Incredible Facts about Tomb of Sultan Mahmud Ghaznavi

The first Muslim Ruler in the history who was entitled as Sultan was Sultan Mahmud Ghaznavi. He was rated at the 2nd number in the field of war techniques in the world. He was also stood as a ruler at the second number in his Ghaznavid Empire.

The warrior Mamluk Abu Mansur Sabuktigin was his father and Ghazna is renowned as his birth city. It is situated in the modern Afghanistan in south-eastern area. After thousand years of his death, a miracle surprised everyone that was occurred at the Tomb of Sultan Mahmud Ghaznavi.

It is said that in 1974 a dreadful earthquake devastated the Ghazni’s town and number of homes destroyed in the result of this earthquake within few minutes. Due to this earthquake, the tomb of Sultan also damaged and a big crack appeared in the middle of the grave.

At that time the incumbent leader was Late Zahir Shah who decided to reconstruct the tomb at another place due to some reasons. When the people dug the grave they all were stunned after seeing the coffin of Sultan Mahmud Ghaznavi. The coffin was without any blot and it was so clean as it had been used recently.

Mahmud Ghaznavi was considered to be very pious leader and also very closed to his God. He was also offered prayer five times a day that’s why his body was safe from any kind of punishment from his God. Due to his good deeds, his dead body was seemed as it was buried recently.

In 997 A.D Sultan Mahmud Ghaznavi became the leader of his state after the demise of his beloved father. Sultan Mahmud Ghaznavi got his throne after defeating his brother named Ismail who took over the throne forcefully in the absence of Sultan Mahmud Ghaznavi.

After getting throne from his brother, he became a ruler of Ghaznavid Empire and he ruled successfully over Afghanistan, Pakistan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan, Iran, Uzbekistan and northern India for 33 years. He died in 1030 A.D and left the great legacy to rule for his ancestors and buried in his home town Ghazni.

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