Rauza Sharif of Sheikh Ahmed Farooqi (Mujadid Alif-saani at Sirhind)
Can be reached both from Patiala, 50 Kms north as well as from Chandigarh by road and by train. The magnificent and spacious Rauza is a mausoleum which commemorates the burial place of Mujadid-alf-Saani Sheikh Ahmed Farooqi, Kabuli, Sirhindi who lived during the reigns of Akbar and Jahangir from 1563 to 1634.
The old mosque in the vicinity is extant, so are several cenotaphs.This beautiful and spacious mausoleum is a national historic monument which is venerated as a second Mecca by Suni Muslims, is visited annually in or about August by thousands of Naqshbandi Muslims from Pakistan, Afghanistan, Indonesia and India.
In the premises of the mausoleum there are tombs and cenotaphs apart from a mosque. One such grand cenotaph is of King Shah Zaman of Afghanistan.