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URS Khanqah-e-Niazia Bareilly Sharif, Uttarpradesh, India

URS in Khanqa Shareef (Shrine) 6th Jumadi-us-Thani 1440 Hijri
This is approx Tuesday 12th February 2019. (Depending on the Lunar date of your country).


Urs Mubarak Qutub-e-Aalam Madaar-e-Aazam “Niyaz Be-Niyaz” Hazrat Qibla Shah Niyaz Ahmed Qadri Chishti Naqshbandi Suharwardi Nizami Sabri Fakhri R.A.
Khanqah-e-Niazia Bareilly Sharif, Uttarpradesh, India

7th February to 16th February 2019
11th February – Gusl Paak (9 a.m.)
12th February – Qul Shareef Hazrat Qibla Shah Niyaz Beniyaz R.A



Name: Qutb-e-Aalam Madaar-e-Aazam Niyaz be Niyaz Hazrat Qibla Shah Niyaz Ahmed Alvi Barelvi Qadri Chishty Soharwardi Naqshbandi Nizami Sabri Faqri (R.A.)
Birth: 6th Jamadi-ul-akhir 1155 Hijri ( 7 August 1742 C.E.)
Parental Lineage: From his father side the lineage (silsila-e-nasab) goes to Maula-e-Kainaat Hz Ali (KWK) & from his mother side it goes to Imamain-Kareemain Saiyaada-tun-Nisa Hz.Fatematuzzahra (R.A.).He was Alvi Syed from his patenal family and Rizvi Syed from the maternal side.
Their great grandfathers belonged to royal family of Bukhara (present day Uzbekistan).Among his great grandfathers Hz Shah Ayaat-ul-lah Alvi (R.A.) left the Sultanat and got settled in Multan (Punjab province of present Pakistan).His grandson Hz Azmatullah Alvi (R.A.) came to Sirhind (Punjab,India),his Son Hz Hakeem Elahi Shah Muhammad Rahmat-ul-lah (RA) later came and settelled in Delhi.He was father of Hz. Niyaz-be-Niyaz (R.A.).He was appointed Kazi-ul-kuzzat (Chief Justice) in Delhi.He earned the title of “Hakim-e-Elahi”. Hz Shah Niyaz-be-Niyaz (R.A.) got birth in Sirhind & came to Delhi with his father.
His mother’s Name was Bibi Ladoo but was famous by the name of Hz. Bibi Garib Nawaz .She was daughter of Syed Maulana Sa’id Uddin,who traced his descent from Hazrat Imam Musa Raza (R.A.).He was a spritual caliph of Hazrat Sheikh Kalim-ul-lah (R.A.)of Shahjahanabad(Delhi).She was hereself a buzurg.Her Peer-o-Murshid Hz Shah Mohi-ud-din Diyasanami/Giyasnami (R.A.) inducted her twice in Silsila-e-Qadria, the reason for making her Mureed for the second time he told was that he was actually making the child in her womb (Hz Niyaz be Niyaz RA) his mureed.
Education: His primary education started at home under guidence of his mother’s father Hz Syed Maulana Sa’id Uddin.He got higher education from Madarsa Faqriya Delhi which was equivalent to a collage at that time.He completed his education including Quran,Hadis,Tafseer,Fiqh at the age of 15 .He was awarded the degree of Farighut-tahsil after 3 days of questioning by various scholars.He then became Ustad (teacher) their.He later became the principal of the Madarsa.
Initiation in Sufi Order: Hz Shah Niyaz-be-Niyaz (R.A.) inherited spiritual qualities from his parents,particularly from his Mother from Childhood.


