, he would renounce thieving and become a good person and muslim.

When Sheikh Farid Ji arose at night to pray, he told his servant to fetch water for his abdulations. The servant saw the blind thief standing helpless on the floor, and informed his master.

The thief prayed for forgiveness, and promised that, if he recovered his sight, he would renounce his evil ways. Upon this Sheikh Farid Ji prayed for him; he recovered his sight, and became a devout follower of Sheikh Farid Ji.

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