Monday, June 18, 2012


In ahamadabad in Saranagpur Area Dolatekhana is a very peaceful place.

Dolatkhana has one historical Masjid and three son of the Saiyade Hamiduuddin Mohammad Ghause Gwaliare and one granddaughter
1 Shah Ismail Shah
2 Sah Ouwesh Shah
3 Sah Deevansah

and One Granddaughter
1 Bibi Amtuse Sakure Dolatekhwaera
?To the west-southwest facing the tomb of Shah Alam, there remains the tomb of Saiyid Makhdum 'Alam. The size, form and structure of the tomb is roughly same as the above tomb. Saiyid Makhdum 'Alam is said to have been the 6th grand son of Shah Alam. This mausoleum also has the entrance projecting out to the east. 24 small domes on the roof are very prominent in this building. Unlike the tomb of Shah Alam, the domes were not painted in white, which conversely gave me strong impression. Inside of this mausoleum is filled with tomb stones. What struck me most was the Jali screen employed on the walls of this squre building. Every pattern was different. I was surprised by the variety of the patterns.
?To the north of this mausoleum, there is a mosque built in the west-northwest of the tomb of Shah Alam. It was constructed later in history. Having an open space with a pond in front of the main building, the noble structure of this construction is quite distinctive. Inside of the prayer room, having a transition with unique sculptures and patterns and mihrab forming simple circular arches, creates unique atomosphere. According to Dr. Rajan, this mosque was constructed by a person called Najabat Khan in the early 17th century and the construction was completed by a person called Saif Khan in 1620. The scluptured patterns on the surface of high and slender minarets on either side of the mosque seemed to me prominently unique.

Near Jodhpur, in the village of Khatu, was born a Muslim mystic known asShaykh Ahmad Khatu who was the disciple of the thirteenth-century Baba Ishaq Maghribi, the founder of the Maghribi Sufi tradition in India. Shaykh Ahmad Khatu later went to Gujarat where he is said to have exerted a great influence on Ahmad Shah I who founded the new capital of Ahmedabad. After his death, the Shaykh was buried there. His tomb, located within the imposing shrine complex located near Ahmedabad, at Sarkej, is still an important centre of worship.


2. Muhammad Shah Alam : a son of Burhan al-Din who was the founder of Bukhariya Saiyid, and his group had a great religious influence in the Gujarati region and were respected by the ruling class of the Ahmad Shahi dynasty. His dargah consisting of the tomb of Shah Alam, a mosque, tombs and Jama'at Khana (Assembly Hall) is the most famous religious centre among those still venerated by religious Muslims in Gujarat.
From the historical Persian inscription hung at the entrance to the tomb, it can be assumed that the saint died in 880AH (1475). This inscription also mentions that his tomb was constructed in 888AH (1483), and the name of a noble who constructed the tomb is written. As Dr. Rajan stated, there remain various buildings built between 1475 and 1575 in the Dargah of Shah Alam. Among all, two mausoleums and Jama'at Khana, which will be introduced below, are the main buildings.
The tomb of the Sayid Shah Alam is situated roughly in the centre of the east end of this dargah. It is a majestic building on a square plan with a 12-pillared mausoleum with a high dome in the centre of the roof, surrounded by double corridors with 24 small domes on top. It has arch-shaped entrance on all sides. The main entrance on the west having a small dome projects out from the wall. On each wall of the mausoleum, there is an entrance in the centre. On either side of the entrance, there are three arch-shaped windows, over which an arch-shaped part covered by Jali Screen is formed. It helps giving dignity to this mausoleum. When I visited the site, all domes on the roof was painted in white, suggeting that this dargah is still venerated.
Hazrat Sayyed Shah Moulana Qutub-ul-Aktaab Haashim Peer Dastageer Husaini Kadri Shattari (Bijapur, Karnataka) (7th Ramadan)

Hazrat Hashimpeer Datageer who represents the glorious traditions of Qadri and Shattari Sufi orders came to bijapur on specific instructions from the holy prophet of Islam. He was born and brought up in a highly scholastic atmosphere particularly under influence of Hazrat Sayyedna Wajihuddin Gujarati, popularly known as Haider Ali Saani.
It was rule of Ibrahim Adil Shah II when Hazrat Hashimpeer arrived in Bijapur. During his stay in Bijapur he influenced the rulers of Bijapur to give up their un-Islamic and heretic practices.
The world famous monument of Gol Gumbad is located near shrine of Hazrat Hashimpeer owes its completion to the 10 years of life which Hazrat Hasshimpeer granted to his disciple Sultan Mohammed Adil Shah.
The Following are some of Famous Awliyas / Sufi Saints of Silsala-e-Shattari / Silsala-e-Shuttari :-
1) Hazrat Abdullah Shattari Mast (RA)
- Founder of the Silsala ( Kila Mandav, Dhar, Madhya Pradesh )
2) Hazrat Allauddin Kaazan Shattari (RA) ( Hajipur, Bihar )
3) Hazrat Abul Fatah Hidayatullah Sarmast Shattari (RA) ( Hajipur, Bihar )
4) Hazrat Shah Zahoor Haji Huzoor Shattari(RA), Malikana kabrastan, Ratan Sarai Ratan Sarai ( Railway Station ), Sivani, Bihar.
5) Hazrath Shah Sultan Haji Hameed Mohammed Shattari ( Ghouse-e-Gwaliori )
6) Hazrat Shah Wajihuudin Gujrati Husaini Kadri Shattari (Khanpur, Ahmadabad)
7) Hazrat Shah Abdullah Husaini Kadri Shattari (Khanpur, Ahmadabad )
8) Hazrat Sayyed Shah Moulana Qutub-ul-Aktaab Haashim Peer Dastageer Husaini Kadri Shattari (Bijapur, Karnataka).
9) Hazrat Qutb-e-Zamaa Sufi Sarmast Ali Shah Qalander Husaini (RA) ( direct desecent of Hazrat Hashim Peer Dastageer (RA) (Nandura - Dist. Buldhana, Maharashtra)
10) Hazrat Sufi Abdullah Shah Husaini Qadri Shattari (Bijapur, Karnataka)
11) Hazrat Sufi Ghafoor Shah Qalander Husaini Kadri Shattari (Ganesh peth, Daroowala pool, Pune - Maharashtra)
12) Hazrat Sufi Hidayatulllah Shah Husaini Kadri Shattari (Nandura ,Dist. Buldhana, Maharashtra)
In Bangalore a very Famous Dargah Shareef of Sufi Saint belonging to Silsala-e-Shuttaria is of Hazrath Attah-ulla shah Shuttari (RA), who is very well known as the peer-o-murshid of Hazrat Hyder Ali Khan Bahadur (RA) father of Hazrat Tippu Sultan Shaheed (RA).

