The Karaga, a festival brought to Bangalore by a minor Hindu community, the Tigalas, stops at the Tawakkal Mastan Dargah. Story has it that the Karaga carrier seeks blessings at Mastan Baba’s shrine, before he proceeds on his journey that begins at the Dharmaraya Temple close to the Dargah. Fazlul Hasan in his book, Bangalore Through the Centuries , has this to say: “The Karaga procession stopping at the Darga-e-Shariff of Hazrat Taukkal Mastan, a Muslim saint who flourished in the 18th century, for ‘Fateha’ or prayer, bears an eloquent testimony to the existence of inter-religious brotherhood and a sense of unity in this land of diversity.”