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Ajmer Dargah Shariff

Ajmer, beautifully located, surrounded by the exotic Aravalis Moutains, is a pilgrimage centre for the shrine of the Sufi Saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti and is also the base for visiting Pushkar (11 km), an ancient Hindu pilgrimage city, famous for the temple of Brahma.

Dargah Sharif or Ajmer Sharif is a sufi shrine of sufi saint, Moinuddin Chishti located at Ajmer, Rajasthan, India. The shrine has the grave (Maqbara) of the Revered saint, Moinuddin Chisti.

The annual Urs festival commemorates the death anniversary of the sufi saint, during the first six days of the Rajab (falls between March and July), which is considered "shirk" according to Ahle Hadeeth. During Urs, the Dargah's main gates called the Jannati Darwaza (Gateway to Heaven), which normally remain closed, are opened for the devotees. In the honour of the saint during the Urs, Qawwali concerts are held reciting Chishti's own works and others. It attracts a large number of devotees to the shrine. The Dargah, which is visited by Muslim pilgrims as well as Hindus, Sikhs and Ravidassias is a symbol of intercommunal harmony that India is proud of.

Pushkar

Pushkar, a town 14kms from Ajmer, is one of the five sacred Dhams (Pilgrimage Site) for Hindu devotees. According to Indian legends, it is one of the oldest existing cities associated with Lord Brahma and his creations. Amongst the many temples, the most famous is the one of Lord Brahma-the only temple dedicated to the Lord.

Pushkar is also renowned for its annual fair held in the month of November, every year.

How To Reach

By Flight: The nearest International Airport is Indiara Gandhi Airport-New Delhi. The distance of which is 350 kms. The nearest domestic Airport is Jaipur located at a distance of 135 kms.
By Rail: Ajmer is well connected by Train for rest of India. It is linked with Super Fast Shatabdi Express from New Delhi.
By Road: The city is well connected by road network from Jaipur, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Ahmedabad, Aligarh, Delhi etc.


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Ajmer

Ajmer is one of the holiest shrines for the Muslims in India
Ajmer was founded by the king Raja Ajay Pal Chauhan in the 7th century
The most famous and main tourist attraction is the Dargah of Garib Nawaz

Ajmer

Ajmer is one of the holiest shrines for the Muslims in India
Ajmer was founded by the king Raja Ajay Pal Chauhan in the 7th century
The most famous and main tourist attraction is the Dargah of Garib Nawaz