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Chirag delhi dargah

Introduction: Chirag Dehlvi’s Dargah, who also known as Roshan Chirag Dehlvi which literally means Lamp of Delhi. This dargah is situated in South Delhi and is circled by a typical urban village consisting of salons, gyms, groceries, temples. The dargah complex today houses not only the tomb of chirag dehlvi but also several mosques, a majlis khana (assembly hall) and a mehfil khana (symposium hall). Some chhatris and a rather beautiful gateway are all that survive now. The dome is painted white and the walls are green.

History: Most of the buildings in the complex dating to the Lodhi-era. Hazrat Naseeruddin was born in the 13th century in Ayodhya, a Hindu pilgrimage town north-east of Delhi. Raised by his widowed mother. When he was 43, he arrived in Delhi and became a disciple of Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya. After the demise of Khwaja, Nasiruddin became his successor and religiously preached the Order of Chisti with honour and dignity and became a renowned poet in the Persian Language.

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