Author Archives: Imam Salim Chishti

3rd Safar Urs Khwaja Dana, Surat, Gujrat, India

A sufi saint buried in Surat, Gujarat. If you know more about this person please email me or respond to this post.

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1st Safar Urs Waris Ali Shah, Deva Sharif, 1323AH/1905CE)

Deva Sharif : Haji Waris Ali Shah was born in early nineteenth century in Deva in a family of Hussaini Syeds. His genealogy traces origin from Hazrat Hussain, the grandson of Prophet Muhammad and martyr of Karbala, through 26 linkages … Continue reading

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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 this year, let this be an auspicious sign that our people can find … 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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