His mother gave him in the care of Hz Sayed Faqruddin Muhammad Dehalvi (R.A.) who is famous by the name Maulana Faqr-e-paak/Fakr-e-Zahaan who later made Hz Shah Niyaz (R.A.) his spritual desciple.He used to call him Miyan.Hz. Faqr-e-paak deputed Hz Niyaz Be Niyaz to Bareli (Uttarpradesh,India) to carry out the work of silsila.
Hz Niyaz be Niyaz RA was inducted in Qadri Silsila by Hz Abdullah Baghdadi (R.A.),who was direct descendent of Hz Gausul Aazam (R.A.).The incidence is such that one day Hz Fakre Paak(R.A.) told that in his dream Piran-e-Pir Hz Ghaus Paak (R.A.) has introduced him to a certain person (closely related to him) who would be sent to initiate Hz Niyaz-be-Niyaz (R.A.)as his desciple and Hz.Fakre Paak should have him accepted by the person.After six days Hz Fakre Paak (R.A.) told one day that Hz.Ghaus Paak (R.A.) has told him that the person has reached Delhi.Hazrat Fakre Paak placed a tray full of sweets on his head and holding the hand of Hz Niyaz-be-Niyaz (R.A.) went to Jama Masjid Delhi,where the person (Hz Abdullah Baghdadi RA) was staying.Hazrat Fakre Paak recognized Hz Abdullah Baghdadi at once and placed the tray infront of him.Hazrat Niyaz-be-niyaz was accepted by Hz Abdullah Baghdadi (R.A.) as his spiritual desciple in front of huge crowd in the arch of Jama Masjid.
Hazrat Shah Niyaz Ahmed (R.A.) also received spiritual blessings from other saints of other sufi orders.In brief it can be put that he was initiated in Qadri order by Hz. Syed Abdullah Baghdadi (R.A.) and Hz Mohi-ud-din Diyasnami (R.A.),in Chisti-Nizami order by Hz Maulana Fakr-e-Jahaan(R.A.) and Hazrat Said-ud-din (R.A.),in Suharwardi order by Hz.Maulana Fakr-e-Jahaan(R.A.),and in Chisti-Sabri-Naqshbandi order from Hazrat Shah Rahmat-ul-lah.
Marriage and Children: He was married with the daughter of Hz Abdullah Baghdadi (R.A.) who died after some year.He had two sons,Hz Shah Nizam-ud-din Husain (R.A.)and Shah Nasir-ud-din, from his second wife.
Death (Wafaat/Visaal): 6th Jamadiussani 1250 Hijri (9th October 1834 C.E.)
The presence of Sarkar Qibla remains unmatched and thousands of disciples constantly look upon him as a source of inspiration and guidance with prayers for his long life, health and happiness.
Mazaar-e-aqdas: His tomb is in Bareilly (Uttar pradesh,India) .His Urs is celebrated annually in traditional way which is attended by huge crowd.
Presently the Successor (Gaddi Nashin) are:
Hazrat Qibla Shah Mohammad Hasnain-Hasni Mian Sahib Maddazillahu – Present Shaikh of the order ( Sitting on the Gold chair in the Image posted).
& Thier Son Hazrat Mehdi Miyan sahab ( With a turban on in the image posted).
Also it is worth mentioning that Hazrat Qibla Shah Mohammad Hasnain-Hasni Mian Sahib Maddazillahu are also the spiritual Guide ( Pir o Murshid ) Of Hazrath Pir Syed Farough Ahmed Chishty Niazi- Gaddin Nashin & Moallim of Ajmer Sharif.
For more information on :
Qutb-e-Aalam Madaar-e-Aazam Niyaz be Niyaz Hazrat Qibla Shah Niyaz Ahmed (R.A), Please visit link below:
Hazrat Shah Niyaz (R.A)


  • 807th Urs Mubarak of HAZRAT KHWAJA GHARIB NAWAZ (R.A.),

    Insha ALLAH begins from 1st Rajab 1440 Hijri ( March 2019)

    Dates subject to change depending upon the visibility of Moon.

    • Urs Sharif Starts from 1st to 6th Rajab
    • 3rd March 2019 : FLAG CEREMONY.
    • 9th March 2019 : URS BEGINS (Jannati Darwaza opens)
    • 14th March 2019 : CHATTIE SHARIF (Annual Fathia) Jannati Darwaza will be closed.
    • 15th March 2019 : NAMAZ-E-JUMA
    • 17th March 2019 : Bara QUL (FATHIA) DAY, END OF URS.

