Category Archives: Sufi Urs and Event Dates

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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Exiled Members of Sufi Gonabadi Dervish Order Told to “Repent” or Serve Life in Prison

The sentences of a lifetime in exile issued against Mohammad Ali Shamshirzan and Hamid Arayesh of the Sufi order in Iran known as Gonabadi Dervishes has been illegally changed to life in prison unless the two “repent,” a source with … Continue reading

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