The Tallest Dome in the Deccan and India

The Tallest Dome in the Deccan and India

The tomb of Hazrat Syed Shah Raju Husaini Bandanawazi, the Great Chishti Saint buried in Hyderabad, India.

The tomb of Hazrat Syed Shah Raju Husaini Bandanawazi sutuated in Hyderabad is the tallest tomb in Deccan and India and was built by Sultan Abul Hasan Qutb Shah Hamadani, the last monarch of the Qutb Shahi Period in 1686.

Sultan Abul Hasan Qutb Shah Hamadani was the Mureed (Disciple) of Hazrat Syed Shah Raju Husaini Bandanawazi and remained in the Khanqah of Hazrat Syed Shah Raju Husaini Bandanawazi from the age of 14 to 28 years after his migration from Hamadan, Iran to Hyderabad Deccan at a young age of 14 years.

Soon after his arrival in Hyderabad Deccan, he became the Mureed of Hazrat Syed Shah Raju Husaini Bandanawazi and remained in the Khanqah of Hazrat Syed Shah Raju Husaini for a period of 14 years.

Hazrat Syed Shah Raju Husaini used to address him as Tana Shah (The Young King) and his Master and Murshid prophesied that his disciple Abul Hasan Hamadani will become the Sultan of the powerful Qutb Shahi Kingdom in Deccan.

At the age of 28 years he became the son-in-law of Sultan Abdullah Qutb Shah who did not have son. Sultan Abdullah Qutb Shah declared his son-in-law Abul Hasan Hamadani as his Crown Prince and soon after he became the Monarch of the Qutb Shahi Kingdom at the age of 28 years after passing away of Sultan Abdullah Qutb Shah.

He was the last Monarch of the Qutb Shahi Period and ruled Deccan for a period of 14 years. He was ascetic and mystic Sultan and he twice toured all the cities, towns and villages in his domain in Deccan to resolve the problems of the general public during his 14 years rule as the most benevolent and tolerant ruler of Deccan.

As a mystic and ascetic Sultan he created harmony and brotherhood among his subjects.

The powerful Mughal Emperor from North India Aurangzeb invaded the domains of Qutb Shahi dynasty and in 1686 laid seige to Golconda Fort.

Sultan Abul Hasan Qutb Shah and his army under the military command of the famous Iranian army General Abdul Razzaq Lari belonging to Lar City near Shiraz, Iran defended the historical fort city of Golconda in Hyderabad for a period of nine months and inflicted heavy casualties to the Imperial Mughal army from North India.

The Imperialist Mughal army by bribing the gate keeper of Fatah Darwaza entered Golconda at midnight and conquered the Golconda Fort in 1687.

Sultan Abul Hasan Qutb Shah, the Great Last Monarch of the Qutb Shahi Kingdom was arrested and imprisoned in the Aurangabad Fort by the Imperial Mughal army from North India.

He remained in the Aurangabad prison for a period of 14 years and devoted his life to worship and supplication. He died in Aurangabad prison at the age of 56 years and was buried in Aurangabad Fort.

The Muslims and Non-Muslims in Deccan visit the grave of this benevolent and tolerant King to pay tributes to this great ruler of Deccan.

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