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

Tomb of Amir Khusro in Nizamuddin Awlia

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 subcontinent. A Sufi mystic and a spiritual disciple of Nizamuddin Auliya of Delhi, Amir Khusro (or Khusrau or Khusraw) was not only one of India’s greatest poets, he is also credited with being the founder of both Hindustani classical music and Qawwali (the devotional music of the Sufis). He was born of a Turkish father, Saif Ad-din, and an Indian mother, in India. (from the Aulia e Hind website)

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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 | Delhi News – Times of India

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14th Shawwal Urs Hazrat Khwaja Sadid Uddin, Marshi, Syria, 207AH/866CE

Bismillahir Rahmanir Raheem
Bismillahir Rahmanir Raheem

He was the 7th link in the Golden Chain of the Chishti silsila. He was the successor of Hazrat Ibrahim bin Adham of Balkh and the teacher of Hazrat Khwaja Aminuddin Basri. Khwaja Sadid Uddin lived in Syria in Marshi. Unfortunately we do not have any photos of his dargha or of Marshi.

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

Tomb Complex in Basra

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 167 Hijri He died on 7th Shawwaal 287 Hijri. He is burried in Basrah, Iraq.

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

At The Usmani Chilla in Ajmer (c) Imam Salim Chishti

(Text and photo from 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 AD). He is also known by his nicknames as Abu Noor and Abu Mansur.

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