Hazrat Sheikh Fariduddin Baba (R.A)

Vagamon,Kerala, India

History

Thangalpara is a popular Muslim pilgrimage destination situated on the Thangalpara hill. It is believed that the Mausoleum of Sheik Fariduddin stands here. The unique feature of the three hills here is that they house shrines of the three religions of Kerala-Hindu, Muslim and Christian.The Sufi saint, a native of Afghanistan, reached Kerala about 800 years ago.

Additional Info

There is a mysteriously gigantic rock where the Dargah of Sheikh Fariduddin, an Afghani Sufi saint - is located. Vagamon has three hills that stand across the region viz., Thangal hill, Kurisumala and Murugan hill. Kurisumala Ashram is a Christian monastry. Indo-Swiss dairy farm project is another famous project run by Kurisumala monks. Murugan Mala has a temple devoted to Lord Murugan.

How to Reach: From Cochin International Airport the dargah is 105 KM, from Kottayam Railway Station it is 70 KM, from Vagamon Bus stop 5.7 KM BY ROAD: Route-1) Kottayam/Ernakulam >> Pala >> Erattupetta >> Teekoy >> Vagamon >> Thangal Para Route-2)Bangalore >> Salem >> Trichy >> Dindigul >> Theni >> Kumily >> Kuttikkanam >> Elappara >>Thangal Para Route - 3) Kozhikode >> Pattambi >> Thrissur >> Muvattupuzha >> Thodupuzha >> Muttom >> Kanjar/Erattupetta >>Vagamon >> Thangal Para. Frequent Buses are available to Vagamon from Erattupetta, Pala , Kottayam & Kattapana.,
Nearest City : Kottayam
Nearest Bus Stop : Vagamon
Nearest Airport : Cochin International Airport
Nearest Railway Station : Kottayam
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