Chilla-e-Makoos

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Inverted ''chilla'', hanging upside down. This is a difficult ''mujaheda'' (striving) in which the body is suspended upside down by means of a rope, often in a well, the dervish remaining in this position all night. Hazrat [[Fariduddin Ganjshakar]] is reported to have been the first saint to have performed ''Chilla-e-Makoos''. Hazrat [[Naushah Ganj Bakhsh]], founder of the Naushahi branch of the Qadri order, is also reported to have often performed this arduous exercise.
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'''Chilla-e-Makoos''' or '''Chilla-e-Namaz''' (also spelled '''Chilla-i-Makus‎''') is an inverted ''chilla'' which is undertaken hanging upside down. This is a difficult ''mujaheda'' (striving) in which the body is suspended upside down by means of a rope, often in a well, the dervish remaining in this position all night. Hazrat [[Fariduddin Ganjshakar]] is reported to have been one of the first saints to have performed Chilla-e-Makoos. Hazrat [[Naushah Ganj Bakhsh]], founder of the Naushahi branch of the Qadri order, is also reported to have often performed this arduous exercise.

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Chilla-e-Makoos or Chilla-e-Namaz (also spelled Chilla-i-Makus‎) is an inverted chilla which is undertaken hanging upside down. This is a difficult mujaheda (striving) in which the body is suspended upside down by means of a rope, often in a well, the dervish remaining in this position all night. Hazrat Fariduddin Ganjshakar is reported to have been one of the first saints to have performed Chilla-e-Makoos. Hazrat Naushah Ganj Bakhsh, founder of the Naushahi branch of the Qadri order, is also reported to have often performed this arduous exercise.

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