Beautiful illuminated view of shrine of Hazrat Lal Shahbaz Qalandar on the eve of 761 Urs celebrations.
Lal Shahbaz Qalandar, child of Pir Syed Ibrahim Kabeeruddin, was conceived in Marwand. His predecessors had relocated from Baghdad and settled in Mashhad, before moving again to Marwand. He lived when the Ghaznavid and Ghurids controlled in the Indus district. A contemporary of Rumi, he went around the Muslim world and settled in Sehwan where he was in the long run covered. There is proof of his nearness in Sindh in 1196 when he met Pir Haji Ismail Panhwar of Paat and he is accepted to have touched base in Sehwan around 1251. There he set up a meeting house (khanqah), educated in the Fuqhai Islam Madarrsah and composed his treatises Mizan-us-Surf, Kism-e-Doyum, Aqd and Zubdah. Lal Shahbaz carried on with an abstinent life and kicked the bucket in the year 1300 at 151 years old. In Multan he met Baha-ud-commotion Zakariya of the Suhrwardiyya, Baba Fariduddin Ganjshakar of the Chishtiyya and Syed Jalaluddin Bukhari. The fellowship of these four wound up plainly incredible, they were known as the Chahar Yar (In Persian “the four companions”). As per a few students of history the four went by different parts of Sindh, Punjab (in present-day Pakistan) and southern piece of India. Shahbaz turned into a significant researcher of religions, familiar with numerous dialects including Pashto, Persian, Turkish, Arabic, Sindhi and Sanskrit.