The Hazratbal Shrine, is a Muslim shrine in Hazratbal, Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir. It contains a relic, the Moi-e-Muqqadas, believed by means of many Muslims of Kashmir to be a hair of the Islamic prophet, Muhammad. The name of the shrine comes from the Urdu phrase Hazrat, that means "reputable", and the Kashmiri phrase bal, that means "area". Thus it manner the vicinity that's given high regards and is reputable some of the humans. The shrine is situated at the left financial institution of the Dal Lake, Srinagar and is considered to be Kashmir's holiest Muslim shrine.
According to legend, the relic changed into first introduced to Kashmir through Syed Abdullah, a purported descendant of Muhammad who left Medina and settled in Bijapur, near Hyderabad in 1635. When Syed Abdullah died, his son, Syed Hamid, inherited the relic. Following the Mughal conquest of the place, Syed Hamid was stripped of his own family estates. Finding himself unable to take care of the relic, he bought it to a rich Kashmiri businessman, Khwaja Nur-ud-Din Eshai.