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Hazrat Sayed Badiuddin Zinda Shah Madar

The Dargah Shareef:
Hazrat Sayed Badiuddin Zinda Shah Madar

 

Hazrat Sayed Badiuddin Zinda Shah Madar is a prominent sufi saint whose tomb is situated in Makanpur, near Kanpur city in the State of Uttar Pradesh in INDIA. The annual Urs Mubarak is celebrated with great charm and the pilgrims crowd from various parts of the country attend the function with faith. The people are blessed with the prayers of the sufi saint who lived for 596 years. He is also known and crowned as Qutub-ul-Madar.

he dargah Shareef of the great saint Hazrat Sayed Badiuddin Zinda Shah Madar is situated in Makanpur, near Kanpur in the state of Uttar Pradesh in INDIA. Pilgrims Travel to Makanpur by bus services and jeeps from the Kanpur City railway station. Other way to reach by airlines is from Lucknow.

The Dargah Shareef:
The Dargah Shareef:

 

Makanpur was originally known as Khairabad in 818 Hijri according to the Islamic calender. The province was florished with the arrival of Hazrat Sayed Badiuddin Zinda Shah Madar and got fame and developed as years passed. It is said that this province was named as Khairabad after Hazrat Khairuddin (R.A) by Hazrat Sayed Badiuddin Zinda Shah Madar.

Makanpur:
Makanpur:

 

This name was changed to Makanpur, when Hazrat Khairuddin (R.A) was crowned with the title of 'Makkan Sarbaaz' by the great saint Hazrat Sayed Badiuddin Zinda Shah Madar.

Tomb:
Tomb:

 

The Tomb of Hazrat Sayed Badiuddin Zinda Shah Madar was built by the Emperor Ibrahim Sharki Jaunpuri and some of the work was carried out by the Emperor Humayun too. He gave most of his wealth in charity after conquering Kannauj. Monuments made by Emperor Akbar and Emperor Shahjahaan still stand in the dargah compound.

Constructions:
Constructions:

 

Most of the constructions were done by Emperor Alamgeer (R.A) which attract the attentions of the pilgrims today, in which are Alamgeeri Mosque, Alamgeeri well, Alamgeeri Sarai, the Bridge over the Isan river and the Road to Makanpur from Kannauj.

Two Deg (Vessels):
Two Deg (Vessels):

 

There are two Deg (vessels) in the compound of the dargah premises. The bigger one is known as the Shahjahaani Deg which is made of copper, and the smaller one was placed by the king Datya of Madhya Pradesh.

Prominent Members:
Prominent Members

 

Only some prominent members of the dargah shareef are allowed to enter the tomb which was constructed by Emperor Ibrahim Sharki and no women can enter the Haram-e-Saani nor anyone is allowed to take the Chirag or cooked food in this area. If any female attempts to enter the Haram-e-Saani, she get annoyed and irritated as if she has caught fire. This type of miraculous activities are still seen in this present era.

Teachings:
Some of the teachings of Hazrat Sayed Badiuddin Zinda Shah Madar

"It is a must for Muslims that the namaz they should offer the Nafil namaz and every time of the day they should be with the name of the almighty Allah. They must keep themselves away from lust and their breadth should be in the memory of the almighty Allah. Each moment of them should be with a faith that the almighty agrees with us. The heart should beat for the almighty Allah. They should be kind to the creations of the almighty Allah. They should not involve in unnecessary mischief. He should keep out of sins, bad habits and gossips and should always go by the rules of the holy Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) as his life’s first mission"


"True Momins (muslims) do not accept the way of the Satan (shaitaan)"
"Faith is the name of both: saying and doing. With different saying and doing you are not accepted by the almighty Allah"
"You are not acceptable to the almighty Allah if you are of rude nature and do not accept the Sunnah (proceedings as per Prophet Muhammad; peace be upon him)"
"If you feel guilty, be on your word because your pride is not in accepting your fault but being on your word for never doing it again"
"The pillars of your hopes and aspiration should be that there is no else than Allah and your nature and honesty should be only for him"
"Your aspirations designate your faith and your present is the mirror of your words"
"Fear and hope should only be for the almighty Allah"
"In all your proceedings you should be on the Sunnah and await the orders of the Holy Prophet"
"Your education will become your voice even when you are silent"
"If your heart become your culture, then you are right"
"Education is incomplete if you are not practical"
"A saint is that person who kills his wishes and never rest in peace without the almighty Allah"
"A saint always wishes to go into the sky. Means he spends every moment with the almighty Allah"