Pirana is nearly Ahmedabad. It is approxly 18 km away from the Ahmedabad. When you see personally it can be unique experience, ©because AUM & ALLAH are entrusting together. It means this place is for Hindus and Muslims and other cast also. All are invited. This is a Samadhi of Imam Shah.
This would not be the only surprise in store. After having entered the precincts of the Dargah one is faced up with another amazing fact: the priests who are in charge of the main tomb, that of Imam Shah and of his son Mohammed Shah, claim to be Hindus. When the pilgrim comes out after having bowed in front of the graves a man clad in white puts on his forehead a tilak (religious mark) of saffron colour. Besides, by focusing one’s attention on the open court yard, a few more details become eye-catching; The Hindu Syllable AUM is painted at various places on the walls which do not, however, shelter any temple but a few more tombs and a big mosque.
From the religious message of the saints Kabir and Nanak to the sharing of festivals, cults and sacred places between Hindus and Muslims, a whole range of interesting phenomena have been the focus of bookish studies or the subject of articles published in Indian newspapers and magazines.
How to reach:
By road: 18 km away from Ahmedabad, travel by Rickshaw, Gujarat State transport Bus services, or with your personal vehicle.
By Air: Nearest airport is Ahmedabad