16th Rajab Urs Rukn Uddin Abul Fateh – Multan, Pakistan 735AH/1334CE

Tomb in Multan, Pakistan

Shaikh Ruknuddin Abul Fateh, also known as Shah Rukn e Alam of Multan was initiated into the Suhrawardi order by his father, Shaikh Bhauddin Zakaria. He also trained his younger brother, Hazrat Makhdoom Shaikh Imaduddin Ismail Qureshi(Quraishi) Asadi al Hashmi , who was one of the pioneers of Islamic preachers in Allahabad district. . Shah Ruknuddin kept his brother always with him and even in his visits to Delhi at the call of Alauddin Khilji. When Shah Ruknuddin visited Shaikh Nizamuddin Auliya, his younger brother Shaikh Ismail was with him and asked some questions from both the holy men.

Shah Ruknuddin died in AD 1334. He is buried in Multan, Pakistan.

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14th Rajab Urs Hassam Uddin – Sambar, Rajasthan, 741AH

Hassam Uddin

He was the grandson of Hazrat Moinuddin Chishti (Garib Nawaz)


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14th Rajab Urs Masood Salar Ghazi, Bahraich, India, 424AH/1032CE

Salar Masood Ghazi

Bahraich is very famous because of the Dargah of Hazrat Ghazi Saiyyad Salar Masud, a famous eleventh century Islamic saint and soldier. His Dargah is a place for reverence for Muslims and Hindus alike. It was built by Firoz Shah Tughlaq. It is believed that people taking bath in the water of this Dargah become free of all skin diseases. The annual festival (Urs) at the Dargah is attended by thousands of people coming from far-off places of the country.

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13th Rajab Birthday Hazrat Ali (ra)

Rawze e Sharif in Mazar e Sharif, Afghanistan

Hazrat Ali ibn Abi Talib (ra) was the cousin and son-in-law of the prophet Muhammad (saw), and ruled over the Islamic Caliphate from 656 to 661. Sunni Muslims consider Ali the fourth and final of the Rashidun (rightly guided Caliphs), while Shi’a Muslims regard Ali as the first Imam and consider him and his descendants the rightful successors to Muhammad (saw), all of which are members of the Ahl al-Bayt (people of the house of Muhammad (saw)).

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Bontsha the Silent

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I. L. Peretz

BONTSHA THE SILENT[1]

Here on earth the death of Bontsha the Silent made no impression at all.

Ask anyone: Who was Bontsha, how did he live, and how did he die? Did his strength slowly fade, did his heart slowly give out—or did the very marrow of his bones melt under the weight of his burdens? Who knows? Perhaps he just died from not eating – starvation, it’s called.

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