ISBN 9788129104168,Sufi Shrine Of Ajmer

Sufi Shrine Of Ajmer



Rupa Publications India Pvt Ltd.

Publication Year 2004

ISBN 9788129104168

ISBN-10 8129104164


Number of Pages 127 Pages
Language (English)


Hazrat Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti tomb lies in Ajmer in Rajasthan. He was one of the greatest Sufi saints and his Dargah is a centre of pilgrimae for thousands of people of all fatihs. The Dargah complex is a conglomeration of various buildings, places of worship and tombs of various people built over the last 750 years revealing the spiritual and historic importance of the place. Various Sufi rituals, the annual Urs and daily ceremonies held at the Dargah are a fascinating mix of different customs. The patronage of the Mughal, Rajput and Maratha emperors and king have added tremendous variety and coloru to the shrine as it is today. About Author : Laxmi Dhaul became interested in the Sufi saint of Ajmer through her personal experiences. She went to Ajmer for the first time in 1992, and subsequently she sent her three children to study at Mayo College, in Ajmer. Her interest and fascination for the Dargah grew during each visit she made to her children and to pay homage to the great Saint. Contents : From the Author The Shrine of Khwaja Garib Nawaz Sayings of Khawaja Garib Nawaz Khwaja Sahib Early Life and Arrival in India Ajmer and its History The Dargah Sharif Ceremonies, rituals and the annuals urs Sufism Select Bibligoraphy and References Thank you Glossary