Shrine Golra Sharaif Islamabad
|Shrine of Syed Meher Ali Shah (Golra sharif) Islamabad|
Shrine Golra Sharaif History
Shrine Golra Sharaif of Syed Meher Ali Shah (Golra sharif) Islamabad. The shrine of Syed meher Ali Shah of Golra sharif is located 18 km from Rawalpindi, in sector E-11 of Islamabad. Golra Sharif is a town situated near the Margalla Hills in the Islamabad Capital Territory, Pakistan, at about 520 m above sea level, 17 km from the ancient city of Taxila.
Syed meher Ali Shah
He was descendant of a syed family and had link with Syed Abdul Qadir gilani of Baghdad. He was born in 1859, preached and spread the message of Islam during the turbulent times in South Asia. He also wrote beautiful prose and poetry in Persian, Arabic and Punjabi languages, mostly in praise of God and Muhammad (peace be upon him). Meher Ali Shah, was a Sufi scholar from British India belonging to the Chishti order. He is known as a Hanafi scholar leading the anti-Ahmadiyya movement. He wrote several books, most notably Saif e Chishtiyai, a polemical work criticizing the Ahmadiyya movement of Mirza Ghulam Ahmad.
He died on May 11, 1937. His mausoleum was recently reconstructed comprising of a dome, and a high minaret built with marble. It is known for the Mausoleum of Meher Ali Shah that yearly attracts thousands of devotees.
|Golra Sharif Junction railway station Islamabad|
Golra Sharif Junction railway station
Golra Sharif Junction railway station is also located on Golra road in Islamabad, The federal capital of the Pakistan. There is also Golra Sharif Railway Museum at this station… The station was established in 1882 and upgraded as a junction in 1912.