Author Archives: Imam Salim Chishti

The Sufi Route 2017: Folk, poetry, music festival to be held at Qutub Minar; headlined by AR Rahman

To be held at the Qutub Minar in Delhi on 18 November, The Sufi Route pays homage to the ancient roots of Sufi, folk and poetry. Bringing an authentic version of the genre to the stage are the event’s promoters … 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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Oct 10 Urs of Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh, Oxfordshire, Great Britain, 2008CE

Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh, Master of the Nimatullahi Sufi Order, passed away on Friday, October 10th 2008. Leaving Tehran in 1979, and after traveling widely in the United States, he settled in England in 1986 and never returned to Iran where … Continue reading

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