 

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Jumada al-Thani 1440 Hijri

Important Events

01 Urs Sharif of Hazrat Maulna Afzalur Rehman urf Bhole Miyan Sahab (R.A) Gunjmuradabad Sharif.
01 Urs of Hazrat Sayyidi Haafize Millat Hafiz Abdul Azeez Mubar (R.A) Mubarakpur
04 Hazrat Mufti Jalaluddin Ahmad Amjadi (R.A) —
05 Urs of Hazrat Moulana Jalaaludeen Rumi (R.A) Trukey
05 Hazrat Maulana Ibrahim Khushtar Siddiqi (R.A) —
05 Hazrat Khawaja muhammad Altaf Ajmeri (R.A) Pakistan
5th Monthly Mehfil -Hazrat Khwaja Usman e Haruni (R.A)
6th Monthly -Chattie Sharif of Hzrt Khwaja Moinuddin Chishty (R.A).
06 Hzrt Maulana  Shah Niyaz Ahmad Barelvi (R.A) — 
07 Urs of Hazrat Qari Muhammad Muslaih-ud-Din Siddiqui (R.A) Karachi
08 Urs of Hazrat Shah Makhdoom Ali Mahimi (R.A) Bombay
08 Birthday of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishty (R.A) Ajmer sharif –India.
09 Hazrat Khawaja Shamsuddin Turk Pani Pati(R.A)  —
10 Urs of Hazrat Abdul Qadir Shah Wali (R.A) Nagor Sharif
10 Hazrat Khawaja Muhammad Baba Samasi (R.A) —
10 Hazrat Hafiz Muhammad Siddiq Bherchodi (R.A) —
11 Urs of Syedi Ale Mustafa Mahrerwi(R.A)  Mahrerah Sharif
11th Monthly – Ghyarmee Sharif of Hzrt Ghouse al Azam (R.A)
14 Hazrat Imam Ghazali (R.A) —
15 Urs of Zouja Mufti Azam Hind (R.A) Bareli Sharif
15 Hazrat Syed Ameer Kalal (R.A) —
16 Urs of Sayed Shah Alam (R.A) Ahmadabad
17 Hazrat Saduddin Kashgari(R.A)  —
18 Hazrat Maulana Zafaruddin Bihari (R.A) —
21st Monthly – Ekisvi Sharif of Hzrt Mollah Ali (Karam Allah Wajhu)
20 Birthday of Bibi Fatima (R.A)  Daughter of Hazoor Pak
22 Urs Sharif Hazrat Abu Bakar Siddique (R.A) Madina Sharif—
23 Urs of Hazrat Maulana Mehboob Ali Khan (R.A) Bombay
24 Urs of Hazrat Tajul Ulama Syed Aulad-e-Rasool Muhammad Mian(R.A)  Mahrerah Sharif
25 Hazrat Khawaja Baqi Billah (R.A) —
26 Urs of Hazrat Abdul Waahid Tamimi (R.A) Baghad Sharif
26 Hazrat maulana Fakhruddin Dehlwi (R.A) —
26 Hazrat Asma Binte Abu Bakar(R.A)  —
27 Hazrat Khawaja Muhammad Saeed Ibne Mujaddid Alf Sani (R.A) —
29 Hazrat Allama maulana Syed Shah Chanda Hussaini (R.A)Sufi  —

Ajmer urs mubarak

Jumada ul-Awwal 1440 -2018

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Jumada ul-Awwal

01 Urs of Mufti Rizwanur Rehman Raza (RA) Malwah
02 Hazrat Sheikh Ali Muttaqi Gujrati (RA)
3rd Urs Skeikh Abdul Quddos-Gangoh  945H
4th Birthday Nawaz Gudri Shah Baba & Inam Gudri shah Baba

5th Monthly Mehfil -Hazrat Khwaja Usman e Haruni (R.A)

