Bilawal Shah Noorani

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Bilawal Shah Noorani
Sakhi Bilawal Shah Noorani.jpg
Out look of Noorani's shrine
Native name
Urdu: بلاول شاہ نورانی
PronunciationBìlāwāl Sháh
Born
Bilawal
Died10th Ramadan
Resting placeKhuzdar District,Wadh Tehsil,Balochistan Pakistan
Other namesShah Noorani,Noorani Baba
Known forSaint
TitleAl-Sakhi(Urdu: السخی‎)
RelativesAli

Syed Bilawal Shah Noorani (Urdu: بلاول شاہ نورانی‎) was a mystic saint from Balochistan.[1] Shah Noorani was the descendants of Ali Ibn Abi Talib. Noorani is considered to be a patron saint of Balochistan.[2]

Shrine[change | change source]

Noorani's shrine is popular in Balochistan, Pakistan after Hinglaj Mata Mandir. His[3] shrine is located in a narrow valley between the mountains of Khuzdar District, Balochistan[4][5][6]

Mela / Urs (Annual Fair)[change | change source]

Shah Noorani's annual Urs[7] (death anniversary celebration), held on the 10th Ramadan – the ninth month of the Muslim lunar calendar, brings more than half a million pilgrims from all over Pakistan.[7]

Explosion[change | change source]

An explosion at a Noorani's shrine in the Pakistani region of Balochistan has killed 52 people and injured more than 100 on 13 November 2016.[8][9]

References[change | change source]

  1. Book "Sufi Saints of Indus Valley" by Munawar Arbab read chapter#18 page 71-75 for Noorani Shah
  2. "LIST OF MAIN SHRINES IN PAKISTAN". www.uh.edu.
  3. Read the book Inter-regional Interaction and Urbanism in the Ancient Indus Valley.... by Randall William Law (II.) page 312-314 see more for Noorani Shah
  4. "syed bilawal shah noorani". 15 November 2012.
  5. Reported by Express News on program 'wo kya hai'
  6. Journey to Shah Noorani
  7. 7.0 7.1 Book Space and Spatial Analysis in Archaeology By University of Calgary. Archaeological Association. Conference, Elizabeth C. Robertson read page#309 for Noorani Shah Urs
  8. Hasan, Shazia (14 November 2016). "Injured of Shah Noorani shrine blast narrate horror of attack". DAWN.COM.
  9. "Pakistan shrine bomb blast kills dozens". 12 November 2016 – via www.bbc.com.