International Conferences and

Works/Travels Details

  1. Journey to Ihsaan – Conference on Islamic Spirituality
    Singapore – August 2006. http://www.naseeb.com/journals/bjourney-to-ihsan-2nd-international-conference-on-islamic-spirituality-singaporeb-125215

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  2. Interfaith Understandings – St.Ethelburga’s Centre for
    Reconciliation and Peace

London – United Kingdom – November 2007.
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  1. The 700th Celebration of Mevelana Rumi – Conferences

 Istanbul – Konya – Turkey – December 2007.
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  1. Conference on Islamic Understandings

 Dhaka – Bangladesh – June 2009.

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  1. Ulu Oot Festival – Conference on Indigenous Cultures and Traditions
    – Aigine Foundation –

 Bishkek – Kyrgyzstan – July 2009.
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  1. Conference on Mystic’s society – Rifai Sufi Order International.

Istanbul – Turkey – September 2009.
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  1. Fes International Sufi Festival – Le Soufie International.

 Fes –Morocco – April 2010. http://riadzany.blogspot.in/2010/01/fes-festival-of-sufi-culture-2010.html
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  1. Conference on Faith and Understandings – Global Sufi Council

Cairo – Tanta – Alexandria – Egypt – August 2010.
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  1. Conference on Family Values n Society

 Istanbul – Turkey – September 2010.
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  1. World Forum of Spiritual Culture – Ministry of Cultural Affairs – Gov. of Kazakhstan

Astana – Kazakhstan – October 2010. http://astanaforum.kz/en/about-us.html
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  1. Sufi Caravan of Unity – Tijani Sufi Foundation

 Fes – Morocco – December 2010.
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  1. Meetings of Sufi Hearts Caravan – Muridiya Sufi Order

Dakar – Senegal – January 2011.
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  1. Conference on South Asia Spirituality – John Hopkins University – Library of Congress
    Washington DC – USA – April 2011. http://archive.asia.si.edu/events/sasc.asp

 

  1. Melting of the Hearts – Bawa Muhiaudeen Fellowship

 Philadelphia – USA – May 2011.
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  1. Words of Wisdom Forum – Dergah al Farah-Jerrahi Sufi Order

New York – USA – May2011.
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  1. Dialogue of Civilization – Rhodes Forum

Athens – Rhodes Island – Greece – October 2011.
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  1. Youth, Spirituality and Society – Writers and Journalist Association

Istanbul – Turkey – November 2011.
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  1. Youth, Art, Creativity and Spiritual Traditions

Athens – Greece – March 2012.

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  1. International Sufi Orders Meet

Istanbul – Turkey – September 2012.

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  1. Naqshbandi – Rifai – Chishty International Sufi Center Opening

 Sarajevo – Bosnia – October 2012.

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  1. South Asia Youth Conference – SAYC2012

Islamabad – Pakistan – November 2012.

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  1. “Celebration of Love”

 800th Annual Urs Celebration of Sufi Saint Khawaja Moinudeen Hasan CHISHTY (ra)

United Nations Organization – Head Quarters

 New York – USA – November 2012.

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  1. Unlearning Intolerance – Seminar of Peace and Understandings

United Nations Academic Impact – United Nations Organiation

– New York – USA – November 2012.

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  1. Seminar on Sufi Spiritual Understandings

London – United Kingdom – December 2012.

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  1. Annual Spiritual gathering at Sheb e URS of Hz.Mevelana Rumi(ra)

Konya – Turkey – December 2012.

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  1. International Seminar on Islamic Spirituality and Sacred Arts – Talks and Exhibition on Sufi Art, World Sufi Photography: Spiritual Moments in Human Life

 Brigham Young University, Rexburg – Salt Lake City – Idaho

Los Angeles – California – USA – February 2013.

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  1. International Peace Conference

Colombo – Sri Lanka – March 2013.

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  1. 801st Annual Sheb e URS of Hz.Khawaja Moinudeen Hasan Chishty (ra)

Ajmer Sharif – India – April 2013.

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  1. International Peace Summit 2013

Sarajevo – Bosnia – August 2013.

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  1. Youth Dialogue on Peace Seminar

 Islamabad / Lahore. November 2013.

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  1. International Peace Conference – Colombo – Sri Lanka – February 2014.

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  1. 1st Universal Sufi Conference – Istanbul – Turkey – March 2014.

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  1. 802nd Annual Sheb e URS of Hz.Khawaja Moinudeen Hasan Chishty(ra) –

Ajmer Sharif – India. April 2014.

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  1. Persian Language Research and Studies – Tehran – Iran. August 2014.

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  1. National Seminar on Inter-Faith Understandings and Tolerance in India –

A Meeting of Diverse Spiritual Traditions in India – Promoting Human Values & Inter-Religious Harmony – The Dalai Lama Trust. Delhi – India – September 2014.

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  1. International Center for Quran Learning Seminar – Jakarta – Indonesia – October 2014

Invited for the Premier Screening of social message based film

“Haji Backpacker” worldwide Release – Jakarta – Indonesia – October 2014.

