Author Archives: Imam Salim Chishti

14th Rabi ath Thani Urs Hazrat Abu Ishaq Chishti, 940CE

Abu Ishaq Shami is one of the first among the Sufi Chishti Order to call himself Chishti (of Chisht). The name Shami implies he came from Syria or even from Damascus (ash-Sham). Abu Ishaq Shami is supposedly to have met … Continue reading

Posted in Sufi Urs and Event Dates | Leave a comment

14th Rabi ath Thani Urs Hazrat Abu Ahmed Chishti, 965-6CE/355AH

Hazrat Abu Ahmed Chishti was the son of Sultan Farsanafah. He was born in Chisht, Afghanistan on the 6th of Ramadhan 260AH. In the Chishti lineage, he was the disciple of Hazrat Khwaja Abu Ishaq Shami Chishti and the murshid … Continue reading

Posted in Sufi Urs and Event Dates | Leave a comment

7th Rabbi ath- Thani Urs Khwaja Ghulam Farid, Mithan Kot, Pakistan, 1319AH/1901CE

Khwaja Ghulam Farid, the top most spiritual poet in Siraiki Language, was born in 1845 A.D. at Kot Mithan, in a family of Arab settlers who had come to this country along with the Arab forces. Maulana Khuda Bux had … Continue reading

Posted in Sufi Urs and Event Dates | Leave a comment

4th Rabi II Urs Hazrat Abu Yusuf Chishti (ra), 1067 AD

4th Rabi II Urs Hazrat Abu Yusuf Chishti (ra), 1067 AD. Hazrat Abu Yusuf Chishti (ra) was an early day Sufi Saint, a successor to his maternal uncle and master Abu Muhammad Chishti (ra), eleventh link in the Sufi Silsilah … Continue reading

Posted in Sufi Urs and Event Dates | Leave a comment

New Recommended Book

Station of the Wayfarers by Sheikh al Islam Abdullah Al Ansari Stations of the Wayfarers has always been one of the pillars of Sufi studies for Arabic-speaking scholars and students. For generations, seekers and novices have depended on it to … Continue reading

Posted in Sufi Urs and Event Dates | Leave a comment