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Dargah of Qutbuddin Bakhtiyar Kaki

Introduction: Dargah of khwaja qutbuddin bakhtiyar kaki, a sufi saint siituated near zafar mahal. Dargah houses tomb of Qutb sahib,  tomb of Son of Iltumish and many of his devotees. On marble jaalis surrounding the graveof khwaja ji there are many threads tied by devotees to mark the wish they have made and they will return to untie the thread if their wish is fulfilled. The Mazaar Sharif of Hazrat Khwaja Qutbuddin Bakhityar Kaki lies near Qutb Minar. People of every religions like Hindus, Christians, Sikhs, etc. visiting every week at Dargah.

History: Khwaja Qutbuddin’s r.a. original name was “Bakhtiyar” but his title was “Qutbuddin”. ‘KAKI’ comes from the fact that the saint Khizr used to feed Qutubuddin small cakes known as ‘KAK’. He was so much indulged in the remembrance of Allah so he was habituated to eat little, sleep little and speak little. He used to recite the Quran twice daily. Anything came to his khanqah, he quickly distributed it to the poor and needy. He used to distribute plain water as a humble token of his hospitality if there were nothing.

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