Ameen Peer Dargah

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Ameen Peer Dargah
  • امین پیر درگاہ
  • అమీన్ పీర్ దర్గా - పెద్ద దర్గా
Basic information
LocationKadapa, Andhra Pradesh, India
Geographic coordinates14°29′06″N 78°49′27″E / 14.485023°N 78.824265°E / 14.485023; 78.824265Coordinates: 14°29′06″N 78°49′27″E / 14.485023°N 78.824265°E / 14.485023; 78.824265
AffiliationIslam
Branch/traditionChistiya
OwnershipHazrath Khwaja Sayed Shah Arifullah Muhammad Muhammad Al Hussaini Chisti Al Quadri, 11th Sajjad e Nasheen,Aastane Maqdoomullahi,(Ameen Peer Dargah,Moula ka Pahad, Kalicherla & nandalur (A.P.)
Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/AmeenPeerDargah
Architectural description
Architect(s)Pilgrimage
Architectural typeMosque
Architectural styleIslamic architecture
Date established1683

Ameenpeer Dargah is a sufi shrine located in the Kadapa City in Andhra Pradesh, India.[1]

This Dargah or Asthana (shrine) is also called Asthana-e-Magdoom Ilahi (آستانہ مخدوم الہی). It is located in Asthana-e-Magdoom Ilahi Dargah complex, locally known as Badi Dargah, Pedda Dargah (Telugu) in Kadapa (Cuddapah) city. It is known for its preaching of communal harmony.[1] It is claimed folk that the saints of the shrine are the descendants of the Islamic prophet, Muhammad.[2]

History of Ameen Peer Dargah[edit]

The masjid is believed to be constructed in 1683. It was originally a grave place for the two Sufi saints Perullah Hussaini and Arufulla Hussaini II. The then Nawab of Sidhout Taluk, Nawab Nek nam Khan changed the name of this place to Neknamabaad on the advice of Perullah Hussaini. Neknamabaad eventually became Kadapa.

Visitors[edit]

Notable visitors to the shrine include Indira Gandhi, Neelam Sanjeeva Reddy, Chiranjeevi, A. R. Rahman, Abhishek Bachchan, Ameer Khan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Ram Charan, Sai Dharam Tej, and Allu Arjun.Anil Kapoor Navazuddin Siddique Abbas Masthan Dinesh Babu Ramesh Yampalla Rajkiran Prasad Panyam Mohammed Ashraf MOHAMMED MIRZA

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Y.S.R.-District Panchayat". www.ysrkadzp.appr.gov.in. Archived from the original on 10 December 2014.
  2. ^ http://aptdc.gov.in/blog/the-holy-and-divine-ameen-peer-dargah/

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