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  1. Persian Language Research and Studies – Tehran – Iran. October / November 2014.

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  1. International Workshop on Tolerance and Co-existence in Islam –

Org by ISJ & UNIC

Tehran – Iran – November 2014.

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  1. Peace Building Initiatives – New Delhi – India – December 2014.

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  1. Sefik Can 10th International Annual Commemoration Union –

Konya – Turkey – January 2015.

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  1. International Sufi Peace Gathering – Istanbul – Turkey – January 2015.

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  1. International Bosnian Chishty Sufi Summit – Sarajevo – Bosnia – February 2015.

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  1. Turkish Prime Minster Office – Public Diplomacy – Peace Initiative – Leading Indian Muslim

Delegation for Peace Talks Initiative. Ankara, Gaziantep, Istanbul – Turkey – March 2015.

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  1. Chishty Sufi’s Spiritual Philosophies and Peace Practices –

Eight Centuries of Unconditional Love in South Asia – Harvard University- Boston -USA – April 2015.

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  1. Annual Conference: Intra-Muslim Relations: Contemporary Trends in Contexts

The Alwaleed Islamic Studies Program – Harvard University – Boston – USA.

April 2015.

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46.In the Sufi tradition of sohbat (conversational companionship), Haji Syed Salman Chishty spoke To Harvard students after screening of the award-winning documentary “Sulh e Kul: Peace to All,”

About Ajmer Dargah Sharif and Chishty Sufi Order at Harvard University – Boston – USA. April 2015.

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  1. Sufi Understandings in South Asia – SAIS Program – Johns Hopkins University.

Washington DC – USA.

April 2015.

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  1. Peace Initiative Talks and Meetings on South and Center Asia Policy –

State Department Office Building – Washington DC – USA. April 2015.

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  1. Inter-Faith Understandings Seminar – United Nations Headquarter –

New York – USA.

April 2015.

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  1. 803rd Annual Sheb e URS of Hz.Khawaja Moinudeen Hasan Chishty(ra) –

Ajmer Sharif – India.

April 2015.

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  1. The 44th President of United States of America – Mr.Barack Obama

offered a Holy Chaddar (Sacred Coverings) at the Dargah Ajmer Sharif to mark

The beginning of the 803rd Annual URS Celebration which was personally handed to Haji Syed Salman Chishty by The United States Ambassador Richard Verma at the

Embassy of United States of America in New Delhi – India.

April 2015.

 

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  1. Interactions on Islamic Philosophy of Love – with Children of Diplomats and

Senior Foreign Officials posted in Hong Kong.

Organized by the Kowloon Masjid and Islamic Centre – Hong Kong.

May 2015.

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  1. Meetings with Chinese Islamic Community – At the Sufi Islamic Center of

Hz.Saad bin Abi Waqas(ra) in Guangzhou City – China.

May 2015.

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  1. Meetings with Chinese Arabic Calligraphers at the residence of World Renowned and

Award winning Chinese Calligrapher Haji Noor Deen who is a renowned master

of Arabic calligraphy.  Zhengzhou City – China.

May 2015.

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  1. Meetings with the Chishty’s of China and Sufi Community in China’s Henan Provence.

Linxia City – A small city also known as little Mecca of China for its omnipresence of

Islamic Sufi traditions, Mosques and Islamic Etiquettes prominently seen upon

Entering the Sufi City of China. Linxia City – China. May 2015.

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  1. “Sufi ideology is an integral part of Indian Spiritual Ethos” –

Prime Minister of India – Narendra Modi

Represented Ajmer Dargah Sharif and Chishty Foundation at a first ever 40 member         India Sufi Muslim high level delegation meeting the Honorable Prime Minister of India.

Prime Minister Office – New Delhi 27 August 2015

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  1. Speaker at “Festival of Peace” – Wilson College annual festival. Also exhibited our Sufi Arts Collections and Sufi Musafir Photography works at my College campus which I was invited almost 10 years after graduating from this very college. Mumbai – India – 1st September 2015.

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  1. Spoke at “Samvad” – Interfaith Conference – Vivekananda International Foundation – New Delhi – The Opening session was chaired by H.E. Prime Minister of India – Narendra Modi.

New Delhi 3rd September 2015 – India.

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  1. Participated in the interfaith gathering at Bodhgaya – Bihar – India at the Buddhist Monastery where Gautama Buddha got enlightened. The gathering was lead by

H.E. Prime Minister of India – Narendra Modi

5th September 2015 – BodhGaya – Bihar – India

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  1. Chief Guest at the opening Seminar of the “Khawaja Gharib Nawaz Trust – Medical and Health Care Center”. Surat City – Gujarat – India – 4th October 2105.

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  1. “Unity in Multiplicity: Rethinking Peace and Wisdom Together,” – 1st Asia Pacific Muslim Religious Leader Summit – Istanbul – Turkey. 12th October 2015. Represented Ajmer Sharif – India.

