Category Archives: Sufi Urs and Event Dates

May 1 Urs of Pirani Amina Begum, 1949CE

In Loving Memory of Pirani Amina Begum Pirani Ameena Begum 8 May 1892 – 1 May 1949 Born Ora Ray Baker in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA, the wife of Pir-o-Murshid Hazrat Inayat Khan, and the mother of their four children … Continue reading

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18th Ramadan Urs Hazrat Khwaja Nasir Uddin Chiragh Delhvi, 1356 AD

Hazrat Nasiruddin Mahmud Chirag-e-Delhi (ca 1274-1356) was a 14th century mystic-poet and a Sufi Saint of Chishti Order. He was a murid (disciple) of noted Sufi saint, Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya, and later khalifa, his successor.

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17th Ramadan Urs Aisha Sadiqa, 678CE, Medina, Saudi Arabia

You can learn a lot about the life of Aisha (ra) in Tamam Kahn’s book “Untold: A History of the Wives of the Prophet Muhammad” which I reviewed on this blog several years ago. The life of Hazrat Aisha (ra) … Continue reading

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14th Ramadan Urs Bayazid Bastami, 874CE, Bastam, Iran

Bayazid Bastami also known as Abu Yazid Bistami or Tayfur Abu Yazid al-Bustami, (804-874 CE) was a Persian Sufi born in Bostam (alternate spelling: Bastam), Iran. The name Bastami means “from the city of Bastam”. Bayazid Bastami had great influence … Continue reading

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10th Ramadan Urs Bibi Khadija, Mecca 619CE

*An historic photo of how Mu’alla was before the demolition of the tombs. The main central tomb was of Ummul Mu’mineen Khadijah (RadhiAllahu anha). Others known to be resting here include Abd Manaf, the great, great-grandfather, Hashim the great-grandfather, Abdul … Continue reading

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