Khawaja Moinuddin Chishti

Khawaja Moinuddin Chishti

Ajmer,Rajasthan, India

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Khawaja Moinuddin Chishti was born in 1141 and died in 1230 CE, also known as Gharib Nawaz , is the most famous Sufi saint of the Chishti Order of South Asia. He was born in 536 A.H./1141 CE, in Sajistan, Khorasan (other accounts say Isfahan) in Persia. He was a direct descendent of the Prophet Muhammad.
He was one of the most outstanding figures in the annals of Islamic mysticism and founder of the Chistiyya order in India.
Khawaja Moinuddin Chishti visited the seminaries of Samarkand and Bukhara and acquired religious learning at the feet of eminent scholars of his age. He visited nearly all the great centers of Muslim culture, and acquainted himself with almost every important trend in Muslim religious life in the Middle Ages. In 1220 he became the disciple of the Chishti Khawaja Uthman Harooni. They traveled the Middle East extensively together, including visits to Makkah and Medina.
 
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  • Nearest City : Jaipur
  • Nearest Bus Stop : Ajmer
  • Nearest Airport : Jaipur
  • Nearest Railway Station : Ajmer
  • Contact Person Phone : 09461130786