Pir Baba Sheikh Bramh R.A

 Mianwali,Punjab, India


Sheikh Brahm, generally known as Sheikh Farid (II) also known as Farid Sani or Shaikh Brahm Sahib or Farid the second or Salis Farid or arbitrator Farid or Shaikh Brahm the elder or Bal Raja or Shah Brahm , Sheikh Brahm who was the eleventh in succession to Baba Farid Ganjshakar whose 134 hymns have been incorporated in the Guru Granth Sahib, the holy book of Sikhs. Today, followers of Sheikh Brahm living in both India and Pakistan make wish at the dargah of holy saint and offer prayers on fulfillment of their wishes.

The mausoleum of Pir Baba Sheikh Brahm lies near Mianwali Uttar village in the Khemkaran sector on the Indian side of Punjab.The mazar is exactly on the zero line.

According to villagers, the Pir Baba was a disciple of Guru Nanak. Legend has it that Guru Nanak visited Sheikh Brahm before heading for Mecca.

The fair is held in Fagun month (March-April) and Sawan (August-September) as per Hindu calendar and witnesses a large number of Indians and Pakistanis' convergence. Thousands of devotees from India and Pakistan converge here to offer their obeisance at Pir Baba Sheikh Bramh's Dargah on every Thursday, the day devoted to Gurus.

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Shaikh Brahm died on the 21st of Rajab A.H 960 (1552 A.D) after a spirtual reign for 42 years. The Khulasat-ul-Tawarikh states he was buried in Sarhind. He had two sons who are Shaikh Taj-ul-din Mahmud a great saint and another Shaikh Munawwar Shah Shahid. Shaikh Brahm had several disciples, such as Shaikh Salim Chishti Fatahpuri, Shaikh Almadi of Chunian, Baba Ahmad Lanak of Dipalpur, Maulvi Jalal-ul-Din of Shaikhabad, Shah Abdul Fatah of Ghazipur, Haji Niamat Ulla of Shaikhupur, etc.

  How to Reach: From Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport, Amritsar the shrine is 78 KM. It is 68 KM from Amritsar Junction station and 4.5 KM from Khem Karan station.,

Nearest City : Amritsar
Nearest Bus Stop : Khem Karan
Nearest Airport : Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport, Amritsar
Nearest Railway Station : Khem Karan
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