Ajmer Sharif

Ajmer SharifAjmer Sharif is also reffered as Mecca of India & is the most sacred of all Muslim pilgrimage in India. Ajmer Sharif is the final resting place for 'Gharib-Nawaz', Moinuddin Chishti is located in Ajmer. People of all religions visit the Dargah of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti. The Khwaja left for heavenly abode in 1256 AD after a six day prayer in seclusion. These six days are celebrated every year as the annual Urs, which is attended by innumerable pilgrims irrespective of their faith.

The shrine is considered to be a place of wish fulfillment for those who pray with devout and pure hearts.The Urs at Ajmer, a city in the Indian state of Rajasthan, celebrates the anniversary of the death of Hazrat Khwaja Moinuddin Chishty with six days of music, fairs and night-long qawwali singing. The anniversary is celebrated in the seventh month of lunar calendar. Thousands of pilgrims visit from all over India and abroad.Urs of Khwaja Gharib Nawaz is celebrated every year in the first week of Islamic month of Rajab, on seeing the moon of Rajab, the seventh month of the Islamic calendar, drums are beaten to herald the commencement of the annual ceremony.

After achieving the objectives of his mission and complying with the command given to him by the Holy Prophet, his noble soul left the corporeal body on the 6th of Raja 633 A.H. / 16th March 1236 at the age of 97. He was buried in the same cell which was the center of his divine activities, throughout his stay at Ajmer. Today his tomb is popularly known as "Digrah Khwaja Saheb, Ajmer". People of all walks of life and faith from all over the world, irrespective of their caste, creed and beliefs visit this great shrine to offer flowers of there esteem and devotion. The rich and the poor stand side by side to pay their homage and respect to the divine soul.

Ajmer Sharif

The word Urs has been derived from “UROOS” which means “ultimate meeting of an individual with God” it is said that Huzoor Gharib Nawaz spent last six days of his life in Seclusion in a Huzra and the 6th day of Rajab, his noble soul left the corporeal body. Every year Urs Mubarak is celebrated on his death anniversary in the Islamic month of Rajab.

Although Urs held for the first six days of Rajab. Yet the 6th day is regarded to be the most special and auspicious. It is called “Chati Sharif”. It is celebrated on the 6th Rajab. Inside the Mazar Sharif, Shijra is read by Khadims of Khwaja Gharib Nawaz then Fariyad start for people present at the Dargah and for the country and its people for the peace and prosperity and also those who are not present but have sent Nazar-o-Niyaz to the Khadims to mark their presence for their welfare and for the promotion of brotherhood amongst them. Khadims of Khwaja Gharib Nawaz tie small turbans on each others head and present offerings in cash or kind.

It is a symbol of humanity, national and emotional integration in the whole world. He interpreted the true Islamic message of love for mankind and through that the love for the Almighty Allah. He preached the Message of Islam, the message of the unity of religion and worked out its potentialities for the whole humanity.He laid the foundation of the liberal Chishtya order of sufis in India, and inspired millions of souls to be his followers and thus enlightened the masses of the Indian Sub-continent with the divine knowledge. Khwaja Baba, Ajmer sharif, India, Khwaja Baba.

Ajmer Sharif

 

How to reach Ajmer Sharif
Road-
There are government and private Bus services operating from Delhi, Ahmedabad and other major cities of India. Private Cars are also available on hire.
Rail-
Many trains from different states of India halt at Ajmer Junction.
Air-
The nearest International Airport is the Indira Gandhi Airport in New Delhi. Ajmer is only 350 Kilometer’s from here. The Nearest Domestic Airport to Ajmer is Jaipur that is only 135 Kilometers from Ajmer

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