Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Ma Hajiani dargah

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The Ma Hajiani dargah (tomb) in Worli. This mausoleum was built in 1908 in honour of Ma Hajiani, a saint believed to be the sister of Saint Pir Haji Ali Bukhari. According to legend, they died at sea and their bodies were washed ashore, a few metres from each other. They were then buried at the respective places they were found. Subsequently two tombs were built - Haji Ali Dargah for the brother and Ma Hajiani dargah for the sister.

For a short video of the above, click on my travel post at Travel Magic

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  1. The architecture strikes me as very specifically Indian. So pretty.

  2. Beautiful pic, video and story. Thank you for this colorful start into the day.

  3. India must have the world's best tombs - this is a beautiful building. i love all the fine details and the blue roof.

  4. Hari om
    Architecturally beautiful. YAM xx

  5. It's a beautiful building


  6. What a gorgeous building. Thanks for the video link, I enjoyed it.

  7. Beautiful. What a tribute.
    Thanks for linking up at https://image-in-ing.blogspot.com/2019/05/home-made-salami.html