Qalandars of Silsila Suharwardia Qalandaria
Hazrat Syedna Baba Hyder-e-Safdar Suharwardy
Hazrath Syed Shah Baba Hyder Auliya Hussaini Suharwardi (Rahmatullah Alaih) is a 12th century Sufi saint of Suharwardi order. He was the disciple of Hazrath Tabr-e-Aalam Baadshah Nathar Vali (RA), of Tirchy. His mausoleum is located in Mulbagal, Kolar District, Karnataka.
Hazrath Baba Hyder-e-Safdar vali (RA), was originally named as Syed Ismail who was a king of Sabhunat, Iran. After renouncing the world , he was inducted into Surwardy Sufi order by his spiritual master, Hazrth Baba Nathar Wali of Tirch. hen Baba Hyder-e-Safdar came to India it was the regime of Gayasuddin Balaban in Delhi and Halebeedu Hoysala in Southern India. He settled in Mulbagal along with 300 qalandars and his companions, Hazrath Haji Makki and Hazrath Baba Syed Fatehullah Shaheed, and began to spread the word of the Suharwardy Order.
Baba unified with Almighty in 1269 (11th of Rajab, 668 Hijri). Baba Hyder-e-Safdar (R.A)’s first Urs sandal was anointed by Syedual Aaarifien Sultanul Masakin Qutubul Aqtaab Hazrath Syedna Khwaja Baba Fakruddin (Rahmatullah Alayh) of Penukonda who was also a desciple of Hazrath Baba Nathar Vali (RA). Dargah of Baba Hyder Wali is revered as Saani chowk for Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh regions by fakirs and the abode of Hazarath Baba Fakhruddin (R.A) is Sadar Chowk for these regions. His mausoleum is visited by people of all faith and religion.
Urs of Hazrath Baba Hyder-e-Safdar (RA) is celebrated every year on 11th of Rajab (according to Islamic calendar) which is attended with lots of people from various parts of India.