Sufi Events Ajmer Sharif Dargah Event Rajasthan India
Ajmer Sharif Dargah Ramzan, Ajmer Sharif Dargah Ramadan Rajasthan India
Throughout the year,
several religious, spiritual and historical programmes are organised and observed
at the Holy Astana of Hazrat Khwaja Gharib Nawaz at a large and magnificent scale.
These programmes are performed in accordance with Islamic Calendar and are detailed
According to the Islamic Calendar the new year commences from 1st of Moharram. This
month is known as Moharra-ul-Haram.
1st to 12th – Shahadat of Hazrat Imam Hussain A.S. and Shodae Karbala is observed.
4th to 6th – Chilla Hazrat Baba Farid Ganj-e-Sharkar R.A. is opened for 3
days in which lakhs of people visit and pay their homage.
18th – Urs Hazarat Syedna Imam Zainul Abedin R. T. A.
28th – Yom-e-Shahadat
Hazat Imam Hassan A.S.
9th to 12th –
14th - Annual Urs of Hazrat Khwaja Qutbuddin Bakhtiar Kaki, first spiritual successor
of Hazrat Khwaja Gharib Nawaz is celebrated at his Chilla situated at Daulat Bagh
near Ana agar Lake. Fateha is offered in every home of Khadims. The Khadims of Hazrat
Khwaja Sahib celebrate this Urs at his tomb at Mehrauli Delhi, all the ceremonies
of Urs including 'langar' and ‘Ghilaf’are organised by khadims chishti
11th - In this month the only programme which is known as 'Fateha Giarahwin Sharif'
is observed on 11th day of the month. Lectures on life and teachings of Hazrat Ghonsul
Azam Piran-e-Pir are delivered and tributes are paid to him. The ceremonies of Giarahwin
Sharif are organised by khadims chishti family at the Hill which is known as Chilla
Bare Peer Sahib.
14th - Urs of Hazrat
Shah Madar is also celebrated on 14th of this month.
22nd – Urs Amirul
Momeneen Hazrat Syedna Abu Baker Siddique R.T.A. (the first successor of the Holy
Prophet S.A.W.). . Lectures are delivered on his services and sacrifices which he
rendered for making the foundation of Islam more and more strong.
25th - From this month begins the celebrations of the Annual Urs of Hazrat Khwaja
1st to 9th –
Urs - Khwaja Gharib Nawaz (R.A.) Urs is celebrated every year in the first week
of Rajab, on seeing the moon of Rajab, the seventh month of the Islamic calendar,
drums are beaten to herald the commencement of the annual ceremony. The permanent
Chauki (troupe) of qawwals arrive, and after Maghrib (sunset prayers) sit infront
of the Shrine and sing the following verses:
Saqia-badao-paimana mubarak bashad”
(Felicitation to thee for this blessed and majestic assembly; salutation,
‘Oh Saqi for your bountiful goblet of sacred wine).
(Oh God, may this Shrine of the beloved exist till the last day,
may this refuge of the poor remain forever!)
Although Urs held for the first six days of Rajab. Yet the 6th day is regarded to
be the most special and auspicious. It is called “Chhati Sharif”. It
is celebrated on the 6th Rajab between 10:00 A.M. to 1:30 P.M. Inside the Mazar
Sharif Shijra is read by Khadims Chishti family then Fariyad (Prayers) start for
people present at the Dargah and for the country and its people for the peace and
prosperity and also those who are not present but have sent Nazar-o-Niyaz to the
Khadims Chishti family to mark their presence for their welfare and for the promotion
of brotherhood amongst them. Khadims Chishti family tie small turbans on each others
head and present Nazar (offerings in cash). Just before the Qul (conclusion of 6th
Rajab Chhati Sharif) Bhadawa is sung at the main entrance of the Shrine by Qwwals
which literally means a poem or verses in praise of Allah, His Holy Prophet (S.A.W.)
or famous Sufis (Auliyas).
14th - The annual Urs of Hazrat Khwaja Husauddin the grand son of Hazrat Khwaja
Gharib Nawaz is celebrated on 14th of this month by Khadims Chishti family of Khwaja
Sahib at Sambher where his Dargah is situated (a place about 90 K.M. from Ajmer).
19th - The annul Urs of Hazrat Bibi Hafiza Jamal, the daughter of Hazrat Khwaja
Gharib Nawaz is celebrated on 19th of this month.
25th to 26th - The annual Urs of Hazrat Khwaja Fakhruddin Gurdezi, the ancestor
of Khadims Chishti family, who is lying buried near Khwaja Sahibis Begami Dalan
on the right side of the main entrance of the tomb is celebrated on 25th of this
26th to 27th – JASHN-E-MIRAJ-UN-NABI (S.A.W.):
On 26th of this month after Isha prayers, a grand function in memory of the greatest
event of human history, the 'Miraj is held. Lectures are delivered and after lectures
all the people keep themselves busy in prayer throughout the night.
