What is meaning of Khwaja Garib Nawaz?

What is meaning of Khwaja Garib Nawaz?

Snuggled at the foot of Taragarh Hill, Khwaja Garib Nawaz Dargah is one of the most celebrated tombs in Ajmer, Rajasthan. Meaning of Khwaja Garib Nawaz: Khwaja Garib Nawaz was a Sufi saint who came from Persia to India. The Khwaja Garib Nawaz Dargah belongs to this Sufi saint only and hence it has been named after him.

Who is known as the Garib Nawaz?

Moinuddin Chishti
Gharib Nawaz (غريب نواز) is the name of: Moinuddin Chishti (1141-1230), the most famous Sufi saint of the Chishti Order of the Indian Subcontinent.

When did Khwaja Garib Nawaz come to India?

He came to India in the early 13th Century. He first traveled to Lahore and then Ajmer. He got married in Ajmer. He came to Delhi during the reign of Sultan Iltutmish.

Why was Moinuddin Chishti called Garib Nawaz?

Today, his dargah, with its saintly white dome and golden crown, hosts millions of devotees who soak in the generosity of his blessings. It was this affection and love for all of humanity that earned Moinuddin Hasan Chishti the name Khwaja Garib Nawaz, or cherisher of the poor.

Who built Ajmer Dargah?

The shrine was built by Mughal King Humayun in honour of this saint.

Who is the father of Khwaja Ghiyasuddin Hasan?

Hazrat Kwaja Ghiyasuddin Hasan RA
Moinuddin could not live peacefully even in Khursan. The time passed and when he turned fifteen, his father Hazrat Kwaja Ghiyasuddin Hasan RA died, adding to the pain, his mother also died in the same year. Moinuddin inherited a garden from his parents. He sold that garden and distributed the money among poor people.

Who was the founder of Chishti Silsila?

The founder of the Chishti Order in South Asia was Moinuddin Chishti. He was born in the province of Silistan in eastern Persia around 536 AH (1141 CE) into a sayyid family claiming descent from Muhammad.

Which is the famous dargah in India?

Dargah Shariff
The Dargah Shariff in Ajmer is the most famous Dragah in India and is definetly the top destination in Ajmer.

Who wrote the biography of Sheikh Moinuddin Chishti?

His life is described in the famous book Siyar ul Arifin (Biographies of Mystics) written in the 16th century by the famous Sufi saint, Jamali, who collected stories from Iran and India.