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The Shah Alam dargah is also known as Rasulabad Dargah, a complex of tombs located in Shah Alam area near Kankaria. Shah Alam was the son of Makhdoom Jahaniyan Jahangasht who worked in the court of Ahmed Shah I and went on to become a revered preacher. Devotees built a mosque, a mausoleum and several buildings to honor his memory. There is the tomb of the saint, an assembly hall, gateways, mosque and a tank. The assembly hall was built by Sultan Muzaffar Shah III. The tomb is the oldest building with other buildings added by Taj Khan Nariali of Mahmud Begada’s court. Each day hundreds of devotees pray at the mosque and also to the saint at his tomb. There is a tradition that if one has a wish that needs to be fulfilled; he has to lift a stone. If he succeeds, his wish will be granted is the belief.

  • 5, Shah-E-Alam Darwaja, P & T Colony, Maninagar, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

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