Khwaja Garib Nawaz
Khwaja Garib Nawaz 200 year old holy Shrine in the city of Ajmer. Khwaja Gareeb Nawaz is visited by people of all religion, caste and ethnicities to pray to Sufi saint Khwaja Gareeb Nawaz in Ajmer.
The Dargah of a sufi saint named Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti, who arrived in Ajmer from Persia at 1192, is known as Dargah Sharif or Ajmer Sharif. The shrine is referred to as Khwaja Gareeb Nawaz, the benefactor of the poor, because of its philanthropic activity. The powerful Indian kings, both Muslim and Hindu, have honoured the great saint Khwaja Garib Nawaz in addition to the common people. Two large Deghs (pots) for cooking Niaz are put within Dargah Sharif (purely vegetarian food, cooked with rice, ghee, nuts, safron & sugar).
Ajmer Dargah Sharif is the famous holy place of Ajmer, Rajasthan. The death of the Sufi Saint is celebrated as Wedding Anniversary, People come to visit Ajmer Dargah urs and preach to Khwaja Garib Nawaz Urs at Ajmer sharif urs in Rajasthan. It helps the researchers and travellers to know more about the culture, spiritual practices and philosophy history.