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  1. Speaker at – Awakening the Light of Dharma (Faith): How to Uphold Dharma (Faith) in the World Today”-Global Peace Initiative of Women – Inter Faith Conference –

Varanasi, India – November 6 to 9,2015.

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  1. Panelist at – The Need for Constructive Dialogue – Rhetoric Vs Dialogue – Curtain Raiser event for Zee Jaipur Literature Festival 2016. New Delhi – India. 3rd December 2015.

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  1. The Need to Listen: Dialogue versus Rhetoric:

Sudheendra Kulkarni, Syed Salman Chishty, P. Sivakami and Pinky Anand,

moderated by Shashi Tharoor.

At ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival 2016 – Jaipur – India. 23rd January 2016.

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  1. Publishers and Booksellers Guild presents

The Need to Listen: Dialogue versus Rhetoric:

Syed Salman Chishty, P. Sivakami and Vikram Sampath , moderated by Sanjoy K Roy.

At Kolkata Literature Festival 2016 – Kolkata – India. 4th February 2016.

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  1. World Sufi Forum – International Sufi Conference – New Delhi – INDIA

17th March – 20th March – 2016

Sufi Leaders, Imams, Religious Heads of Islamic Republic’s, Scholars, Distinguished Universities Speakers from over 20 Countries gathered in New Delhi – India. Organized by All India Ulema and Ma’Shyakh Board – AIUMB – INDIA.

Coordinator and Master of Ceremony – Inaugural Day –

Presided by the Prime Minister of India  H.E. Narendra Modi Saheb –

Vigyan Bhavan – New Delhi.

Speaker / Moderator at the Sufism – antidote to Terrorism Session at Central Auditorium – International Islamic Cultural Center – Lodhi Road – New Delhi.

Coordinator for International Speakers at the Declaration Day attended by over 200,000 people at the Ramlila Maidan Ground – New Delhi – India

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  1. 804th Annual Sheb e URS of Hz.Khawaja Moinudeen Hasan Chishty(ra) –

Attended by close to a Million people from all walk of like at Ajmer Sharif – India.

April 2016.

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  1. 3rd International Scientific and Theologian Conference “Bigiyev Readings”

27th April – 29th April 2016 – St.Petersburg, RUSSIA

Organized by Religious Board of Muslims of the Russian Federation, Saint Petersburg State University, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow Islamic Institute and The State Hermitage.

*Inclusiveness of Divine Grace as a principle of Inter Religious Dialogue in the 21st Century*

Lead Speaker at a session: “Inclusiveness of Divine Grace in a Philosophical Context”

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  1. Meetings with the Russian Sufi leaders and representatives from Chechnya and Dagestan

Provinces, Attended a Chechnya Sufi Zikr Ceremony, Met the Imams and Muslim Leaders at the Grand Central Mosque of Moscow Cathedral Mosque (RussianМосковская соборная мечетьMoskovskaya sobornaya mechet) – 30th April – 1st May 2016 – Moscow – Russia.

 

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  1. Meditation and Reflections on Restoring Unity – Amidst Himalayas Mountains

22nd May 2016 Leh Ladakh– INDIA

Organized by the Global Peace Initiative of Women (GPIW-New York-USA)

& The Mahabodhi International Meditation Centre(Leh Ladakh-INDIA)

 

 

 

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  1. 70. Pilgrimage to Sufi Sheikh Zain-u-din Rishi’s Meditation Cave and Shrine for World Peace.

 

May 26th, 2016Aishmuqam, Anantnag, Kashmir

 

 

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71.Leading from Within – A Reflection and Dialogue on Cultivating Inner Resources

The Taj Hotel, Srinagar, Kashmir – May 27-28, 2016

Organized by the Global Peace Initiative of Women(GPIW-New York-USA & Ripples NGO, Kashmir)

With Support from ITRI, Japan and Arsha Vijnana Gurukulam

 

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  1. Sufi Pilgrimage to

Makkah and Medina Sharif

Al Hijaz – Arabian Peninsula (Saudi Arabia)

15 May – 2016

 

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  1. Universal Sufi Council in association with

efik Can International

Mevlânâ Education and Culture Foundation.

 

International Symposium

28-29 August 2016 / Istanbul – Turkey

“Spiritual Approach for a More Harmonious World”

 

How To Limit And Overcome The Horrible instrument Of Terrorist Attacks”

Syed Salman Chishty – Chishtiyya Sufi Order – India

 

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  1. 13th Annual Konya Mystic Music Festival

Hz.Mevelana Rumi(ra) Birth Celebration

24th – 30th September 2016

Konya Sharif – Turkey

 

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  1. 3rd Session of OIC – Islamic Conference of

Youth and Sports Ministers

 

“Empowering Youth for

Peace, Solidarity and Development”

OIC ; ICYF – DC

Ministry of Youth and Sports – Turkish Government

4-8 October, 2016

Istanbul, the Republic of Turkey

Haji Syed Salman Chishty  Represented INDIA

in a first ever Youth Delegate presence of Indian Muslim Youth at an OIC Conference 

