Sheikh Farīduddīn Ganjshakar (R.A)

 Girad,Maharashtra, India


Fariduddin Masud was a great Sufi master who was born in 1175 at a village called Kothewal, 10 km from Multan in the Punjab region of what is now Pakistan, to Jamal-ud-din Suleiman and Maryam Bibi (Qarsum Bibi), daughter of Sheikh Wajih-ud-din Khojendi. He was one of the founding fathers of the Chishti Sufi order.

Baba Farid's descendants, also known as Fareedi, Fareedies or Faridy, mostly carry the name Faruqi, and can be found in Pakistan, India and the diaspora. Fariduddin Ganjshakar's descendants include the Sufi saint Salim Chishti, whose daughter was the Emperor Jehangir's foster mother. Their descendants settled in Sheikhupur, Badaun and the remains of a fort they built can still be found.

Fariduddin Ganjshakar's shrine darbar is located in Pakpattan, Punjab, Pakistan.

Additional Info

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  How to Reach: From Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Nagpur International Airport the chilla is around 77 KM, it is 37 KM from Hinganghat Railway Station.,

Nearest City : Samudrapur
Nearest Bus Stop : Girad
Nearest Airport : Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Nagpur International Airport
Nearest Railway Station : Hinganghat Railway Station
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