6th Monthly -Chattie Sharif of Hzrt Khwaja Moinuddin Chishty (R.A).
06 Urs of Syedi Huzoor Mujahidde Millat Mulana Habibur Rehman (R.A) Orissa-India
07 Urs of Hazrat Wasi Ahmed Muhaddis Surti (R.A) Peli Bheet India
09 Hazrat Peer Abur Rehman Bherchodi (RA)
10 Hazrat Sheikh Najamuddin Kubra (RA)

11th Monthly – Ghyarmee Sharif of Hzrt Ghouse al Azam (R.A)
12 Hazrat Peer Abudul Haleem Shaheed (RA)
17 Urs of Hujjatul Islam Huzoor Hamid Raza Khan (RA), Breilly Sharif
17 Urs  Maqdoom Sama Uddin (RA), Mehroli , New Delhi 901H
17 Urs Shah Badi Uddin Madar (R.A)- Makhan Pur 838 H
18 Hazrat Abdur Rehman Muhibaa (RA) Muzaffar Pur India
19 Syed Abdul Qadir Badshah Chishti (RA), Sangi

21st Monthly – Ekisvi Sharif of Hzrt Mollah Ali (Karam Allah Wajhu)
20 Hazrat Maulana Raza Ali Khan (RA), Bareilly Sharif
22 Urs of Hazrat Syed Ahmed Kabeer Rifae (RA), Iraq
24 Hazrat Qasim Bin Muhammad bin Abu Bakr Siddiq (RA),
25 Hazrat Peer Muhammad Ilmuddin Qadri(RA), Qadri Masjid Karachi
25th Urs Khwaja Baqui Billah , Delhi 1012H
26 Hazrat Ibrahim bin Adhem(RA) ,Sultan Ibrahim
27 Urs of maulana Ghulam Rabbani Faiq (RA)
29 Urs of Hazrat Khalid bin Waleed (RA)
29 Hazrat Khawaja Allah Bakhsh Tauswi(RA)
29 Urs Farid Uddin Attar  (R.A)




Urs of Hzrt Nizamudin Auliya (R.A) 2018

On 19th Rabi’ al-Thani/ Rabi ul Akhir 1440 Hijri
This is approx Thursday 27th December 2018.
Sultan-ul-Mashaikh, Mehboob-e-Ilahi, Hazrat Shaikh Khwaja Syed Muhammad Nizamuddin Auliya (R.A) (1238 – 3 April 1325), also known as Hazrat Nizamuddin, was a famous Sufi saint of the Chishti Order in the Indian Subcontinent, an order that believed in drawing close to God through renunciation of the world and service to humanity. He is one of the great saints of the Chishti order in India.


“In Allah’s garden you gather roses,
Being drunk with divine mysteries:
Hazrat Mehboob-e-Elahi — the beloved of Allah,
O, how I long for the attar of your company”.

His predecessors were Fariduddin Ganjshakar, Bakhtiyar Kaki and Moinuddin Chishti. In that sequence, they constitute the initial spiritual chain or silsila of the Chisti order, widely prevalent in the Indian subcontinent.


Nizamuddin Auliya, like his predecessors, stressed love as a means of realising God. For him his love of God implied a love of humanity. His vision of the world was marked by a highly evolved sense of secularity and kindness. It is claimed by the 14th century historiographer Ziauddin Barani that his influence on the Muslims of Delhi was such that a paradigm shift was effected in their outlook towards worldly matters. People began to be inclined towards mysticism and prayers and remaining aloof from the world.


Hazrat Nizamuddin Aulia (d. 1325 A.D.) represents in many ways the pinnacle of the Chishti Order of the Sufis. Hazrat Baba Farid, his spiritual guide, said to him on appointing him as his successor: “Be like a big tree, so that Allah’s creation, the human beings in their vast multitudes, may find rest and solace under your shadow.” This partly explains why he admitted so many (according to some, including Barani, too many) men into the Chishti order as his disciples. Another reason has been clearly formulated in this way: “History, nonetheless, bears out the wisdom of his open-ended policy . . . To far-flung areas of Uttar Pradesh, Rajastan, Gujarat, Bihar, Bengal and the Deccan, Hazrat Nizamuddin Aulia sent able disciples well versed in the Chishti practices, yet sensitive to the needs of the local populace.”

