Ajmer and the dargah of Hazrat Mu'in ud-Din Chishti "Gharib nawaz" (c.1190)

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Just five miles from Ajmer is another popular pilgrimage destination: PUSHKAR, with its famous lake and its Brahma temple
Beside Ajmer's Ana Sagar lake, Shah Jahan built a garden with a graceful marble pavilion, the "Daulat Bagh"
AJMER has its own handsome architectural traditions
Also in Ajmer: the Ghurid mosque (c.1198) made from parts of a Jain temple complex (c.1153), called "Adhai din ka jhompra" (The hut of 2 1/2 days)

The main gateway of the dargah of Hazrat Mu'in ud-Din Chishti (c.1138-1236), who was commonly called "Gharib navaz" (Protector of the poor)
Other approaches to the dargah
The courtyard can hold crowds, and qawwali performances
Inside the dargah
The tomb itself is located in an inner chamber
Hazrat Mu'in ud-Din depicted with other Sufi shaikhs, including his friend and disciple Qutb ud-Din Bakhtyar Kaki of Delhi, in a miniature painting labeled in both Urdu and Devanagari scripts
Akbar visited the dargah devotedly for some years (1565-), always entering on foot; he added his own very simple mosque to the dargah complex

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