Category Archives: Sufi Urs and Event Dates

20 Rabbi ath Thani Grand Sheikh Sidi Hamza al-Qadiri al-Boutchichi 1438AH/2017CE Oujda, Morroco

He passed on 18 January, 2017 (CE). Here we list his Urs date according to the Hijri calendar – 20 Rabbi ath Thani. I spent a wonderful Mawlid at his Zawia many years ago. Beacon of love!

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19th Rabi ath Thani Urs Hazrat Khwaja Nizamuddin Auliya, Nizamuddin West, Delhi, India 1325CE

Nizamuddin Aulia Dargha Hazrat Khawaja Nizamuddin Auliya (1238 – 1325 CE) also known as Hazrat Nizamuddin, was a famous Sufi saint of the Chishti Order in India. He was born in Badayun (east of Delhi), though he later settled in … Continue reading

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Excellent Source for Abdul Qadir Jilani Books

On this occasion of the Urs anniversary of the beloved Sheikh Abdul Qadir Jilani I though to introduce to you a publisher of English translations of his works. Please feel free to browse around the books you find here. If … Continue reading

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15th-17th Rabi ath Thani Urs Hazrat Abdul Qadir Jilani, Baghdad, Iraq 1166CE/561AH

Al-Syed Muhiyudin Abu Muhammad Abdal Qadir al-Gilani al-Hasani wal-Hussaini (there are many variant spellings of his name) 0r simply known as Ghaus-e-Azam (470–561 AH) (1077–1166 AD) was a Persian Hanbali preacher, Sufi sheikh and the figurehead of the Qadiri Sufi … Continue reading

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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

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