Hazrat Makhdum Ali Mahimi ( 1372 to 1431 A.D ) was a great saint and scholar of international repute. He lived during the time of the Tuglaq dynasty and that of Sultan Ahmed Shah of Gujarat, and was married to Sultan sister.

Hazrat Makhdum Ali Mahimi is rightly called “Qutb-E-Kokan” as he lived in Mahim, a well known town on the Western Coast of Konkan. He was a Scholar & Sufi of Par Excellence. As a Sufi and Scholar he was contemporary of Shaikh Mohiuddin Arabi of Spain, and his disciple Abdul Kareem Aljili author of ” Insan-E-Kamil”.Incidences of his life and miracles attributed to him are many. He is honored by taking lessons from Hazrat Khawaja Khizar Hayat-un-Nabi (Alais-salaam),