Shikarpur is the home of a number of shrines of Sufis and saints that belong to various Sufi orders. Three of the most popular shrines of Sarhandi saints are located in the Shikarpur district. The ancestor of the Sarhandis (Sirhindis) of Shikarpur was Khwaja Pir Ghulam Mohiuddin, who traced his ancestry back to Shaikh Ahmad […] The post Sirhindi Mystics Of Shikarpur appeared first on The Friday Times - Naya Daur.
There are many historic villages and towns in the Shikarpur district which are noted for historical monuments, a majority of which are now in deplorable condition. Like Shikarpur city’s heritage, the condition of built heritage in its various villages and towns is not different. While travelling through the Shikarpur district, I came across many mosques, […] The post Mansions And Temples Of Khahi Village appeared first on The Friday Times - Naya Daur.
The veneration of saints is very common in the Pothohar region in Punjab. Like those of other Sufi saints, the shrines of Qadiri Sufis are found in several villages in Pothohar. In particular, the Gujar Khan tehsil of Rawalpindi district hosts several popular shrines of Qadiri Sufi saints. Some of the eminent Qadiri sufi saints […] The post Qadiri Saints Of Chakrali Budhal appeared first on The Friday Times - Naya Daur.