Dargah of Hzrt Nizamuddin Aulia -Delhi, INDIA.


With regard to the Sufi path, Hazrat Nizamuddin Aulia taught the following: “For a dervish, three things are necessary. They all begin with an ‘ain’ (an Arabic letter), i.e., Ishq (love), Aql (intelligence) and Ilm (knowledge). Let us discuss these three qualities one by one.
Sufism is, in its essence, the way of love. Love is considered to be a spiritual alchemy by means of which the baser qualities of a human being are transformed into higher ones. In this respect it suffices to say that Hazrat Nizamuddin Aulia is known as Mehboob-e-Elahi, the beloved of Allah. Of course the spiritual status of a beloved is much higher than that of a lover.
‘Intelligence’ changed in the hands of Hazrat Nizamuddin Aulia into wisdom. His wisdom manifested itself in the shape of service to humanity. About him it has been said: “He was not a miracle-monger of the ordinary sort. He never flew in the air or walked on water with dry and motionless feet. His greatness was the greatness of a loving heart; his miracles were the miracles of a deeply sympathetic soul. He could read a man’s inner heart by a glance at his face and spoke the words that brought consolation to a tortured heart.”
About ‘knowledge’, the third faculty of a dervish, it can be said that Hazrat Nizamuddin Aulia was one of the greatest scholars of his day.

He wanted to become a Qazi, but gave it all up in his pursuit of inner knowledge. After becoming a Mureed (spiritual disciple) of Hazrat Baba Farid, he lived in extremely poor circumstances. Seeing him, a former friend expressed great surprise as he remembered Hazrat Nizamuddin Aulia as one who had begun a very promising career as a scholar. When Hazrat Nizamuddin Aulia told all of this to Hazrat Baba Farid, his murshid (spiritual guide) suggested that he should recite the following couplet to his friend:


“You are not my fellow traveller.
Tread your own path
May you be affluent.
And I downtrodden”.


Then Hazrat Baba Farid ordered him to take a tray of food from the kitchen and carry it on his head to his friend. After doing so, he recited the verse. This deeply moved his friend.
One day, someone told a story of a certain saint who expired while slowly repeating the name of Allah. The eyes of Hazrat Nizamuddin Aulia, who was listening to this story, filled with tears and he recited this quatrain:


I come running to the end of Your street,
Tears are washing and washing my cheek.
Union with You — what else can I seek?
My soul I surrender as Your name I repeat.


Death
After an illness of about four months he expired in 725 A.H. (1324 A.D.) and realized seclusion (i.e., was buried) in Ghiyaspur, New Delhi- India) The locality is named after him today.
More details can be obtained from the link below:
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URS of Hazrat Khwaja Abu Ahmed Abdal Al-Chishty (RA) 1440 Hijri.

On Saturday 22nd December 2018 .

14th Rabi’ al-Thani/ Rabi ul Akhir 1440 Hijri

(Depending on Lunar date of your country).

Whoever remembered Hazrat from the depths of his heart, Became absorbed in the sea of love; He began reciting then, this verse with zeal.

“Salutations to you, Oh Commander of Chishtiya Khwaja Abu Ahmad-king of the both worlds”.

Khwaja Abu Ahmad Abdal Chishti r.a was a great saint and the successor Abu Ishaq, the founder of the Chishtiya Silsilah. They were acknowledge by his contemporaries as an abdal, hence his title ‘Qutab al-Abdal'( The axis of the substitute-saints).

