16th Jumada ath Thani Urs Imam Ghazali, Tus, Iran, 505AH

Tomb of Imam Ghazzali (ra)

Hazrat Muhammad ibn Ahmad, Abu Hamid al-Tusi al-Ghazali [Imam al-Ghazali] (450-505) in Tus, Razavi Khorasan, Iran. Imam Ghazali was the “the Proof of Islam” (Hujjat al-Islam), “Ornament of the Faith,” “Gatherer of the Multifarious Sciences,” “Great Siddîq,” absolute Mujtahid, a major Shafi‘i jurist, a Philosopher, a great debater and expert in the principles of doctrine and those of jurisprudence. May Allah shower His blessings upon him.

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15th Jumada ath Thani Urs Shams Uddin Turk Panipat 716AH

Shamsuddin Turk – Panipat

Khawaja Shamsuddin Turk was the most distinguished spiritual heir of Sabir Kalahari, served such an awesome man for 24 years and never left him. When grew knowledgeable of intrinsic learning and heart illuminated of Divinity, his teacher ordered him to enlist himself into the royal army and bring about reformation among the soldiers. Under the orders of the teacher Shamsuddin Turk joined the royal army. Once Sultan Ala-Uddin Khilji invaded Chittor but the fort could not be won. Continuous seige of Chittor annoyed the Sultan. He therefore approached Shams-Uddin Turk to pray to God for the victory. He prayed and the Sultan won it.

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15th January (CE Calendar) Urs of Murshid Samuel Lewis, Lama Foundation, New Mexico, USA 1971CE

Dargha of Murshid Sam at Lama Foundation, New Mexico, completed in August 2017. (Photo courtesy of Tamam Khan)

In a short biography on the Sufi Ruhaniat International website, many facts about Murshid Sam’s life are discussed. The short bio ends with :

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7th Jumada ath Thani Hazrat Bibi Pak Daman-Lahore

Followers at the shrine of Hazrat Bibi Pak Daman. Photo: Express/Abid Nawaz

Bibi Pāk Dāman (Urdu: بی بی پاکدامن) is the name given to the shrine and mausoleum of Ruqayyah bint Ali located in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. Legend has it that it holds the graves of six ladies from Muhammad’s household (Ahl Al-Bayt).  Ruqayah bint Ali ibn Abu Talib was the daughter of the first the Prophet Muhammad’s cousin and son-in-law Ali ibn Abu Talib with his wife Umm al banin bint Huzaam.

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6th Jumada ath Thani Urs Shah Niyaz – Bareli 1250H

Shah Niyaz – Barelly

Shah Niyaz inherited spiritual qualities from his parents, particularly from his mother, from childhood.

His mother gave him in the care of Sayed Faqruddin Muhammad Dehlvi who is famous by the name Maulana Faqr-e-paak/Fakr-e-Zahaan who later made Shah Niyaz his spiritual disciple. He used to call him Miyan. Faqr-e-paak deputed Niyaz to Bareli (Uttarpradesh, India) to carry out the work of the order.

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