Category Archives: Sufi Urs and Event Dates

10th Muharram Urs Mirza Jan e Jana, Delhi 1195AH/1780CE

Mirzā Mazhar Jān-i Jānān (Urdu: مرزا مظہر جانِ جاناں), also known by his laqab Shamsuddīn Habībullāh (1699–1781), was a renowned Naqshbandī Sufi poet of Dehli, distinguished as one the “four pillars of Urdu poetry.”He was also known to his contemporaries … Continue reading

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10th Muharram Urs Hazrat Imam Hussain, Karbala, Iraq 61AH/680CE

Hussain ibn ‘Alī ibn Abī Ṭālib was the son of ‘Alī ibn Abī Ṭālib (ra) (final Rashidun Caliph and first Shia Imām) and Fātimah Zahrā (daughter of Muhammad (saw) and Khadija (ra)). Hussain is an important figure in Islām as he is … Continue reading

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Discourse – 9 Muharram 1440

السلام عليكم Islam attaches great importance to the concept of pardoning of sins by Allah (swt) so that we may be saved from the hell of our making here on earth and in the afterlife. That hell of an unhappy … Continue reading

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5th Muharram Urs Hazrat Fuzail bin Iyaz (87 H./705 AD)

In the Chishti silsila he is the khalifa of Hazrat Khwaja ‘Abd al-Wahid bin Zayd, who is the khalifa of Hazrat Khwaja Hasan Basri. His spiritual descendant and khalifa is Hazrat Khwaja Ibrahim Adham. I do not have a picture … Continue reading

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