Sufi Saints of India

- December 8, 2020


By Swarn Khandpur Illustration: S.K. Parab The Sufis were saints or mystics of Persia who formed themselves into several orders and spread out to distant lands. Some of them lived as householders. Khwaja Muinnudin Illustration: S.K. Parab Khwaja Muinnudin of the Chishti order came to India in the 12th century and settled down at Ajmer. His piety and humility endeared him to Hindus and Muslims alike. They affectionately called him Garib Nawaz, one who cherishes the humble. His tomb has become a place of pilgrimage for his following all over the world. Baba Farid ...

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