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  1. WORLD FORUM ON THE PROXIMITY OF ISLAMIC SCHOOLS OF THOUGHT ‘UNITY OF ISLAM – UNITY OF MUSLIMS: FOUNDATIONS OF DIALOGUE’

October 18-20, 2016, Russia

Moscow, Radisson Royal Hotel (2/1 building 1, Kutuzovsky Prospect)

 

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  1. Represented Ajmer Sharif – Chishty Foundation at

Farewell Dinner of the Turkish Ambassador H.E.Burak Akcapar

October 28th – 2016

New Delhi – India

 

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  1. Hosted at Ajmer Dargah Sharif 77 members Turkish Sufi Delegation led by

Cübbeli Ahmet Hoca of the Naqshbandi Sufi Order based in

Istanbul – Turkey

October 31st – 2016

Ajmer Sharif – India

 

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  1. Chief Guest at the opening of the new Chishty Sufi Khanqah Center in Moradabad – Uttar Pradesh by Sufi Mehboob Bawa of Gangoh Sharif.

4th November – 2106 – India

 

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  1. Hosted Shiekh Ismail Kasam Qadri Chishty from Kuala Lampur – Malaysia at Dargah Ajmer Sharif

6th November – 2016

Ajmer Sharif – India

 

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  1. 81. The 9th International Sufi Rang Festival Org by Chishty Foundation at Mehfil Khana Hall

 Dargah Ajmer Sharif.

5th – 11th December, 2016

Ajmer Sharif – India 

 

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  1. Lead Speaker at the seminar RT on ‘ISIS Proofing India’ being jointly organized by the Vivekananda International Foundation and the Policy Perspectives Foundation, New Delhi, on Thursday,

December 8 – 2016, (1030-1330 hrs) at the

VIF, 3, San Martin Marg,

 New Delhi 110021. 

 

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  1. Annual Sufi Pilgrimage to attend Sheb e Urs Mubarak of Hz.Khawaja Qutbudeen Bakhtiyar Kaki(ra) in New Delhi and Hz. Alaudeen Sabir Kaliyari in Kaliyar Sharif (UP)

14th – 18th December 2016

India

 

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  1. Invited as Chief Guest at the annual Interfaith Talk and Sufi musical gatherings at

Shrimad Rajchandra Mission Ashram , Dharampur, Gujrat under the leadership of

Gurudev Shree Rakesh Bhai – Spiritual Leader of Jain Community 

28th December – 2016

Dharampur – Surat – Gujrat 

India

 

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  1. Vivekananda International Foundation

In collaboration with

Facebook and U.S. Embassy, New Delhi

 

CONFERENCE ON

Opportunities for Multi-Stakeholder Partnership to Prevent and Counter Radicalization and Violent Extremism 

16-17 JANUARY 2017

Panel 3: Developing Effective Counter-Narrative Frameworks to Challenge Radicalization and Violent Extremism

Panelists:        Ms. Sara Zeiger, Hedayah, UAE

Haji Syed Salman Chishty, Dargah Ajmer Sharif

Dr. Ali Khan Mahmudabad, Ashoka University

Moderator:     Ms. Ankhi Das, Director, Public Policy: India, South and Central Asia, Facebook

 

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  1. Closing Ceremony Session of Apeejay Kolkata Literature Festival 2017

Date: 18 Jan 2017 – Time: 7 pm- 8.30 pm

Venue: St. John Church – Kolkata

Session name:  Love in a Time of Vitriol – Narratives of Inclusiveness. Nayantara Sahgal delivers the closing address, followed by  Haji Syed Salman Chisty of Ajmer Sharif,

Ram Rahman of SAHMAT, Kiran Nagarkar, Urvashi Butalia,

Ananya Vajpeyi, Jerry Pinto and Sandip Roy.

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  1. 10th edition of the ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival to be held from

19th to 23rd January 2017

January 23rd

Khwaja Garib Nawaz : A Message of Love

Imtiyaz Ali, Reema Abbasi, Sadia Dehlvi and Syed Salman Chishty in conversation

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Ajmer Sharif, the dargah of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti, situated at the foot of Taragarh hill, is a historic shrine that cherishes humanist and Sufi traditions. It is revered by many Hindus as well as the Muslim community. A session that discusses Garib Nawaz’s message of love and the place of faith in our troubled times with the film maker Imtiaz Ali,

writers Reema Abbasi and Sadia Dehlvi and

Sufi spiritual leader Haji Syed Salman Chishty.

