The original name of the saint was Shah Mohammad, and he came from Badakshan in Central Asia. He was the ‘Pir’ of Dara Shikoh, and was a Khalifa of Hazrat Mianmir. The saint died in 1661 A.D.
The mausoleum was constructed by Dara Shikoh during the lifetime of the saint. The original shrine was a magnificent structure surrounded by by an extensive garden.
It was adorned by marble and other precious material.
The arches were of marble lettuce work.