Dargah of Hazrat Khwajah Haji Muhammad Najmuddin Sulaimani Chishti R.A

 

Hazrat Khwajah Haji Muhammad Najmuddin Sulaimani Chishti R.A. mostly famed as Huzoor Najam Sirkar is the well known name among the Aulia-e-Ekram of the Sacred Land of Rajasthan  (The Land of Hazrat Khwaja Garib Nawaz R.A. & Hazrat Sufi Hameeduddin Nagauri R.A.), belongs to the great silsilah e Chishtiah. His Holy Shrine is located at Fatehpur Shekhawati District Sikar 165 km away from Jaipur on N.H. 12.

Hazrat Khwajah Haji Muhammad Najmuddin Sulaimani Chishti Al-Farooqui As-Saeedi R.A. was born on the 3rd Ramzan-ul-Mubarak 1234 Hijri (1819 A.D.) in the house of Hazrat Shaikh Ahmed Baksh Naqshbandi Al Farooqui of Jhunjhunu city. He himself was the great scholar of the Sufism and among the great Saints of his time. Hazrat Shaikh Ahmed Baksh Naqshbandi Al Farooqui was fore taught by the Great Almighty that he will have a son named Najmuddin would be a Borne Wali and Ghaus of his time. Hazrat Shaikh Ahmed Baksh Naqshbandi Al Farooqui belongs to the holy (Dynasty) race of the Second Caliph of the Muslim Ummah, “Hazrat Sayyedna Umar-e-Farooque” R.A. (through 36 Links) via the link of his great grandfather Sultanuttarekeen Hazrat Khwajah Sufi Hameeduddin Nagauri R.A. Khalifa e Khaas of Hazrat Khwajah GareebNawaz R.A (through 19 links).

As Huzoor Najam Sirkar was a borne Wali so he had a divine soul and an impressive spiritual mentality. So he always kept himself busy in studying the books of spirituality and Sufism. He had great Fikr of the Allah the Almighty and a serious Nature and a search of the truth of the universe.

One day while reading the book “Anees-Ul-A’arifeen” he read the speaking of Khwajah Habeebullah Quadri that, “Malla Shaikha Lahu Fa Shaikha Hus-Shaitan” that means one who had no Shaikh (Spiritual God Father), has the Iblees (Shaitan) as his Shaikh. After reading this Huzoor Najam Sirkar became very anxious and eager to find an appropriate Shaikh for himself. So in the Hijri 1252, during the Urs of Hazrat Khwajah GareebNawaz R.A., he reached at the holy shrine of the Khwajah-e-Buzurg and asked Hazrat Khwajah GareebNawaz R.A. for the Shaikh for himself, and got the direction from the Khwajah to reach Nagaur at the holy shrine of his great grandfather Hazrat Khwajah Sufi Hameeduddin Nagauri R.A. to get the direction about the Shaikh. So Khwajah Haji Muhammad Najmuddin Sulaimani Chishti R.A reached at Nagaur and requested his great grandfather for the purpose. Hazrat Khwajah Sufi Hameeduddin Nagauri R.A. told him, “There is no Shaikh of the Level you want and deserve but the one in the Holy city of Taunsaa*, along the coast of river Sangarh in Punjab. (Now in Pakistan), named Khwajah Muhammad Sulaiman Taunsvi R.A. You should go there I will tell him your desire and force him to consider your matter.

As Hazrat Khwajah Haji Muhammad Najmuddin Sulaimani Chishti R.A got the instructions from His great grandfather He reached at the city of Taunsaa on 10th of the month Shaabaan-ul-Mukarram Hijri 1253 at the time of Ishraque. After completing the prayer (Namaj) of Ishraque he reached at the Quayamgah of Hazrat Khwajah Shah Muhammad Sulaiman Taunsvi Chishti R.A. and sat outside waiting for permission to meet the Desired Shaikh. Hazrat Khwajah Shah Muhammad Sulaiman Taunsvi Chishti R.A. told his attendant to call Najmuddin to come inside, but there were many persons named Najmuddin sitting in the crowd So again he clarify that Najmuddin Nagauri was being called by Khwajah Shah Muhammad Sulaiman Taunsvi Chishti R.A. As Huzoor Najam Sirkar entered the Holy Hujurah, He couldn’t tolerate the Noor on the face of the holy Murshid and became unconscious. Hazrat Khwajah Shah Muhammad Sulaiman Taunsvi Chishti R.A. hold him and said, “Najmuddin control yourself, as hundreds of Wali will be made by your Personality.” Then he told him to meet at time of the Maghrib at the Mosque.