He was the son of Sultan Faransafah, and his lineage is linked to Imam Hussain r.a. His aunt was a saintly woman, and was devoted to Hazrat Khwaja Abu Ishaq r.a. Occasionally the master of the Chishtiya silsilah would partake of meals with her husband at her house. One day he remarked that in the house of her brother (sultan), a very pious child was to be born; he instructed her to go there and ensure that the queen ate no doubtful food during her pregnancy. It was this level of care, even before his birth that contributed greatly to the future wilayah of Khwaja Abu Ahmad r.a.
After his birth, his aunt took it upon herself to raise him, with the result that he used to live more with her than with his parents. Whenever Khwaja Abu Ishaq used to visit the house, he used to remark that he smelt the fragrance of sainthood. At the age of seven, he began to attend the Sama gatherings of his future murshid.

Seeing this, Khwaja Abu Ishaq said, “Only lovers should attend Sama, and you are indeed worthy!” The barakah (Blessings) of these blessed words removed all the veils from his eyes, so that nothing in heaven or earth was hidden from his vision. At this young age, whatever he prophesied came to pass, and the great people of his time showed tremendous respect towards him.

When Hazrat Abu Ahmad was twenty, he accompanied his father on a hunting expedition, only to find himself separated from the king’s party. It happened that he wandered onto a barren plain in front of a mountain, upon which he saw forty Auliya Allah standing in the presence of Khwaja Abu Ishaq r.a out of respect. Thus was the greatness of the master of Chisht emphatically revealed to him.

Immediately he alighted from his horse and kissed his feet. Then he put off his princely garb and donned the khirqah (woolen robe) of the Sufis.

The family of the sultan was distraught at this turn of events, and the king himself came to cajole, plead and eventually threaten his son to return; to no avail: Abu Ahmad Adbal r.a remained with his murshid and became a Sufi of the first spiritual rank. He used to remain engrossed in dhikr, regularly performing the continuous fast after the fashion of his murshid.

It is also reported that he used to complete the recitation of the Quran twice everyday. For seven continuous years, he never missed tahajud , and it was his practice that afterwards he used to make the following dua.

“Oh AllahQ Have mercy on your servants! Forgive the sinners from the Community of Rasulullah swm.” Thereafter, a voice used to say:” Oh Abu Ahmad! We have accepted your dua and through it have forgiven ten thousand sinners. On the Day of Qiyamah , they will enter Paradise with you.”

It happened that his father has a large winery wherein he used to store all his liquor. One day Khwaja Abu Ahmad r.a returned to this place and destroyed all the wine-stocks. When the sultan saw this, he became enraged and hurled a large rock at the saint. However, by the power of Allah it was suspended in the mid-air, injuring no-one. Awed by this miracle, the sultan immediately asked forgiveness from Allah and became a disciple of his son.

Once he was founded by a group of infidels whose hatred of Muslims was so intense that they used to burn alive any that they captured. When they taunted him as to his fate, he replied serenely,

” The Holy Prophet r.a has said that fire cannot burn one in whose heart there is true faith.”

To prove his point, as he approached the blaze, he willingly laid down his musallah (Prayer Mat)  and calmly entered the fire. When the Kuffar saw that the fire did not burn the great saint, they immediately repented and converted en masses.
Khwaja Abu Ahmad Abdal Chishty is regarded as a patriarch of the Chishtiya order. He attained Unity and lies buried in the village of Chisht, present day Afghanistan.

Urs of Hzrt Ghaus-e-Azam (R.A) Rabi’ Al Thani 1440 Hijri

This is approx Wednesday 19th December 2018

11th Rabi’ al-thani/ Rabi ul Akhir 1440H.

