Hazrat Syed Jamal al-Bahr Bhongir r.a

His name.

His name is Syed Jamal Uddin and his titles (Alqab) are Jamal Bahar and Jamal Al-Bahr but his great fame and popularity is attached with his title (Qitab) of Jamal al-Bahr. He belongs to the 6th direct descendent of Shaikh Abdul Quadir Jilani R.A.

His tomb is situated in Bhongir town of Nalgonda district ,which is 30 miles far from Hyderabad city. As this is a famous old sufi center and due to this reason peoples in large numbers visit his tomb for the fulfillment of their desires and wishes from there.

Blessed Birth

His holy birth took place in the year 1873 in the city of Baghdad and the following pious persons and sufi masters were his friends and great admirers.

  1. Hazrat Syed Jalal uddin Mashooq Rabbani , Warangal.
  2. Hazrat Syed Hussain Baghdadi Jamal Barqadus Lugner house Hyderabad.

When he was at the age of 16 years, he was arrived in Warangal from Baghdad directly  via Delhi route for his onward journey to Bhongir town for the preaching and propagation work of Islam during the period of Sultan Mahmud Bahmani of Bider kingdom and left this world in the reign of Quli Qutub Shah who was the ruler of Golconda dynasty at that time. He was arrived in Bhongir town from Warangal and settled down there in the reign of Kakatiya kingdom of Warangal when Raja Pratap was de-throned there.

Many centuries ago he was arrived in India from Baghdad for the preaching and propagation work of Islam and he was great successful there and got great fame and position in India especially in the South of India due to his great endeavours and preaching of Islamic teachings as well as due to his great miracles.

For the above reasons large number of Muslims became his disciples and they adopted the right path of Allah. Due to his light of knowledge and wisdom as well as due to his preaching of Islamic teachings , large numbers of non-muslim also accepted the right path of Islam of Allah.

He was among great pious mystic person of his time.

When Aurangzeb Alamgir, the Mughal king of Delhi who was camping in Hyderabad for the conquest of the Golconda fort and when he had heard about reputation of his tomb for the fulfillment of desires and wishes and due to fame of his miracels and for this reason he visited his holy tomb situated in Bhongir town to pay his respect there . As per his usual practice Alamgir entered into the tomb and said Asslam Alaikum and received reply from the tomb so for this reason he recognised his Vilayat ( saintliness) and Alamgir also accepted his alive saintly status upon his death and granted huge amount as presentation for the mausoleum .

His mausoleum which is famous even today for the fulfillment of desires and wishes of the persons who visit his grave there and for this reason there is large numbers of visitors throughout the year who visit the tomb to get benefits from there due to the kind grace of Allah the most Beneficent and Merciful.

The (Urs) death anniversary usually will commence for three days with sandal ceremony and lighting of the tomb in Bhongir town on 13th Jamad al-Awwal every year. The Urs (death anniversary) ceremony is being performed by the trustee of the shrine every year in the best possible manner for the comfort and best service of the visitors of the shrine.

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