On the same day i.e. 10th of Shaabaan-ul-Mukarram Hijri 1253 after the Namaz of Isha’a Hazrat Khwajah Shah Muhammad Sulaiman Taunsvi Chishti R.A made Hazrat Khwajah Haji Muhammad Najmuddin Sulaimani Chishti R.A his disciple (Mureed) in the Silsilah e Chishtiah Nizamiah Fakhriah and grant permission for some Aurado Wazaaef and told him stay there for sometime.

Some people asked Khwajah Shah Muhammad Sulaiman Taunsvi Chishti R.A that thousands of persons are waiting for a single look of yours for a long while and a newly came person had receive so much attention by you what was the reason behind that, then Khwajah Shah Muhammad Sulaiman Taunsvi Chishti R.A replied that the persons waiting for me Outside are like a empty lamp in which we had to fill the oil and place the cotton and to lightened them, but Najmuddin is the lamp ready with the oil and the cotton given by his Great Grandfather Hazrat Khwajah Sufi Hameeduddin Nagauri R.A. and I had only lightened him.

After staying six months there, on 6th of Muharramul Haraam at the Holy shrine of Khwajah Fareeduddin GanjShakr R.A. on the occasion of Urs of this Great Sufi Saint Hazrat Khwajah Shah Muhammad Sulaiman Taunsvi Chishti R.A. gave the permission (Khilafat) of all of the four great Silsilah of Sufism i.e. the Quadriyah, the Chishtiyah, the Naqushbandiah, & the Suharvardiyah to Hazrat Khwajah Haji Muhammad Najmuddin Sulaimani Chishti R.A and gave Wilayat of the province of Rajputana presently famed as Rajasthan, and ordered to settle at Fatehpur Shekhawati.

In the beginning, Hazrat Khwajah Haji Muhammad Najmuddin Sulaimani Chishti R.A reached at Fatehpur, traveling via Jodhpur & Nagaur, reside at the mosque of Mohalla Maemaran and get busy in the pray of the God Almighty, but after getting disturb by the visitors he shifted in the jungle in the south of Fatehpur where the present Dargah is located.

In the Hijri 1256 Hazrat Khwajah Haji Muhammad Najmuddin Sulaimani Chishti R.A went to Mecca & Medina to perform the Holy ritual of Hajj. After residing at Fatehpur he had a fixed schedule to spent six month in his Murshid’s company at Taunsaa and remaining six month in the preaching people the right path of truth and salvation till the Hijri 1267, 7th of Safar. The date of the pardah of Khwajah Shah Muhammad Sulaiman Taunsvi Chishti R.A. At the time of the pardah, he was with his Murshid and get all the “Raaz-o-Niaz “and Faiz from him.

After the Hijri 1267, 7th of Safar Hazrat Khwajah Haji Muhammad Najmuddin Sulaimani Chishti R.A started the Ritual of Urs of his Murshid at Fatehpur Shekhawati. He wrote several books to guide mankind the right path, in all languages like Arabic, Persian, Urdu and Hindi. He was a Poet of great sense. He wrote many poems to pay regards to Holy Prophet, All Caliphs, Many Buzurg of Silsilah but most of the poems (Manaquib) in the fame of his Murshid Hazrat Khwajah Shah Muhammad Sulaiman Taunsvi Chishti R.A. He had more than forty Caliphs of himself across the country to preach the teachings of Sufism. He established his Khankah in the southern forest outside the city of Fatehpur. There he made a Mosque & a MehfilKhana for ‘Sima’a’ the Quawwali’.

On the Early morning (Subha Saadique) of 19th of the month of holy Ramadan ul Mubarak on Monday Hazrat Khwajah Haji Muhammad Najmuddin Sulaimani Chishti R.A took pardah from this mortal world towards his Beloved God. He granted all his spiritual knowledge & power to his elder son Hazrat Khwajah Haji Naseeruddeen Chishti Najmi Sulaimani R.A. and made him first Sajjada Nashin (of his Dargah. Since the date this tradition is continued and at present Hazrat Peer Ghulam Naseer Najmi Sulaimani is the Sajjada Nashin & Mutawalli (Manager and Caretaker) of the Dargah.

 

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