 

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  1. Worldwide Pilgrimage for Love Compassion and Human Unity

“Living in the Heart” 

Universal Sufi Council (Netherland) – Chishty Foundation (India)

14th – 18th February 2017

New Delhi – Ajmer Sharif –

India

 

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  1. Speaking Tree – Times of India

Leading english language Newspaper in India organized a Spiritual Talk session named :

Spiritual Roots talk with School students in Noida – Delhi

14th February 2017

 

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  1. International Peace Summit

Port Blair – Andaman Islands –

India

20 – 22 February 2017

 

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  1. Chief Guest at International Sufi Youth Conference organized by

Anjuman e Rahmania Youth Wing

23rd – 25th February 2017

Maizbhandar Sharif – Chittagong –

Bangladesh

 

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  1. Chief Guest and Keynote Speaker at the

International Conference on Peace and Reconciliations :

Perspectives from Religion and Philosophy 

organized by Vishnu Mohan Foundation

4-5th March 2017

Chennai – India

 

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  1. Transformative Leadership and Spiritual Development
    Cultivating Our Capacities as Practitioners of Sustainable

Peace in the Twenty-First Century
Religion and Practice of Peace – Mentor Series – Virtual Classroom Program Series

 

Harvard Divinity School – Harvard University
6th March 2017 – Boston – USA

 

Harvard Divinity School Virtual Classroom
Chishty Foundation Office – Chishty Manzil – Ajmer Sharif – India

 

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  1. The Delhi Convergence :

Fostering greater Spiritual Unity among the people of the World

Hyatt Regency

Bhikaiji Cama Place, Ring Road

Organized by 1GOD Global Forum – Australia

Saturday – March 18 – 2017

New Delhi – India

 

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  1. 805th Annual Sheb e URS of Hz.Khawaja Moinudeen Hasan Chishty(ra) –

Attended by close to a Million people from all walk of like at

Ajmer Sharif – India.

29th March – 5th April 2017

 

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  1. Keynote Speaker at the Sufi Talks session amid towards

Transformative Leadership and Spiritual development of students at

Daly College 

Indore City – India

08:00 AM – 10:00 AM

15th April 2017

 

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  1. Chief Guest at the Cultural Talks session on Sufi Spiritual Traditions and Culture of

Ajmer Dargah Sharif organized by

Emerald Hight International School 

Indore City – India

11:30 AM – 01:30 PM

15th April 2017

 

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  1. Meet the Patients – Prayers for Spiritual Healing at Indore Cancer Diagnosis Center

event organized by

Dr.Digpal Dharkar – Chairman – Indore Cancer Foundation

Indore City – India

03:30 PM – 04:30 PM

15th April 2017

 

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  1. Chief Guest at annual National Students Debate Competition

Daly College 

Indore City – India

06:00 PM – 07:30 PM

15th April 2017

 

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  1. Honoured to represented Ajmer Sharif – India

at the Indonesian International Islamic Summit
Towards the Re-contextualization of Islamic Teachings,
For the Sake of World Peace and Harmony Between Civilizations
21 – 22 May 2017
Hosted by
Nahdlatul Ulama Central Board, Indonesia
Gerakan Pemuda Ansor
(Nahdlatul Ulama Young Adults Movement)
and
Bayt ar-Rahmah li ad-Da‘wa al-Islamiyah Rahmatan li al-‘Alamin
(Home of Divine Grace for Revealing and Nurturing Islam
as a Blessing for All Creation)
Pondok Pesantren Bahrul Ulum
Tambakberas, Jombang, East Java, Indonesia
Outline of Discussion at 3rd Panel :
3. “Space for Ijtihad (Reinterpretation) and Other Normative Opportunities for
Recontextualizing Islamic Teachings”
Speakers:
Abdul Ghofur Maimoen, Nadhlatul Ulama Central Board, Indonesia
Abdul A’la, Sunan Ampel State Islamic University, Indonesia
Haji Syed Salman Chishty – Custodian, Ajmer Sharif and Chishtiyah Murshid, India
Representative of al-Azhar University, Egypt
Abdelhadi Hmitou, Mohammadiya League of Ulama, Morocco

 

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  1. Represented Ajmer Sharif – India at the Bradford Literature Festival 2017

Khidmat e Khalq (Service towards Humanity)

Chishty Sufi Legacy of South Asia over last 800 years

Bradford

United Kingdom

5th July 2017

 

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  1. Human Values, Youth and Conflict Resolutions : Sufism and Humanity

St. Ethelburga’s Center for Reconciliation and Peace

London

United Kingdom

12th July 2017

 

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  1. Ajmer Sharif – Abode of Peace

Talk organized by Kristiane Backer

London – United Kingdom

13th July 2017

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  1. International Day of Durood Sharif – Salutations on Holy Prophet Muhammed (saw)

on a global call from Turkish Presidency

Organized by Chishty Foundation in

Ajmer Sharif – India

15th July 2017

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  1. “Samvad II : Dialogue for peace harmony and Security- A Global Initiative For Conflict Avoidance And Environment Consciousness ’’ (Islamic Perspective)

at Sitagu International Buddhist Academy (SIBA)

Yangon – Myanmar

5-6 August 2017

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  1. Speaker at the Interfaith Discussion Panel – (Sufi Perspective)

Discussed LEAD (leadership, ethics, altruism, decisive action)

and innovation within the tenets of faith.

Organized by 

The Global Education and Leadership Foundation (tGELF) annual flagship conference,

The Leadership Initiative for Excellence (LIFE)

Global Citizen – India

August 9th – 12th, 2017 in New Delhi, India.

