Pakistan Tour part 3 ( Day 8 to Day 10 )

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Day 8:

  • Chakwal/ Khewra/ Mirpur

Nestled away in the eastern part of the great Salt Range, east of Islamabad, lies a beautiful lake whose beauty has inspired countless travellers for centuries. It’s name is Kallar Kahar.(Chakwal district of Punjab province).

Located in close proximity to the Lake on an elevation is the Shrine of two Muslim Martyrs (Yaaqoob and Ishaaque) son of Abd-ur-Razzaq Gellani who was son of renowned Muslim Saint Abdul Qadir Gilani. A number of peacocks reside in its vincinity and near the Lake. They are fed by the shrine’s caretakers at dawn and sunset. According to local legend, a kind of “spiritual bonding” between the deceased Saint and the peacock exists, and anyone harming them may experience bad luck.


Maqam of the Grandsons of Shaykh Abdul Qadir Jilani ق



Mawlana Shaykh Muhammad Adil ق as they pay their respects at the maqam of Hazrat Yaqub ق & Hazrat Ishaaq ق in Kahaar, Pakistan.




  • Salt Mines of Khwera

The Khewra Salt Mine (or Mayo Salt Mine) is located in Khewra, north of Pind Dadan Khan,[1] an administrative subdivision of Jhelum District, Punjab Region, Pakistan. The mine is located in the Salt Range, Potowar pleateau, which rises from the Indo-Gangetic Plain.[2] It is Pakistan’s largest, the world’s 2nd largest. [3][4][5][6]

More info about Salt Mines

A small Masjid made of salt bricks inside the Khewra salt mine complex


Day 9:

  • Mirpur / Sohawa / Rawalpindi

A grand reception arranged for the welcoming of Mawlana Shaykh Muhammad Adil (Q.S) on the way to the Dergah in Mirpur, Azad Kashmir

Mawlana Shaykh Muhammad Adil (Q.S) arriving at the maqam of Peer Shah Ghazi (R) and Mian Muhammad Baksh (R) in Khari Sharif, Mirpur

Khari Sharif (كهڑي شريف) is an agricultural area in Mirpur District of Azad Jammu & Kashmir. Broadly speaking, Alaqa-e-Khari (translation in English: Area of Khari) refers to the fertile plains of Khari which exist between the hills of Mirpur and the river Jhelum. Khari has some 80 small and large villages and one of the villages itself is known as Khari Sharif. It is located at a distance of 8 km from the city of Mirpur, Azad Kashmir and is known for housing the shrines of Sufi saints known as Pir Shah Ghazi Qalandar Damri Wali Sarkar and Mian Muhammad Bakhsh. The place acts as a great seat of learning for students of Islam.













Mawlana Shaykh Muhammad Adil ق being welcomed at a local mosque in Sohawa, Pakistan.


Day 10:

Rawalpindi / Islamabad

  • Visit  Maqam Bari Shakar

Shah Abdul Latif Kazmi, often referred to as Barī Imām or Barī Sarkār (1617–1705), was a 17th-century Sufi ascetic from Punjab who was the most prominent Sufi of the Qadiriyya order. He is venerated as the patron saint of Islamabad, Pakistan. Born in Karsal to a family descended from Muhammad through the linage of Imam Musa Al Kazim, the life of Bari Imam is known “essentially through oral tradition and hagiographical booklets and celebrated in numerous songs” of Indian and Pakistani Sufism.[2] In the present day, Bari Imam is one of the most popular and widely venerated saints of Punja. More Info








With Mawlana Shaykh Muhammad Adil ق as they pay their respects at the maqam of Bari Imam ق in Nurpur Shahan, Islamabad

Baiyah with Mawlana Shaykh Muhammad Adil Haqqani ق into the most distinguished Naqshbandi way in Nurpur Shahan, Islamabad

Bari Imam was renowned in his own life for being an ascetic who subjected himself to great self-humiliation in the public sphere, “living among the pariahs and consciously exposing himself to the disdain of the people.”[2][4]

A celebrated miracle worker, Bari Imam is also described in regional lore as one through whom God performed many marvels to convince the local people of the truth of Islam; thus, some of the most popular miracles ascribed to him are his having caused water to gush forth from rocks and his having brought back to life the dead buffaloes of a peasant who had earlier provided the saint with milk during his ten years of spiritual seclusion.[2]

He settled in the Nur Pur Shahan area which is now a part of Pakistan. In the dangerous era of bandits and killers he taught people about love, peace and harmony and soon Syed Shah Abdul Latif came to be known as “Bari Imam” or the Leader of the Earth.

The Saint Bari Imam used to live in a cave, where he was visited by wild animals and djinns. A rock in the cave which resembles a cave is said to be a real snake turned into stone by the Holy man. There is a fire burning in the cave for some 300 years now, and a tree in front of the cave is said to bee also 300 years old. According to legend Bari Imam lived a hermits life in this cave for twelve years.
He was the first spiritual guide of Gohar Shahi as well. As Gohar Shahi states in his book about Bari Imam that at the age of 34 Bari Imam appeared before me (Gohar Shahi) and said: “My son your time has come, your must go to the shrine of Sakhi Sultan Bahoo Sahib to receive the Sacred Inner Dimensions of Spiritual Knowledge.”
To get spiritual knowledge and satiate his love for Islam, Bari Imam visited many places, including Kashmir, Badakhshan, Bukhara, Mashhad, Baghdad and Damascus. He not only received spiritual knowledge in these places but also held discussions with scholars belonging to different schools of thought on various subjects. Later, he went to Saudi Arabia to perform Hajj.
Bari Imam received spiritual knowledge from Hayat- al-Mir (Zinda Pir). His ‘Pir’ gave him the title of Bari Imam, which proves his link to Syed family. Bari Imam converted thousands of Hindus into Muslims through the teachings of Islam at Nurpur Shahan. It is stated that once Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb Alamgir himself came there to pay respects to Bari Imam.
  • Mawlana Shaykh Muhammad Adil ق at a event with hundreds of people in attendance on the last day of the historic Pakistan 2020 tour in Mohra Sharif, Rawalpindi,

“Mohra Sharif” (Holy Village; Mohra for “small village” and Sharif for “holy” or “noble”) is an great spiritual center and home of the Naqshbandia, Mujaddadiya. Qasimiya sufi order, is a Naqshbandi in origin, and is based in a small village called Mohra Shareef located in the Murree hills of Punjab, outside the Pakistani capital of Islamabad. It is located at the Eastern flank of Islamabad about one and a half hours drive from the Islamabad. It was made into a spiritual center by Ghous-e-Zaman Ala-Hazrat Baba Ji Khawaja Muhammad Qasim Sadiq (RA) (b. 1263 A.H.). History of Khanqah of Mohra Shareef – The Great Spiritual Center

Hazrat Khawaja’s ancestors were migrated from Iran and setteled in Rawalpindi District of Pakistan. Hazrat Khawaja Sahib was the Ghaus-e-Zaman of his time better known among the great Sufis as the Spiritual Sun on the horizon of the East. Hazrat Khawaja Baba Ji’s 120 years of life forms a proud chapter of Islamic renaissance in this region of Asia.More Info Here

Mawlana Shaykh Muhammad Adil ق being presented with gifts from the Shaykh of Mohra Sharif



Baiyah with Mawlana Shaykh Muhammad Adil (Q.S) at Islamabad airport before setting off to Istanbul and concluding the Pakistan tour