Haji Ali Dargah

By: Kamakshi

Dec 06 2011

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Category: Landscapes

3 Comments

Aperture:f/5.6
Focal Length:18mm
ISO:200
Shutter:1/4000 sec
Camera:Canon EOS 550D

One of the most widely visited spots in Mumbai, the Haji Ali dargah has the tomb of Sayed Peer Haji Ali Shah Bukhari. The tomb sees people from every religion and fate visit to pray to the saint to fulfill their wishes. As the tomb is in the middle of the Arabian Sea, tide govern accessibility to the place. A nice place to visit if you are interested in some Indo-Islamic style of architecture. What is most interesting to see how people let go of their religious inhibitions to pray to a god that they believe will sooth the questions of their mind!

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3 comments on “Haji Ali Dargah”

  1. […] calls for special sweets that adds to the traditional value. I captured this shot on my way to the Haji Ali Darga, this is a sweet made of semolina (also known as rava or suji here). While the plain white variety […]

  2. […] a chaddar too. A chaddar is noting but a shinning piece of cloth that covers the tomb inside the main dargah. While it is not a customary practice, some people also offer ikhtar or scent as offerings. The […]


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