Abdullah Shah Gazi Karachi Pakistan......................

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According to a local historian Shuail Zaheer Lari, Being the son of Muhammad Al-Nafs al-Zakiyya and the great grandson of the prophet Muhammad Abdullah was of the Ahl- al- Bayt (member of househould of Muhammad). He was born in Medina in 720 and arrived in sindh in 760 as a horse-trader/merchant and brought with him a large number of horses purchased from Kufa, Iraq. Abdullah Shah was called Ghazi for his bravery. He was buried on the seashore atop a hillock in Karachi along with his brother Misry Shah.

The tomb is built on a very high platform with the grave being downstairs. It has a high, square chamber and a green and white striped dome, decorated with sindhi tilework flags and buntings. The shrine attracts a steady strean of devotees who caress the silver railing around the burial place and drape it with garlands of flowers. Up tilll the early 1950 the shrine was a small hut on top of a  sandy hill in clifton. The shrine was built, expanded and beautified in the mid 1960 as it had begun to attract devotional attention. The shrine expansion and pilgrims attracted the festivities and music Qawwali, In 2005, Karachi municipal government started an extensive repair, Cleaning up and renovation job on the shrine which was completed in 2007. Shah Ghazi shrine was attacked in 2010 by militants who detonated two suicide bombs at the shrine killing 10 and injuring 50........................

 



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