Shrines of Mahim – Mumbai | Shrines Are Mahim Church and Dargah
“Their are 2 famous shrine (holy place) at Mahim, One being the Famous church and another being the famous dargah (mosque). Both are famous shrines close to each other with different stories for all those out for visiting holy spiritual attractions in Mumbai..”
Holy Shrine Names and Details
This is the first famous shrine of Mumbai in the name of ‘Makhtum Fakih Ali Paru‘ who is originally from Arab. This mosque is one of the monuments of Mahim Mumbai in his name which was created when he died in 1431. Here is an interesting article and complete details on Mahim dargah and its festival. Another famous shrine is Mahim Church, A very famous church which is located near the sea face area somewhere between Mahim and Bandra on S V Road.
Address and How to Reach Mahim Dargah and Church
Mahim Church is Located in the West of Mahim (Western Railway) You can catch a taxi to reach the devine place in the minimum fare (please check our auto/taxi fares below). You can reach Makhtum fakih Ali Paru dargah in very short distance from mahim Church.
Specialty of Both Shrine’s
These 2 shrines are very old monument Church & Dargah of mahim well known between communities of Mumbai like christian and other Hindu and Muslim community. Dargah/Tomb is also a very old specialty of Mahim, Makhtum fakih Ali Paru a Qazi of Mumbai was known for his humanity, intelligence and knowledge about Islam and beautiful writing, he was also appointed as officer of law in Mahim and till date respected by Mumbai Police who are first to offer ‘Chadar’ during Mahim Festival.
Mahim Church is one of the oldest church and many spiritual miracles can be seen listed in News papers. A calm and serine location blesses us within his huge church hall, still the same in looks since years in Mumbai.
Places Near Mahim Church and Dargah
You can see Mahim Creek, Dadar beach (Please see beaches section), Bandra reclamation is one of the Best places recently developed for lovely sea view, Bandra Bandstand, Carter Road, Linking Road, Mount mary church, Father Agnel Church, See also List of Churches in Mumbai section.