Meeran Syed Hussain Shah
Fort - Ajmer, Rajasthan
Meeran Husain (R.A.) - Taragard Fort
is a grand fort, located on a steep hill in south of
Dargah Sharif, The height of the hill is 800 ft. During
the reignof Rai Pithora, it was a famous and a strong
fort and was considered it cannot be conquered. But
Sultan Shahabuddin Ghauri conquered it without any difficulty
and appointed Syed Meeran Husain (R.A.) as the Garrison
the reign of Qutubuddin Ebak, Syed Meeran Husain (R.A.)
was the Garrison of Taragarh Fort. He also live in the
fort. While playing polo in Lahore, Sultan Qutubuddin
Ebak fell down from the back of the horse and died.
As soon as the news of his death reached Ajmer, the
Thakur and Rajput landlords of adjoining areas jointly
launched a night atack on Taragarh and entered the fort
It was totally dark and the Muslims were sleeping unaware.
Most of them were slashed. rest of them were awaken
in a panic and started resisting.
they were smaller in number than the powerful enemy. at last
they all were martyred. the enemies fled before the break of
the day. Meeran Husain Khatak (R.A.) was also martyred in the
When the Muslims of the city heard the news of the bloodshed
there was a mass mourning. Knowing about the tragedy,
Khwaja Gharib nawaz visited the fort with his followers
and after the Namaz-e-Janaza, burried the martyres of
Taragarh. Presently the ruins of the fort are left,
but however everyone visits the Dargah of Hazrat Meeran
Husain Khatak (R.A.) to pay the tributes.
Meeran Husain (R.A.) was a great abstemious saint. He
mostly used to be at the service of Gharib Nawaz (R.A.)
as a staunch follower. His Urs falls on 17th and 18th
Rajab every year.
stone whch is der on d way to taragarh fort. Khawaja
gareeb nawaaz ws prayng when the Magician of Prithvi
Raj Chauhaan JayPal rolled thr stone from the fort.
Khwaja Sahib stoped this rollng rock with two fingers,
toe of the hunter and murid's horse blocked the rock
with his knee and like a miracle the stone jst stopped
there and it is still der for the people to see. On
this stone Still you can see the impression of khwaja
Sahibs two finger and the horses knee.