21 Safar Urs of Pir SM Rasheed-ul-Hasan Jeeli-ul-Kaleemi, Hyderabad, India, 1435AH/2013CE

Kaleemi Astana, Tolichowki, Hyderabad

Pir SM Rasheed-ul-Hasan Jeeli-ul-Kaleemi (popularly known as Pir Rasheed) was the shajjada nasheen of the Kaleemi Astana and the Alami Sufi Center in Hyderabad. He was loved by many people around the world and was a Sufi teacher and healer in the Chishti Kaleemi lineage. His great gandfather S Muhammad Hasan Jeeli Kaleemi was the murshid of SM Abu Hashem Madani who was the murshid of Hazrat Inayat Khan (may Allah (swt) raise them all to a high station.

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Urs of Hazrat Ali Hajveri (RA) begins – Daily Times

Staff Report

(Originally posted in 2017)

LAHORE: The 974th three-day annual urs of Syed Hasan Ali bin Usman bin Ali Al-Jalabi Al- Hajveri, also known as Data Ganj Bakhsh (RA), started with full religious zeal and traditional fervour in the provincial capital on Wednesday. On the occasion, foolproof security arrangements were made to avoid any untoward incident.

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15th August CE Assumption of Mary, Quds (Jerusalem)

Tomb of Mary in Cedron

The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary into Heaven at the end of her earthly life is a defined dogma of the Catholic Church. The Feast of the Assumption, celebrated every year on August 15, is a very old feast of the Church, celebrated universally by the sixth century. It commemorates the death of Mary and her bodily assumption into Heaven, before her body could begin to decay–a foretaste of our own bodily resurrection at the end of time. Because it signifies the Blessed Virgin’s passing into eternal life, it is the most important of all Marian feasts and a holy day of obligation in the Catholic Church.

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1 Muharram 1442 – Kul Am Wa Antum Bikhayr – Hijri New Year

Kul am wa antum bikhayr – may each year greet you in good health

May this year, and every year greet you in good health. May Allah (swt) shower blessings on you and your families, Insha’Allah!

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1st Muharram Urs Hazrat ‘Allama Pirzada Mawlana Chaman Qadri, Bundi, India, 1434AH/2012CE

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Hazrat Allama Peerzada Mawlana Chaman Qadri (may Allah grant him a long life and sanctify his secret) was a master of the Qadri Tariqa, an embodiment of the Sunnah, and one of India’s foremost spokesmen for tolerance and interfaith dialogue. He was an advocate for peaceful co-existence in today’s trying times, and served as the Chief Qazi in Bundi, Rajasthan. He was also a member of the Waqf Board and Hajj Committee, President of the All-India Qaumi Ekta Committee and All-India Seerate Committee in Rajasthan. Hazrat Sahib spent more than a quarter of a century under the auspicious gaze of his paternal uncle, Hazrat Muzaffar Ali al-Hanafi (‘Dāta Sahib’).

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