Category Archives: Sufi Urs and Event Dates

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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19 June – Birthday Hazrat Pir Vilayat Inayat Khan (ra)

Over the course of his eighty-eight years of life, the great Sufi mystic and teacher Pir Vilayat Inayat Khan wove the timeless essence of Sufism into the unfolding expressions of contemporary culture and consciousness. Continue reading

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17 June – Urs Hazrat Pir Vilayat Inayat Khan, Basti Hazrat Nizamuddin west, 2004CE

Pir Vilayat Inayat Khan, was his father’s (Hazrat Pir-o-Murshid Inayat Khan) successor and during his fifty years as head of the Sufi Order International (now succeeded by the Inayatiyya) became an internationally-recognized spiritual teacher and master of meditation. He was … 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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Delhi: In a first since Independence, no Urs celebrations at Hazrat Nizamuddin dargah | Delhi News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: For the first time since 1947, the annual Urs festival commemorating the death anniversary of Sufi Saint Amir Khusro will not be celebrated. Source: Delhi: In a first since Independence, no Urs celebrations at Hazrat Nizamuddin dargah | … Continue reading

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