Dargah-e- Hakimi, Dahwoodi Bohras Pilgrimage Site

Dargah is a shrine or tomb built over the grave of a revered religious figure, usually a Shia saint or dervish. Shias often visit the shrine for Ziyarat, a term associated with religious visits and “pilgrimages”. Dargahs are often associated with the pilgrims’ eating and meeting rooms and hostels. They usually include other buildings for community purposes, such as a mosque, meeting rooms, Islamic religious schools (madrassas), residences for a teacher or caretaker, hospitals, etc.

Dargah-e-Hakimi, is one of the Dawoodi Bohras Pilgrimage Sites in the state of Madhya Pradesh. It is located about 3 km from Gadhi Chowk in Burhanpur which is very close to Burhanpur railway station (4 km). The tomb complex includes mausoleums, mosque, gardens, and international class accommodation facilities for visitors. It is surrounded by lush gardens on all sides. Three marble qubba of Syedi AbdulQader Hakimuddin, Syedi Jeewanji Saheb, Syedna Abdul Tayeb Zakiuddin has made this place a true haven of peace and tranquility.

Every month thousands of people, specially Dawoodi Bohras visit this place which is an excellent religious and spiritual center for Dawoodi Bohra community people. Far from the chaos of city lives, People go there for Ziyarat and stay for a night or two. Excellent arrangements are provided; rooms are available as per individual budgets. Heaven like environment with greenery all over the area is maintained beautifully. People are provided niyaz jaman 3 times starting with Breakfast, Lunch & dinner at fixed timings, Masjid is there to pray namaaz, Extra activities like Horse riding & cycling is also provided for the pilgrims.

This Dawoodi Bohras pilgrimage site is very well maintained and is constructed in pure white marble making it an outstanding example of Mughal architecture. The entire vicinity is so well maintained that the locals refer to it as ‘Chota Amreeka’. Dargah e Hakimi is a place of great calm and sense of peace. It has accommodation facility for 300 people and buses run round the clock to ferry visitors from all over the world.

This Dargah is built in the memory of Saiyyadi Abdul Qadir Hakimuddin who was a Dawoodi Bohra saint. He was born in the period of the 34th Dai Syedna Badruddin Bin Mulla Raj on 14th of Jamadil Awwal 1077 AH(1665 AD). He died in 1730 AD.

 

Taken from:

www.Dargah-e-Hakimi.org

www.tripadvisor.com

www.wikipedia.org

 

 

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