Waris Ali Shah
Waris Ali Shah
|Title||Imam-ul-Aulia, Ashraful Alameen, Waris-e-Panjtan, Aalam Panaah Waris|
16 July 1817 AD / 1 Ramzan ul Mubarak, 1232 Hijri
|Died||7 April 1905 AD /1 safar , 1323 Hijri|
|Resting place||Dewa, Barabanki, India|
|Era||Early 19th century|
|Tariqa||Qadiriyya and Chishtiyya (Razakiya)|
Waris Ali Shah (1817-1905) was a Sufi saint from Dewa, Barabanki, India, and the founder of the Warsi Sufi order. He travelled widely in the west and admitted people to his spiritual order. His shrine is at Dewa, India.
His father was Qurban Ali Shah, whose tomb is in Dewa.
At an early age Shah showed an inclination for a religious life.
He went to Mecca for pilgrimage many times. During his travels in Europe, he visited the Sultan of Turkey[clarification needed] and Otto von Bismarck in Berlin. He also travelled to England and had an audience with Queen Victoria.
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As a boy, Shah attached himself to Khadim Ali Shah, a Dervish of Golaganj, Lucknow, in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India, and remained with the latter until his death in 1832-33 when Shah was 16 years old.
He had followers from several faiths.
- Hakeem Safdar Ali Warisi (Mahajan Title given by Haji Saheb) writer of Jalwaye Waris (Migrate from Gadia to Bahraich on Haji Saheb's order. His Grand Son Izhar Warsi is prominent poet of Urdu.)
- Thakur Pancham Singh.
- Hakeem Safdar Ali Warsi (Hakeem Mahajan Tilted by Haji Waris Ali Shah)
- Zamindar Dt. Mainpuri.
- Raja Udyat Narayan Sing (Suratgunj, Oudh).
- Baboo Moti Misser (Bhagalpu).
- Thakur Grur Mohan Singh, Zamindar (Bhagalpur).
- Baba Sufi Syed Diwana Shah Warsi first khalifa (roohani) and nephew(Jagatdal,West Bengal).
- Sadaf Jabbar Fazihat.
- Shah Abdul Ad Shah.
- Maulana Mohammad Shah.
- Mustaqim Shah.
- Faizu Shah
- Rahim Shah
- Hafiz Pyaari
- Shakir Shah
- Avghat Shah
- Maroof Shah
- Noorkarim Shah
- Siddiq Shah (Amethi Sultanpur U.P India
- Bangali Shah(Kolkata India)
- Sandal Shah (Kolkata India)
- Khuda Bakhsh Sheikh was a follower of Waris Ali Shah. He collected the sayings of his spiritual guide Malfūzāt-i-Hāji Wāris 'Ali Shāh. His book, Tohmat-ul-Asfiya, is the biography of Waris Ali Shah.
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