• Description: Mawlid (Arabic: مَولِد النَّبِي‎ mawlidu n-nabiyyi, "Birth of the Prophet", sometimes simply called in colloquial Arabic مولد mawlid, mevlid, mevlit, mulud among other vernacular pronunciations; sometimes ميلاد mīlād) is the observance of the birthday of the Islamic prophet Muhammad which is celebrated often on the 12th day of Rabi' al-awwal, the third month in the Islamic calendar.The 12th Day of Rabi' al-awwall is the most popular date from a list of many dates that are reported as the birth date. The origin of Mawlid observance dates back to the period of the early four Rashidun Caliphs of Islam. The celebration of this birthday was further initiated by the Fatimids and it was celebrated in lands under their control. The Ottomans declared it an official holiday in 1588. The term Mawlid is also used in some parts of the world, such as Egypt, as a generic term for the birthday celebrations of other historical religious figures such as Sufi saints.


  • Description: Syed Ali bin Shahab-ud-Din Hamadani Abidi (Persian: میر سید علی ابن شہاب الدین ہمدانی‎‎; 1314–1384) was a Persian Sūfī of the Kubrāwī order, a poet and a prominent Muslim scholar.He was born on Monday, 12th Rajab in 1314 in the Islamic year 714 AH in Hamadan and died in 1384 in the Islamic year 786 in Kunar and was buried in Khatlan.He was very influential in spreading Islam in Kashmir and has had a major hand in shaping the culture of the Kashmir valley.He was also known as "Shāh Hamadhān" ("King of Hamadhān", Iran) and as Amīr-i Kabīr ("the Great Commander"). He wrote several short works on spirituality and Sufism. He was immortalised by poets like Allama Iqbal.

Urs of Makhdoom Sahab (alai rehma)

  • Description: Hamza Makhdoom Kashmiri, popularly known as Makhdoom Sahib (ca. 1494 – ca. 1576), was a Sufi mystic, scholar and spiritual teacher living in Kashmir.[1] He is sometimes referred to as Mehboob-ul-Alam (literally, "lover of knowledge") and Sultan-ul-Arifeen