Grand religious celebrations organized at Budgam, Amira Kadal, Khanyar

Srinagar, March 26 (Scoop News) -  Grand religious celebrations  were organized at Budgam, Amira Kadal and Khanyar in Kashmir



At Badgam in Kashmir,a grand Milad-un-Nabi (SAW) celebration was organised in Laterihal, Khansahib, the other day. The Milad (SAW) celebration was attended by 20 thousand of devotees of Prophet (SAW).

            The function was attended by the scholars, intellectuals, ulemas, respected citizens and addressed the sacred gathering. Among those who spoke on the occasion include Sajada Nisheen Dargah Gousia, Khanyar, Mir Syed Khalid Geelani, Director Information Khawaja Farooq Renzushah, District Development Commissioner, Budgam, Mohammad Rafi, General Secretary, Anjuman-i-Ulema-i-Ahnaf, Maulana Akhzar, Mirwaiz Central Kashmir, Peerzada Maulana Lateef, Chairman Haqani Memorial Trust, Syed Hamid Haqani, representatives of Sufi Organisations, Saut-ul-Auliya, General Secretary, Jamiat-i-Hamdania,  Bashir Ahmad Kanth.

            Addressing the sacred gathering the DDC Budgam underscored the moral teachings of Aulia-i-Kiram. He also recited Naat-i-Sharief on the occasion which received standing ovations from the audience.

            Director Information, Khawaja Farooq Renzushah on this occasion said that Islam is a religion of love and harmony. He said that Hazrat Bulbul Shah (RA) spread the philosophy of love and light in this land of natural splendour and with the help of the then King of Kashmir Hazrat Renchenshah (RA) who embraced Islam and was renamed as Sader-u-Din by this great spiritual saint and whose contribution to Islam would be remembered and in the annuals of Kashmir history. He reached out to needy and provided succour to the ailing hearts and aching souls with his message of love and brotherhood.

            Allama Maulana Lateef while speaking on the occasion said that Sheikh-ul-Alam, Sheikh Noor-ud-Din (RA) has meditated in various parts of the Budgam. He said that during Khawaja Renzushah’s stint at Budgam as District Development Commissioner, Srinagar Airport was named after the great saint of Kashmir as Sheikh-ul-Alam Airport and even signboards were installed there as a mark of respect and reverence to him (RA).

            He appealed the Airport Authorities to revive the name of Sheikh-ul-Alam International Airport so that demand of entire population of Kashmir who have great reverence for sufi saint for this secular outlook is fulfilled.

            On this occasion, foundation stone of Imam-i-Azam Arabic College of Science and Technology was laid.

            While laying the foundation stone of the college, Sajada Nasheen Mir Syed Khalid Geelani hoped that this college will provide knowledge with high quality education besides, imparting moral teachings to youth in a lovable atmosphere.

            General Secretary, Anjuman-i-Ahnaf, Maulana Akhzar while addressing the gathering hailed the authorities of the Anjuman for establishing the college, which he said is the need of the hour.




At Amira Kadal Srinagar, Islam propounds brotherhood and harmony and Prophets (SAW) life, his words and deeds are a fair portrayal. The life of Prophet (SAW) is not only a guidance but the only resolution of the problems being faced by muslims in our imperfect times. It is high time that we equip our younger generation with religious knowledge to combat the problems like apostasy, drug abuse, waywardness, female infanticide, sectarian divide etc.

            This was stated by the scholars of high learning during a day-long Milad-un-Nabi (SAW) organised in Sarai Payeen by Idara-i-Auqaf Ghousia here today.

            The Milad (SAW) conference was addressed by Maulana Ghulam Rasool Hami, Maulana Sajad Ahmad Ishbari, Maulana Bilal Ahmad, Maulana Abdul Qayoom, Maulana Ghulam Jeelani, Maulana Mufti Tariq Ahmad Masbaee, Maulana Ajaz-ul-Haq. These scholars of high learning elaborately threw light on life and mission of Prophet Mohammad (SAW).

            The conference commenced at 9 am with Maulood Masood (SAW) which was chaired by Chief Patron, Minhaj-ul-Islam, Maulana Ghulam Mohi-ud-Din Naqeeb. Later children of various Darasgahs of the valley participated in Naat Khawani.

            The chairman, Idara-i-Auqaf Gousia,  Mehraj-ud-Din Buja presented brief account of functioning of Idara-i-Auqaf Gousia. He said that the Idara is providing financial assistance to destitutes and needy without any discrimination, besides, under relief and assistance the people of the state are being provided medicare facilities through Gousia Diagnostic centre. He further said that the Idara-i-Auqaf-i-Gousia is setting up a private educational institute where religious knowledge would be imparted to the students alongwith contemporary courses.  Mehraj-ud-Din said that younger generation is being pushed towards the evils like drug abuse and drinking because of lack of proper attention towards them.

             Mehraj-ud-Din urged the Muslims of Kashmir in general and scholars in particular to work unitedly.

            He further said that the library dedicated to Imam Abu Hanif (RA) in civil lines area would be further expanded. Besides, the Idara is setting up a computer and sewing centre for needy boys and girls in Jeelan Shopping Mall.

            Later, Chairman, Choudhary Mehraj-u-Din Buja  expressed his gratitude to participating scholars, Naat Khawans, PDD, Commissioner SMC, Police officers and print and electronic media for making the conference a success.



At Khanyar in Srinagar Shan-i-Syed-ul-Aulia conference was organised by Jammu and Kashmir Jamiat-i-Himayat-i-Islam Srinagar and chaired by Mir Syed Khalid Hassan Geelani concluded at Khanyar today.

            The scholars of high learning highlighted the life and times of great sufi saint Sheikh Abdul Qadir Jeelani (RA). The scholars said that the great muslim saints always reached out to the needy and poor, worked for resolution of their problems, character building with their preachings and working on ground.

            The conference was attended and addressed by Maulana Khurshid Ahmad Kanangoo, Advocate Sher Ali Boda, Syed Saddam Hussain Uri, Maulana Akhzar Hussain, Maulana Syed Rehman Shamas, Maulana Ghulam Rasool Shoola, Maulana Altaf Rafiqi, Syed Shakeel Ahmad Qalander, Qazi Ghulam Rasool, Maulana Sajad Hashmi, Ajaz Ahmad Kakroo, Dr. Nisar Ahmad Mubarki, Maulana Showket Hussain Keing, Maulana Abdul Majid, Imam and Khateeb Khankah Sopore, Haji Reyaz-ul-Haq Madni of Dargah Shahadra Sharief, Syed Bashir Ahmad Qadiri, Naseer Ahmad Kawoosa, Dr. Ghulam Qadir Alaqband, Alhaj Abdul Samad Khushoo, Mohammad Shafi Makhdoomi, Alhaj Abdul Rashid Wadroo, Peerzada Fayaz Ahmad Tarbali.

            All the scholars highlighted the contribution of Sufi Aulia-i-Kirams of Kashmir and underscored the importance of the high moral teachings of most revered and respected sufi saint Gous-ul-Azam Peer Dastgeer (RA). The scholars also highlighted the contribution of Hazrat Abdul Rehman Sharfudin, Bulbul Shah (RA), Hazrat Amir-e-Kabeer, Hazrat Sheikh-ul-Alam (RA), Hazrat Peer Hamza Mehboob-ul-Alam (RA), the revered sufi saints who have build up this valley as a proud civilisation.

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