Category Archives: Sufi Urs and Event Dates

27th Jumada ath Thani Urs Mawlana Fakhr al-Din, Mehroli, Delhi, India 1199/1785

Hazrat Moulana Fakhr al-Din(ra) (also spelled Fakrudin) was one of the most brilliant of Islamic scholars in India, as well as being one of the most popular of the Chishtia saints. Indeed, this noble personality’s influence is so great that … Continue reading

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25th Jumada ath-Thani Urs Mohammad Farhad Delvi, Delhi 1135AH/1723CE

Shah Farhad was born in Delhi but grew up in Burhanpur in central India where his father was a governor. As a child, he got attached to the sufi mystic Dost Mohammed who initiated him in the Abul Ulai order, … Continue reading

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March 2 (CE Calendar) Urs Murshida Sophia Saintsbury-Green 1939CE

I could not find a picture of Murshida Sophia, the image here is of the cover of her well known book “Images of Inayat”. If anyone has more information about her, please pass them on to us to we can … Continue reading

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25th Jumada ath-Thani Urs Hazrat Khwaja Baqi Billah, Old Delhi, 1012AH/1603CE

Khwaja Baqi Billah (1563-1603) was a Sufi saint from Kabul. Founder of the Naqshbandia silsila in the Indian sub-continent, Hazrat Billah was born in 16th century Kabul. After wandering through cities like Samarkand, Balkh, Lahore and Multan, he settled in … Continue reading

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22nd Jumada ath-Thani Urs Hazrat Abu Baqr Sidiqqi (ra), Medina, 634CE

Abu Bakr (Abdullah ibn Abi Qahafa) was a senior companion  and the father-in-law of Muhammad (saw). He ruled over the Rashidun Caliphate from 632-634 CE when he became the first Muslim Caliph following Muhammad’s death.

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