Baghdad Sharif – URS M U B A R A K   T O  A L L !!
On every 11th day of the lunar month Fathia of Ghous Pak (R.A.) is performed at holy Asthana of Hazrat Khwaja Pak (R.A.) this is called Ghyarmee Sharif. Various religious rites are performed, recitation of Quran, Milaad Khwani, Khatme-Quadria, Langar (Feed to poor) etc.
This programme is observed in our home of Ajmer Sharif Khadim as well as at the Chilla of Piran-e-Piron a Hilly towards south of Dargah Khwaja Sahib.This month Ghyarmee sharif is on:


(Depending on Lunar date of your country).
It is also the Annual Urs day of :
HAZRAT GHOUS-UL- AZAM PIRAN -E- PIR (R.A)
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FATHIA (Tribute Prayer) HAZRAT GHOUS-UL- AZAM PIRAN -E- PIR (R.A)
Also known as Saint of all saints.
Lectures on life and teachings of Hazrat Ghaus-UL Azam Piran-e-Pir are delivered and tributes are paid to him at the Dargah of Ajmer Sharif.
Those who attend this function realise its solemnity and sanctity and also the benefit which they receive.
In the evening, in our homes of the Khadim, this Fathia is organised and prayers are offered for the well being of the devotees.

HAZRAT GHOUS-UL- AZAM PIRAN -E- PIR (R.A) are the highest member of the hierarchy of Sufi Saints around whom the world revolves.

If you would like more detail in regards to Hazrat Ghous-ul-Azam (R.A). You may select link below for document:
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Urs of Hz Abu Yusuf Chishty (R.A) 1440 Hijri -2018



 
This Urs  is on 4th Rabi’ al Thani/ Rabi ul Akhir 1440H
This is approx on, Wednesday 12th December 2018 (Depending on Lunar date of your country).
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Khwaja Abu Yusuf al-Chishty (R.A) was one of the great Persian saints of Afghanistan. The level of his marifah and love for Allah is rare even among the saints. Khwaja Abu Yusuf (R.A)  was the son of the sister of Khwaja Abu Mohammed (R.A). His mother was waliayah of great sanctity who was so engrossed in the remembrance of Allah that she refused to get married until instructed to do so by divine inspiration. As Khwaja Abu Mohammed (R.A) had no children, he took Khawaja Abu Yusuf into his own care and gave him all the benefits of his spiritual learning.
Once, seeking to test his uncle’s knowledge, he asked him a question. Hazrat Khwaja Abu Mohammed gave him fully seven hundred answers. Humbled by this oceanic knowledge, Khwaja Abu Yusuf became his murid. His murshid made him recite his name (Ya Abu Mohammed!) seven times looking towards the heavens and seven times facing the earth. Thereafter, he taught him the ism al-azam, upon which the mysteries of the Unseen became known to him.
Hazrath Abu Yusuf (R.A) used to spend his time in seclusion and mujahadahs , frequenting the mazars of great saints such as Hazrat Abu Ishaq Chishty (R.A). It is said that once he became slightly lax with his ibadah (Prayers) and out of penance did not drink water for twenty years.
He remained in the company of his murshid for a period of forty years before attaining Khilafat. His shaykh passed the ijaza with these words:

“Oh Nasir ad-Din (his title)! You have donned the garb of the ethics. You should consider yourself to be the lowliest of people, and see everybody else as greater than you. Always love and respect the poor and downtrodden; because for us, showing love for the poor is showing love for the King of Madinah, Rasulullah swm.”

As Khwaja Abu Yusuf’s fame spread, he received seekers of knowledge from all over the Islamic world. The muridin and khulafah of the order of Khwaja Junaid Baghdadi used to pay him regular visits, and join in him in gatherings of dhikr and Sama. One of his major khulaffah was the revered Hanbali jurist and Sufi Abdullah al-Ansari.
One day he came across some people building a masjid. However, they had miscalculated, with the result that the roof was shorter than the enclosed area and would not fit.
Such was Khwaja Abu Yusuf’s (R.A) karamah that he climbed the wall of the building, recited bismillah, and pulled the roof into place himself. Miraculously, it suddenly became the correct size. Khwaja Abu Yusuf Chishty attained unity in 459 AH, although opinions vary regarding the month of his wisal. His shrine is in the village of Chisht.

“Hazrat Abu Yousaf Chishty (RA),
My ship is caught in a storm,
And at every moment is violently rocked;
It is receiving not help at all!
Salutations to you, our own Abu Yusuf Chishty!
Do hasten my ship towards safety”.