What is Nizamuddin famous for?
Situated in the Delhi, Hazrat Nizamuddin is the dargah (mausoleum) of one of the world’s most famous Sufi saints, Nizamuddin Auliya (1238 – 1325 CE). Inside the dargah complex, one can find the tombs of poet Amir Khusro, Mughal princess Jehan Ara Begum, and Inayat Khan.
What is the old name of Nizamuddin?
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What do you know about Nizamuddin Auliya?
Syed Muhammad Nizamuddin Auliya was one of the most famous Sufi saints from the Indian subcontinent region. Also known as Hazrat Nizamuddin, and Mahbub-e-Ilahi (Beloved of God), he was a Sunni Muslim scholar and Sufi saint of the Chishti Order. His father died when Nizamuddin was just five years old.
Who was Nizamuddin Auliya?
Nizamuddin Auliya was the fourth Spiritual Successor (Khalifa) of Hazrat Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti of Ajmer. The Chishti order he belonged to believed in moving close to God through renunciation of the world and service to humanity, and Auliya, like his predecessors stressed on love as a means of realizing God.
Why do we visit Nizamuddin Auliya Dargah?
The shrine is visited by people of all faiths, through the year, though it becomes a place for special congregation during the death anniversaries, or Urs, of Nizamuddin Auliya and Amīr Khusro, who is also buried at the Nizāmuddīn Dargāh.
What is the role of Hazrat Nizamuddin Aulia?
Most of them dedicated themselves to the service of the great Sheikh for the rest of their lives. Hazrat Nizamuddin Aulia’s character as a Sufi dervish, as built upon the essential teachings of Islam and principles of Sufism which mean Peace in their true religious sense. He was a radiant picture of “simple living in high thinking.”
When did Hazrat Nizamuddin aauliya die?
He died on April 3, 1325. His dargah (shrine) ‘Hazrat Nizamuddin Aauliya Mehboob E Elahi Dargah’ was built in 1562 and is situated in the Nizamuddin West area of Delhi. Nizamuddin Dargah is visited by thousands of pilgrims every week. The Dargah is very famous for its evening qawwali devotional music sessions.