Category Archives: Sufi Urs and Event Dates

19th Dhu’l Qa’ada Urs Hazrat Dr. Zahurul Hassan Sharib, Gudri Shah Baba IV, 1996CE

(The following text and photo can be found at http://sufi-mystic.net/text2.htm#5) “I am not concerned in the least with what you are, what you have, what you believe, how you live; how you act, how much faith you may have, how … Continue reading

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Devotees throng Kalaburagi to witness 613th Urs-e-Sharief

Kalaburagi is also known as Gulbargah and is near Hyderabad, India. Thousands of devotees cutting across religious lines thronged the streets of historic city to participate in the famous sandal procession to mark the beginning of the four-day 613th Urs-e-Sharief … Continue reading

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16th Dhu’l Qa’ada Urs Banda Nawaz Gesu Daraz – Gulbargah AP 825AH/1422CE

Syed Muhammad Hussaini commonly renowned as Hazrat Khwaja Banda Nawaz Gesu Daraz was a famous Sufi saint from India of Chishti Order, who advocated understanding, tolerance and harmony among various religious groups. Gesu Daraz was a murid (disciple) of the … Continue reading

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12th Dhu’l Qa’ada Urs Shah Nizamuddin Aurangabadi (ra), Aurangabad, 1142AH/1730CE

Qutubul Aqtaab Qutub-e-Deccan Shaikh ul Islam Hazrat Khawaja Sayyed Shah Nizamuddin Auliya Aurangabadi R.A. Among the most renowned saints in India Sheikh ul Islam wal Muslimin Hazrat khwaja Shah Nizamuddin Auliya Aurangabadi is counted as one of the prominent saint of … Continue reading

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10th Dhu'l Qa'ada Urs Sheikh Jamali, Andheria Morh, Mehroli, New Delhi 942AH/1536CE

Shaikh Fazlu’llah, also known as Shaikh Jamali Kamboh or Jalal Khan or Jamali, was a great saint and poet during the reign of Sikander Lodi and Humayun. Shaikh Jamali died in the year 1536. The mosque was built during 1528-1529. … Continue reading

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August 1 Urs Murshida Rabia Martin, San Francisco, 1947CE

Hazrat Inayat Khan called Murshida Rabia Martin “the mother of the Sufi Movement in the United States.” She was the first Murshida initiated by Hazrat Inayat Khan and she established the Khanka in Marin County, California which later became a … Continue reading

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28-30 Shawwal, Bulleh Shah, Kasur, Punjab, 1757CE

Bulleh Shah lived in the same period as the Sindhi Sufi poet Shah Abdul Latif Bhatai (1689–1752). His lifespan also overlapped with the Punjabi poet Waris Shah (1722–1798), of Heer Ranjha fame, and the Sindhi Sufi poet Abdul Wahab (1739–1829), better known by his pen name Sachal Sarmast. Amongst Urdu poets, … Continue reading

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18th Shawwal Urs Amir Khusro,New Delhi, 1325CE

Amir Khusro : Ab’ul Hasan Yāmīn al-Dīn Khusro (1253-1325 CE), better known as Amir Khusro Dehlavi or Amir Khusraw Balkhi in Afghanistan and Iran (in Persian ), is one of the iconic figures in the cultural history of the Indian … Continue reading

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7th Shawwal Urs Hazrat Hubairah Basri, 287AH/900 CE

Abu Hubairah Basri aka Ameen Ud Deen, was an early day Sufi Saint, a successor to Huzaifah Al-Mar’ashi, sixth link in the Sufi Silsilah of Chishti Order, and the Master of Ilm Mumshad Dinwari. He was born Basrah, Iraq around … Continue reading

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6th Shawwal Urs Hazrat Khwaja Usman e Haruni, d. Makkah, 617AH/1220CE, remains brought to Ajmer 1935CE

(Text and photo from http://www.sufiajmer.org) Early Life Khwaja Usman Harooni was born in Haroon, which is in Iran. According to some, he was born in 526 AH (1131 AD) and according to others, he was born in 510 AH (1116 … Continue reading

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