Peer Mohammed Dargah

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Peer Mohammed Appa Dargah is one of the most renowned Sufi pilgrim centers in Kanyakumari, the southernmost district of Tamil Nadu.[1] It is located in Thuckalay and was dedicated to a Sufi saint Peer Mohammed Sahib who was also a Tamil poet. The vow of sleeping in the Dargah premises is considered sacred. The annual festival is celebrated during the month of Rajab and during this festival devotees all over from Tamil Nadu and Kerala take part in this event.The poems titled"Gnana Pugazhchi" will be sung throughout the night on the main festival day.