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Q.

Which among the following is a correct meaning of “Khanqah”?

 A.

Birth place of Khwaja Muinud-din Chisti

 B.

The place where Sufi Mystics lived

 C.

Works of Poet Amir Khusro

 D.

Court of Sikandar Lodi

 E.

None of these

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Solution:
Option(B) is correct

Khanqah , zawiyahs, or tekke is a building designed specifically for gatherings of a Sufi brotherhood, or tariqa, and is a place for spiritual retreat and character reformation.

Thus, it is the place where Sufi Mystics lived.


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