The annual Urs of Sufi saint Hazrat Mohammad Shah Sahib (RA) was celebrated with religious fervor in Anzwalla village of Islamabad in South Kashmir on Thursday.
An eyewitness said that scores of people, including women and children, visited the shrine to pay their obeisance. The maximum rush of devotees was witnessed on yesterday afternoon when devotees converged at the shrine to offer special prayers along with the recitation of Quran and Naat.
According to a local resident, Bilal Ahmed, every year devotees from different walks of life throng the shrine to pay reverence to the saint and seek his blessings. “A cleanliness drive was also undertaken by the locals ahead of the Urs,” Bilal said.
During the sermon, the preachers threw light on the Islamic teachings and life of Hazrat Mohammad Shah (RA), who devoted his life to the service of people and preaching of Islam.