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About The Shrine :
It is situated at around 39 Kms. from Lucknow. Deva is the birth place of Haji Waris Ali Shah who influenced the lives of many generations of people with his message of universal love for humanity.
Hindus held him in high esteem and regarded him as a perfect Sufi and a follower of Vedanta. The splendid monument was erected in his memory by some of his devoted followers, both Hindus and Muslim. It is said that Raja Udit Narain Singh of Ram Ngar donated the silver-plated spire and the most attractive covering of sliver on Shrines doors was done by some kings of Kashmir. Flooring of the Shrine in white marble was done by Thakur Pancham Singh of Mainpuri.
Dewa Mela is one of the most popular and big gatherings in the city of Barabanki (36 kms. from Lucknow) each year. Even though the Urs of Haji saahab is commemorated on 1st Safar every year, Dewa mela is organized during the month of October of each year.
What is Dewa Mela: It is held every year in the month of October to recall the teachings of Sufi Said Haji Waris Ali Shah and to inculcate feelings of communal harmony. The fair is attended by a large number of people of all religion not only from India but also from Pakistan and other countries. During the Mela, whole area shines with the stunning decoration and lightning. Mushaira, Qavali, Poetry reading and religious debates are some of the activities where devotees can enjoy. Major attraction of the Fair is varieties of shops, Food shops, cattle market.Last year banks also participated in the Fair.
This year this famous Annual 10- day festival -Dewa Mela began on October 20, 2013. Thousands of devotees from all the religions, are coming to witness Mela and offer prayers at Dewa Shareef Shrine. Programmes like Mushaira, Kavi Goshti, Spiritual musical night, Manas Sammelan and a big cattle market are some of the main attractions in the Dewa Mela. Dewa Mela would be over on 29th October 2013 after a most attractive Firework show.
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Address of the Shrine:
Pincode: 225 001
Nearest City: Lucknow
Nearest District : Barabanki
Nearest Airport : Lucknow
Nearest Railway Station: Barabanki, Lucknow
Nearest Bus Stand - Barabanki/Lucknow
Nearest Highway: Faizabad Road (NH28)
Note: Shrine is situated at Dewa town of Barabanki district at a distance of around 39 km. from Lucknow City.
How to reach: The Shrine is well connected from Lucknow Airport, Lucknow Railway Station (Charbagh or Badshah Nagar) and Lucknow Bus Stations.
Through train: Nearest Railway Station is Barabanki Station (NER). A number of trains from Delhi and Gorakhpur, etc. side stop here. Alternatively you may drop at Lucknow Railway Station and take a taxi for Dewa Sharif. From Lucknow Charbagh Railway Station, the Shrine is around 40 kms. away and it takes not more than 1 hour to reach.
Through Air : Lucknow Airport (Chaudhuri Charan Singh Airport (Amausi Airport) is well connected from the rest of the country and world as well. You may drop here and take a pre-paid taxi for Dewa Sharif. It is around 47 kms. from the Airport and it takes not more than 1 hour and 20 mins to reach the Shrine.
By Road: The Shrine is nearest to main Faizabad Road hence it is well connected by road. Delhi is around 500 kms. away from Lucknow and from Lucknow it is around 35 kms. away. It is well connected through Faizabad Road, Kanpur Road, Sultanpur Road and Sitapur Road.
Matiyari Chauraha (crossing):It is on National highway No. NH-28 - also called Faizabad Road. If you are coming from Lucknow, Road for Deva Sharif branches out to left from this crossing. You can view Tata Motors factory on this road at about 3.5 kms. from Matiyari Crossing. This road is called Deva Road.
Journey by bus:
UPSRTC Bus Stand, Alambagh (IS Bus Terminal)Tel: 2454444
UPSRTC Bus Stand, Kaiserbagh Tel: 2622503, 2455477
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Matiyari Crossing :
Above photo is of Matiyari Chauraha (crossing).
Matiyari Crossing is on National highway No. NH-28 - also called Faizabad Road. If you are coming from Lucknow, Road for Deva Sharif branches out to left from this crossing. You can view Tata Motors factory on this road at about 3.5 kms. from Matiyari Crossing. This road is called Deva Road.
Khamman Peer Dargah, Lucknow
If you happen to pass by Charbagh Railway Station at Lucknow you cannot escape yourself by the sheer size and beautiful architecture of the Building. Between Platform No. 2 and 9 more more surprise is for you, a Dargah (Mazar) that has been a symbol of faith both of Hindu and Muslim and people of other religions. This is 900 year old dargah of the Khamman Peer Baba in Lucknow, whose magic draws people of all faiths. A number of people assembles here on every Thursday to offer prayers.Situated inside Medical College, Lucknow, this Dargah is historical one (1479 AD). The road facing it is also called Shah Mina road. Every Thursday evening and particularly on Jummeraat, the Thursday following the viewing of new moon, people reach here in a large number to offer prayer.
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One of the most revered shrines in Lucknow, Dargah Hazrat Abbas came into existence during the regime of Nawab Asaf-ud-Daulah (1975-97). It is perhaps the oldest shrine of the Shia Muslims in Lucknow. The shrine has a historical significance. It was got constructed by Nawab Asaf-ud-Daulah in the house of a poor man, Mirza Beg and Nawab Ghazi-ud-din Haider (1819) and subsequent Nawabs also added more and more facilities for devotees coming to the Shrine. Malka Zamani, a Begum during Nawab's period, offered free food to people coming to Shrine.During British period, it became the centre of Indian soldiers against British.
The Entrance to the Shrine, Naubat Khana is a double stories Gate. It is said that a queen of Nawab Naseer-ud-Din Haider established a kitchen for free distribution of food to the poor in the shrine. Valuables offered to the Shrine by Nawabs and other the then prominent people of Lucknow, was taken away by English after the first war of India's Independence in 1857.
Location : It is situated in Rustam Nagar of old Lucknow.
A large number of People come here to offer prayers from different parts of the city, particularly during Nauchandi Jummeraat.
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