Hazrat Shamshul Arifeen Turkman Shah aka Dada Peer (R.A)

 Delhi,Delhi, India


His full name was Hazrat Turkman Shah (R.A) Shaikh Mohammad but he was called Sadruddin and Shamshuddin as well. He was a contemporary of Hazrat Qutbuddin Bakhtiyar Kaki (R.A) and there are some records indicating correspondence and conversation between the two. He was also known as Shams-ul-Arifeen, the Sun of the Knowers. He was referred to as Biyabani because he had made the jungle (biyaban) his home. He is believed to have become a beloved of God in AD 1240.

Oral traditions indicate that the Basant festival was celebrated at this dargah. Every Thursday, devotees of all religions visit the shrine to seek blessings.

Additional Info

Some traditions indicate that Razia Sultan was also a disciple of Hazrat Turkman (R.A) and is buried in Bulbulikhana near his dargah.

  How to Reach: From Indira Gandhi International Airport the dargah is 20 KM. It is 5 KM from Old Delhi Railway Station and 2.8 KM from Sadar Bazar station and 2 KM from New Delhi station. From Turkman Gate the dargah is at a walkable distance of 450 m. ,

Nearest City : New Delhi
Nearest Bus Stop : Turkman gate
Nearest Airport : Indira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi
Nearest Railway Station : New Delhi
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