Kamar Ali Darvesh Dargah

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 Video - In and Around Kamar Ali Darvesh Dargah
Kamar Ali Darvesh Dargah situated in Pune is 16 kms away from the main city of Mumbai. It is about 700 years old Dargah. This Dargah is on the main highway of Pune -Satara road. It is located in a small village known as the Khed Shivapur.

Significance of the Dargah
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This Dargah is beautifully built with a white makrana marble and also has a black marble on it carved with the Koranic texts all around it at a height. Kamar Ali Darvesh Dargah is named after a very famous saint by name Pir Kamarali Darvesh as he was buried at this place about 700 years back. He was honored as a highly spiritual person.

Hazrat Kamar Ali was a great Sufi whose name means 'wisdom', Sufis are the people who embrace the abstruse philosophy and principle of True Islam. Kamar Ali was interested in many other directions like gymnasium. He had passed away at a very early age of 18 years and there after he was honored as a saint.

Kamar Ali Darvesh Dargah
There are two rocks that are kept at the Dargah. Legend says that these are the rocks which Hazrat tried to lift, as he was not interested in all these, he was not able to do so and failed as many times as he tried. Hence these rocks are placed as majestically levitated for the visitors who visit Kamar Ali Darvesh Dargah. There are two large stones placed near the contour of the Dargah premises. A group of 11 people wi approach towards the stone and try to pick it up with the help of the index finger. This stone has to be lifted up with the help of the tips of the index finger.

Kamar Ali Darvesh Dargah
People lifting this stone voiced in unison the name of the saint. People hold the 1st syllable for as long as possible and that too without running a breath. They say Kamar Ali Darveshe the giant rock suddenly lifts up and remains there till the partaker's runs off the breath.

Another important feature of this particular Dargah is that women are not supposed to enter the Dargah, because Kamar Ali Darvesh was not married till date. Here people from all castes, creed and religions are allowed without any barriers of caste, creed and religion. Thousands of people visit this place and keep a strong belief in the Saint. There are also foreigners sometimes who come here to visit this place and see the miracle of the stones.

It is strongly believed that all the wishes asked to him are fulfilled here. So people come here to fulfill their wishes by the grace of Hazrat Kamar Ali.
Devotees visit this Dargah during the main celebration that is held at this place where thousands of people come to celebrate the death anniversary of the Hazrat Kamar Ali Darvesh. People offer prayers and even food for the poor on this day. Nearby tourist places to Kamar Ali Darvesh Dargah




Kamar Ali Darvesh Dargah

How to Reach the Dargah
  • Accomodations in budget hotels and lodges are easily available in Pune. Pune is very well connected to the other major cities by air, rail and road.

  • Through Airways- the Nearest airport is the Pune airport which is at a distance of about 25 kilometers away for the Kamar Ali Darvesh Dargah. From this airport people can hire taxis and buses to reach the final distinction.

  • Through Railways- the Nearest railway station to Kamar Ali Darvesh Dargah is the Pune station which is at a distance of about 25 kilometers away from the Dargah.

  • Through Road ways- as this place is located on a highway there are many transportation services available from all parts of the country. Pune is well connected to all major cities India.