Tuesday, January 26, 2010
About Phulwari Sharif
Phulwari Sharif has a long religious history that is intensely attached with the birth and development of the Sufi culture in our country. The Sufi saints of the ancient times had made Bihar one of the most important centers of religious, social and cultural developments, and Phulwari Sharif was one such regions where the Sufi saints spread their message of love and toleration.
The small town of Phulwari Sharif has now turned into a prominent city and a notified area of the Patna district of Bihar. The present city of Phulwari Sharif constitutes majority of the Muslim population. The civilization of the city dates back to the days of inception of the Sufi culture in our country. The Phulwari Sharif had been frequented by most Sufi saints of that period, Hazrat Makhdum Rasti Rahmatullah Allaih. Hazrat Pir Mujibullah.
Khanqah Mujeebia & Sheesh Mahal where the Sufi saints had spread their message of love and Peace. Phulwari Sharif also boast of a religious educational institution like Qazi Noorul Hasan Memorial School,Imarat E Shariah which has played a cardinal role in spreading the light of enlightenment to the poor masses of the region.
Sangi Masjid of the place bears relics of the rich architectural past of the region. Built in red sand stone by the Mughal Emperor Humayun, the Mosque is one of the main attraction for the tourist and believers of the Muslim religion.