July 23, 2008

Shrine of Hazrat Shah Mokhdum(Rh.)

It is a "Majar" or "Dorga" (Shrine) is established around the grave of Hazrat Shah Mokhdum Ruposh(Rh.) in Rajshahi city beside the famous River Padma and in the area called Durgah Para.It is said that he was the first Islam preacher in the Rajshahi region.It is said that he came to Rajshahi through the river Padma riding two crocodiles. Even now, some crocodiles are reserved in the Dhighi(Large pond) next to the shrine of Hazrat Shah Mokhdum(Rh).

The visitors can go for one day trip and visit the shrine built next to the grave of the preacher. It is regarded as one of the ancient sites of the Rajshahi region and a popular attraction of the country.

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