Peer Baba Shakur-Ud-Din Wali shrine at Bandipora Kashmir

Born at Arith Pargana, Machhama, District Baba Shakur-Ud-Din Wali by Bandipora -Kashmir Budgam in 790. as per the Islamic calendar.
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Shakur-Ud-Din Wali was a religious person and a hard worker. As he grew, he came under influence of two pious people, He traced out one of them Sheikh Noor-Ud-Din wali at Charar-e- Sharif who sent him to Ashmuqam, Islamabad where he met Hazrat Zainuddin Rishi from whom he received spiritual knowledge. After a few years, he was told to go to Sharikot(Snagri) and meditate there. Here, the Peer Baba assisted the locals and performed miracles. As his fame grew, people from all religions, flocked to him for help and spiritual guidance.
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Baba reshi of Tangmarg/Gulmarg fame was once his assistant and impressed by his services Baba shakuruddin blessed him and settled him in Tangmarg. Baba Reshi gifted a decorated wooden door to the Shrine, know to have spiritual powers(This door is permanently displayed at the entrance to the shrine), in 870 Hijri, Baba dug a grace for himself and stepped into it. Lakhs of worshippers visit his Ziarat for pilgrimage and to have homapte to the great saint who did not discriminate between Hindus and Muslims. The peer baba is also known as Topandaz-e-Kashmir and is locally believed to neutralize evils, for well being of people of Kashmir. 27th of Islamic Calendar Month Jamadi-Us-Sani is celebrated the Urs of Baba Shakur-Ud-Din Wali