History of baltistan history of islam in baltistan starts with arrival of ameer kabeer syed ali hamadani (a legendary sufi saint of the muslim history) from iran during 15th century ad he was followed by other sufi legends afterwards, such as shah syed muhammad noorbaksh (no historical record of these visits exists. Gilgit/baltistan’s rich plantation and varied climatic conditions serve as a home to wildlife varieties of animals and birds are found in the region, including marcopolo sheep, blue sheep, siberian ibex, snow leapord, lynx , brown and black bears, red fox , grey wolf, marmote, rame chakor, chakor. Islam in baltistan shah-e-hamdan whom we hold in great esteem as a great mystic of the muslim world and messenger of peace, played a pivotal role in bringing a revolutionary change and transformation in baltistan the mystic came to baltistan at a time when there was not a single muslim in baltistan all the people of this region were the. Sectarianism in the gilgit-baltistan region of undivided state of jammu and kashmir (j&k), currently controlled by pakistan, needs to be highlighted as it not only fuels mass discontent but also.
About islamic republic of gilgit 1947 in august 1947, the governor-general of the union of india, lord mountbatten of burma, negotiated with the maharaja of kashmir, hari singh, the accession of his domain to the union of india, that included the northern area, known commonly as gilgit-baltistan, which were assigned by the british only recently to the maharaja of kashmir. Islamic prayer times in gilgit and athan (azan) with namaz time of muslim prayer times (salah times) ie fajr, dhuhr, asr, maghrib, isha in gilgit also get sunrise time مواقيت الصلاة sehar time & iftar time today in gilgit. Gilgit baltistan is located in between the mighty mountains of karakoram, himalayas, hindukush, and pamir the lush green valleys of, mighty peaks, longest glaciers, beautiful meadows, waterfalls and beautiful lakes attract millions of tourists from across the world.
Islamic teachings then spread from baltistan to purig shams ud-din 'iraqi belonged to the nurbakshi tradition, which had been founded by muhammad nurbakhsh (d 1464), a sufi master who was born in eastern persia and in 1423 proclaimed himself the mahdi, the traditional muslim messianic figure, in khuttalan (present-day tajikistan. According to mr hashmatullah the credit of the conversion of baltis to islam goes to syed mohammad noor bukhsh, nephew and disciple of syed ali hamadani, who visited baltistan between 1438 and 1448 ad in 901 ah(1499 ad) mir shamsuddin iraqi arrived in kashmir. Many baltis converted to islam and adopted his school of thought, the chiefs of baltistan embraced islam followed by the chiefs of kargil muslim scholars and sayeds were invited by the chiefs of baltistan and kargil to impart islamic teachings to their children and to acquaint people about islamiat. Baltistan is said to be the birth centre of polo because the word polo is a balti tibetan word  which means ball as balti people call football kang polo and call volleyball laq polo. Gilgit, hunza and baltistan tour experience rich heritage, see beautiful mountains and meet hospitable people if you have love for adventure, culture, heritage, high mountains, lush green valleys and peaceful and hospitable people, you can find all these under our tour for gilgit, hunza and baltistan.
Nurbakhshis (islamic sufi order) are found in baltistan and ladakh regions of jammu and kashmir as welllocal muslims, who converted from bön-po and tibetan buddhism still retain many traits of pre-islamic bön and lamaist rituals, which makes islam of baltistan and ladakh unique from other muslim societies. By abdul hamid khan 7 june 2015 gilgit baltistan (gb) which comprises of 72000 sq kms of disputed territory sandwiched between china, afghanistan, india and pakistan, is currently under the occupation of pakistan in the violation of uncip resolutions of 28th april 1949 after the adoption of uncip resolutions of 13th august 1948, 5th january. Khalid balti, a resident of gilgit-baltistan, has been chosen as the new spokesperson of pakistan’s taliban (ttp) he was selected to replace shahidullah shahid, who left to join the pakistan. Islamic republic of pakistan (including the pakistani-administered territories of azad kashmir and gilgit baltistan) this makes pakistan the 34th largest country in the world pakistan has the seventh largest army in the world the capital of pakistan is islamabad.
Gilgit-baltistan (urdu: گلگت in the 14th century sufi muslim preachers from persia and central asia introduced islam in baltistan famous amongst them was mir sayyid ali hamadani who came via kashmir while in the gilgit region islam entered in the same century through turkic tarkhan rulers. The people of baltistan were practicing bon religion , then they converted to bhuddism in the 7 century ad when baltistan was annexed into tibetian kingdom in the 15th century ad the people of baltistan embraced islam i guess those were build during the dogra raj but now they are in bad condition. Gilgit-baltistan is a legal and constitutional part of the state of jammu and kashmir, india, which is illegally occupied by pakistan since 1947, and where people are denied their fundamental. Read gilgit baltistan map, tribes, skardu, anchan reign, shine people and government gilgit is situated in the northeastern part of pakistan in the northerly regions that have an autonomous status in pakistan in the 14th century sufi muslim preachers from persia and central asia introduced islam in baltistan.
In baltistan before arrival of islam the inhabitants of baltistan were followers of different religions and ideologies, for example bhudism, bonism some people were worshipers of sun, fire, rivers, cows, stars etc. Within islam, the major religion in pakistan, there are different factions: shia, sunni, ismaili baltistan practices predominantly nurbakhshi shiism and sufism, the latter being the majority among the balti people of the eastern region, where the hushe valley is located. Gilgit-baltistan northern area pakistan (gilgit-baltistan) elevation 1,500 m (4,900 ft) population (1998 censes) 216,760 3 culture of gilgit-baltistan gilgit is the capital home to 12 of the world’s 30 tallest peak’s border with china & jammu/kashmir home to breathtakingly beautiful karakorum highway the highest paved international road in.
Gilgit-baltistan is a part of pakistan-occupied-kashmir and islamabad's move to formally annex it will be in blatant violation of every agreement, resolution and declaration. Baltistan in history download baltistan in history or read online here in pdf or epub description : the first encounters between the islamic world and tibet took place in the course of the expansion of the abbasid empire in the eighth century military and political contacts went along with an increasing interest in the other side. In addition, that time all werethe professing noorbakhshia islam and apo mala was the leading imam of congregational prayers for them see more baqir colony (sirkiting) ,yugo baltistan. The population of gilgit-baltistan is muslim belonging to different sects of islam, the shia sect being the most common people belonging to shia sect of islam are in majority in skardu district, while diamir and astore have sunni majority, ghanche have noorbakhshi and ghizar have ismaili majority which is a subsection of shia islam [102.