Allah and Rasool Allah Sal lalahu Alaihi wa Sallam Aap ki har mushkil door kare. Ameen. Aap ki har jayes tamana puri kare. Ameen. Aap ki and Aap ke Ghar walon ki hayati ki darasi karne. Ameen. Ap aur Ghar walon ke upar tah qayamat tak Auliya Allah and buzurgan-e-deen ka saaya rahe. Ameen. Aap ko Ghar walon ko deen aur duniya me kamiyabee hasil kare. Ameen. Ya Rabbil 'Alameen.
Allah humma Salle 'ala Syedina wa Maulana wa Rahati Qulubina wa Shafiya Zunubina wa Tabeeba Zaherana wa Batina Mohammedinw wa 'Ala Alihi wo Ashabihi wo Auliyahi wa Ummatihi bi Rahmatika ya Ar-Rahmarraheem wal Hamdullilahi Rabbil 'Alameen.
Allah aur Rasool-e-Kareem, Sal-lal-lahu Alaihi Wa Sallam and Hazrat Shah Wajihuudin Gujrati Husaini Kadri Shattari (RA), Hazrat Shah Abdullah Husaini Kadri Shattari (RA) and the auliyas of Silsala-e-Shuttari ( Silsala-e-Shattari ) may do khass Nazar e Karam on you and your family and your beloved ones. Ameen. Ya Rabbil 'Alameen


1. Sayyid Uthman was one of the Sufi leaders under Sultan Mahmud Begarah reign. The area on the opposite shore of the Sabramati river, which later on came to be called as Uthmanpur, was made the centre of his ascetic practices. The centre of its darga consists of a mosque built in the late 15th century and this leader's tomb. This Sufi saint died in Jumada month in 936 AH (January 1530).
The tomb of Sayyid Uthman was built, corresponding to the position of the mosque, with a large garden in between. It has a flat but large dome at the centre of the roof, surrounded by eight small domes. This central tomb chamber has the same structure as the mausoleum of Shaikh Ahmad Khattu, surrounded by 12 jointed arches. Surrounding this part are double corridors. Like the mosque, there is almost no decoration on the numerous pillars. However, as can be seen in the picture, the outer edge inside the ceiling is richly decorated by sculptured patterns. It is assumed that the large tomb at the centre of the tomb chamber is the tomb of this Sufu saint.
His beautiful shrine was built by one of his follower, Nawab murtuza Khan in Khanpura, Ahmadabad. In vicinity of this shrine there is small water well around 2 feet deep. This well water is gushing out for generations from unknown source. Followers have faith that this water has miraculous properties blessed by Haider Ali Saani and is used by them for medicinal and spiritual advantages.

2) Hazrat Shah Abdullah Husaini Kadri Shattari (d. 1609) (5th Moharram 1017 hijri)(Ahmadabad) received Khilafat from Hazrat Wajiuddin Guajarati and carried the Shattari traditions and illuminated the generations to come with the Sufi Shattari message. His Shrine is located inside the beautiful Shrine structure of Hazrat Shah Wajiuddin Guajarati in Khanpura, Ahmadabad.
1) Hazrat Shah Wajihuudin Gujrati Husaini Kadri Shattari (Ahmadabad)
(d. 1590) (28th moharram 998 hijri) Also known with the title `Haider Ali Saani'. He was born in place called `Champaner' an ancient city of Eastern Gujarat. He latter moved to Ahmadabad where he received and latter imparted Knowledge in Islamic studies. He became a prominent scholar of his times and became a Mufti. Royals of that time came to him for opinion (Fatwa) on complex religious issues. Fatwa of Hazrat Mohammed Gouse Gwaliori was also referred to him by Moghal ruler of that time, Sultan Mehmood. We have already discussed how he got influenced by Mohammed ghouse Gwaliori in the above passage. He lived a simple life and always kept humble profile. He used to share whatever came to him with the poor and the needy.
Bismillahir Rahman Nir Raheem.
Allahumma Salle 'Ala Syedina Mohammedin Wo 'Ala Al-li-hi Syedina Mohammedin Wo Barik Wo Salim.
"Ala Inna Awliya Allahi la Khauf-un Alaihim wa Lahum Yah-Zanoon"
CITY / TOWN / TALUK : Khanpur, Ahmadabad,
STATE : Gujarat.
1) Hazrat Shah Wajihuudin Gujrati Husaini Kadri Shattari (RA)
(Khanpur, Ahmadabad)

2) Hazrat Shah Abdullah Husaini Kadri Shattari (RA).