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The Biography of Hazrat Mirza Sardar Baig Saheb

His Dargah (shrine) its located on Bhoiguda street in Hyderabad. Hazrath Mirza Sardar Baig was born on the 10th Muharram in the 1226 Hijra Islamic calender and his fathers Name was Mirza Wahid Baig and who was a direct descendant of Hazrath Khawja Bahauddin Nashqband Bukhari. He was migrated from Balaq to Hyderabad and took shelter in a Mosque near Irani lane in Hyderabad. When Khawja Muhammed Ali Khairabadi who was a great Sufi saint of his time visited Hyderabad then Hazrath Mirza Sardar Baig was becoming his mureed (disciple) and later his Sheikh awarded him khilafat (caliphate). He was basically a caliph in Qadri and Chisti Sufi orders. He was a great Sufi saint of Hyderabad and a large number of his mureeds (disciples) were becoming famous as an Auliya Allah (pious personalities) of their times. His chain of caliphs is still active in Hyderabad.

Caliphs: His most famous and well known caliphs are as follows 1.Hazrath Mirza Muhammed Baig 2. Hazrath Mir Imdad Ali alvi . Death He left this world on 12 Jamadi al-Awwal in the year 1310 Hijri Islamic calendar year. Mausoleum. There is a beautiful Tomb constructed over his grave. The Urs (death anniversary). People from various walks of life, irrespective of caste and creed, assemble to celebrate the Urs (death anniversary) which takes place on the 12 Jamadi al-Awwal of Muslim calendar at the famous shrine (Dargah) of Hazrat Sardar Baig Saheb in Hyderabad every year. Several hundred thousand devotees from near and far, irrespective of religion and beliefs, gather there to seek blessings. Conclusion. To write about this great Sufi saint is not only it is difficult and but it is very hard task as he was a great pious personality of his time in the area of the Deccan (South India) and for a long time he was engaged in religious discourses, sermons, and spiritual training of the people and he did also many great endeavours for the preaching and propagation work of Islam in Deccan (South India) and around this region and there was no such personality during his time.

----------------------------------------------------------------Translated by Mohammed Abdul Hafeez, B.Com. Translator Muslim Saints and Mystics (The Tadhkirah al-Awliya of Farid al-Din Attar) Email : hafeezanwar@yahoo.com