Hazrat Kalimullah Shah

Delhi,Delhi, India

History

Hazrat Kalimullah Shah was born in Delhi around 1650 and his father, Sheikh Noorullah, was a well-known astronomer, calligraphist and professor of theology and he studied theology under the guidance of Sheikh Bunharuddin and Sheikh Bahlool, two famous ulemas of the time. After completing his studies, he renounced the world and became a sufi. At the place where the shrine is situated once stood Khanam-ka-bazaar which housed khanqa— a religious abode-cum-inn which was later converted into a college. There are several stories about the miracles performed by the saint including one in which he commanded the Yamuna to behave itself when the river flooded half of Delhi and he was also supposed to cure disease including the blindness of a girl.

Additional Info

He is Khalifa of Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya R.A. His Ancestors are Architect's who built Red Fort , Taj Mahal & Fathepur Sikri in Agra and other monuments . His Famous two Mureed's are Hazrat Yousuf Baba and Hazrat Sharief Baba who proceeded to Deccan , Hyderabad to spread Islam and are popular by the name Yousufain Baba , and their Darah Sharief is in Nampally , Opposite Railway Staion in Hyderabad

How to Reach: Located in Delhi, this place is easily accessible through rail, roads and by air.,
Nearest City : Delhi
Nearest Bus Stop : Shanti Van
Nearest Airport : Delhi – Indira Gandhi International Airport
Nearest Railway Station : Old Delhi Railway Station
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