During the medieval period, Gulbarga, Bidar and Bijapur were as important and Flourishing centres of Sufis. It was here that three major Sufi silsilas orders in the Indian sub-continent namely Chishti, Qadri and Shattari thrived. Sufis belonging to these orders were held in high esteem by people as well as the Bahmanis, the Adil Shahis and Qutub Shahi sultans. Sufis in turn dedicated themselves to reformation process, both at collective and personal levels. They were the torch bearers of lofty common human values which could cut the deep rooted sectarian and communal divide.