of Shaikh M. R. Bawa Muhaiyaddeen
Shaikh M. R. Bawa Muhaiyaddeen Some forty miles from Philadelphia,
among the rolling hills and tall trees of Chester County, is
the Mazar, the resting place of Muhammad Raheem Bawa Muhaiyaddeen,
the Sufi saint, and founder of the Bawa Muhaiyaddeen Fellowship,
who passed away in 1986.
Mazar, the first in the United States, was conceived,
designed, and built by the members of the Bawa Muhaiyaddeen
Fellowship, and dedicated in 1987.
time it has become an important destination for pilgrims from
all over the world who wish to pay their respects to this remarkable
welcome to visit the Mazar of Sheikh M. R. Bawa Muhaiyaddeen
(Ral.) between sunrise and sunset everyday.
this helpful and important information before traveling to the
who wish to visit the Mazar please contact Muhammad Abdullah,
the caretaker of the Mazar or Muhammad Abdul Lateef Hayden,
Mosque Secretary at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 215-879-6300.
The Mazar Address
East Fallowfield, PA 19320
of Shaikh M. R. Bawa Muhaiyaddeen
Shaikh M. R. Bawa MuhaiyaddeenIn May of 1984, barely six months
after construction began, the exquisitely decorated Mosque of
Shaikh M. R. Bawa Muhaiyaddeen was officially opened, in a beautiful,
moving dedication ceremony.
congregation recited the Suratul- Fatihah, and the Mu'azzin
gave the call to prayer. In the talk that followed Shaikh M.
R. Bawa Muhaiyaddeen reminds those present that "unity
is the noblest ideal in our life."
spirit of unity and love, this Mosque, built by the members
of the Bawa Muhaiyaddeen Fellowship has been opened for the
five daily prayers (salat), Jum'ah prayers every Friday, as
well as for early morning dhikr recitation (remembrance of God).
We offer classes in Arabic, Qur'an recitation, Salat and introductory
classes in Islam.
who wish to visit our Mosque should contact the Mosque Secretary
Muhammad Abdul Lateef through the Fellowship E-mail address
at email@example.com. http://www.bmf.org/index.html
is the information about Sufi Shaikh,
Fazlur Rahman Kausar Niazi Quadri Chisti (April 10, 1914
September 28, 1999)
known as Baba A personality of great many talents
and virtues, An intellectual, He was a complete school of Sufism,
Art, Poetry and Literature. He was born in Hyderabad, India,
migrated to Karachi, Pakistan in 1949 and then to Dallas, Texas,
USA in 1983. He lived a happily married life for 55 years, he
lived life to the fullest and enjoyed every moment of it. He
left a legacy of 8 Children, 23 Grand Children and 3 great grand
became an artist at a very early age and wrote poetry for presentation
to the Nizam of Hyderabad in calligraphy. He was a master artist
and poet. He won several awards and had a brilliant career.
His huge wall size paintings adorn the walls of Arts Council
in Karachi. His Calligraphy adorns the Grand Central Mosque
in Richardson, Texas.
took baith from his pir Professor Shah Abdul Ghani Chisti, Quadri,
Niazi in 1961 and became an expert in tasawuf and his pir granted
him the khilafat. His followers came from all religions and
all walks of life.
was the founding member of Bazme-e-Urdu, in Dallas, He painted
portraits of famous poets like Ghaalib, Zouqh, Daagh, Momin,
Zafar, Mir Takhi Mir, Hali, Sir Syed Iqbal and other legendary
wrote 4 books based on Tasawuf, Two in Urdu: 1) Allah Hi Allah
2) Tafseer-e-Sura Fateha and Two in English 1) Road to Eternity,
2) Importance of Baith in Islam.
was the greatest Sufi in the Dallas area. He breathed his last
on September 28, 1999 and he was laid to rest at the MUSLIM
CEMETERY at the northeast corner of Highway 380 and Ripy Road
(9 miles west of I-35) at the following address: 1105
GREENLEE STREET, DENTON, TEXAS, USA 76201