Mela: Baba Bhuman Shah celebrated with religious fervor at Sangar Sadhan.
SIRSA NEWS ( www.SirsaNews.com )
27 December, 2009
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Mela Baba Bhuman Shah was celebrated with large number of devotees attending from all regions with great religious fervor today at village Sangar Sadhaan near Sirsa. Ashok Tanwar, MP Sirsa, Abhay Singh Chautala INLD, Bharat Singh Beniwal Congress, and several other leaders of various political parties also visited the religious Mela.
Ashok Tanwar, MP Sirsa, Abhay Singh Chautala INLD, Bharat Singh Beniwal Congress, and several other leaders of various political parties also visited the religious Mela.
About Baba Bhuman Shah:
Baba Bhumman Shah, (born Bhumia Hassa) is counted among the top Udasi saints of
Bhumia went for his schooling at the age of seven. He was very sharp and intelligent student and imbibed the essentials of Hinduism, Sikhism and Islam at a very young age. Besides attending to his religious lessons, Bhumia also performed the worldly chores like grazing cows in the company of other boys of his village. He would take his cows to the forest where he would also carry plenty of food and Jal (water) to run a free-kitchen (Langar) for the passers-by including the ascetics, saints, the poor and the orphans.
Little later, the family would move from Behlolpur to Deepalpur. By the age of fifteen, Bhumia had developed a strong aspiration to become a monk. With the permission of his parents he approached Baba Pritam Das of Pakpattan, the prominent Saint of Udasin Panth who initiated him into a Guru-mantra. On being formally initiated and baptized by Baba Pritam Dass, Bhumia himself became Baba Bhumman Shah. Soon afterwards, he started to preach the religious messages which were always accompanied by Kirtan and free-kitchen (Langar).
It is stated that Chaudhury Lakha Wattu, a Muslim landlord of village Kutub Kot had been arrested for some reasons and was put behind the bars at
Baba also visited the Dargah of Sufi Saint Baba Farid,
Baba was also a very dedicated Sikh of Guru Gobind Singh. It is told that once, Dashmesh Guru and his Sikh followers were going to Nili Bar when they visited Baba Bhumman Shah and took Langar at the Dera; pleased with Shah's noble mission, Gobind Singh blessed him that his Langar would continue to grow with no shortage of any kind.
Corrections to the above information are welcome-Editor
The Above about Baba Bhuman Shah is sourced from various websites