Tomb of Sufi Shaikh Salim Chishti

Tomb (mazar) of Sufi Shaikh Salim Chishti(1478-1572) in Fatehpur Sikri in Indai. The workmanship on Marble gives the appearance of a delicate lace or a net.

The Chishti Sufi order (Tareeqa) was founded  in 930 by Shaikh Abu Ishaq Shami in Chist, Afghanistan. Several well known Shaikhs of Chishti order are buried in India and Pakistan. To name a few, Ali Hajvery (990-1077) known as Daata Ganj Baksh buried in Lahore Pakistan, Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti (1141-1230) buried in Ajmer in Insia,father of Amir Khusro (1253-1325and many others.

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