Piran Kaliyar Sharif
Piran Kaliyar is the symbol of unity among Hindu and Muslims. The tomb of dargah is situated towards the south of Haridwar, famed for its mystical powers that fulfil the desires of the devout, the Dargah is visited by millions of devotees from all over the world.
Piran Kaliyar is the dargah of Alauddin Ali Ahmed Sabir Kalyari also known as Sabir Kaliyari at Kaliyar village, near Haridwar. It is one of the most revered shrine for Muslims in India and is equally revered by Hindus and Muslims.
About Ala Uddin Ali
Alauddin Ali was the South Asian Sufi Saint of Chishti Order in 13th century, a successor to Baba Farid (1188-1280), and the first in the Sabiriya branch of Chishti Order. He was born in Kohtwaal, a town in the district of Multan in 19 Rabi al-awwal, 592 Hijri (1196). He reached Kaliyar Sharif in 1253 AD, after being anointed as the protector of Kaliyar Sharif by Baba Fareed, who asked him to go Kaliyar, he stayed at Kaliyar for the rest of his life, and died here in 13th Rabi al-awwal 690 Hijri (1291). Hazrat sabir was far recognize for his jalal. His studies were basically more spiritual and his main teacher was his peer, his uncle baba fareed.
Annual Festival: Urs is the annual festival celebrating the saints death anniversary.
Best Time to Visit Piran Kaliyar
You can visit Piran Kaliyar all year round, but the monsoon offers heavy rain in the region..
Location of Piran Kaliyar
Piran Kaliyar Shareef is at a distance of 20 km from Haridwar and only 10 km from Roorkee on the banks of the river Ganga. It takes only half hour drive from Haridwar to reach there.
How to reach
By Rail: The nearest railway station is at Roorkee (10 km). connected with all important cities of India. like- Delhi, Agra, Howrah, Varanasi, Allahabad, Amritsar, Dehradun, Lucknow and others with express trains.
By Road: Roorkee on National Highway is well connected by bus services to all major cities and other parts of the north India. From there one can reach to Piran Kaliyar by taxis, tangas & rickshaws available at bus stand and railway station.
Accommodation Options at Piran Kaliyar
- Dergah Sabri Guest house
- GMVN tourist rest house
STD Code of Piran Kaliyar: 05942
Address of Dargah
Dargah Hazrat Sabir Pak,
Piran Kaliyar Sarif,
Roorkee District- Haridwar,