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  1. Independence Day Celebrations

 Chief Guest at the State Govt. School and HariBhao Upadhaya B.Edu College

Hatundi Gram near Ajmer Sharif

15 August 2017

 

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  1. Independence Day Celebrations

 Flag Hoisting at the Bab ul Ilm School of Spiritual Studies

A Chishty Foundation Educational Initiative for underprivileged Children

EidGah Colony – Ajmer Sharif

15 August 2017

 

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  1. Chishty Foundation awarded Lifetime Achievement

 honor to veteran war hero’s of Indian Army

 Lt.Col Hashim Ali Khan and Vir Chakr Nayab Subedar Nur Muhammed

based in Ajmer City – Rajasthan – India

27th August 2017

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  1. Chishty Foundation supported #RallyForRiver

initiative by Isha Foundation headed by Sadhguru Ji towards savings the Rivers of India

Ajmer Sharif

1st September 2017 

 

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  1. Chishty Foundation started “Free Sufi Meals on Wheels”

initiative door to door distribution of sacred Langar Meals from Dargah Ajmer Sharif

to nearby villages and underprivileged families.

Ajmer City – Rajasthan – India

8th September 2017

 

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  1. Peace Pledge Project

Represented Ajmer Sharif – India at the International Peace Summit

organized by Universal Sufi Council

The Hague

Netherlands

12th September 2017

 

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  1. Relate Your Spiritual Heart to Your Business
    International Symposium Peace Pledge Project
    India – Netherlands 70 Years Friendship
    at the International Peace Palace

The Hague

Netherlands
13th September  2017

 

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  1. Message Of Karbala

Rise and Counter Terrorism and Radical Extremism

Org by AIUMB and Chishty Foundation

Chishty Manzil Sufi Center

Ajmer Sharif – INDIA

 

24th / 25th September 2017

 

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  1. Dr.APJ Kalam Sandesh Vahini Vision 2020

A tribute to scientists of India

A mobile exhibition on Bus across India organized by House of Kalam and

Chinmaya University

Chishty Foundation hosted the Mobile Bus Exhibition in Ajmer Sharif which

highlighted scientific discoveries and marvels of Indian Scientists

 

Ajmer Sharif – India 

1st – 2nd October 2017

 

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  1. Launched “Clean and Green” Ajmer Dargah Sharif and its

surrounding neighborhood.

 

A Chishty Foundation Project on Swach Bharat Initiative.

 

Ajmer Sahrif – India

 

4th October 2017

 

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  1. Mass Community 51 couples marriage celebration belonging to

all religious family background.

 

Organized by CASS – Consumer Rights Trust in collaboration

with Chishty Foundation – Ajmer Sharif 

 

Ajmer Sharif – India

 

5th October 2017

 

 

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  1. U Day Festival – Ethiopia – February 2018

 

Final Convergence meeting for organizational with Chishty Foundation in

New Delhi with Ben Bowler – Executive Director – Unity Earth and Laxmi Bhatia.

 

New Delhi – India

 

8th October 2017

 

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  1. Speaker on Sufi Spiritual Traditions

at

The Earth Journey and Bhakti Festival

Topic: Celebrating Sufism – Truth, Harmony and Diversity

 

Talk on Inner Bhakti moderated by Dena Marriam:

Syed Salman Chishty, Swami Svatmavidyananda and Sraddhalu Ranade

 

Ghanerao – Rajasthan – India

 

25th October 2017

 

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  1. Speaker on Islamic Spiritual perspective

at

Peace and Unity Sammelan

Org by

Jamiat Ulama e Hind

 

Venue: Main Arena, Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium

New Delhi – India

 

29th October 2017

 

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  1. Distinguished Guest

at

The Annual Turkish National Day Celebration Dinner

Republic of Turkey

 Ambassador Residency Lawn

 

New Delhi – India

30th October 2018

 

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  1. Speaker / Facilitator at the

United Religions Initiative – URI

National Assembly

Theme: “Creating Circles of Hope, Connecting to the Oneness”

Chishty Foundation – Ajmer Sharif organized the evening cultural event :

Sufi Musical Renditions by Shahi Qawwals of Ajmer Dargah Sharif 

 

Ajmer Sharif – India

10th November 2017

 

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  1. Represented Islamic Faith and Sufi Spiritual traditions on behalf of Dargah Ajmer Sharif at

The Multi Faith Symposium on Vasudaiva Kutumbakam

Organized by

Sri Sathya Sai Seva Organisation

at Prashanti Nilayam

Puttaparthi – Andhra Pradesh – India

20th November, 2017

 

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  1. 10th International Sufi Rang Festival 2017

organized by

Chishty Foundation – Ajmer Sharif

 

7 Days Spiritual Festival for promoting Sufi Art, Culture, Traditions and Blessed message of

Hz.Khawaja Gharib  Nawaz(ra)

 

Venue : Mehfil – Khana, Dargah Ajmer Sharif

 

Ajmer Sharif – India

 

24th November – 1st December 2017

 

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  1. Times of India Literature Festival 2017

