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History of the Peetham


Sri Viswa Viznana Vidya Adhyatmika Peetham is a Divine Institution, was initially at Baghdad, Arabia. Then it moved to Persia and then came to India in 1472 A.D. In India it was established at Delhi and remained there for six generations. The Head of this Institution came to India during the tenure of the Emperor Babur. From Babur to Aurangajeb six generations of Mughal Emperors have ruled India. The heads of this institution (the great master’s lineage) of six generations also remained at Delhi along with Mughal Emperors. Emperor Sha-jahan’s eldest son Prince Dara was a Sufivedantin. Princess Jebunnisa daughter of Emperor Aurangajeb was also a follower of Sufism. The spiritual Master of Princess Jebunnisa was one of the previous Heads of this institution. From this it can be inferred that the Heads of this Divine Institution were the Spiritual Masters of Mughal emperors.

During the tenure of the Mughal Emperor Aurangjeb, Click here for full history