Dargah Sharif Ajmer

The dargah Sharif or the place of Where the Muslim saint Khwaja Moinudin Chishti lies buried, draws pilgrims and devotees from all parts of the Islamic world.Ranakpur Jain Temple
But his admirers today come from all religions as the Ajmer Dargah Sharif is considered a shrine where wishes are fulfiled. The flow of piligrams is quite steady throught the year but at the time of the annual urs (death anniversary ceremonies of the saint ) which lasts for six days, lakhs of pilgrims from all parts of India as well as from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Eastern Asia converge upon the shrine.
The simple tomb in which in the saint was buried has now grown in to a large complex with several mosques, pavillions and gateways.
With in the complex Qawwals sing songs in praise of the saint. Their musical instruments provide the Rhythm while the khadims ( servants of the saint ) look after the tourists. When devotees prayers are answered, they offer chadar (cover) on the grave of the saint.
Dargah Sharif, Ajmer The final resting place for 'Gharib-Nawaz', Moinuddin Chishti is located in Ajmer. People of all religions visit the Dargah of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti. The Khwaja left for heavenly abode in 1256 AD after a six day prayer in seclusion. These six days are celebrated every year as the annual Urs, which is attended by innumerable pilgrims irrespective of their faith. The shrine is considered to be a place of wish fulfillment for those who pray with devout and pure hearts. It is said that Emperor Akbar sought blessings for his son at the Dargah.

Reaching Dargah Sharif Ajmer -
By Air : The nearest airport from Ajmer is Jaipur.
By Rail : Ajmer is on the Broad Gauge and hence connected to all the metro cities of India.
By Road : Rajasthan Roadways run very comfortable deluxe buses from Jaipur.


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