Urs of Sufi saint in Pulwama promotes love and harmony
Pulwama (J&K), May 20 (ANI): Reverberating with the verses of Holy Quran, the shrine of Saint Hazrat Mir Syed Hussian Andrabi, located in the Murran village of Pulwama became the abode of peace and tranquility as people cutting across religious lines came to attend the urs of holy saint.Devotees offered special prayers to the saint and prayed for the fulfillment of their wishes.As a part of the celebration, Sufi scholars and Imams, the worship leader of a Mosque threw light on the life, religious services, teachings and spiritual strength of the saint, who devoted his entire life to preach Islam and spread love and brotherhood. With its eclectic emphasis on tolerance and peaceful coexistence, Sufism has been guiding the life of Kashmiris for nearly 700 years. Forming an integral part of people ethos for the last several centuries, even today the Sufi traditions play an important role in their lives and connote them with an understanding of the world in all its spiritual dimensions. The teachings of Sufi saints still reverberate in every nook and corner of the state and continue to inspire people to live in peace and harmony. Saint Hazrat Mir Syed Hussian Andrabi was also one among these Sufi saints whose message of oneness and brotherhood is still preached by the residents here. After the commemoration of Urs, the holy sacrament is also distributed among devotees irrespective of their caste and community. The holy celebration clearly indicates that the lesson of Humanity and compassion that was once propagated by the Sufi saints is still having its roots deeply embedded in the culture and traditions of Jammu & Kashmir.