21st Jumada al Awwal Urs Siraj al-Din 817AH/1414CE

Please contact Imam Salim if you have information about this person or pictures of his Dargah. Only information I have is this date and that he passed in Lucknow.

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Al ‘Afuww – The one who pardons (swt)

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Al Afuww

An invocation for all of us in the new year.

Oh Allah truly you are the most forgiving, you love to forgive, so forgive me.

Allahmma innaka ‘afuwwun, tuhibbul afwa fa’fu ‘anni.

اللَّهُمَّ إِنَّكَ عَفُوٌّ تُحِبُّ الْعَفْوَ فَاعْفُ عنّا

(this invocation is also often used in Laylatul Qadr)


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17 Jumada al Awwal Urs Maqdoom Sama Uddin (ra), Mehroli, New Delhi, 901AH/1496CE


Hazrat Maqdoom Sama Uddin Sohrewardi was the last towering Sufi Saint of the Suhrawardi Order. His father Hazrat Farid Uddin was the disciple of Hazrat Sadr Uddin known as Raju Qattal. Hazrat Sama Uddin was a disciple of Hazrat Kabir Uddin Ismail, who was also the disciple of Hazrat Raju Qattal. He had two sons Hazrat Abdullah Biyabani and HazratNaseer uddin who was his successor. Hazrat Sama Uddin got his education from Hazrat Saiyad Sharif Jirjani, philosopher and scholar at the court of Taimur Shah (d 1405CE). Hazrat Sama Uddin settled in Bayana during the reign of emperor Behlol Lodi (1451-1489CE). After Behlol Lodi, Sikandar Lodi (1489 – 1517CE) became the new emperor, who respected Hazrat Sama Uddin highly.

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17th Jumada al Awwal Urs Shah Badi Uddin Madar (ra) – Makhan Pur


Hazrat Sayed Badiuddin Zinda Shah Madar is a prominent sufi saint whose tomb is situated in Makanpur, near Kanpur city in the State of Uttar Pradesh in India. The annual Urs Mubarak is celebrated with great charm and the pilgrims crowd over from various parts of the country as well as foreigners attend the function with faith. The people are blessed with the prayers of the sufi saint whom, it is said, lived for 596 years. He is also known as Qutub-ul-Madar.

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14th Jumada al Awwal Urs Bibi Fatima al Zahra, Medina, 11AH, 632CE

Fatima took the death of the Holy Prophet to heart, and she passed away in early 633 C E, barely six months after the passing away of the Holy Prophet. She was only twenty-nine years old at the time or her death. Her marriage lasted for a short period of eight or nine years only. During this period she gave birth to five children, three sons and two daughters. Her three sons were Hasan, Husain, and Mohsin. Mohsin died during infancy. Hasan was about seven years old while Husain was about six years old at the time of her death.

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