3rd to 9th - Urs of Hazrat Khwaja Fakhruddin. He is the eldest son of Hazrat Khwaja
Gharib Nawaz. He spend his life in prayers and mediation at village 'Sarwar' about
60 k.m. from Ajmer and breathed his last in the same village. His annual Urs is
celebrated from 3rd to 9th Shaban. The Khadims of Hazrat Khwaja Sahib celebrate
this Urs at his tomb at Sarwar, all the ceremonies of Urs including 'langar' are
organised by Anjuman Moinia Fakhria Chistia Khudam Khwaja Sahib Syed Zadgan.
14th - The function of Shab-e-Barat is observed in the purely religious tradition
as it is observed by the entire Muslim world.
The sacred month of
Ramzan has its own blessings. Muslim all over the world observe fast, become strict
in performance of prayers and devote most of the time in recitation of the Quran
and in additional prayers. They also perform acts like payment of charity, feeding
of poor and giving of alms. No doubt that every Muslim knows the religious importance
of this month, but the Muslim world is not aware of the most important events of
Islamic History which took place during this Holy month, as such except at Ajmer
no where the functions in memory of those events are held. The details and importance
of those functions is given here.
2nd to 3rd - The annual anniversary of Khatoon-e-Jannat Hazrat Bibi Fateha the youngest
daughter of the Prophet of Islam and the mother of Hazrat Imam Hasan and Hazrat
Imam Husain is observed at the Holy Astana of Hazrat Khwaja Gharib Nawaz in a highly
dignified way. Lectures are also delivered on her high spiritual status and her
sacrifices for Islam.
10th – Urs Ummul-Momeneen Hazrat Syedna Tayyaba Tahera Bibi Khatijatul Kubra
17th Yom-e-Wafat Ummul Momeneen Hazrat Ayesha Siddiqua R.T.A.
17th Ramzan is the most memorable day of Islamic History. It is the day when the
first war between the Islamic forces who were in small number, was fought against
the large and a strong army of the 'infidels of Makka. It was the first battle of
Righteous under the leadership of the Prophet of Islam against the infidels in which
the Rightous came out victorious in a highly miraculous way.
In memory, of the first war of its kind ever fought on this earth for establishment
of justice, truth and righteousness by Muslims against the strong and well armed
forces of wrong doers, cruel and barbarous people, who could not think of defeat,
but faced a shameful defeat at the hands of armless people is celebrated at the
Dargah of Hazrat Khwaja Gharib Nawaz on a large scale. Lectures are delivered and
prayers are offered throughout the night. The author himself delivers lectures on
this great Historical event in Juma Masjid after Isha prayer every year.
19th Yom-e-Fateh Mecca. In the Holy of Ramzan, the 19th day highly memorable day
of the Islamic History. This is the day when Islamic forces conquered Makka , Where
therein is the House of Allah, without any blood shed. This conquest resulted into
the conquest of the heart and soul of the people of Arabia. It made easy for the
people of Arabia to understand the truth of Islam. They all without any force, far
or compulsion, accepted Islam and became the leader of all the Nations of the world.
The conquest of Makka made the foundation of Islam very strong and opened the door
of thousands of other types of victories. This conquest also brought a evolution
in human moral and conduct and conquest other human virtues. Therefore, in memory
of this illustrious and distinguished vent many programmes are organized at the
Dargah of Ajmer at a large scale.
21st RAMZAN : THE DAY OF MARTYDOM OF HAZAT ALI KARAM ALLAHWAJHO
In his memory a large number of Programme including 'langer' are organised.Lectures
are delivered on his love for Islam, his services and sacrifices, his inspiring
and illuminating life, his spiritual & temporal status & like that, tributes
are paid to that great personality of Islam.
26th RAMZAN: THE NIGHT OF REVELATION OF QURAN – SHAB-E-QADAR
26th day of Ramzan and the night thereafter is the most important night. Its blessings
are beyond description, it is the night when the Quran was revealed, as such, it
is celebrated all over the world by the Muslims.Throughout the night, the Muslims
keep themselves busy in recitation of the Quran and other modes of prayer and worship.
5th to 6th – Grand celebration of Urs Hazrat Khwaja Usman-e-Harwani (Peer-0-Murshid
of Huzoor Gharib Nawaz. Jannati Darwaza is also open. People from far and near attend
the programmes and obtain those special bounties and blessings of Hazrat Khwaja
Gharib Nawaz which are bestowed upon devotees during those days.
12th to 13th - The annual Urs of HAZRAT KHWAJA ABU SAEED, son of Hazrat Khwaja Gharib
Nawaz is celebrated on 4th day of the month of Sai Ghat near his tomb in Dargah
18th - Amirual Momenn Syedna Hazrat Usman was the third successor of the Prophet
of Islam. 18th Zil Hijja is observed as the da of his Martyrdom and tributes are
paid to him. Lectures are delivered on his contribution to Islam and Muslims on
his spiritual status, on his life and on the services he rendered.
28th - This day reminds us of the great services and sacrifices of that soldier
of Islam who in history is known as the conqueror of Egypt, Conqueror of Syria,
Conqueror of Iran and above all the Conqueror of Jeru-salem (Baitul Muqaddas) and
whose name is Ameerul Momeneen Syedna Hazrat Qmar Farook Radhi Alla Anho. He was
the 2nd Successor of the Prophet of Islam. He has rendered such invaluable services
which have no parallel in Islamic History.