Pir Baba

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Syed Ali Shah Tirmizi
Pashto: پیر بابا
Pirbaba Mazar.jpg
Buner Mazar of Pir Baba
Religion Islam
Denomination Sunni
Order Kubrawi Sufi Order
Other names Pir Baba
Born Syed Ali Shah
Around 908 Hijri
Fergana, Uzbekistan
Died Around 991 Hijri
Buner District
Resting place Pacha Killay Buner District
Senior posting
Title Pir Baba
Period in office 900–1000 Hijjri, Mughal emperors Baber & Humayun Period
Successor Akhoond baba
Religious career
Teacher Syed Ahmad Noor(grandfather), sheik Salaar Roomi
Students Akhoond baba; his son, Syed Mustafa shah; Akhoon baba; Dewana baba
Website http://www.pirbaba.org/

Hazrat Pir Baba (Pashto: پیر بابا‎), was a Sufi saint whose real name was Syed Ali Shah Tirmizi, of the Kubrawi Sufi Order[citation needed] He was probably born in Hijri or AH 908 (1431 CE), in present-day Uzbekistan, was of Arabic descent, and died in AH 991 (1502 CE).[1]

Shrine (Mazar)[edit]

Pir Baba's grave and shrine is in Pacha Killay village in the mountainous Buner District of present-day Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.[2][3]

The shrine was closed by the Talibans temporarily.[4]

Urs Mubarak[edit]

The annual Urs or Pilgrimage of Hazrat Pir Baba is celebrated from 24 to 26 Rajab of the Islamic calendar every year in Buner. People come from all over and participate in this holy occasion for some days.


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