Shrine of Peer Baba

A spiritual spot visited by people of all religions, the Shrine of Peer Baba is a much-visited site. The locals see Peer Baba (Peer Budhan Ali Shah) as their protector and believe that no evil shall befall them as long as Peer Baba watches over them. According to legends, Peer Baba was a close friend of Guru Gobind Singh and lived on milk all his life. He lived to a ripe old age of 500 years and was much-loved by the people of Jammu and Kashmir. After his death, they revered him and built him a shrine. Located behind the Civil Airport of Jammu, the shrine sees a huge footfall on Thursdays. It is believed that if people offer flowers and chaddars at this spot, their wishes would be fulfilled.

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