Days to Remember
|The following are the five ceremonies held every year at the Golra Shrine:|
Urs of Ala-Hazrat Syedna Pir Meher Ali Shah (R.A)
to 29 Safar)
Syedna Pir Meher Ali Shah (R.A) passed away on the 29 Safar 1356 A.H
(11 May 1937). Hazrat's Urs is celebrated every year according to Shariah
rules from 27 to 29 Safar. In this three-day Urs, people from all over the
country and around the globe come to attend this ceremony. Hazrat Syed
Shah Abdul Haq Sahib along with the "Sahibzaadgaan" preside this
occasion and the qawwals sing devotional and mystical songs at this
occasion. The last day, i.e., 29 Safar, is the final day on which the
"Chaader" ceremony is held.
Eid Milad-un-Nabi (P.B.U.H)
function celebrating the birthday of the Holy Prophet (P.B.U.H), held on
the night between 11 and 12 Rabi-ul-Awwal, is celebrated with special
veneration and fervour, and is also very largely attended. Darud Sharif is
recited by the participants during the early part of the night, and is
followed by speeches and Naat recitals in the latter part. The functions
concludes with the salute of 101 rounds of fireworks, at the exact time of
the Prophet's (P.B.U.H) birth.
Urs of Hazrat Ghaus-e-Azam Syedna Abdul Qadir Jilani (R.A)
- 11 Rabi -us - Saani)
Hazrat's time, the largest assemblage of devotees used to take place on
the occasion of the urs of Syedna Ghaus-e-Azam (R.A) held from 9 to 11
Rabi-us-Saani every year, and participation in which was particularly
stressed by Hazrat on all his devotees. The total assemblage then ran into
thousands, but has since swelled to well above a hundred thousand during
the three-day period.
Urs of Hazrat Babuji (R.A)
( 2 Jamaadi-ul-Awwal )
Hazrat Pir Syed Ghulam Muhyuddin Gilani alias Hazrat Babuji passed away from this world on 22 June 1974 (2 Jamaadi-ul-Awwal 1394 A.H). Every year on the same date of the Islamic calendar i.e. 2 Jamaadi-ul-Awwal, Urs of Hazrat Babuji (R.A) is celebrated in the Golra Shrine and is attended by a big assemblage from the whole world.
Urs of Hazrat Pir Syed Ghulam Muinuddin Gilani (R.A) - Elder Lalajee
Hazrat Ghulam Muinuddin (R.A) alias "Baray Lalajee" passed away after a continued in different health on the afternoon of 12 March 1997 (2 Zi'qad 1417 A.H.) and joined the Supreme Exalted Companion at the age of 77 years. He was succeeded by his younger brother, Hazrat Shah Abdul Haq Sahib. Urs of Hazrat Baray Lalajee (R.A) is held every year on the 2nd Zi'qad of the Islamic calendar.