Save Pir Baba – Another Sufi Saint Likely to Be Attacked

 

Shrine of Hazret Pir Baba

Shrine of Hazret Pir Baba

As the news comes in about Taliban’s moving into new Buner areas, one is left wondering about the missing writ of the state, lack of competency and the willingness of security paraphernalia and a flagrant and shameful inability of Pakistan Army to get rid of terrorists. According to the latest news pouring in from the fateful Buner valley lying north east of Peshawar bordering NWFP, Taliban have moved into the new areas. Earlier, they had their presence in the valley but promised on last Thursday, April 9, 2009 to leave the valley. But by the mid day on Friday, April 10, they had crept into the heartland Buner and occupied it without any resistance from the law enforcing agencies.

 

As the word goes, most of the policemen and FC personnel are either scared of Talibaan or are ideologically close to them. In either case, it is glaring defeat of the state to keep its writ unchallenged (which is not very women/people-friendly anyway).

According to the inhabitants, Taliban are roaming around in the valley scot free while police and FC men are keeping themselves confined to their posts. Does it bother now? It is now an old and familiar story. People of Islamabad witnessed it in 2007 when armed men and women from Laal Masjid and Jamia Hafsa tried to takeover the writ by openly challenging it on streets, abducting and beating women who they thought were not following shariah. It was followed by a bloody war between the militants and the law enforcing agencies. The whole gory incidence happened under the nose of Inter Services Intelligence, country’s apex spy agency whose Head Quarter lies within the range of 2 kilometers of Jamia Hafsa/Laal Masjid. No one sacked ISI’s Director General who must have been either in the know of transportation of heavy ammunition in the seminary, or may be a part of it. If neither, then he must be the most incompetent person in Pakistan to head such a sensitive organization. Our army of TV anchor persons (who’re normally quite apt at castigating politicians for their “corruption” and incompetency) could not even utter this strange discrepancy in the role of state’s spy network.

Now in Buner valley, we’re witnessing another dimension of agencies’ role. Whatever the motives of these agencies have been, it is quite clear that their designs have not worked in favor of neither the people nor the country. Last night’s TV reports showed people of Swat talking about Taliban’s “benign” character with a visible and unmissable fear. Most of the people spoke about how wrong the decision of establishing Lashkar has been. This viewpoint coincided with the news item that homes of tribal elders who established Lashkar have been occupied by Taliban. Why the police and the FC is not doing anything was manifest when a police officer (with a fogged face obviously!) was seen on the TV screen telling that higher authorities have ordered not to mess with Taliban. Sounds familiar?????

The tales of agencies’ involvement in such a mess, Taliban’s Islam and its implications on women, all aside, one gets extremely upset to know that the occupying force of Taliban has captured the Shrine of sufi saint Hazret Pir Baba. The shrine has been locked by Talibaan and people have been asked not to visit the shrine.

Hazrat Sayyed Ali Tirmizi, commonly known as Pir Baba, was a 16th century saint. His family migrated from Afghanistan to Delhi when his father joined the army of Emperor Hamayun. He moved from one place to other throughout his life spreading the message of love, humanity and peace. In the last years of his life, when Emperor Akbar consolidated his rule, Pir Baba settled in Buner permanently. Later, his followers made the shrine a rallying point for struggle against British imperialism.The village where his shrine is located came to be known as Pir Baba. Baba’s magnificent mausoleum attracts thousands of people every year in the spring season. One would hardly find a Pathan who does not know Pir Baba and revere him. Those of the southern districts of Kohat and Bannu sincerely believe that a prayer offered at Pir Baba’s shrine for marriage is invariably granted; disappointed lovers go to Pir Baba even to this day.

Earlier, the Taliban terrorists have destroyed shrine of revered Saint sufi poet Rehman Baba. It is absolutely lamentable that these sufi saints who attracted thousands of people to the folds of Islam by their message of kindness, humanity, love and peace are being persecuted posthumously by these primitive killers. And more despicable is the fact that all of us are seeing silently as if nothing is happening. Love is under trial, peace is being persecuted, sufism is being harrassed and people are being coerced to distance themselves from the symbols of these values, why doesn’t it bother?

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73 thoughts on “Save Pir Baba – Another Sufi Saint Likely to Be Attacked

  1. Akbar Khan says:

    Assalam-o-alaikum WR WB !!!
    Dear Brothers and Sisters.

    Their is a strong bondage between Allah and the Aulia’s.
    Allah listen’s to Aulia’s request and bestow’s his kindness for betterment of Mankind.
    Pir Baba fought with Non-believer Pir-Tarikat who formed his own religion in Buner Valley and Swat area . Pir Baba re-introduce Islam as preached by Rasool -E- Allah Hazarat MOHAMMED to the people of Valley of Buner and Swat who were mis-led under the influence of Pir-Tarikat . With Allah ‘s Will and Blessing Pir Baba started a stream by piercing the earth with a sharp knife and it is flowing till today and people are using the water for their daily use. Allah protects all and will protect his shrine too as he is one of his beloved. Ameen.

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  2. Akbar Khan says:

    PIR BABA : GHAUS-E-BUNER HAZARAT SYED ALI SHAH TIRMIZI ALAIS PIR BABA R.A. BUNER N.W.F.P.

