Ajmer represents India’s real tryst with religion, where it does not matter whether a saint is a Muslim or a Hindu, a Sikh or a Christian; where it only matters that he was an enlightened man. Ajmer is the place where only faith matters and that faith is represented by the paradoxical delicacy of the threads tied to the shrine of a Sufi saint. Each thread tied is a wish and when it is granted, and it inevitably is, the person who tied it returns to untie a thread. The hot desert winds play with those threads, the sun leaches them of colour but the faithful return to tie and untie, in a cycle that never seems to end. And yes, it is a hot dusty city where acrid winds blow fine dust into every nook and cranny, but that only serves as a reminder of the desert origins of the dervish and the Sufi.
A very popular place for Muslims in the country, and even for national international tourists, Ajmer Sharif or Dargah Sharif, is the place where relics of Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti lies, making many Muslim devotees to pay their respects here. The white marble buildings and various parts, like pillars, domes and so on, are all very exquisite and given by various Mughal rulers.
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