1708 - 1793
In 1700 A.D Ghulam Shah Kalhoro was the Ruler of Sindh . He was an orthodox muslim and a cruel ruler. He used to punish
innocent Hindhus without any reason. The Hindus of that area whorshiped in the Temple of "Lord Shiva" at Mathelo and prayed
to him to save them from the cruelty of Ghulam Shah Kalhoro. One night the Sarpanch got a dream and was told by Bhagwan
Shiva that he had already taken birth in the name of Shadaram in Lohana Khatri Family, at Lahore Punjab and would come to Mathelo
for thier salvation and satisfaction.
Sant Shadaram Sahib took birth in Lohana family ascending to the dynasty of Raja Lav in Lahore in October 1708. Lahore state is established by Maharaj Lav, who is elder son of Bhagwan Shri Ram. Lahore state was established on the bank of Ravi river. At that time Lahore state's bounderies were spread from Ujbekistan and Afganistan to the Hindu Kush Parvat.
Sant Shadaram Ji Maharaj was commonly know as the reincarnation of Bhagwan Shiva. In his childhood, he used to devote most of his time time in meditation and had shown many miraculous performances.
After the age of twenty, Saint shadaram left for Tirath and for the aspiritual welfare of the people. He visited Pushkar Raj Tirath, Panipat, Kurukshetra, Haridwar, Jamnotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath, Badrinath, Shiri Pashupatinath Mandir in Nepal, Kashi, Ayodhiya, Allahabad, Duwarkanath, Jaipur and thousands of small and large villages and towns on the way, after completing the Yatra mission, consisting of about a period of 40 years.
In 1768 Sant Shada Ram Sahib reached Mathelo, a great city of Sindh. Mathelo was once the capital of Sindh during the region of Raja Nand. In those days, riverIndus Passed very close to mathelo hence the business had reached its high peak. The famous love story of Mumal - Rano relates to this city. The historical battle between Dodo and Chanesar, the Soomro kings was faught at his place. The sacred river Sarswati disappeared in the desert Mathelo. The four Vedas were written near Mathelo was so impressed that he made Sant Shada Ram Sahib his spiritual Guide (Guru) and began to render his full day in Shewa (Service) in Shadani Darbar Mathelo.
One day Sant Shada Ram Sahib became very much pleased with his services. He asked him to demand any thing he wished. Bhai tulsidas was perplexed as whether he should demand for a son or salvation from the bondage of birth day in Shewa (Services) in shadani Darbar Mathelo.
Sant Shada Ram Sahib knew the depth of his mind and he was very much pleased to bestow him three (Vardans) blessings :
1. He told him that he would be blessed with a son and to name him Takhat Lal,
2. He touched him and enlightened his inner soul,
3. He told him to occupy the Shadani Gaddi for the walfare of human beings who are poor helpless, needy and down trodden.
In 1768 ghulam Shah Kalhoro insulted one Hindu widow. This incident vey much annoyed Sant Shada Ram and he cursed him that neither he will be any more in the world nor his kingdom will exist. Due to curse, Ghulam Shah Kalhoro lost his kingdom and died in misery. After that, Sant Shada Ram left Mathelo alongwith his followers and settled in Hayat Pitafi and laid foundation of Shadani Darbar and got dug one well and started "Dhuni Sahib" (Holy fire). Hegave blessings that any body diseases and other misfortunes.
In 1793 (Shadani Sambat 85, Jeth 11, Krishan Paksh 10 at morning 9'0 clock) Sant Shada Ram Sahib left for heavenly adobe.
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