Dargah Shareef of Hazrat Sayyad Ali Mira Datars (Radi
ALLAHu anhu) is located in a fort-like structure in Unava Village
on the banks of River Pushpavati in Sidhpur Taluka of Mehsana District
of the Western Indian State of Gujarat. Unava is about 5km from
the Unjha Railway Station of the Western Railways.
It is about 70 km from the City of Ahmedabad and it takes about
three hours to reach Unava
by a bus or a cab from there.
Main Gate to
to the miraculous powers of healing, the honorific of Mira
Datar came to be added to the name of Hazrat Sayyad Ali. The
word, Mira means The Brave One, and Datar
(or Daata) means Giver or Bestower. This
shrine is known for driving off evil forces and healing the ones,
especially the women who are possessed by demons and evil Jinns.
the centuries, the mentally affected or "possessed" Indian
women have found a sanctuary here. The fame of this Dargah is spread
far and wide and people of all religions, caste and creed visit
the shrine round the year with offerings of Chaadar
and for fulfilment of their vows. Fragrance of roses and incense
greet the visitors' nostrils. Roses, too, are offered at the shrine.
The annual Urs is held on 29th of Muharram every year.
Mushir Ali at the Aasthana.
are 9 Doors of Pure silver to enter the Dargah Shariff.One is known
Jannati Darwaza (Door of Paradise),
the Jannati Darwaza was the Miswak Tree which is no more there now
as the Zayreens have destroyed the whole tree in order to take Miswaak
as tabarruk from the Tree..But the Khadims of the Dargah have planted
another tree at an Undisclosed location and if they are requested
thy give the Tabarukkats from the Tree to the Zayreens.It is said
that the seed of Miswak tree as a Healing touch for ladies who dont
have children and even today you can go and ask the Khadim who will
give you the Miracle Seed.
to the body of Hazrat Saiyed Ali lies buried many people from his
Grandfather and Father, His Foster mother Dama Amma, His Big Brother,
Sister in law and some cousins. and also his Wazir's Mazar is near
the Roza Mubarak of Hazrat Sayed Ali. Near
the foot of Hazrat Sayed Ali is buried Choti of the Devil King.
Dargah is in a fort like structure and at the top of the fort is
DADI MAA KI CHAKKI.
(Handdriven Flour grinding Mill)..
the Chakki was present physically but due to the increaze in number
of Zayreens the Small chakki was removed and a Gumbad was constructed..
If anyone has an evil spirit in him he has to take 7 rounds of the
Chakki and his Evil spirit will be removed. Also there is Chillah
Mubarak of Dadi Amma and Rasti Amma (real mother of Hz. Sayed Ali)
in the fort.
Nearby is Dargah of Hazrat Hamza who was Maternal uncle of
Hazrat Sayed Ali he was also a Martyr and at his Mazaar also treatement
of evil spirits is done...After Asar prayers Laubhan is done at
mazaar sharif of Mamu Hamza. After that Lobhan is done at Chillah
of Dadi Amma. At the time of Maghrib Chiraaga is done and naggada
is played just before Magrib prayers..and after Magrib prayers Lobhan
of Hazrat Sayed Ali is done..All the evil spirits and bad omens
are burnt in the fire of Lobhan.
are 70 Rooms for the Guests in the Dargah Compound and one can contact
the Khadims to get the rooms. The rent of this room is very cheap
around 30-40 Rs per day and is very handy for people who have to
stay in Dargah for More days.
there are four Guest houses for Hindus and
one specially for Jains Hindus with all facilities for their stay.
Commercial Guest houses like are also available just outside the
Main Hussaini Gate and one can also contact their Khadim to make
arrangements for their food and accomodation.
Facilities are available within Dargah compound as Free Medicines
are provided inside Dargah compund.
we went to Unnava in Dec 2009 there was no ATM and we had to travel
to Unjha to get out money so its advisable to carry enough money
or be ready to travel to Unjha for an ATM.