Architecture of Dargah of Adharshila
The Dargah of Adharshila also known as the Dargah of Amir Kabir is spread over a wide area and is a huge complex. The calm and serene ambience of the religious spot attracts the attention of the visitors. It is 110 feet in length and 80 feet in width. The Dargah has been named as the Dargah of Adharshila as the grave of saint has been buried under a massive and single piece of a rock.
The chief gate of the Dargah has been beautifully decorated with an arch and measures 10 feet in length and 15 feet in width and 20 feet in height. A room has been built inside the main gate. The main chawk of the Dargah is 40 feet in length and 50 feet in width. Within the chowk there are many small mazars. The four corners of to building have four small chatrees. The compound of a graveyard is visible upon entering through the gate. A high plinth of chabootra with a tawiz can be seen towards the main mazar. It has no mark.
A mosque has been built in the vicinity of the Chambal River. It has two bays and three aisles. The building is devoid of any inscriptions. Another mosque has been constructed on the left side of the Dargah of Adharshila that is presently used by the people. There are graves on the right side of the main gate of the monument. It is surrounded by a wall having two gates. A minar measuring 20 feet high and cylindrical in shape is built near to the shrine. The minar has small pockets used for holding the lamps.
The Dargah of Adharshila built in the medieval period stands an exquisite example of architectural grandeur of the Muslim period. The grand complex exemplifies the craftsmanship of the artisans of the ancient period.
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