Kamar Ali Darvesh Dargah


Kamar Ali Darvesh Dargah, Khed Shivapur, Pune, India

Kamar Ali Darvesh Dargah is about 700 years old Dargah. This place is exactly 16 Kms away from the main city of Pune. This Dargah is on the main highway of Pune -Satara road. It is located in a small village known as the Khed Shivapur. This is a very beautiful Dargah built with a white makrana marble and also has a black marble on it carved with the Koranic texts all around it at a height. Kamar Ali Darvesh Dargah is named after a very famous saint called as the Pir Kamarali Darvesh as he was buried at this place about 700 years back. He was honored as a highly spiritual person.

Hazrat Kamar Ali was a great Sufi whose name means 'wisdom', Sufi's are the one who embrace the abstruse philosophy and principle of True Islam. Kamar Ali was interested in many other directions other than gymnasium. He passed away at a very early age of 18 years and there after he was honored as a saint. There are two rocks that are kept at the Dargah. Legend says that these are the rocks which Hazrat tried to lift, as he was not interested in all these, he was not able to do so and failed as many times as he tried. Hence these rocks are placed as a majestically levitated with a strong believer of the visitors who visits Kamar Ali Darvesh Dargah.

Miracles of Kamar Ali Darvesh

There are two large stones placed near the contour of the Dargah premises. A group of 11 people with approach towards the stone and try to pick it up with the help of the index finger. This stone has to be lifted up with the help of the tips of the index finger. People lifting this stone voiced in unison the name of the saint. People hold the 1st syllable for as long as possible and that too without running a breath. They say Kamar ali Darvesheeeeeeeee the giant rock suddenly lifts up and remains there till the partaker's runs of the breath.

Another important feature of this place is that women are not supposed to enter the Dargah, because Kamar ali Darvesh was not married till date. Here people from all castes, creed and religions people are allowed without any barriers of caste, creed and religion. Thousands of people visit this place keep a strong belief in the Saint. There are also foreigners sometimes found here who come to visit this place and see the miracle of the stones.

It is strongly believed that all the wishes asked to him are fulfilled here. So people come here to fulfill their wishes by the grace of Hazrat Kamar ail.

Travel Route:

Airways: Nearest airport is the Pune airport which is at a distance of about just 25 kilometers away for the Kamar Ali Darvesh Dargah. From the airport people can hire taxis and buses to reach the final distinction.

Railways: Nearest railway station to Kamar Ali Darvesh Dargah is the pune station which is at a distance of about 25 kilometers away from the Dargah.

Road ways: As this place is located on a highway there are many transportation services available from all parts of the country. Pune is well connected to all major cities India.

People visit this place during the main celebration that is the Urs of this place where thousands of people come to celebrate and enjoy the death anniversary of the Hazrat Kamar Ali Darvesh. People offer prayers and even food for the poor on this day.