 

Speaker at Speaking Tree Panel on

Spirituality and Modernity

 

New Delhi – India

 

25th – 26th November 2017

 

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  1. Speaker at “All India Gandhi Constructive Workers Conference”

at Gandhi Ashram – New Delhi

Org by

Harijan Sevak Sangh and Global Interfaith Wash Alliance(GIWA)

 

New Delhi – India

 

25th November 2017

 

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  1. Delegates at Swachh Sooch Samvad – Strong Values, Strong India

Dialougue Meet on International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women

An Initiative of Flag Foundation of India

 

Central Park – New Delhi – India

 

25th November 2017

 

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  1. Jashn e Amad e Rasul(saw) Conference on virtues of

Prophet Muhammed(saw) Mawlid (Birth) annual celebrations.

 

Org by AIUMB in collaborations of Chishty Foundation – Ajmer Sharif

 

Venue: Mehfil Khana – Dargah Ajmer Sharif

 

Ajmer Sharif  – India

 

27th November 2017

 

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2nd Annual Quran Recitation Competition for children of

Khuddam e Khawaja Gharib Nawaz(ra) Syed community

 

Org by

Chishty Foundation – Ajmer Sharif

 

Ajmer Sharif – India

 

27th November 2017

 

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  1. Speaker at Interfaith Round Table Conference

Samanyav Samvad

 

Org by HH Swami Avdeshananada Giri Ji and

HH Swami Parmatamananda Saraswati ji

 

Hindu Dharma Acharya Sabha ( The Voice of Collective Consciousness )

 

Venue : Indian Habitat Center

New Delhi – India

 

4th December 2017

 

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  1. Participated at Rajasthan Heritage Week 2017

Handmade in Rajasthan Festival

 

Diggi Palace

Jaipur – India

 

09th December 2017

 

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  1. Speaker at 4th India Idea Conclave 2017

 

Leadership in 21st Century

 

Org by

India Foundation

Goa – India

 

15th – 17th December 2017

 

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  1. Awarded for Peace Initiatives at the

Annual Interfaith Harmony Celebrations 

 

Org by

Interfaith Friendship Committee

 

Venue : St. Mary’s Convenient High School

Ajmer Sharif – India

 

26th December 2017

 

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  1. Speaker at Speaking Tree Retreats

 

“12 Spiritual Leaders guide towards a Happy New year”

 

Org by Times of India – Speaking Tree

 

New Delhi – India

 

27th – 30th December 2017

 

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  1. Hosted a group of 25 Research students from various Universities across the United States of America

 

Delivered a Lecture on Chishty Sufi Spiritual Traditions in India

 

Org by

Chishty Foundation – Ajmer Sharif 

India

 

5th January 2018

 

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  1. Launched Skilled Development Center

Khawaja Gharib Nawaz – Kaushal Kender

 

Minority Ministry of India supported Skill Development Center

in collaboration with

Chishty Foundation – Ajmer Sharif – India

10th January 2018

 

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  1. Speaker at Jaipur Literature Festival JLF 2018

 

Reading between the Lines – Calligraphy and Custom :

Prof Carl Ernst and Syed Salman Chishty in conversation with Riya Sarkar

 

Mughal Tent – Diggi Palace

 

Jaipur – India

 

25th January 2018

 

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  1. Speaker at Jaipur Literature Festival JLF 2018

 

“Sufi Martyrs of Love”

 

Prof Carl W Ernst introduced by Syed Salman Chishty

 

Durbar Hall – Diggi Palace

 

Jaipur – India

 

26th January 2018

 

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  1. Spiritual Address at

The 3rd Annual International Conference on Peace and Reconciliation :

Perspectives from Religion and Philosophy

 

“A Just and Lasting Peace Springs from a Just and Peaceful Society”

 

Org by

Sri Vishnu Mohan Foundation

and

Indian Council of Philosophical Research – ICPR

 

Chennai – India

 

27th January 2018

 

 

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  1. Peace Ambassodor at

The U Day Festival – Ethiopia 2018

Land of Origins

 

Celebration of United Nations

World Interfaith Harmony Week

 

Org by

Unity Earth, United Religious Initiatives – URI – Africa

 

Addis Ababa – Ethiopia

 

31st January – 4th February 2018

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  1. Represented India and Spoke at the Celebration of

United Nations – World Interfaith Harmony Week

at the

African Union Commission

with the presence of Guest of Honor H.E. Dr. Mulatu Teshome

President of Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia.

