Author Archives: Imam Salim Chishti

L’Shana Tova – Wishing you a sweet new year

Happy new year to all our Jewish readers and friends around the world! May you have a sweet year! As Muharram and Rosh Hashana are so close together this year, let this be an auspicious sign that our people can … Continue reading

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29th Muharram Urs Hazrat Shah Wali Ullah, New Delhi 1176AH/1762CE

Shah Waliullah Muhaddith Dehlvi was an Islamic scholar and reformer. He worked for the revival of Muslim rule and intellectual learning in South Asia, during a time of waning Muslim power.He despised the divisions and deviations within Islam and its … Continue reading

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27th Muharram Urs Ashraf Jahangir Samnani, Kachocha Sharif, UP 808AH

Hazrat Khawaja Syed Makhdoom Ashraf Jahangir Semnani Noor Bakhshi (Urdu and Persian:سیداشرف جهانگیر سمنانی) was a legendary Sufi saint of Persian origin who was affiliated with fourteen different Sufi orders. He made a notable contribution to the advancement of the … Continue reading

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26th Muharram Urs Taj Uddin Baba ( Nagpur)

Tajuddin Baba of Nagpur was born on the 21st of January in the year 1861 at a place called Kamptee situated near Nagpur in the state of Maharastra. He was one of the Five Perfect Masters of Meher Baba. Tajuddin … Continue reading

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25th Muharram Urs Imam Zain ul Abideen, Madina 95 H

The 4th Imam after Imam Hussain(a.s.) was his son Imam Ali Zain-al-Abideen(a.s.). His mother was Bibi Shahar Bano who was a princess from Persia, the daughter of the King Yazd Gard II. She was brought as a prisoner of war … Continue reading

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