Sufis of Kandhar

1-Hazrat Haji Khwaja Kayamuddin Shah Qadiri: On the
western ditch of the Kandhar fort, the Dargah of Hazrat Haji Khwaja
Kayamuddin Shah Qadiri located, it has a square architecture and is in the
historical nature of a monument. Hazrat Haji Khwaja Kayamuddin Shah
Qadiri was the contemporary of the first Sufi Auliya in Kandhar, named
Hazrat Haji Sarwar Maqdoom Saidoddin Rafai. His Khanqah established
near Kandhar fort, after his death, his murids bilt a Dargah in his memory
exactly opposite the main door of the fort. Tughalaq undertook rebuilding
of the Kandhar fort and made a new ditch around it. Thus the Dargah of
Haji Khwaja Kayamuddin Shah, like an island, came to be surrounde by
water contained in the ditch. Thereafter, the Muruids used to stant outside
the ditch for their prayers and for taking their vows. Sometimes, they used
small boats to reach the Dargah. The uru festival is celebrated in this
Dargah every year on eighth and ninth Muharram, in which both Hindu
and Muslim followers’ participate.184 The Dargah of Haji Khwaja
Kayamuddin Shah Qadari has a natural and fresh environment for spiritual
practice. The location of the Dargah also attracts people with spiritual
ideas on the ditch of Kandhar fort.

2-Hazrat Pir Jala Khud’asarahun Rahamatullah aliayh:
Hazrat Pir Jalal Khud’assarahun was belongs to the Chishtiya silsila. Hishistorical Dargah is located in Manaspuri area of Kandhar. This Dargah
celebrate its Urus festival on 7 Rabbi ul Sani every year of the Muslim
calendar. There are no more historical information about the life and work
of Hazrat Pir Jalal Chishti of Kandhar.
3- Hazrat Haji Macci Naqshbandi: Hazrat Haji Macci Awliya
came to Kandhar in the first quarter of the fourteenth century AD. Hazrat
Haji Macci Saheb Auliya has made a pilgrimage of Meccan and Medina.
He belonged to the silsila of Naqshbandiya order. There is a traditional
belief that earlier a miraculous lamp using only water as a fuel used to
light up the interior of the Dargah during night.
4- Hazrat Shah Suleman Awliya: On the western side of
Kandhar town, there is a hillock named, ‘Suleman Tekadi’. On the top of
this hillock, there is a stage (Chabutara) made up of soil onwhich stands a
tomb type. This is neither a tomb nor a Dargah. The legend associated
with the place states that a flying device with Prophet Suleman in it lands
on this hillock on some nights. The folklore also maintains that during
every rainy season, a large number of coloured beads are found on the
hillock. This came out of Suleman’s mine of beads inside the hillock. The
devotees have named these beads as Sulemanwale Dane (Grains) and buy
thuse for spiritual reasons.
5- Hazrat Yatimshah Majzub: Hazrat Yatimshah used to make
confusing chatter spoken at a very high speed. He was thought of as a
Majhub. Hazrat Yatimshah used to cook beetables and chillis together in a
Handi (pot) and eat it. People used to call that pot Diwani Handi (Foolish
Pot). No other information is available about him.

6- Hazrat Madarshah Dervish: The word ‘Derwish’ or Darvish
used for Sufi person or Fakir in Persian language. Hazrat Madarshah
Derwish was the contemporary of Majhub Yatimshah and also was his
Khalifa (successor). After his death, is murids built up his tomb near
Sangde Sultan Dargah.

7- Hazrat Pir Slar: Hadali area is Some distance away from
Kandhar town, where the Dargah of Hazrat Pir Salar dargah located.
Historical sources are not available about the Dargah. The Dargah has
square shaeped architecture with a well designed stage. 
8- Hazrat Shah Ismail Saheb Tabakali: His Dargah is located
near the Badi Dargah of Hazrat Sarwar Maqdoom. This Dargah is situalted
on the bank of the water tank Jagtung Samudra. It was built in 1007 AH
/1606 AD.
9- Hazrat Raja Bagh Sawar Khudisarahu: Old structure of
the Dargah was restructured by Raja Hirasing, who was administrator or
Janhangirdar of Kandhar during Nizam State. Hazrat Raja Bagh Sawar
visited the Khanqah of Sufi saint Gesudaraz at Gulbarga. The folk story
related him that, he always travelled sitting on the back of his Bagh
(Tigher).
10- Hazrat Moh- ud Din Saheb: Actually, he was a trader of
elephants. He had come to Kandhar through Hyderabad for the puropose of
his trade. But near the south gate of the Kandhar, he was killed by an
elephant gone berserk. Hazrat Mohu ud Din Saheb’s Dargah stands at that
very place today. Behind the Dargah is the tomb of the elephant, who too
had died suddenly after killing his keeper. This are is known as ‘Hazrat
Khandi’. Various devotees regularly visit the Dargah.
11-Hazrat Mastan Shah Saheb Majhub: Hazrat Mastan Shah
Saheb had come to Kandhar in 1195 AH after travelling all over Deccan.
He had settled near Qazi Mohalla Masjid. He used to wear only a long
white cloth and had no family with him. The legend around him also states
that instead of normal food, he would eat only the soil along with water.
He wonder in the surrounding forest alone and was addicted to Bhang.
Raja Hira Singh, the ruling Jahangirdar in that time, made him a rant of
Rs. 3 per month and also appointed Badroni and Fida Ali, as the Majhub’s
service. Hazrat Mastan Shah Saheb Majhub passed away on 17th Shawwal
1261 AH in Kandhar.

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