 

Theme : “Interfaith Cooperation to promote a culture of peace,

harmony and Human Dignity”

 

Addis Ababa – Ethiopia

 

2nd February 2018

 

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  1. Speaker at the INK Salon Talks

 

Stories from the Thar

 

Org by

Suryagarh – Jaisalmer – India

and

INK Salon Talks – USA

 

Jaisalmer – Rajasthan – India

 

9th – 10th February 2018

 

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  1. Speaker at

World Sacred Spirit Music Festival 2018

and

Chishty Foundation in collaboration with Priyanka Singh,

facilitated the participation of

The Shahi Qawwals of Ajmer Dargah Sharif

for the Sufi Spiritual music renditions in

 

Nagore Fort and Jodhpur Mehrangarh Fort – India

 

14th -15th -16th February 2018

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  1. Guest Delegate at the

Indian Naval Symphonic Orchestra

performance at the

Mayo College – Ajmer

 

Org by

 

Mayo College in association with Indian Navy 

and presence of Chief Guest 

Admiral Sunil Lanba – PVSM, AVSM, ADC

Chief of the Naval Staff, India Navy

 

Ajmer Sharif – India

 

17th February 2018

 

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  1. Guest of Honor

at the

Launch of www.NationalView.in Online Daily News Portal

in association with

Chishty Foundation – Ajmer Sharif

 

Ajmer Sharif – India

23rd February 2018

 

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  1. Represented Ajmer Dargah Sharif as Guest Delegate of AIUMB

at the

Special Address on “Islamic Heritage: Promoting Understanding and Moderation”

By

His Majesty Abdullah II ibn Al Hussain

King of The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

in the presence of Hon’ Prime Minister of India

Shri Narendra Modi

Venue: Vigyan Bhavan – New Delhi – India

1st March 2018

 

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  1. Represented Ajmer Dargah Sharif and shared my remarksat

4th Counter Terrorism Conference CTC 2018 in a session on

“Global Terrorism: Ideological Challenges”

The CTC 2018 Conference held at Hotel Leela Ambience, Gurugram, Haryana

organized by India Foundation in association with the Bureau of Police Research and Development (BP R&D), Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India and Government of Haryana. 

14-16 March 2018 

at Gurugram, Haryana.

INDIA
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  1. Chishty Foundation – Ajmer Sharif hosted and arranged for Tea, Snacks and Water for close to 5000 Sufi devotees, mystics, qalandars, mastans, faqirs walking towards Ajmer Dargah Sharif to attend the 806th year annual Urs Mubarak of Hz.Khawaja Moinudeen Hasan Chishty(ra) carrying the 800 years old traditions of walking with Chaddiya (Sufi Flags) Mubarak from the Dargah of Hz.Qutubdeen Bakhtiyar Kaki(ra) at Mehroli – New Delhi.

 

17th March 2018

National Highway # 8

Ajmer Sharif

INDIA

 

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  1. Chishty Foundation – Ajmer Sharif presented at Silver Central Frame for the central wall of the inner sacred sanctum Astana e Alia Mazar Sharif of Hazert Khawaja Gharib Nawaz(ra) with inscriptions of Persian Sufi couplets by Hazret Jami which translate as

“This Sufi Courtyard is the center of Lovers,

Whoever comes here incomplete find themselves Complete”

 

21st March 2018

 

Ajmer Dargah Sharif

INDIA

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  1. A million people gathering at the 806th Annual Sheb e URS of Hz.Khawaja Moinudeen Hasan Chishty (ra)

 

21st to 27th March 2018

 

Ajmer Sharif

 India

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  1. Haji Syed Salman Chishty lead the Ziyaret (Blessed Visitation) of Dargah Ajmer Sharif and Chishty Foundation – Ajmer Sharif hosted Germany based SufiLand center of Spiritual learnings founder Sufi Shiekh Eshraf Effendi Naqshbandi – a representative of

Grand Sufi Shiekh Hazret Mehmet Naqshbandi who leads the global

Naqshbandi Sufi Order based in Lefke, Turkish Cyprus.

Also hosted 30 students of Sufi Spiritual Sciences along with Shiekh Eshraf Effendi for dinner, discourse as well as Zikr Sohbat at Sufi Library situated in Chishty Manzil – head office of the

Chishty Foundation – Ajmer Sharif  

 

25th March 2018

INDIA

 

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  1. Delivered Keynote address to 150 plus packed delegates which included top Doctors, Intellectuals, Business Leaders, Corporate Heads,

Senior Journalists and seekers who registered for the Times of India –

Speaking Tree Retreat program with Spiritual Masters from across India

Date: March 30, 2018

Timings: 11 am – 1 pm

Venue: Vivanta by Taj, Surajkund

Topic: Spirituality, happiness and psychological well-being

 

New Delhi

INDIA

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To be Continued…………………. Inshallah

 

Haji Syed Salman Chishty
26th Generation – Gaddi-Nashin – Dargah Ajmer Sharif

 

Chairman
Chishty Foundation –

Ajmer Sharif
Reg. No. # 2008007328

Humanitarian Non-Profit Trust –

Regd. Govt. Of India

 

Joint National Secretary – AIUMB

 

Postal Address:

Chishty Manzil
Jhalra Street, Dargah Sharif,

Ajmer – 305001.

Rajasthan – INDIA
Tel: +91 145 2429473
Cell: +91 9829174973


Web:
www.chishtyfoundation.org

 

Email: salmanchishty@hotmail.com

sufi.musafir@gmail.com

 

Twitter: @sufimusafir

                 @chishtyajmer