Hazrat Pir Shamim Sabir Sabri (Present Spiritual Superior)

Pir Shamim Sabir Sabri is the only son of Pir Gulzar Hussain Shah Sabri (Rehmatullah Alaih) and grandson of Pir Saidan Shah Sabri (Rehmatullah Alaih). He was born in 1953. His mother died after his birth. He grew up in the lap of his gracious grandmother. He was educated by two saints Pir Saidan Shah and Pir Gulzar Hussain Shah. Pir Saidan Shah (Rehmatullah Alaih) often said that he is my picture, faithful and shining star of the sky of the saints.

He completed his early education from Malikwal and F.A from Zamindara College. Then on the order of his father he completed the education of Arabic and Persian. He pledged of discipleship on the hands of his grandfather in 1969. In 1989 he again pledged of discipleship on the hands of his father. He always dealt only as a disciple not as a son by his father and grandfather. He took up cultivation as profession. The journeys of his father to Kalyar and Ajmer in 1980 and onwards he always accompanied his father. He is very high in dignity, liberal, possess the qualities of his father and grandfather. He is adorer, have an acute personality, and spiritual vicegerent of Hazrat Sabir Pak (Rehmatullah Alaih).

On 2 January, 1992 on the occasion of Chehlum Anniversary (40 days of death) of Pir Gulzar Hussain Shah (Rehmatullah Alaih), the Dewan (Successor) of Kalyar Sharif "Mansoor Ijaz Sabir Qadoosi" arrived to Kalas Sharif. After the Isha prayer Pir Shamim Sabir Sabri was adorned the turban of honour of the divine order of Hazrat Sabir Pak (Rehmatullah Alaih) by Mansoor Ijaz Sabri Qadoosi. Mansoor Ijaz Sabir Qadoosi also announced the name of Shamim Sabir Sabri as the successor for the court of Kalas Sharif. It is a spiritual procedure that the successor of Kalas Sharif was nominated by Dewan of Kalyar Sharif on the divine order of Hazrat Sabir Pak (Rehmatullah Alaih) and the nominated successor went to Kalyar and turban of honour was adorned. But it was the first time in the history that the Dewan of Piran-e-Kalyar Sharif arrived Kalas Sharif for this purpose, on the order of Hazrat Sabir Pak (Rehmatullah Alaih). Hazrat Syed Mansoor Ijaz Sabri Qadoosi remained in Kalas Sharif for 2 months. He visited many places to meet the followers of Pir Gulzar Hussain Shah Sabri (Rehmatullah Alaih).

Hazrat Pir Shamim Sabir Sabri continued the mission of Hazrat Sabir Pak (Rehmatullah Alaih) with full devotion. He visited the far furlong areas to complete this mission. He started construction at court of Kalas Sharif, Pak Pattan Sharif, Magho Pindi, Tiba Sharif and on the shrine of Sain Rehmat. He completed the construction of guest rooms, floor, gate, gardens, masque, langar khana (food rooms) and a bara dari according to the design of the shrine of Hazrat Baha-ul-Haq Zakria Multani (Rehmatullah Alaih). He also decorated the shrine of Pir Saidan Shah (Rehmatullah Alaih) and Pir Gulzar Hussain Shah (Rehmatullah Alaih).

He is a patient saint. He listens to the problems and grievances of his followers and people with a keen interest. He spend his whole time, days and nights among his followers and lovers of Hazrat Sabir Pak (Rehmatullah Alaih). Once the Spiritual Superior of Kalyar Sharif said that "Allah has connected the relation of Hazrat Sabir Pak (Rehmatullah Alaih) directly to the court of Kalas Sharif. One who has presented himself in the court of Kalas Sharif, in fact he is in the court of Hazrat Sabir Pak".

On 12th date of Moon of every month, the convention of Khawajgan (Saints) is held at the court of Kalas Sharif. The recitation of Quran and praise of the Holy Prophet (Peace be upon him) are offered. The showers of the blessings of Hazrat Sabir Pak is continued whole night.

The anniversary of Pir Syed Mardan Ali Shah (Rehmatullah Alaih) is held on 18-19 March every year and similarly the anniversary of Um-e-Saidan (mother of Hazrat Saidan Shah R.A.) is held on 28 November every year. On 4-5 Moharam-ul-Haram a number of followers go to Pak Pattan with Pir Shamim Sabir Sabri to take part in the anniversary of Hazrat Baba Fareed Masood Ganje Shakar (Rehmatullah Alaih). The blessings of Hazrat Baba Fareed (Rehmatullah Alaih) distracted there. He constructed guest rooms, food room (langar khana) and convention room at Pak Pattan Sharif.

The annual anniversary (Sabri Urs) at Kalas Sharif is held on 10-11 October every year. This is a big event of this sub-continent. Millions of people attend this anniversary every year. This anniversary is same as the anniversaries of Hazrat Sabir Pak (Rehmatullah Alaih) and Khawaja Moeen-ud-Din Hasan Chishti (Rehmatullah Alaih).

Pir Shamim Sabir Sabri has only one son "Rashid Shamim Sabir". He is a beautiful young man, intelligent, graceful, a well administrator, fully devoted to his duties and a faithful son. He is studying at university. He is in fact the picture and interpretation of the dreams of his grandfather Pir Gulzar Hussain Shah (Rehmatullah Alaih).

One, who wants the real spiritual satisfaction and right path, should visit the court of Kalas Sharif which is the real approach to entertain himself with the blessings of Hazrat Sabir Pak (Rehmatullah Alaih).

©opyright : Shamim Gulzar - e - Saidan