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French President Recently Visited Hazrat Nizamuddin Aulia Dargah

French President Recently Visited Hazrat Nizamuddin Aulia Dargah:

The French President recently visited the Hazrat Nizamuddin Aulia Dargah in south Delhi.

  • Hazrat Nizamuddin Aulia Dargah is located in Delhi’s Nizamuddin West area.
  • It is the mausoleum of the famous Sufi saint, Nizamuddin Auliya (1238-1325 CE).
  • It was built in the 14th Century C.E.
  • It consists of a square chamber surrounded by verandas, which are pierced by arched openings.
  • The dome is ornamented by vertical stripes of black marble and is crowned by a lotus-cresting.
  • Inside the dargah complex, one can find the tombs of Nizamuddin Auliya’s saints: Jahanara Begum, Shah Jahan’s favourite daughter, and poet Amir Khusru.

Nizamuddin Auliya:

  • Syed Muhammad Nizamuddin Auliya was one of the most famous Sufi saints from the Indian subcontinent region.
  • Also known as Hazrat Nizamuddin and Mahbub-e-Ilahi (Beloved of God), he was a Sunni Muslim scholar and Sufi saint of the Chishti Order.