The Urs at Galiyakot attracts Davoodi Bohras from all over the country.
Galiyakot is a small village situated on the banks of the Mahi river in
the interior of the Sagwara tehsil of picturesque Dungarpur district.
It is the place where Syedi Fahruddin, the venerated saint of the Bohras
The shrine of the saint is near the village. The mausoleum has a beautiful
dome sixteen metres highs and six metres wide. There is a mosque by the
side of the shrine where women can offer prayers. There are a number of
graves around the dargah and in one of them lies buried Bhai Sahib, the
son of the saint.
The Son of Tarmal, Syedi, Fakrhuddin in his wanderings
came to the village of Galiyakot where he died and was buried. He performed
many miracles, and pilgrims from India and abroad visit the shrine to
seek his intercession. His Urs is celebrated on the twenty seventh of
Moharrum, according to the Egyptian calendar which differs from the Hijri
Calendar followed by Sunni Muslims.