Tag Archives: Abdullah Shah Ghazi

City Faith – Abdullah Shah Ghazi shrine revisited

You realize that you are growing old when people, places and objects that you are familiar with start disappearing, or getting modified, modified beyond recognition. But they say that nostalgia is denial of progress. Progress which can turn Karachi into Dubai. There are not many specifics of this Dubai dream but Sky scrappers certainly are […]

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Karachi Landmarks – Misri Shah

Misri Shah is one of seven saints gurading Karachi from natural disasters. He is also regarded as Abdullah Shah Ghazi’s brother. To get to his shrine you have to take Khayaban Hafiz (one starting from Gizri and heading to DHA) and go past Sultan Mosque and subsequent commercial area (where all the big honchos of […]

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Karachi Landmarks – Shah Ghazi

On an overcast day I decided to climb the hill and say my prayers in front of Ghazi Sahab. There is a vast parking lot at the bottom of the hill so going there in a car is not a problem. It was early morning for a Sunday and there was not darbar distinctive crowd. […]

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