Author Archives: Imam Salim Chishti

16th Rajab Urs Rukn Uddin Abul Fateh – Multan, Pakistan 735AH/1334CE

Shaikh Ruknuddin Abul Fateh, also known as Shah Rukn e Alam of Multan was initiated into the Suhrawardi order by his father, Shaikh Bhauddin Zakaria. He also trained his younger brother, Hazrat Makhdoom Shaikh Imaduddin Ismail Qureshi(Quraishi) Asadi al Hashmi … Continue reading

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An evening of Sufi and Qawwali music in Bengaluru

Nizami Bandhu bring the 750-year-old legacy of Sufi and Qawwali music in a performance in the city Source: An evening of Sufi and Qawwali music in Bengaluru By  Ranjani Govind March 21, 2019 12:17 IST Updated: March 21, 2019 16:22 … Continue reading

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13th Rajab Birthday Hazrat Ali (ra)

Hazrat Ali ibn Abi Talib (ra) was the cousin and son-in-law of the prophet Muhammad (saw), and ruled over the Islamic Caliphate from 656 to 661. Sunni Muslims consider Ali the fourth and final of the Rashidun (rightly guided Caliphs), … Continue reading

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On the shootings in New Zealand Mosques

It has taken me a couple of days and lots of inner inquiry to come to some kind of peace and respond appropriately to the recent horrific events in Christchurch, New Zealand. Not the least of my need for time … Continue reading

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Preparing for Ramadan – Rajab 2

As we progress through this month we are aware of the approach of Ramadan coming on the horizon. Our preparations for reaching that sacred time can prepare our heart for all the inner works and insights available to us during … Continue reading

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