Biswa Shanti Manzil
(World Peace Center)
Enayetpur Darbar Sharif
Gate of the Mazar Sharif

“Behold! verily on the friends of Allah there is no fear, nor shall they grieve.”
 (Al-Quran, 10:62)

[Ala inna awliyaa Allahi la khawfun AAalayhim wala hum yahzanoona]
Al-Quran, Surah Yunus:Ayat 62
 
 
Khwaja Enayetpuri(r) and his Legacy

Khanqah in the right direction, upholding the basic Sufi teachings of Khwaja Enayetpuri(r). The monastery maintains a charity hospital in the locality by its own finance. The Khwaja Library contains a good collection of Sufi literature including some valuable publications of Khwaja Enayetpuri(r) and his sons. Although most of the disciples of the Enayetpur Darbar Sharif are from a lower middle class, there are also quite a good number of elite people, who financially help the Khanqah. The regular Sufi practice of zikr is performed in the monastery by the disciples, who gather at the Khanqah to pay their homage to the beloved Murshid.

A few yards away from the Darbar Sharif stands one of the largest medical college and hospital erected by Dr M.M. Amjad Hussain, one of the business magnets in Bangladesh and the 3rd son-in-law of Khwaja Enayetpuri(r).
Khwaja Yunus Ali Medical College & Hospital (KYAMCH), named in memory of Khwaja Enayetpuri, is the only private Medical College in Bangladesh where medical centers, college premise, student hostels and teachers and doctor's residence are located in the same complex. The KYAMCH provides all modern health care and is equipped with fabulous modern medical facilities (http://www.kyamch.org/edu_kyamc.html).
      
As mentioned earlier, The Shambhuganj Darbar Sharif is one of the biggest and remarkable Sufi Khanqahs (monasteries) in Bangladesh. Founded and headed by the late Sufi Master Maulana Khwaja Muhammad Saifuddin, the second son of the late Khwaja Enayetpuri(r), this monastery successfully plays an important role in preaching Sufi teachings in Bangladesh. Every year on the occasion of the Urs, which is celebrated commemorating Khwaja Enayetpuri(r), hundreds of hundreds of devoted Sufis meet the Sufi Master. Born in 1933, Maulana Khwaja Saifuddin who was greatly inspired and influenced by his father, was so popular to the masses for the Sufi teachings on various aspects of the Naqshebandiya and the Mozaddediya orders that he had to establish a separate school (Khanqah) in 1963 at Shambhuganj, Mymensing, some 12 years after the death of Khwaja Enayetpuri(r) with a view to extending the Tariqa of his beloved father. Added to this Khanqah is the Mozaddediya Academy, financed by the contribution of the Murids (disciples), which is a renowned center for the studies of Sufi philosophy, contributed by the Sufi Master, Hazrat Moulana Khwaja Saifuddin, a prolific scholar on Sufism and a successful successor of Khwaja Enayetpuri(r). After the demise of the Master Hazrat Khwaja Saifuddin in 1995, his sons have taken over the responsibility of the khanqah. Pirzada Khwaja Muhammad Abdur Rab Khasru (BSc in Engineering) is the present head of this Khanqah.

Pirzada Khwaja Muhammad Badruddoza Haidar, the fourth son of Hazrat Khwaja Saifuddin left Shambhuganj, Mymensing, during the lifetime of his father and gained popularity among the poor rural people in an underprivileged village called Murshidpur, Sherpur, where he later established a Khanqah preaching the Sufi Tariqa of Khwaja Enayetpuri (his grand father) and his father. Murshidpur Darbar Sharif is now one of the biggest meeting places of Sufi devotees from all strata of the society. 

But great is the Biswa Zaker Manzil which was established in Faridpur, Bangladesh, by the present Sufi Master Hazrat Maulana Hasmat Ullah, popularly known as the Pir of Atrashi, who is sometimes regarded as Khwaja Faridpuri. As the most successful Murid of Khwaja Enayetpuri(r), he is so popular in conveying the tariqa  of his Master that he might have attained the best spiritual training from his Murshid after passing many years with him. Being aware of what the masses need for the development of moral life in the modern age of spiritual crisis on the Islamic soil in Bangladesh, the Pir of Atrashi  has set up The Institute of Islamic Research and Culture in his Khanqah. The institute publishes a daily (The Daily Al-Mozadded) and a weekly (The Weekly Meghna) newspapers covering various Shari’a and Sufi teachings and practices—a great step in removing the common misunderstandings of the people about the nature of Sufi philosophy in Bangladesh. One of the notable publications  of the institute is The Nasiyat, a collection of the Sufi lectures delivered by the Sufi Master, the Pir of Atrashi, published in 26 volumes in Bengali. Solvent financially, The Biswa Zaker Manzil  plays a very important role in evangelizing the Sufi philosophy home and abroad (some of his followers live in the USA permanently). The biggest annual celebration is the Urs, commemorating to the memory of Khwaja Enayetpuri(r), on which thousands of thousands of Ashekans (devoted followers) from far and near gather at the monastery in order to pay tribute to their celebrated Sheikh by the leadership of the Pir of Atrashi. In addition, every weekend the monastery organizes Sufi meetings for zikr in which a good many followers take part, traveling from remote places by buses, cars, boats, etc.

The Chandra Para Darbar Sharif was founded in Faridpur by the late Sufi Master Maulana Sultan Ahmed, one of the renowned Murids of the late Khwaja Enayetpuri(r). Compared to other Khanqahs established by the followers of Khwaja Enayetpuri(r), Chandra Para Darbar Sharif is smaller, but well-respected by the common people for its erudite Master endowed with higher spiritual qualities. This Khanqah is led by Mr Qamruzzaman, who was placed in charge of the master when he was teen-aged. Like other Khanqahs, this Khanqah celebrates each year the Urs program in the memory of Khwaja Enayetpuri(r), though in recent years the present head is closely associated with Khwaja Mozammel Huq’s youngest son, Khwaja Tipu Sultan, who has set up a new khanqah known as Shyamolibag Khanqah Sharif in his house at Shyamoli, Dhaka, after the death of his father. Unlike his father, Mr Qamruzzaman of Chandrapara, Faridpur follows       

      
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