Hazrat Syed Yakub baba Sarvari R.A

 Kelshi,Maharashtra, India


In Kelshi, the Hazrat Yakutbaba Sarvari Rahamtulla Dargah is historically famous and is 386 years old. Legend dictates that Yakutbaba travelled from the Hyderabad-Sindh province to Kelshi in 1618. He resided in Kelshi since then, and was known for his love for fellow residents and secularism.

It is said that this Dargah is built by Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. Some people say that Shivaji Maharaj started the dargah and then Sambhaji Raje completed it. ‘Yakub Baba’ was the teacher of Shivaji Maharaj. During invasion in Dabhol, Shivaji Maharaj came to know about Yakub Baba and he met him.

Maharaj received blessings and guidance from him. Dabhol invasion was successful done. It is told that Yakub Baba had come from Sindh province to Kelshi via Bankot. He had a son with him named Sohail Khan, who was ten years old, who later was known as Himmat Khan. Himmat Khan’s Dargah is next to Yakub Baba’s Dargah.

Additional Info

Every year on 6th of December a mega fest “Urus” takes place here, at the Yakutbaba Dargah in Kelshi. Muslims and Hindus attend this Urus in equal numbers to offer their respects and prayers to Yakutbaba.

  How to Reach: The dargah is 205 KM from Pune Airport. It is 65 KM from Khed railway station and 2.4 KM from Kelshi bus stand,

Nearest City : Dapoli
Nearest Bus Stop : Kelshi
Nearest Airport : Pune Airport
Nearest Railway Station : Khed
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