Masjid Dastgeer Sahib

Srinagar, JK - 190003
Type: Landmarks
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Masjid Dastgeer Sahib, also known as Dastgeer Sahib Shrine or Astaan-e-Dastgeer Sahib, is a revered Sufi shrine and mosque located in Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, India. It is dedicated to the revered Sufi saint Sheikh Abdul Qadir Jeelani, also known as Ghaus-e-Azam Dastgeer.

Constructed in the 17th century, Masjid Dastgeer Sahib is renowned for its exquisite wooden architecture, blending Persian and Kashmiri styles. The shrine's intricately carved wooden interiors, including pillars, ceilings, and doorways, are adorned with intricate motifs and calligraphy, creating a mesmerizing ambiance of spiritual devotion and tranquility.

Masjid Dastgeer Sahib serves as a significant pilgrimage site for followers of Sufism, who visit the shrine to pay their respects to Sheikh Abdul Qadir Jeelani and seek blessings for spiritual fulfillment and protection. The shrine attracts devotees from across the region and beyond, particularly during special occasions and festivals associated with the Sufi saint.

In addition to its religious significance, Masjid Dastgeer Sahib is also a cultural landmark that reflects the rich heritage and traditions of Sufism in Kashmir. The shrine's serene surroundings, situated in the heart of the old city area of Srinagar, offer a tranquil retreat amidst the hustle and bustle of urban life. Overall, Masjid Dastgeer Sahib stands as a symbol of spiritual enlightenment, tolerance, and harmony in the Kashmir Valley.

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