    Let’s go to PIR BABA he is so great that the wish is granted on the way to him

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    Pir Baba Village is a mountain village in the Buner District of the North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan. Pir Baba Village is named after the great sufi saint “Hazrat Syed Ali Shah Tirmizi Gaus-e-Bunair alias Hazarat Pir Baba R.A.” { Hijri 908 to Hijri 991 }Son of Hazarat Syed [Qaaf-Noon-Baa-Raa] QANBAR Ali Tirmizi R.A.” born in 908 Hijri at Ghaltanabad in Tirmiz. He had two sons . Details of his family tree [ Syed Ali Shah Tirmizi Bin Syed Qanbar Ali Shah Bin Syed Ahmed Noor Bin Syed Yousuf Noor Bin Syed Muhammad Noor Baksh Bin Syed Ahmed Naeem Bin Syed Baraq Bin Syed Ahmed Mushtaq Bin Syed Abu Turab Bin Syed Hamid Sahab Bin Syed Muhammad Sahab Bin Syed Ishaq Bin Syed Usman Bin Syed Jaafar Bin Syed Umar Bin Syed Muhammad Bin Syed Hussam-ud-din Bin Syed Nasir Bin Syed Jalal Bukhari Bin Syed Ameer Ali Bin Syed Abdul Rahim Bin Syed Mahmud Makki Bin Syed Muhammad Samarkandi Bin Hazrat Imam Ali-al-Naqi Bin Hazrat Imam Muhammmad Al-Taqi Bin Hazrat Al-Raza Bin Hazrat Imam Musa Alkazim Bin Hazrat Imam Jafar Sadiq Bin Hazrat Imam Muhammad Baqir Bin Hazrat Imam Zain-ul-Abideen Bin Hazrat Imam Hussain Bin Hazrat Imam ALI-Al-Murtaza (Razi Allah unhu(May Allah be Happy with him))

    In the heart of Pir Baba valley lies the beautiful mausoleum of Hazarat Pir Baba R.A. along with his son Hazarat Syed Mustafa Shah Tirmizi R.A. [ Who was un-married]{ His another son was Hazarat Syed Habibullah Shah Tirmizi R.A. whose mausoleum is in Kunar Afghanistan } where people from every corner come to pay their homages to the respected saint and ask for blessings. It has a green tomb as found in the mausoleums of many Muslim saints. The stream started by Hazarat Pir Baba R.A. by piercing knife is flowing with water till date and people are using it.Hazarat Pir Baba R.A. first went to [India] from [Tirmiz -Afghanistan] in 943 Hijri [ The Islamic Calender Year] for learning and as well as preaching Islam along with his Respected Father who was in the Army of Babar and related to his son Humayun [as being his Brother-in-Law] , then he moved from Delhi to Maankpur in Punjab to learn from Hazarat Sheikh Saloona and then moved to Ajmer Shareef and stayed with Hazarat Saalaar Roomi R.A. and became his disciple [Mureed] and was bestowed with Khilafat by him then after the death of Hazarat Saalaar Roomi R.A. again visited Ajmer Shareef and on instruction of Hazarat Sheikh Hussain R.A. son of Hazarat Saalaar Roomi R.A. to continue preaching of Islam moved to Buner [Kohistan]to preach Islam and wipe out the anti-Islam teaching propogated by the Roshaniya sect their.Hazarat Pir Baba R.A. guided his favourite disciple and Khalifa “Hazarat Akhund Darweza R.A.” , Deewanana Baba R.A. and others and they took the special task of uprooting of the heretical anti-Islamic Roshaniya sect which flourished in Kohistan and the sourounding areas .Hazarat Pir Baba R.A. was married to ” Respected Bibi” sister of Daulat Khan a respected person of Buner. Syed Mohammed Ibrahim Shah alias Hisar Baba was also one of the Khalifa of Hazarat Pir Baba R.A., Hazarat Pir Baba’s descendants wielded great influence among the Pathan tribesmen, and three centuries later Hazarat Syed Akbar Shah R.A.[Born in 1793] provided a rallying point against the Sikhs and the British during the Anglo-Afghan Wars .. 11th of May 1857 [Christian Calender Year] This was the day on which Mujahed-e-Islam Hazarat Syed Akbar Shah R.A. left this world to meet the Creator in the heavens. Incidentally, news of the War of Independence reached Peshawar on this day. The British Commissioner of Peshawar at that time commented upon the death of Hazarat Syed Akbar Shah R.A. that, “If he were alive by this time, than the political scenario of the Frontier would have been much different.”

    The Wali (ruler) of Swat constructed a dispensary and homes for those suffering from leprosy near the Mausoleum.[1] A bazaar is adjacent to the mausoleum; most of its customers are tourists or pilgrims who come to visit the grave of Hazrat Pir Baba throughout the year.Most of the population is of Pashtun families, who are mostly Muslims, however some Hindus and Sikhs also live in the area.

    Sadaats the descendants of Pir Baba are said to have moved to Buner, Swat, Dir, Bajaur , Chitral, Mardan, [[Swabi] Karachi , Lahore, Peshawar, Islamabad with in Pakistan ,and are also settled in Europe USA MiddleEast India Thailand ]. Hazarat Pir Baba R.A. second son’s { Hazarat Syed Habibullah Shah Tirmizi R.A.} mausoleum is in Kunar Afghanistan . The three sons of Hazarat Syed Habibullah Shah Tirmizi R.A. were 1. Hazarat Syed Mian Hassan Shah Tirmizi R.A. , 2. Hazarat Syed Mian Qassim Shah Tirmizi R.A. and 3. Hazarat Syed Abdullah Shah Tirmizi R.A.

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