Haji Ali Dargah Mumbai
The Haji Ali Dargah is a mosque and a tomb present at the coast of Worli which is present is the south part of Mumbai. Haji Ali is an Islamic architecture inIndia, this dargah hosta a tomb of well known Sayed Peer Haji Ali Shah Bukhari.
The Haji Ali was built on the named of a Muslim merchant and saint Sayed Peer Haji Ali Shah Bukhari. The dargah structure as built in 1431. It is known that Haji Ali died when he was on the way to Mecca and his body, came back floating to seas in Mumbai; also some say and believe that Haji Ali died here due to drenching into the sea and the place is where the dargah stands.
The Dargha building is damaged and the trust which looks after the maintenance of the Dargah wants to rebuild it marble, the trust needs permission from the Central Government for thi to be done. The last repairing of this was done in year 1960s, and it was reported that there cannot be any further repairing done as the structure is too old.
What to See
The built up area of the dargah is in almost 500 yards near to Worli. The dargha is connected to one of the well know Hind temple called as Mahalaxmi Temple.There is a small passage kind thing from which we can reach to Haji ali Dargah, but the travel through the passage can only be done during the low tides.Irrespective to the religion around 40,000 people visit here especially on Thursdays and Fridays. Many a times various sufi musicians can be seen here giving a devotional music performance.