Hazrat Khwaja Nizamuddin Aulia Dargah

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Dargah Name: Hazrat Khwaja Nizamuddin Aulia Dargah
Other Titles: Hazrat Nizamuddin
Predecessor: Fariduddin Ganjshakar, Bakhtiyar Kaki and Moinuddin Chishti
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Resting Place: Delhi
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About Dargah: Nizamuddin Auliya (1238 – 3 April 1325) (Urdu: حضرت شیخ خواجہ سیّد محمد نظام الدّین اولیاء‎), also known as Hazrat Nizamuddin, was a famous Sufi saint of the Chishti Order in the Indian Sub-continent, an order that believed in drawing close to God through renunciation of the world and service to humanity. He is one of the great saints of the Chishti order in India. His predecessors were Fariduddin Ganjshakar, Bakhtiyar Kaki and Moinuddin Chishti. In that sequence, they constitute the initial spiritual chain or silsila of the Chisti order, widely prevalent in the Indian sub-continent.
Nizamuddin Auliya, like his predecessors, stressed love as a means of realizing God. For him his love for God implied a love for humanity. His vision of the world was marked by a highly evolved sense of secularity and kindness. It is claimed by the 14th century historiographer Ziauddin Barani that his influence on the Muslims of Delhi was such that a paradigm shift was effected in their outlook towards worldly matters. People began to be inclined towards mysticism and prayers and remaining aloof from the world.

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