Upcoming 765th Urs of Lal Shahbaz Qalandar
Charangan Night at May 14th 2017 Monday (18th Shabaan)
Starting from May 15th 2017.
The Sketch & Stature
With birth name of Makhdoom Osman Marwandi Sewastani [RA] he is popularly known as Hazrat Lal Shahbaz Qalandar [RA]. As is indexed in authentic books, his year of birth is 538 A.H [1143 A.D] while he died in the year 650 A.H. [1252A.D.].
The great diviner belonged to Syed family. He learned the Holy Qur'an with great dedication and devotion and acquired knowledge of the related religious disciplines and, eventually became a profound scholar of the Muslim world.
All exoteric and esoteric knowledge was gathered in his person. He had a very long life during which Ghznavi rule ended and Ghuris came to power in the subcontinent—the South Asia.
He became a disciple of Hazrat Bahauddin Zakaria Multani [RA] who made him his lieutenant and also granted him permission to make disciples.
He acquired exoteric knowledge from Haba Ibrahim Karhalai [RA] also and received numerous blessings by sessions in the company of the distinctive and venerated mystic soul, Hazrat Baba Fariduddin Ganj Shakr [RA] of Pak Patan Sharif, who belonged to Chistiya dynasty.
Hazrat Lal Shahbaz Qalandar [RA] also met Hazrat Bu Ali Shah Qalandar [RA] and received saintly blessing from him as well. Because of his association with a number of spiritualists, the Hazrat [RA] attained a high spiritual status.
He came to Sindh on the instructions of Hazrat Bu Ali Shah Qalandar [RA] and made Sehwan Sharif as his abode.
A large number of people got benefited by their virtuous and devout connections with him. Many willful feminine repented and asked for Allah's forgiveness for their past deeds by embracing Islam in the light of the teachings of Hazrat Lal Shahbaz Qalandar [RA]—alike many men who also came on the righteous path.
The Mausoleum of Hazrat Lal Shahbaz Qalandar [RA] Sehwan Shraif in the Sindh province of Pakistan is visited by people from all segments of the society which also include the elite as well as the masses, every-day and most exclusively on the eve of the Hazrat's annual Urs.