पीर शाह नफाह दरगाह, मुंगेर (Pir Shah Nafah Shrine) – Munger

In the present fort area the oldest building inside the fort is a sacred Muhammadan shrine. It is said that it was a mazar of a Pir or Saint whose name is still unknown. He is said to have traveled from Persia to Ajmer and from there came down to Munger under the instructions from Khwaza Moin-Uddin Chisti- the famous Sufi Saint and Lived at Munger for many years and also died here in 596 A.H, corresponding to 1177 A.D. He was buried in an obscure place near the ramparts and with the lapse of years exact burial place was forgotten. Ultimately, in 1497 A.D. when the ramparts of the fort being repaired by the Governor, Prince Danyal, who ordered a mosque to be built over that place.So since 1497 the particular place has been known as the Dargah of Shah Nafah.

Over the gateway there is an inscription set up by Prince Danyal and a round the Shrine are many old tombs in a dilapidated state. There is a popular tradition that Prince danyal got a divine dream abou…

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