In the Holy Quran Allah Says; "Indeed Allah delighted from the believers when were implicated in Bayat beneath the tree. [Fateh:18]
About pledging Bayt to a Pir, Hazrat Ibn Abbas reports that Sayyidina Rasulallah sallahu Alahi Wa Sallam says: Whoever dies and did not make an oath of allegiance (to a Muslim leader/Pir) has died a death of jahiliyah (ignorance). [Bukhari, Muslim]View Details
This is an Explicit "Nass" in Quran that Allah and his Prophet should be dearer to us than everything in the world i.e. our wealths, children, parents etc.Allah says, "Say: 'If it be that your fathers, your sons, your brothers, your mates, or your kindred; the wealth that ye have gained; the commerce in which ye fear a decline: or the dwellings in which ye delight - are dearer to you than Allah, or His Messenger, or the striving in His cause;- then wait until Allah brings about His decision: and Allah guides not the rebellious." (9:24) View Details
Umm Aban, daughter of al-Wazi' ibn Zari', quoting his grandfather, who was a member of the deputation of AbdulQays, said:
When we came to Medina, we raced to be first to dismount and kiss the hand and foot of the Apostle of Allah (sallallahu alayhi wasallam). But al-Mundhir al-Ashajj waited ..
Imam Bukhari (radi Allahu anhu) in his "Kitaabul Adaabul Mufrad", Imam Ibnus Sinni and Imam ibn Bashkool (radi Allahu anhuma) have recorded that Hazrat Abdullah Ibn 'Umar (radi Allahu anhu) once suffered from a cramp.
Someone advised him to remember the person whom he loved the most.
The following verse of the Holy Quran proves that one can also seek the assistance of the Awliya Allah: "Your helpers are Almighty Allah and His Rasool and those Muslims who perform Salaah and give alms and make Ruku". (Part 6, Ruku 6).
This verse refers to the Helpers as "those Muslims" who are in reality the "Awliya".