Mian Mir Sahib

Sufi saint (1550-1635)

Hazrat Mian Mir Muhammad Sahib, or Mian Mir Sahib, (1550-1635) was a famous Sufi saint of the Qadiri order.[1] He lived most of his life in Lahore (then in Mughal India and now in Pakistan).

Mian Mir Sahib was specially famous for having been the teacher of a Mughal prince, Dara Shikoh, and for having taught and helped many Sikh Gurus.[2] He was a very loving and tolerant person.[3]

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  1. Dr SM Ikram 'History of Muslim Civilization in India and Pakistan' orig 1966, reprint , Lahore:IIC, 2000, ISBN 9694691036. Section on Sufis and cultural interactions, pp. 247-269
  2. Ikram, aa
  3. Mazharullah , 'Islam, and the role of the Sufis in Medieval India' in South Asian Studies journal, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Vol 12 No 2, of 1956, p.11