The Hazratbal Shrine is a Muslim shrine in Srinagar
. It contains a relic believed by many Muslims of Kashmir to be a hair of the Islamic prophet Muhammad. The name of the shrine comes from the Arabic word Hazrat, meaning holy or majestic, and the Kashmiri word bal, (bal is a corrupted form of Sanskrit Vala which means an enclosure) meaning place.The shrine is situated on the left bank of the Dal Lake
, Srinagar and is considered to be Kashmir's holiest Muslim shrine.