The Makhdoom Sahib Shrine is one of the most sacred shrines in the Kashmir valley. The mosque is situated in the Hari Parbat hill in Srinagarand is dedicated to Sheikh HamzaMakhdoom, a famous Muslim Saint, who became popular by the name of Makdoom Sahib. He was the son of Baba Usman who himself was a hereditary landlord of the Syed dynasty family of TujarShareef in Kashmir.
HamzaMakdoom played a major role in spreading Islam in the valley and is considered a saint of high order. Thousands of people from across the country visit the shrine to seek the divine blessings and offer their respect.