Data Darbar

Posted on November 20, 2022

Data Darbar (also spelt Data Durbar, located in the city of Lahore (Punjab, Pakistan), is the largest Sufi shrine in South Asia.[1] It was built to house the remains of Ali Hujwiri, commonly known as Data Ganj Baksh, a Sufi saint from Ghazni in present-day Afghanistan, who is believed to have lived on the site in the 11th century CE.

The site is considered to be the most sacred place in Lahore,[2] and attracts up to one million visitors to its annual urs festival