Furfura Sharif, Sacred place in West Bengal
It is likely one of the predominant Muslim pilgrimage websites of Bengal. It’s positioned in Jangipara, Hooghly district. 1000’s of holiday makers come yearly to go to the place. Howrah to Furfura Sharif distance is 28km and Sealdah is 43km. The positioning attracts massive variety of pilgrims through the Pirsmela or honest.
It’s a holy place for Muslims. The mosque is constructed by Muqlish Khan in 1375. A very powerful place to go to is the Mazaar Sharif (Tomb) of Hazrat Abu Bakr Siddique(Rh) and his 5 sons, popularly often called the ‘Panch Huzur Keblah’.
It’s stated that the Bagdi king who dominated right here was defeated by Hazrat Shah Kabir Halibi and Hazrat Karamuddin. Sadly each of them had been killed within the battle. Right here, their tombs are revered to at the present time by each Hindus and Muslims.
The founding father of Furfura Sharif, Sufi Saint Hazrat Abu Bakr Siddique (Rh) was not solely a non secular preacher but in addition Spiritual Reformer of an period.
He was born in 1845 in Furfura-Sharif. He devoted his life in social work to abate social evils. He was the founding father of many charitable institutes, orphanages and well being facilities.
He was additionally an educationist who realized that it’s by way of training he can free the society from all form of evils. So he based a number of madrasas, faculties and studying facilities.
He additionally inspired girls training by establishing a lady’s faculty. He used to say “A author’s pen was extra divine than hundred martyrs”. He patronized many Islamic journals and newspapers; one in every of them was a weekly newspaper in Bengali “MUSLIM HITAISHI”. He was an awesome patriot and was concerned within the freedom battle of India.
He had ardent disciples throughout West Bengal, Assam, Bihar & Bangladesh and of all faith. In 17th March, 1939 he handed away abandoning his 5 sons who had been properly versed in Islamic Theology with a mission-“to serve the folks”. After the demises of his 5 sons, his continues to be being carried by his grandsons and devoted followers.
PO: Furfura PS: Jangipara
State: West bengal
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Could be reached by
By prepare – The closest railway station to Furfura Sharif is Balarambati, in Howrah wire line. The trains run on common foundation. Balarambati to Furfura sharif distance is 14.5km.
By highway – Buses can be found from Kolkata, Arambagh, Bishnupur and Bankura. One has to get down at Seakhala. From there loads of vans can be found to achieve the place.
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