IS*35 Indian Saint 35
Shaal Pir Baba Dargha
Shaal Pir Baba – Khwaja Naqruddin- a Sufi saint
Also a leader of the Moudodi Syed’s in Balochistan and Sindh,
Today’s Pakistan. migrated to Quetta years
Six hundred ago from Chisht, today’s Afghanistan
And stayed near the city fort its original name, Kwatta
–mound of earth- Chishti was buried here after his death
And his shrine lies close by indeed a holy place !
Where the Muslims from all over the world throng!
Khwaja Naqruddin also known as “Shalpir Baba”
From another of Quetta’s early names, Shalkot
. He was also known as “Nogazza Baba” – nine yards long,
Due to the length of his grave. May HIS grace be on all.
Grave of Shaal Pir Baba, 2008