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  • 19 February, 2021

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Afghani Chadar to Ajmer Dargah

Afghani Chadar to Ajmer Dargah

  • Afghanistan President has sent the first ever sacred 'Chadar' to the Ajmer Sharif Dargah through its diplomatic mission in New Delhi.
  • This Chadar was given during the 809th 'Urs (Death Anniversary) Mubarak' of Khawaja Gharib Nawaz, which is ongoing in Ajmer.

Ajmer Sharif Dargah

  • Ajmer Sharif Dargah is a Sufi shrine of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti, who is well-known for his secular preachings.
  • Located in Rajasthan, it was built by Mughal Emperor Humayun.
  • This shrine has Chishti’s grave (Maqbara) inside a white marble dome, 11 arches and Persian inscriptions.
  • There are several mosques inside the dargah complex, built by Akbar and Shah Jahan, who made it a point to visit Ajmer at least once a year.

Source: The Indian Express


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