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Shadani Darbar, Raipur

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Sant Shadaram Sahib was borin in Lohana khatri family ascending to the dynasty of Maharaj Lav, Son Of "Bhagwan Shree Ramchander ji" on October 1708 in Lahore (Punjab).

Sant Shadaramji Mahraj is believed to be the "Avtar" of "Lord Shiv" and had devoted His whole life to the service of Ultimate God and human being. Many miracles were witnessed, delieverd for the benefit of suffered humanity.

From the childhood only Thy religious deepness was observed in various ways. After the age twenty, He had been deeply involved in spiritual welfare of the people, moving around various pilgrims of India like Haridwar, Jamnotri, Gangotri, Amarnath, Allahabad, Dwarikanath, and Shri Pashopathinath Temple in Nepal.

In 1768, Sant Shadaram Sahib ji reached Mathelo, which was capital of Sindh during the rein of Raja Nand. It is the place of religious supermites near which the sacred river Sarasvati disappeared in the desert.

It is believed that the four "Veds" were also enlighten in the soul of great Rishi-Muni near this city on the bank of river Sindhu Sarasvati.

After sometime Thee left Mathelo along with His devotees and settled in Hayat Pitafi and laid the foundation of Shadani Darbar. Thou got dug one sacred well and enlightened one "Holi Fire" known as "Dhoni Sahib". It is only due to Thy blessings that anyone who has this sacred Dhoni Sahib and drinks sacred water of the well, is free from all his sufferings and misfortunes.

In accordance with the wishes of Saint Raja Ram, Saint GobindRam was elevated to “ Shadani Gaddi ” on 4th April 1960 at the age of 15 years.

Saint Gabind Ram Saheb has Opened Several Schools in Various Parts of Hind & Sindh and helped poor and neddy persons.

On 21 April 1969 he visited India and Observing love , respect and affection of the followers of Shadani Darbar and decided to settle in Raipur. Then after Saint Swami Gobindram ji Saheb flashed the holy name Lord Rama and appraised the holy Matters in the socialism and also gave vast religious atmosphere by Bhajans & Bhandaras time to time.

In March 1978 Followers of Shadani Darbar From Pakistan visited Raipur to attened the Death anniversary of Saint RajaRam Saheb for 15 days.Since then this Yatra become an annual feature.

On 1st February 1983 with Sinceur efforts of Saint Gobindram ji , an agreement was signed between India and Pakistan Govt. through their Foreign Ministers. In march 1985 the Indian Goverment extended visa period for Pakistani Hindu Pilgrims visiting Shadani Darbar from 15 days to 30 days. Also Number of pilgrims extended from 200 to 500 and were allowed to visit other piligrim places such as Amravati, Ujjain, Allahabad,Varanasi, Ayudhya, Mathura, Dehli and Haridwar.

Similarly in october 1979 the Pakistan Government extended Visa period from 7 days to 10 days & allowed 200 pilgrims from India to visit Shadani Darbar Hayat Pitafi to attend birth anniversary of Saint Shada Ram Saheb along with Khanpur Mahar ( Birth place of Saint Mata Hassi Devi), Mata Kali devi Mandir Adalpur, Ghotki, Deharki, Sadhu Bela Sukkhur & Lahore.

On 16 october 1984 Saint Gobindram Saheb laid the Foundation stone of Vaid Mandir and Shadani Darbar at Mathelo. He ordered excavation of the place where Saint Shadarm Saheb used to offer prayers and meditation. To everyone’s surprise the Holy Shankh and Holy earthern pot (Dhooni) emerged during excavation and slogans of " jai Shadaram ", " jai Shadaram " raised the air. Heeding to the request of Disciple, Saint Gobindram set up Shadani Darbar in Amravati (Maharashta) It was inaugurated on 4th April 1989.

Saint Gobind Ram also established New shadani Darbar at 20 January 1988. It is Situated at Dhamtari Road, 9Kms away from Raipur town. Spread over 12 acres of area, this Shadani Darbar has attracted Pilgrims from Far and wide.

In 22 April 2003 the saint Swami Gobindramji Maharaj Left heavenly abode. Presently " Saint Yudhishterlal Ji Maharaj " is 9th Gaddisar of Pujya Shadani Darbar at Raipur Chattisgarh (India).

Family Of Pujya Sant Gobindram Ji Maharaja

The name of Pujya Santji's wife is Smt. Sundri Devi Shadani. She was born on 14th Nov. 1945 in the House of Shri Rahandram Chawla at Ghotki in Pakistan. Smt. Sundri devi was a very co-operative pious woman. She was much serving the poor and needy people. She had so much "BARKAT" in her hands that the Bhandara would never become empty. She expired on 8th Feb. 1991.

Pujya Santji has five sons and three daughters.

Sons:- Sant Yudhishtar Lal, Bharat Lal(Darshan Lal), Satyavirat, Bhisham Lal & Ajeet Kumar,

Daughters:- Sushila, Sindhu & Savitri.

1. Sant Yudhishtar Lal (Present Shadani Gaddisar) was married to Smt. Deepika d/o. Shri Reluram Bharti of JALNA (M.S) on 17th July, 1991.

2. Bharat Lal (Darshan Lal) was married to Smt. Jaya d/o. Shri Kanhayalal dharmani of Aurangabad (M.S) on 19th Jan. 1992.

3. Satyavirat was married to Smt. Kirti d/o. Dr. Meghraj Ramnani of Raipur (M.P) on 4th July 1995

4. Sushila, was married to Purushottam Lal S/o. Shri Hargundas Kararia of Indore (M.P) on 21st Jan 1991.

5. Sindhu was married to Dr. Mukesh Kukreja, S/o Shri Chandru Mal of Ulhasnagar (M.S) on 18th Jan 1996.

6. Savitri was married to Sanjay Ratnani, S/o Shri Madan Lal Ratnani of Yavatmal (M.S) on 5 December 1999.

7. Dr. Bhisham Lal Shadani has completed his M.B.B.S & M.D. degrees in July 2000 from Ukraine.

8. Ajit Kumar Shadani also has completed M.B.B.S & M.D. degrees from Ukraine.
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  • Located about 10 KMS from Raipur along the Dhantari road is the famous Sadani Darbar. It's one of the important holy place in Chattisgarh. The architecture and the artefacts are just amazing. A must.....  more »
  • Shadani Darbar is a religious place for its followers. Most of them are sindhi people hailing from Sindh state of Pakistan. Thus from a normal travellers point of view, this place cannot be...  more »
  • Good place of worship.
  • A place where u can find blessings of Sain Shadaram spread around the whole place.currently crowned is Sain Yudhisthir Lal
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