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Syed Salman Chishty

A humble 26th generation Gaddi-Nashin (Hereditary Custodians/Key Holders) of Sultan ul Hind Hazret Khawaja Moinuddin Hasan Chishty(ra) - Sufi Shrine of Dargah Ajmer Sharif

Haji Syed Salman Chishty is born on 9th March 1982 among the “Syed o Saddat” and
“Chishty Sufi family of Ajmer Sharif” whose lineage goes back all the way to The Holy Prophet of Islam Hz.SYEDNA MOHAMMEDﷺ through HISﷺ blessed grandson

He being the 26th Generation Gaddi-Nashin (Hereditary Custodians/Key Holders) through His Chishty family which has been engaged in serving at the globally famed, acknowledged and renowned center of Peace and Unity for the whole of Humanity – THE BLESSED
DARGAH AJMER SHARIF SUFI SHRINE of the 11th Century Sufi Grand Master Teacher Hz.KHAWAJA MOINUDEEN HASAN CHISHTY(R.A.) whose blessed Shrine’s KEYS have been passed on to the present family of Gaddi-Nashins through generation to generations since last 800 years.

He, since early age has been passionate about the World Sufi Spiritual Traditions with special focus on Chishty Sufi Order and after completing his basic education from Ajmer Sharif, got Bachelors Degree in Economic and Commerce from Wilson College, University of Mumbai. Following years have been completely dedicated towards his practical Sufi spiritual research studies on World Sufi Traditions and their impact on the different cultures and traditions of the world and vice versa. His passion and deep longing towards the mystic World of Sufi’s and Spiritual cultures of the world has enabled him to travel across various Sufi destinations globally where he have been regularly invited to speak and participate in International Sufi and Inter Social Conferences on Spirituality, Interfaith Dialogues, World’s top University Conferences with the likes of Harvard University, Johns Hopkins University’s annual Student Events as well as Interactive Sessions on Campus through conducting Workshops on Chishty Spiritual Understandings with special focus on Khidmat e Khalq (Service towards Humanity), Importance of Sufi Musical renderings in Chishty Sufi Order, Sufi Arts, Sufi Poetry, Sufi Literature and represented the Chishty Sufi Order in countries as diverse as Al Hijaz – Arabian Peninsula, Egypt, Turkey, Morocco, Senegal, Ethiopia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Singapore, United States of America,
United Kingdom, Greece, Bosnia Herzegovina, The Netherlands, Iran, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh,
Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Nepal, China, Hong Kong, Myanmar, etc.

He has been heading the Chishty Foundation– Ajmer Sharif as the Managing Trustee and Chairman from last 8 years of which He is also the Founding member along with other elders of the Chishty Sufi Family. He has been traveling extensively with a focus on the blessed cause of Unity, Unconditional Love, Serve and Respect for the whole of Humanity across the world. He has written articles on Islamic Spirituality, Sufism, Spiritual Understandings, Spiritual Ethic’s of the Chishty Sufi Order and related subjects for various English national and international newspapers, journals, publications, blogs and websites globally.

With a special talent, insight and deep interest in Sacred Photography, He developed his special artistic line of Sufi Musafir Photography works captured through the eyes of his Sufi Heart during His Sufi journeys across Global Destinations which is now being regularly featured and exhibited across various Galleries, Studios, Photography Events, Exhibitions which he describe and shares as a virtual essays as well as Sufi notes on "Spiritual moments in Human Life" through which he puts emphasis on sharing some of the most
intense moments of life, One’s self-awakening, feelings of fellow Humans Being Human, which leads to the Divine Realizations of the Ultimate Truth - AL HAQ.

He has been constantly engaged in sharing the blessed Sufi teachings of great Sufi Grand Masters, Teachers with the likes of Hz.Khawaja Moinuddin Hasan Chishty(ra) and
Hz.Mevelana Rumi(ra) as well as other great Sufi Spiritual Masters teachers from last 1400 years through The Islamic Art of Calligraphy, Islamic Architectural Sacred Designs patters, Islamic Monuments Photography, Sufi Poetry Culture and Sufi musical renderings which unites all of Humanity in Oneness towards the Feelings of Truth and Divine Reality.

"Love towards All ,Malice towards None"

Sultan ul Hind
Hazrat Khawaja Moinuddin Hasan CHISHTY (r.a.)

“Come, Come again! Whoever you are….
Come even if you have broken
Your vows of repentance a hundred times,
This is not the gate of despair,
This is the Gate of Hope.
Come, Come again….”

Hz.Mevelana Jelaluddin Rumi (r.a.)