Author Archives: Imam Salim Chishti

14th Ramadhan Urs Bayazid Bastami, 874CE, Bastam, Iran

Bayazid Bastami also known as Abu Yazid Bistami or Tayfur Abu Yazid al-Bustami, (804-874 CE) was a Persian Sufi born in Bostam (alternate spelling: Bastam), Iran. The name Bastami means “from the city of Bastam”. Bayazid Bastami had great influence … Continue reading

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10th Ramadhan Urs Bibi Khadija, Mecca 619CE

*An historic photo of how Mu’alla was before the demolition of the tombs. The main central tomb was of Ummul Mu’mineen Khadijah (RadhiAllahu anha). Others known to be resting here include Abd Manaf, the great, great-grandfather, Hashim the great-grandfather, Abdul … Continue reading

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Ramadan and Forgiveness – the middle ten days

Rasul Allah, (saw) has said: “Ramadan is the month, whose beginning is mercy, its middle, forgiveness and its end, emancipation from the fire (of hell)” — Bihar al-Anwar, Vol.: 93, Pg.: 342 We have now entered, by the grace of … Continue reading

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10th Ramadhan Urs Hazrat Malik Mohammed Alam, Gudri Shah Baba I, Ajmer, India 1327AH/1907AD

You may have heard it said that ”God can be found by searching for him”. After hearing a little of the life and search of Hazrat Syed Malik Mohammed Alam, known as Gudri Shah Baba I, you will be reassured … Continue reading

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9th Ramadhan Urs Bu Ali Shah Qalandar- Pani Path, Punjab 1324CE

Shaikh Sharafuddeen Bu Ali Qalandar Panipati (1209-1324 CE, born at Ganja, Azerbaijan) was a Sufi saint of the Chishtī Order who lived in India. His dargah (mausoleum) in the town of Panipat is a place of pilgrimage. His real name … Continue reading

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